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Gillian Jacobs

Full / Real Name: Gillian Maclaren Jacobs
Born: 19 October 1982 (38 years old)
Gender: Female

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Gillian Jacobs is an American actress best known for her starring role as Britta Perry, a 28-year-old dropout with something to prove, in the television sitcom Community.

Jacobs was seen in Richard Kelly's film The Box, starring Cameron Diaz and Frank Langella.

Other film credits include Choke, starring Sam Rockwell and Angelica Houston (Sundance Film Festival - Special Jury Prize, Best Ensemble Acting) and the lead in Damian Harris's Gardens of the Night, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival.

Jacobs can also be seen in the films Coach directed by Will Frears, Watching TV with the Red Chinese, NoNames and Helena From the Wedding.

On the small screen, she has appeared in Fringe, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Royal Pains, The Good Wife and had a recurring role in The Book of Daniel.

Her theatre credits include The Little Flower of East Orange at the Public Theatre, which was directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman. She also starred in A Feminine Ending off-Broadway at Playwright's Horizons with Marsha Mason.

Jacobs is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is a graduate of the Juilliard School's Drama Division.


Television Roles

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Britta Perry

Britta Perry

Britta Perry

Britta Perry

Britta Perry

Britta Perry

Erin

Joanne Ostler

Mimi-Rose Howard

Sue Smith

Tess Frimoli

Guest Judge - Herself

Sonia


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The final season of Blindspot starts on M-Net City and Curiosity has two new documentaries.


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Ring of Fire Teasers - February 2021

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Murder!!! Also, Steve is slowly poisoned.


Young Dreams Teasers - January 2021

Re-reloaded... teasers for Zee World's 18h00 nightly.


Destiny Teasers - February 2021

Precious jewellery. An open cupboard. Stolen.


New! Destiny Teasers - January 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Zee World's reload of Destiny ahead of its premiere on Thursday (28th)...


Eternal Love Teasers - February 2021

Shenanigans in a car. Also, lots of people get slapped.


Arendsvlei Teasers - February 2021

Lionel tries to find out what makes younger people laugh.


New on TV today: Tuesday 26 January

The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City is new to 1Magic and Undercover Billionaire returns to Discovery.

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