Jill Eikenberry

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Jill Susan Eikenberry
  • Birth Place: New Haven, CT
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/21/1947, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Jill Eikenberry Fast Facts:
  • Began her collegiate career as an anthropology major.
  • Starred opposite Henry Winkler in a 1970 Yale Cabaret production of Cocaloony Tennessee
  • Debuted on Broadway in 1974 in the Dustin Hoffman-directed play All Over Town.
  • Met future husband Michael Tucker in 1970 when they both appeared in the play The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail in Washington, D.C.
  • Successfully battled breast cancer during the mid-1980s.
  • With Tucker, toured the country in 2007 with a cabaret act called Life Is a Duet, the story of their relationship, family and careers.
  • Jill Eikenberry Relationships:
  • Alison - Stepdaughter
  • Max Tucker - Son
  • Lora Eikenberry - Mother
  • Michael Tucker - Husband
  • Wilbur Eikenberry - Father
  • Jill Eikenberry Awards:
  • 1987 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1988 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 1988 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1994 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Barnard College, New York, NY; Yale School of Drama, New Haven, CT

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