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Naomi McDougall Jones
Naomi is an American actress, writer and producer. She grew up in Aspen, Colorado, studied acting at Cornell University and graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Naomi wrote, produced and starred in in the film, “Imagine I’m Beautiful.” She won the Don Award for Best Independently Produced Screenplay at the Cape Fear Independent Film Festival and Special Jury Award for the Best Performance at the Arizona International Film Festival in 2014.
She served as a writer on Amazon’s original series, “The New Yorker Presents,” which premiered at Sundance in 2016. She wrote, produced and starred in the feature film, “Bite Me,” directed by Meredith Edwards. Her book, “The Wrong Kind of Woman: Dismantling the God of Hollywood,” will be published by Beacon Press in 2020.