Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Jennifer Sklias-Gahan (WSC '95), Actress, Writer and Filmmaker

Jennifer Sklias-Gahan

Jennifer Sklias-Gahan is an actor, writer and filmmaker. She is co-founder of the New York based production company 18 Bleecker Films; look out for three of their films in festivals now, Matilda  (BAFF winner for best short film 2019), Donut Shop and Data Management. Jennifer can be seen in the starring role of The Rise of Whore Betsy now streaming on Amazon Prime. She has two grown children (writer/director) James Rogers-Gahan and (singer/ songwriter) Stella Rose Gahan. Jennifer lives in New York City with her husband, David Gahan, singer/songwriter and frontman for the English band, Depeche Mode and their three cats Poseidon, Daisy and Duke.


What did you study at NYU?


I was a journalism major, minoring in politics with a concentration in Soviet foreign policy.  During my time at NYU, the Berlin Wall came down and my Soviet foreign policy professor said, “Well, looks like you all have become history majors overnight!”

Jennifer Sklias-Gahan: her story continues