Jocelin Donahue garnered critical acclaim for her lead role in 2009’s The House of the Devil – playing an ’80s-era babysitter, fighting for her life – for which she won the award for “Best Actress” at the L.A. Screamfest. More recently, she was part of the ensemble cast of Free Samples, alongside Jesse Eisenberg, Jess Weixler and Jason Ritter.
Donahue can also be seen in Mark Webber’s The End of Love, which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. In the sequel to the popular horror film Insidious, she stars as a younger version of the lead character played by Barbara Hershey. Donahue will also appear in Terrence Malick’s film Knight of Cups, slated to premiere in 2014.
Originally from Connecticut, Donahue graduated summa cum laude from New York University with a degree in sociology. She currently resides in Los Angeles.