Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs

Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs

Program Completed at the CFC

CBC Actors Conservatory

Completion Year


Current Information


Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs was born in Kahnawake Mohawk territory. Her leading roles in features RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS, The Sun at Midnight and The Road Behind garnered her a Best Actress Nomination at the 2014 Canadian Screen Awards and a Best Performance prize at the 2016 Whistler Film Fest.

Named a 2017 Canadian Rising Star by The Hollywood Reporter, Jacobs was honoured by Telefilm Canada and played a supporting role in Season 3 of CTV’s Cardinal (2018). Most recently, Jacobs completed production on Blumhouse Productions’ feature, Between Earth and Sky.


The CFC Actors Conservatory CLOSE-UPS are 3- to 5-minute cinematic works based on original characters created by the actors. These productions are intended for the big screen, and are designed to promote the actors and their talents in an entertaining and meaningful way.