Jessalyn Gilsig


    • United States
      Jul 25, 2015 10:45:57

    • Truth people says:
      If you keep complaining and talking about adultery which is fake everyone does it you'll literally fall apart your atoms ripped asunder buy your endless bad karma so love all or your gone forever bye bye or change losers ha ha ha
    • United States
      Jul 6, 2015 10:33:10

    • Truth teller facts says:
      for not sharing good riddance to bad freaks
    • United States
      Jul 6, 2015 10:32:41

    • Truth teller facts says:
      Well there cursed by life and gone batty those energy stealing non sharing energy vampires there honeymoon is there tomb of suffering and woe they shouldn't have gone now they must know were everywhere in the world bye bye your forgotten for not shar
    • United States
      Feb 7, 2015 11:11:19

    • Truth spreader squads says:
      IF a cunt lies to men it just suffers a painful freak accident is forgotten forever so cuddle with your male others or your nonexistent for good losers
    • United States
      Oct 13, 2014 09:39:19

    • Truth squad says:
      Beware of false profits of false light spreading lies that make lonely people kill themselves like new agers and false yogi's they suffer the most painful of freak accidents die and are forgotten for good real light lives on for good ha suckers
    • United States
      May 27, 2014 10:17:57

    • Truth tellers club says:
      It's people over profit you scams or eternal bad luck and ever growing bad karma is yours forever so love all forever or suffer all forever it's your choice chose wisely
    • United States
      Dec 18, 2009 05:42:55

    • Dude says:
      Nice smile :) Reminds me of my hot ass professor

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Biography of Jessalyn Gilsig

Jessalyn Gilsig (born November 30, 1971) is a Canadian actress famous for her roles in the television series Boston Public, Nip/Tuck and Glee. She has also appeared in several episodes of NYPD Blue, Prison Break, and Heroes as well as several other series.

Personal life

Gilsig was born in Montreal, Quebec, the daughter of Claire, a writer and translator, and Toby Gilsig, an engineer. She began acting at age 12. She attended high school at Trafalgar School for Girls in downtown Montreal. She later attended Harvard University’s American Repertory Theater and attended McGill University from 1989 to 1993 and graduated with a degree in English. Gilsig's marriage to film producer Bobby Salomon was featured in the Summer 2005 issue of InStyle magazine. She and Salomon had their first child, Penelope, on September 26, 2006. Gilsig is Jewish on her father's side and married her husband in a traditional Jewish wedding.


In 1995, she moved to New York City where she appeared in several off-Broadway plays. Although she had appeared in several Canadian productions in the late 1980s/early 1990s, her television career began during the late 1990s when she guest-starred in several television series, including Viper and Seven Days. However, it was her association with David E. Kelley that led to her starring role in Boston Public.
After guest-starring in two episodes of Kelley's The Practice, Gilsig was cast in two episodes of another Kelley program, the short-lived Snoops. Although the series was cancelled before Gilsig's episodes were broadcast, Kelley wrote the part of Lauren Davis in Boston Public specifically for her. The series premiered in September 2000 on FOX. Gilsig left the series after the end of the season in May 2002.
Following her departure from Boston Public, Gilsig joined the cast of Nip/Tuck in 2003 as Gina Russo, a role she continued until her character was killed off in 2008. In 2004, she appeared in five episodes of NYPD Blue, followed by four episodes of FOX's Prison Break in 2005. In early 2006, she guest-starred in an episode of Law & Order.
In addition to her extensive credits in television and theatre, Gilsig also has some experience with the big screen. She had a small role in the 1998 film The Horse Whisperer and provided the speaking voice for Kayley in the animated film Quest for Camelot (Andrea Corr performed the character's songs), also released in 1998. In 2004, she appeared in Chicks with Sticks as well as See This Movie.
Gilsig currently has recurring roles in three television series. On NBC she plays Shelley, the sister of Tami Taylor in Friday Night Lights as well as Claire Bennet's biological mother, Meredith Gordon, on Heroes. Gilsig plays the support role of Terri Schuester on the Fox show Glee. She appeared in one of the lead roles in the 2007 movie Flood.

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