Jerusha Hess

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Birthday
12, 1980
Birthplace
Omaha, NE
Birth Sign
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Birthday
12, 1980 (age 38)
Birthplace
Omaha, NE

About

Directed the hit indie comedy Napoleon Dynamite with directing partner and husband Jared Hess.

Before Fame

She met Hess while attending Brigham Young University's film school.

Trivia

Her film Napoleon Dynamite started out as the short film Peluca, which featured much of the same cast that ended up starring in the feature-length film.

Family Life

She and Hess had a son named Eliott and a daughter named Greta.

Associated With

Her second film, 2006's Nacho Libre, starred Jack Black in the lead role.