Gillian Jacobs

Born in October 19th, 1982

From Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Gillian Jacobs Biography

Gillian Jacobs (born October 19, 1982) is an American film, theatre and television actress, best known for her role as Britta Perry on the NBC comedy series Community. Jacobs was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her mother, Martina Magenau Jacobs, was a Carnegie Mellon University director of alumni relations at the Heinz College. Her father, William F.

Jacobs Jr., was an investment banker.She was raised in the Pittsburgh suburb of Mt. Lebanon. She is of French, German, Irish, and Scottish descent. Her family owned the Jackson Koehler Eagle Brewery, established in 1847 in Erie, Pennsylvania, where her grandfather, John Martin Magenau Jr., served as President and CEO until its closure in 1978. Jacobs began studying acting at the age of eight, and attended acting classes on Saturdays at the Pittsburgh Playhouse while growing up.

She performed with the Pittsburgh Public Theater, where she was a perennial contender in the Public's Shakespeare Monologue Contest, leading her to be cast as Titania in its production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. After graduating from Mt. Lebanon High School in 2000, Jacobs moved to New York City, New York to attend the Juilliard School, where she was a member of the Drama Division's Group 33.

She graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2004.

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Gillian Jacobs Movies

The Contractor Poster
April 1, 2022
Injustice Poster
October 9, 2021
Fear Street: 1666 Poster
July 16, 2021
Fear Street: 1978 Poster
July 9, 2021
Fear Street: 1994 Poster
July 2, 2021
North Hollywood Poster
May 14, 2021
Come Play Poster
October 30, 2020

Gillian Jacobs TV Shows

Rick and Morty Poster
December 2, 2013
March 25, 2021
Fringe Poster
September 9, 2008
American Dad! Poster
February 6, 2005
Regular Show Poster
September 6, 2010
Community Poster
September 17, 2009
The Bear Poster
June 23, 2022
The Good Wife Poster
September 22, 2009

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