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Dialect and speech coach

Jessica Drake, American Dialect and speech coach. Avocations: travel, gardening. F C. Recipient Edith Skinner Speech award Julliard School Drama, New York City, 1979.

Background

Drake, Jessica was born on April 25, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Kenneth and Sylvie Drake.

Education

Bachelor, Julliard School Drama, 1981.

Career

Accent reduction/speech and dialect coach, University of California at Los Angeles, since 1988; member of faculty, dialect coach, Los Angeles City College, 1988-1990; member of faculty, speech/dialect coach, American Academy Dramatic Art, Pasadena, California, 1986-1988; faculty, speech/dialect, California institute for Arts, Valencia, 1989-1990.

Achievements

  • Avocations: travel, gardening. F C.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Dialect coach: (films) Courage Under Fire, 1996, Los Angeles Confidential, 1997, Don Juan de Marco, 1995, I'll Do Anything, 1994, Forrest Gump, 1994, Ed Wood, 1994, What's Love Got To Do With It, 1993, Bram Stoker's Dracula, 1992, Ruby, 1992, Hot Shots, 1991, Indian Runner, 1991, Shattered, 1991, (television shows) Wallace, 1997, Truman, 1995, A Woman of Independent Means, 1995, A Streetcar Named Desire, 1995, Return to Lonesome Dove, 1993, Murder Between Friends, 1993, Brooklyn Bridge, 1991-1993, An Inconvenient Woman, 1991, The Broken Chain, 1993. Actress: (television shows) General Hospital, 1996, A Woman of Independent Means, 1995, Return to Lonesome Dove, 1993, thirtysomething, 1989, Highway to Heaven, 1988, 87, Return of Dennis the Menace, 1987, others. Extensive stage work in regional theatre.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, gardening.

Connections

father:
Kenneth Drake

mother:
Sylvie Drake