J.A. Steel (born December 12, 1969) is an American writer, director, producer, editor, stunt person and actress best known for her role as C. Alexandra Jones in The Third Society. J.A. Steel Born Jacquelyn A. Ruffner December 12, 1969 (age 49) Greensburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. Occupation Film actress, screenwriter, director, producer Years active 2000–present Steel was born Jacquelyn A. Ruffner in Greensburg, Pennsylvania and raised in Harrison City. Her acting began at age seven when she appeared in numerous school plays (most which she had written) and continued until she received a scholarship of a summer theatre program at age 14.