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Short Info

Date Of BirthMay 4, 1992
FactUnlike her character, Demetra, she actually has long blonde hair. The director of "Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over" cut and dyed her hair dark brown for the movie. She has decided to keep it that way. She also has a slightly rounder face and softer features than Demetra.


Where is Courtney Jines – what is she doing now?

Courtney Elizabeth Jines was born in Fairfax, Virginia USA on 4 May 1992 – her zodiac sign is Taurus and she holds American nationality. She is an actress, perhaps still best known for her portrayal of Demetra in the spy action comedy movie “Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over” in 2003, written and directed by Robert Rodriguez and which starred Daryl Sabara, Alexa PenaVega and Antonio Banderas. The film won three awards, and was nominated for five others.

Courtney hasn’t been appearing in any movies or TV series since 2014, as she is currently focused on becoming a film director, while she’s also running her company.

Early life and education

She was raised as an only child in Fairfax by her father who is a theatre actor, and her mother who was teaching English at a local high school. Courtney became interested in acting at the age of six, while she had the opportunity to test her skills when she turned eight. She was a member of her elementary school’s drama club and appeared in nearly all the plays performed there, and upon enrolling at a local high school in 2012, she also became physically active and started playing soccer for the school’s team. Upon matriculation in 2016, Courtney focused on her acting career, and didn’t enroll at a college although she practiced her directing skills at Sundance Institute’s Ignite Program.

Roles in TV series

Courtney made her debut TV series appearance in 2000, when she portrayed Lisa Hagonon in a single episode of the action crime series “Third Watch”, which starred Coby Bell, Skipp Sudduth and Jason Wiles, and which follows paramedics, firemen and police officers working in New York City – it won 14 awards including a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series, and was nominated for 25 other awards.

The year 2001 saw her appear as Hannah Miller in an episode of the mystery crime series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, which was created by Dick Wolf and which starred Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni and Ice-T – the series follows a group of detectives working in New York, and won 51 awards including one Golden Globe ,while it was nominated for 151 others.

Courtney Jines

In 2002, she was invited to guest star as Jessica Rachel Trent in the procedural forensics crime series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, which starred Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger and George Eads, and followed a team of investigators in Las Vegas, Nevada – it was a huge success in the US, as it won 67 awards and was nominated for 126 others, including six Golden Globes. In the same year, Courtney played Kristen Farrell in a single episode of the drama series “That Was Then”.

In 2003, she played Rachel in an episode of the romantic medical series “ER”, which aired from 19 September 1994 to 2 April 2009, and starred Anthony Edwards and George Clooney.

In 2005, Courtney appeared as Amanda Wilkinson in the comedy film “Because of Winn-Dixie”, starring AnnaSophia Robb, Jeff Daniels and Eva Marie Saint, and which is about a dog who befriends a young girl – it was nominated for two Young Artist Awards. In the same year, she portrayed Bridget Bryne in the drama movie “Silver Bells”, about a woman who falls in love with a man who is running from his father – the film was somewhat successful, winning two awards and was nominated for another.

Her latest role in a movie has been in 2014, when she wrote, produced and starred, in the short comedy film “Go to Sleep, Sadie” which also starred Mandy Ford and Will Ford, and is about Sadie who spends a lonely night with her best friend which happens to be her pet turtle. It received mostly positive reviews.

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Courtney has been running her own company Moonflower Pictures since 2012.

Love life and boyfriend

Courtney is very secretive when it comes to her love life, but it’s known that she was once in a relationship with Daryl Sabara, whom she met while they were shooting together for the movie “Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over” in 2003. They were too young to start a relationship, as Courtney was only 13 years old but they met again in 2011 and went on a date. Daryl has continued acting, and is today popular for his roles in movies such as the fantasy teen comedies “Wizards of Waverly Place” and “Keeping Up with the Steins”.

They dated for around a year before splitting ways for unknown reasons. Daryl has been married to American singer Meghan Trainor since 2018.

As Courtney hasn’t talked about any man she might be dating, she currently appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Courtney has been taking dancing lessons for years now, and is also singing, which are two of her main hobbies. She knows how to play the guitar and the piano, beginning practicing on these at the age of eight. Courtney likes to spend her free time outdoors, and she’s a lover of animals with her favorites being horses – she is an avid horseback rider.

She is also keen on playing a variety of sports, and likes to cycle as well as to go shopping for clothes. She is a philanthropist who has donated money to several charity organizations, while she has also volunteered with the Special Olympics and Courtney is currently serving as one of the coaches there.

She is keen on watching movies late at night, and her favorite actor and actress are Brad Pitt and Natalie Portman while some of her favorite movies are “Meet Joe Black”, “V For Vendetta” and “Leon the Professional”.

Courtney’s net worth

Courtney’s net worth has been estimated at over $300,000 as of June 2020. Her hair color is brown and she has blue eyes while her height is 5ft 2ins (1.57m). Courtney’s age is 28.

General Info

Full NameCourtney Jines
Date Of BirthMay 4, 1992
Place Of BirthFairfax, Virginia, United States
Height1.57 m
ProfessionActor, Film director, Screenwriter
NationalityAmerican

Accomplishments

MoviesSilver Bells, Because of Winn-Dixie, Red Betsy, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, Anna's Dream, Gaudi Afternoon, Drop Back Ten, In the Future, Thomas

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Is friends with Jennette McCurdy.
2Unlike her character, Demetra, she actually has long blonde hair. The director of "Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over" cut and dyed her hair dark brown for the movie. She has decided to keep it that way. She also has a slightly rounder face and softer features than Demetra.

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Go to Sleep, Sadie2014ShortSadie
The War at Home2006TV SeriesHeidi
Silver Bells2005TV MovieBridget Byrne
Because of Winn-Dixie2005Amanda Wilkinson
Jack & Bobby2004TV SeriesDeena Greenberg
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over2003Demetra
Red Betsy2003Jane Rounds
ER2003TV SeriesRachel
That Was Then2002TV SeriesKristen Farrell
Anna's Dream2002TV MovieJulie Morgan
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2002TV SeriesJessica Rachel Trent
Gaudi Afternoon2001Delilah
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2001TV SeriesHannah Miller
Drop Back Ten2000Harriet Deal
Third Watch2000TV SeriesLisa Hagonon

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Future Is in Your Hands2016Short producer
In the Future2016Short executive producer / producer
Go to Sleep, Sadie2014Short executive producer
Thomas2013/IShort producer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In the Future2016Short
Go to Sleep, Sadie2014Short writer
Spices for Grandma2014Short co-writer
Thomas2013/IShort co-writer

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sundance Next Fest Trailer2016Short
The Future Is in Your Hands2016Short
In the Future2016Short

Production Designer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In the Future2016Short
Spices for Grandma2014Short

Costume Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Spices for Grandma2014Short costumer

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In the Future2016Short

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stage 52015TV SeriesHerself

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2014Audience AwardBearfest - Big Bear Lake International Film FestivalBig Bear Lake FilmThomas (2013)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2014Festival PrizeSt. Tropez International Film FestivalBest ProducerThomas (2013)
2006Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young ActressSilver Bells (2005)
2004Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Ensemble in a Feature FilmSpy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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