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Jill Susan Eikenberry
New Haven, CT
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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
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
Wilbur Eikenberry - Father
Michael Tucker - Husband
Jill Eikenberry Awards:
1990 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
1994 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
1987 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
1988 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
1988 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
1989 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
Attended Barnard College, New York, NY; Yale School of Drama, New Haven, CT
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