Jessica Capshaw is an American actress best known for her role as attorney Jamie Stringer on the television legal drama The Practice, from 2002-2004.
She currently stars as pediatric surgeon Dr. Arizona Robbins on the medical comedy-drama television series Grey's Anatomy, since 2009.
Jessica's past television credits include ER, Odd Man Out, The L Word and Bones. In 2005, she starred in the TNT mini-series Into the West, with Keri Russell and Josh Brolin.
She also starred on the big screen opposite Ed Burns and Brittany Murphy in The Groomsmen.
Jessica earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature at Brown University, and also starred in many of the University's productions.
She took advantage of her summer breaks by attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts Summer Program in London, where she starred as Puck in a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Armed with an Ivy League education and insatiable ambition, Jessica pursued her dream of becoming an actress.
She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Christopher Gavigan, and their son, Luke Hudson Gavigan (born 8 September, 2007) and daughter Eve Augusta Gavigan (born 20 October, 2010).