Jana Kolesarova was born and raised in Slovakia, part of
the former Czechoslovakia. She began acting at fourteen at
a musical theatre conservatory. After high school she was
accepted into the prestigious University of Music and Dramatic
Arts in Bratislava where she earned a Masters in theatre.
During this time, she performed in many productions, some
of which were at the National Theatre of Bratislava. Her credits
include: The Cherry Orchard, Cyrano de Bergerac, Woyzeck,
The Bald Soprano, Hamlet, Play It Again Sam,Bourgeoisie as
well as many others.
She also worked in many TV movies and voiceovers in Europe.
Since moving to the United States five years ago, Kolesarova
has worked in theatre, film and TV. She was in the production
of The Great Sebastian at the Elephant Theatre,guest-starred
in sitcom Abby and her latest film credits include Flight
Plan, Bohemia, The Looking Glass and most recently, she co-starred
with Salvator Xuereb in Blur, due out in the fall. Her last
theatre production No Exit ,where she played Estelle,had amazing
reviews and was awarded top ten best plays in LA. In past
two years she has been back in Europe working on several TV
films and TV shows as series regular. Recently she also guest
stared on hit show NCIS LA with Chris o Donnell.