- Studied acting in New York while in college and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London after college.
- Was a production intern on stepfather Steven Spielberg's 1993 classic Schindler's List, and had a small role in his 2002 sci-fi thriller Minority Report.
- Made her TV debut in the 1996-97 ABC police drama High Incident (Spielberg was a cocreator) and her feature-film debut in the 1997 drama The Locusts (her mother, Kate Capshaw, was a costar).
- First appeared as a regular on the 1999-2000 ABC sitcom Odd Man Out.
- Was a regular on The Practice (2002-04), and played a lover of Bette (Jennifer Beals) in 2007 on The L Word.
- Began a stint as pediatrician Arizona Robbins on Grey's Anatomy in 2009.
- Josephine Kate Gavigan — Daughter
- Christopher Gavigan — Husband
- Mikaela Spielberg — Half Sister
- Destry Spielberg — Half Sister
- Theo Spielberg — Half Brother
- Sasha Spielberg — Half Sister
- Luke Gavigan — Son
- Robert Capshaw — Father
- Steven Spielberg — Stepfather
- Sawyer Spielberg — Half Brother
- Kate Capshaw — Mother
- Max Spielberg — Stepbrother
- Eve Augusta Gavigan — Daughter
- Poppy James Gavigan — Daughter
- Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States (BA in English, 1998)
Season 2, Episode 2
- Birth Name: Jessica Capshaw
- Birth Place: Columbia, Missouri, United States
- Birthday: September 9, 1976, Virgo
- Profession: Actor