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Gillian Jacobs

Gillian Jacobs

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

Gillian Maclaren Jacobs

Birth Date :

October 20, 1982

Birth Place :

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Claim to fame :

As Britta in NBC's series "Community" (2009)

Biography


Studying acting when she was eight years old, Gillian Jacobs attended acting classes on Saturdays at the Pittsburgh Playhouse before then performing with the Pittsburgh Public Theater. She simultaneously competed in an annual Shakespeare Monologue Contest and was cast to portray the role of Titania in its production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream". The Juilliard School graduate landed her first acting role on TV series "The Book of Daniel" as Adele Congreve.

In the years that followed, Jacobs appeared in such TV series, as "Fringe" (2008), "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2009), as well as "Monsters vs. Aliens" (2013). She has been a regular on NBC's sitcom "Community" since 2009, starring as Britta Perry. The role won her Favorite Ensemble TV Guide Award as well as Critics' Choice Television Award nomination for Best Comedy Supporting Actress category.

Latest News


Gillian Jacobs Is 'The Lookalike' in Romance Crime's First Trailer

October 15, 2014 02:54:39 GMT

"" star takes center stage as "". First trailer of the drama thriller shows the actress in the role of someone being offered to take the place of a dead girl for $300,000.
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Leighton Meester and Gillian Jacobs Are 'Life Partners' in First Trailer

October 08, 2014 02:02:58 GMT

and are best friends until there are three. The first trailer of "" explores the BFF's relationship after one of them finds a soul mate and they start to grow apart.
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Hulu Eyes Judd Apatow's Comedy Possibly Starring Gillian Jacobs

June 27, 2014 03:36:28 GMT

's next TV comedy could land on Hulu. The streaming network is reportedly in advanced discussions to obtain a comedy series written and produced by the "" executive producer.
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'Girls' Season 4 Set Photo Hints Gillian Jacobs May Come Between Hannah and Adam

June 06, 2014 08:07:53 GMT

When news of ' casting for HBO's "" first emerged, it's reported thaSacklert she would take a recurring role as Mimi-Rose Howard, but how the character would get into the story was unknown. Now, a new photo from the production of season 4 may shed light on Mimi-Rose's relationship with existing characters on the show.
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'Community' Alumna Gillian Jacobs Joins 'Girls'

May 22, 2014 06:43:24 GMT

is heading to "" after graduating from "". The star of the recently canceled NBC sitcom will join in the upcoming season 4 of "Girls", on which she has landed a recurring role.
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'Community' Stars React to Dan Harmon's Departure

May 21, 2012 01:49:09 GMT

Dan Harmon is no longer the "" showrunner, but most of the cast members owe a lot to him. Following confirmation of Harmon's departure, and some other cast members took to Twitter to send their farewells and thank the creator for their roles.
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On the Red Carpet: NBC Upfront Presentation

May 18, 2010 03:09:29 GMT

NBC hosted a red carpet event at The Hilton Hotel Monday, May 17 and invited stars of its programs, be it the old ones and the new ones. came solo in support of "" so did "" star , "" host Donald Trump and "" host .
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