Jill Hennessy


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  • Birth Name: Jillian Hennessy
  • Birth Place: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/25/1968, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Weekend TV: Simpsons' 25th Treehouse of Horror, Foo Fighters' Sonic Highways, Finales of Knick and Manhattan

Some milestones can't help but make a longtime TV viewer feel a bit long in the tooth. Such is the case this Sunday, as Fox's The Simpsons marks a full quarter-century of spooky satire with its 25th annual "Treehouse of Horror" Halloween trilogy (8/7c), which strikes a nostalgic chord from its opening fanfare, echoing the classic (and still-missed) theme from Johnny Carson's Tonight Show — with a macabre twist, naturally.

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The Good Wife's Executive Producers Dissect the Season Finale

Spoiler alert! The jaw-dropping, emotionally wrenching fifth season of CBS's The Good Wife fittingly ended with two more delicious surprises. Who would have guessed that...read more

Weekend TV in Review: Good Wife, Zombie Mania, Crisis, ESPN's Big East Requiem

Just about the best news I heard all week: CBS's renewal of the splendid The Good Wife for a sixth season, among a ton of other pick-ups. If the month or more of special-Sunday distractions (Super Bowl, Olympics, Oscars) caused you to drift away, now's a great time for "Opting Back In." Which happens to be the name of a keynote speech Alicia (Julianna Margulies) is nervously preparing for the annual American Bar Association powwow in New York City — an occasion allowing for a terrific running gag involving new Mayor Bill De Blasio (Sunday, 9/8c).

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Exit Wounds Scene: I Want This Car
A Smile Like Yours
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Year Title Description
2012 Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town TV Show Series, Actor - Agnes Leacock
2012 Luck TV Show Series, Actor - Jo
2007 Wild Hogs Movie, Actor - Kelly Madsen
2002 Love In The Time Of Money Movie, Actor - Ellen Walker
2002 Pipe Dream Movie, Actor - Marina Peck

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The Good Wife Bosses on Will's Tough Decision and "Growth" with Alicia

Rat out your ex-lover's cheating and lying husband or risk going to jail for him? Will Gardner's latest dilemma on The Good Wife (Sundays, 9/8c, CBS) may seem like a no-brainer, but, as is usually true on network's most complex legal drama, things are hardly what they appear.

"He truly is risking disbarment or jail, and he's risking it for people that he is not thrilled with anymore," executive producer Michelle King tells TVGuide.com. "It's the worst place in the world for him to be."

And sadly, a change of... read more

The Good Wife Benches Law & Order's Jill Hennessy

The Good Wife is about to get a visit from one of New York's best ADAs.

Jill Hennessy, who starred on Law & Order as ADA Claire Kincaid, will guest-star on... read more

HBO Tries Its Luck With David Milch Drama Starring Dustin Hoffman

HBO has picked up the gritty drama Luck.

From executive producers David Milch and Michael Mann, the show looks at denizens of the horse-racing world such as... read more

Crossing Jordan Season 1 — Review

Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh likes sticking her nose where it doesn't belong, and her obsession with solving murders takes her out of the lab and onto the streets. She often butts heads with police, and she steps on toes to recover evidence and solve cases, but there's always been one case that she's been unable to solve - the murder of her mother. All 23 episodes, presented in widescreen, are available on this 5-disc set. Special features include audio commentaries with Creator Tim Kring, Producer/Director Allan Arkush and composers Lisa Coleman and Wendy Melvoin; deleted scenes and interviews with the producers and cast members (4 separate interviews). — Gord LaceyBuy Crossing Jordan Season 1 on Amazon.com. read more

Love Notes: Lindsay Reclaims Her Ex from Paris

According to the New York Post, La Lohan has been keeping company once again with former beau Stavros Niarchos, and it's so serious that when the Simple Life dimbulb, another of his exes, hit on him at a recent party, he didn't just reject her, he left. The clueless Hilton, a source says, was later seen going up to people and "asking where Stavros had gone".... Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester tells People that it is absolutely "not true" that she is involved with costar Chace Crawford. Which is likely to come as a relief to his girlfriend, Carrie Underwood.... Crossing Jordan's Jill Hennessy and husband Paolo Mastropietro welcomed into the world their second child on Nov. 21, People reports. Little Gianni's older brother, Marco, is 4. read more

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