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Jessica A. Bova (born 23 July 1983; age 33) is the actress who, along with her twin sister Vanessa Bova, played Alexandra in the Star Trek: The Next Generation first season episode "When The Bough Breaks".
Bova was born in Anaheim, California and trained acting at BB'S Kids Acting Workshop on which she also worked on several stage plays. She also studied acting with Gary Austin and Bobbie Chance and was featured in Access Hollywood and the UCS graduation film The Paper Boy. Together with her twin sister she can also be seen in a Johnson & Johnson baby shampoo commercial.
As of 2009, Bova has been working as an actress and nurse caregiver and is living in Perris, California.