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Gillian Jacobs

Gillian Jacobs (born October 20, 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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Born:
Oct 20, 1982 In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
66
First Appeared:
In the movie Fear Street: 1978
Latest Project:
Movie Come Play 2020-10-28
Known For
Poster of Weird City
Poster of Crush
Poster of It's Not You, It's Me

Gillian Jacobs Movies Filmography

Movie
Fear Street: 1978
2022
Movie
Fear Street: 1666
2022
Movie
Fear Street: 1994
2022
Movie
I Used to Go Here
Kate Conklin 2020-09-17
Movie
Come Play
Sarah 2020-10-28
Movie
Magic Camp
Christina Darkwood 2020-08-14
Series
Weird City
2019-02-13
Series
The Twilight Zone
Annie 2019-04-01
Series
Random Acts of Flyness
Herself 2018-08-03
Movie
Life of the Party
Helen 2018-05-10
Series
The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale
Herself 2018-02-18
Movie
Ibiza
Harper 2018-05-25
Movie
Lemon
Tracy 2017-01-22
Movie
Brother Nature
Gwen Turley 2016-09-09
Movie
Don't Think Twice
Samantha 2016-07-22
Series
HarmonQuest
Chip 2016-07-14
Series
Match Game
Herself - Panelist 2016-06-26
Movie
Dean
Nicky 2016-04-16
Series
Great Minds with Dan Harmon
Ada Lovelace 2016-02-25
Series
Love
Mickey Dobbs 2016-02-19
Movie
Visions
Sadie 2015-08-28
Movie
No Way Jose
Penny 2015-06-06
Movie
Hot Tub Time Machine 2
Jill 2015-02-20
Series
Long Live the Royals
Rosalind / Katherine (voice) 2015-11-30
Movie
Life Partners
Paige 2014-12-05
Movie
Black or White
Fay 2014-09-06
Movie
The Lookalike
Lacey 2014-07-11
Movie
The Big Ask
Emily 2014-05-30
Movie
Walk of Shame
Rose 2014-05-02
Movie
Harmontown
Herself 2014-03-08
Series
Off Camera with Sam Jones
Herself 2014-02-06
Movie
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
Miranda 2013-03-14
Movie
It's Not You, It's Me
Babe 2013-03-10
Movie
Made in Cleveland
Martha 2013-06-21
Movie
Bad Milo
Sarah 2013-08-28
Series
Rick and Morty
Supernova (voice) 2013-12-02
Movie
Crush
Shira Wall 2013-10-25
Series
Monsters vs. Aliens
Sta'abi (voice) 2013-03-23
Movie
Monsters Vs Aliens: Cloning Around
Sta'abi (voice) 2013-10-15
Movie
Adventures in the Sin Bin
Lauren 2012-06-08
Movie
Revenge for Jolly!
Tina 2012-07-17
Series
Girls
Mimi-Rose Howard 2012-04-15
Movie
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
Waitress / Katie 2012-06-22
Movie
Watching TV with the Red Chinese
Suzanne 2011-12-02
Movie
Let Go
Darla DeMint 2011-10-25
Movie
Don Cheadle Is Captain Planet
Linka 2011-09-01
Movie
Helena from the Wedding
Helena 2010-11-12
Movie
Coach
Zoe 2010-06-13
Movie
NoNAMES
CJ 2010-03-10
Series
RuPaul's Drag Race
Guest Judge 2009-02-02
Movie
Solitary Man
Tall Girl 2009-09-07
Series
Royal Pains
Tess Frimoli 2009-06-04
Series
Community
Britta Perry 2009-09-17
Movie
The Box
Dana 2009-09-17
Series
The Good Wife
Sonia 2009-09-22
Movie
Choke
Cherry Daiquiri / Beth 2008-09-26
Series
Fringe
Joanne Ostler 2008-09-09
Movie
Gardens of the Night
Leslie 2008-11-21
Series
Traveler
Kimberly 2007-05-10
Movie
Blackbird
Froggy 2007-03-12
Series
The Book of Daniel
Adele Congreve 2006-01-06
Series
Robot Chicken
(voice) 2005-02-20
Series
American Dad!
Unknown 2005-02-06
Series
The Venture Bros.
Marsha Backwood (voice) 2004-08-07
Series
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Sue Smith 2001-09-30
Series
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Carl's Wife (voice) 2000-12-30