Jennifer Morrison

  • Birth Name: Jennifer Marie Morrison
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated for Kids with Michael Jordan.
  • Played clarinet in her high school's marching band, directed by her father, Dave Morrison (the 2003-04 Illinois Teacher of the Year).
  • Required only a two-day crash course in skateboarding before playing a pro skater in the 2003 film Grind.
  • In 2007, she appeared as Kirce James in a video game, Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars.
  • Also in 2007, TV Guide magazine selected her as one of the sexiest female TV stars, during her time on House.
  • Appeared in music videos for Nick Lachey ("Shut Up") and the Donnas ("Too Bad About Your Girl").
  • Took on the role of Zoey, an activist who clashes with Ted, on How I Met Your Mother in 2010. One reason she took on the role was to enjoy lighter material than the work she did on House.

Awards

  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Dave Morrison — Father
  • Jesse Spencer — Ex-fiancé
  • Amaury Nolasco — Ex-significant Other
  • Sebastian Stan — Ex-significant Other

College

  • Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States (BA in Theater, 2001)

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