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Jessica Capshaw Biography

Birth Name:
Jessica Capshaw
Birth Place:
Columbia, Missouri, United States

Fast Facts

  • 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