Jenna Dewan Tatum first captured audiences when she appeared on screen in the lead role in the hit Disney film “Step Up” opposite Channing Tatum. She most recently appeared on the popular FX mini-series “American Horror Story: Asylum,” starring opposite Adam Levine, Jessica Lange and Zachary Quinto. Jenna’s recent feature credits include the Anchor Bay film “Ten Year,” which premiered at the 2011 Toronto Film Festival, with an ensemble cast that included Anthony Mackie, Justin Long and Kate Mara. Prior to that, she starred in the Lionsgate film “Setup,” opposite Bruce Willis and 50 Cent.
Jenna’s other film credits include, “American Virgin”; “The Six Wives Of Henry Lefay,” with Tim Allen; New Line Cinema’s “Take The Lead,” opposite Antonio Banderas; and “The Legend Of Hell’s Gate.”
David’s first professional job came on the CBS soap opera, “The Young and the Restless,” playing Dr. Snapper Foster. Six years and 850 shows later he was lured to primetime TV by NBC President, Brandon Tartikoff, to star in the now legendary “Knight Rider” as Michael Knight leading him to a People’s Choice Award for Most Popular Actor. The show, 24 years later is still playing throughout the world.
No stranger to the small screen, she has also appeared on NBC’s “The Playboy Club” and “Joey”, CW’s “Melrose Place”, and Fox’s “Quintuplets.”
Jenna was initially discovered by a dance agent and toured alongside numerous highly successful musical entertainers. In addition to being an actor and dancer, Jenna started the production company 33andOut with Channing Tatum. Their first production was a documentary “Earth Made of Glass” following Rwandan President Paul Kagame and genocide survivor Jean-Pierre Sagahutu. The film premiered at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival.
Jenna is also an advocate of animals’ rights, supporting the efforts of numerous philanthropic organizations including PETA and Southern California’s The Gentle Barn.