Tess Paras recurs as “Erin” on the current season of the Amazon Studios’ series, Just Add Magic and as “Jayma Chan” on the CW’s Crazy-Ex Girlfriend. She is most recognized for her role as “Dana Tomas” on NBC’s hit drama, Grimm. Other notable TV credits include: Girl Meets World, White Collar, Mulaney, Wilfred, Weeds, and The Good Wife. Behind the camera, Tess just completed production on a short film she wrote and directed, entitled "The Patients." She also served as the Assistant Director of the 2019 CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase, after performing in the showcase in 2014. As a writer/producer, Tess has created digital comedy content for Fusion, including the viral sketch “Trumping Makeup Tutorial” with over 6 million views. Additionally, Tess’ satirical videos on her YouTube Channel -- “Typecast” and “What If Catcalls Were Cheeseburgers” -- have also gone viral and were featured on: Glamour, BuzzFeed, Perez Hilton, Refinery29, NBC Asian America, MTV News, Jezebel, Slate, The Wrap, Angry Asian Man, and The A.V. Club. She performs with Asian AF, Filipino AF, and Quick & Funny Musicals at UCB. Tess graduated magna cum laude from NYU. Tess is represented by Gersh (Talent & Literary) and Haven Entertainment.