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Stephanie Jacobsen

Full / Real Name: Stephanie Chaves-Jacobsen
Born: 22 June 1980 (40 years old)
Gender: Female

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Stephanie Jacobsen (sometimes credited as Stephanie Chaves-Jacobsen) is a Hong Kong-born Australian actress best known for her starring role as Lieutenant (later Major) Kendra Shaw in the 2007 made-for-TV movie Battlestar Galactica: Razor, a between-seasons television film of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica television series.

She is also known for her roles as Jesse Flores on the second season of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008-2009) and as Lauren Yung on Melrose Place, from 2009-2010.

Born in Hong Kong and raised in Australia, Jacobsen made her debut in American television as the lead role of Kendra Shaw in Razor, the highly successful feature length instalment of the critically acclaimed series Battlestar Galactica.

She was subsequently cast in the crucial role of Maya Robertson in David E. Kelley's Life on Mars.

A charismatic and versatile actress, Jacobsen began her career in Australia, with appearances on the popular sci-fi show Farscape and the comedy series Pizza.

She received a TV Week Logie nomination for Most Popular New Talent for her regular role on the long-running hit series Home & Away, which she followed with a major recurring arc on the Australian series Headland.

Jacobsen completed a part in the military thriller The Devil's Tomb, from director Jason Connery, which co-stars Ray Winstone. She was also seen on the series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles as Jesse Flores.

In addition to her acting credits, Jacobsen attended Sydney University where she graduated with a double major in philosophy and English literature.



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