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Jen Richards is a transgender writer, actress, producer and activist. In 2015, she appeared as a supporting cast member of Caitlyn Jenner’s reality show I Am Cait. In 2016, she co-starred, co-directed, co-wrote and co-produced the web series Her Story, which was nominated for an Emmy Award. Richards also co-produced the series More Than T and wrote the Trans 102 series. She joined the cast of the television series Nashville in 2017, becoming the first openly transgender person to appear on a CMT show. Richards also appeared in the 2017 film Easy Living. In 2019, she received rave reviews for her portrayal of “Young Anna Madrigal,” in episode 8 of Netflix’s critically acclaimed series, Tales of the City.