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Gillian Jacobs

Actress / Stage Actress / Film Actress / Voice Actress | * 10/20/1982 (38) | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States of America (USA))
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Gillian MacLaren Jacobs (born October 19, 1982) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Britta Perry on the NBC comedy series Community (2009–2015), Mickey Dobbs on the Netflix romantic comedy series Love (2016–2018) and Atom Eve on the Amazon animated series Invincible (2021). She had a recurring role as Mimi-Rose Howard on the fourth season of the HBO comedy-drama series Girls (2012–2017) and has appeared in films such as Life Partners (2014), Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015), Don't Think Twice (2016), Brother Nature (2016), ()
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Gillian Jacobs (born October 20, 1982) is an American film, theatre and television actress, best known for her role as Britta Perry on the NBC comedy series Community.Jacobs was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her mother, Martina Magenau Jacobs, was a Carnegie Mellon University director of alumni relations at the Heinz College. Her father, William F. Jacobs Jr., was an investment banker.She was raised in the Pittsburgh suburb of Mt. Lebanon. She is of French, German, Irish, and Scottish descent. Her family owned the Jackson Koehler Eagle Brewery, established in 1847 in Erie, Pennsylvania, where her grandfather, John Martin Magenau Jr., served as President and CEO until its closure in 1978.Jacobs began studying acting at the age of eight, and attended acting classes on Saturdays at the Pittsburgh Playhouse while growing up.She performed with the Pittsburgh Public Theater, where she was a perennial contender in the Public's Shakespeare Monologue Contest, leading her to be cast as Titania in its production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. After graduating from Mt. Lebanon High School in 2000, Jacobs moved to New York City, New York to attend the Juilliard School, where she was a member of the Drama Division's Group 33. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2004.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Gillian Jacobs

Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

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Movies with Gillian Jacobs as Actress(46)

as Harley Quinn (voice)2021 Injustice
as Abigaile2021 North Hollywood
as Kate Conklin2020 I Used to Go Here
as Sarah2020 Come Play
as Christina Darkwood2020 Magic Camp
as Harper2018 Ibiza
as Helen2018 Life of the Party
as Tracy2017 Lemon
as Samantha2016 Don't Think Twice
as Nicky2016 Dean
as Gwen Turley2016 Brother Nature
as Penny2015 No Way Jose
as Sadie2015 Visions
as Paige2014 Life Partners
as Lacey2014 The Lookalike
as Rose2014 Walk of Shame
as Fay2014 Black or White
as herself2014 Harmontown
as Emily2014 The Big Ask
as Young Patient2014 Toes
as Sarah2013 Bad Milo
as Shira Wall2013 Crush
as Babe2013 It's Not You, It's Me
as Martha2013 Made in Cleveland
as Tina2012 Revenge for Jolly!
as Darla DeMint2011 Let Go
as Zoe2010 Coach
as CJ2010 NoNAMES
as Dana2009 The Box
as Tall Girl2009 Solitary Man
as Leslie2008 Gardens of the Night
as Cherry Daiquiri / Beth2008 Choke
as Froggy2007 Blackbird
as Katie2005 Building Girl

TV Shows/Series with Gillian Jacobs as Actress(25)

as Chris Riley2021 Untitled Lakers Project
as herself2018 Random Acts of Flyness
as Mickey Dobbs2016 Love
as Ada Lovelace2016 Great Minds with Dan Harmon
as Chip2016 HarmonQuest
as Herself - Panelist2016 Match Game
as Rosalind / Katherine (voice)2015 Long Live the Royals
as Supernova (voice)2013 Rick and Morty
as Sta'abi (voice)2013 Monsters vs. Aliens
as Mitzi McNeil2013 Tiny Commando
as Mimi-Rose Howard2012 Girls
as Tess Frimoli2009 Royal Pains
as Sonia2009 The Good Wife
as Britta Perry2009 Community
as Guest Judge2009 RuPaul's Drag Race
as Joanne Ostler2008 Fringe
as Kimberly2007 Traveler
as Adele Congreve2006 The Book of Daniel
as (voice)2005 Robot Chicken
as Marsha Backwood (voice)2004 The Venture Bros.
as Carl's Wife (voice)2000 Aqua Teen Hunger Force

Movies with Gillian Jacobs as Crew(2)

Directing/Director2018 Curated
Directing/Director2015 The Queen of Code

Additional Information

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Full Name: Gillian Jacobs
Born: Wednesday, 10/20 1982 (October) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 38 years + 334 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Juilliard School
Other names for Gillian Jacobs (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Gillian MacLaren Jacobs"
Gillian Jacobs frequently works together with these people:
Tom Kenny (16x, Actor)
Justin Roiland (15x, Actor)
Dan Harmon (15x, Actor)
Leigh Janiak (13x, Crew)
Kari Wahlgren (11x, Actress)
Macaulay Culkin (7x, Actor)
Seth Green (7x, Actor)
Ryan Ridley (7x, Actor)
Keith David (6x, Actor)
Terence Nance (6x, Crew)
Brandon Johnson (6x, Actor)
Jason Dotts (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2348, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/17/2021