Gillian Jacobs

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Profession: Actor
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Gillian Jacobs Fast Facts:
  • Her first love is theater: She started acting at the Pittsburgh Public Theater and frequently competed in an annual Shakespeare Monologue Contest.
  • Started her TV career on the 2006 NBC series Book of Daniel.
  • Made her New York stage debut in 2006 in Cagelove.
  • Researched roles playing drug addicts and strippers by learning to snort fake drugs and preparing pole-dancing routines. 
  • Starred in such off-Broadway productions as Little Flower of East Orange, which was directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, as well as A Feminine Ending, directed by Blair Brown.
  • College:
  • Attended the Juilliard School, New York, NY

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