May. 6th, 1983
Toledo, Ohio, USA
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Adrianne Palicki (born May 6, 1983) is an American actress best known for her role as Tyra Collette on the NBC television series Friday Night Lights.
Born in Toledo, Ohio, to Nancy and Jeff Palicki. She has an older brother, Eric, who is a comic book writer who influenced Palicki's own interest in comics. She graduated from Whitmer High School in Toledo in 2001. While in high school she played basketball and ran track in high school and was named runner-up for homecoming queen.
Palicki dated Alan Tudyk.
Palicki appeared in the WB pilot Aquaman as the evil Siren, but the pilot was not picked up for series by the CW network, a result of The WB and UPN network merger, which occurred while the pilot was being filmed. She was a series regular on the first three seasons of NBC's much acclaimed Friday Night Lights, portraying the character of Tyra Collette. In 2010, she returns for the final two episodes of the series.
Palicki also starred in Supernatural as Jessica Moore, Sam Winchester's doomed girlfriend, killed by the demon, in its pilot episode. The character reappears in the Supernatural season 2 episode, "What is and What Should Never Be", and the season 5 episode "Free To Be You and Me". Palicki also appeared as Judy Robinson in John Woo's unsold pilot, The Robinsons: Lost in Space. Palicki starred in Legion opposite 'Lucas Black'. She made an appearance in the music video by Will.i.am called "We Are The Ones" in support of 2008 presidential hopeful Barack Obama.
She was cast as "Toni Mason" in the remake of the 1980s film Red Dawn. Although initially signed on to star in the Jamie Babbit horror film Breaking the Girl, due to delays in filming & production, then scheduling conflicts with the actress, both had to part ways and Palicki does not appear in this film. In 2010, Palicki joined the FOX television drama Lone Star, which was cancelled after two episodes, despite good reviews. In 2011, Palicki portrayed Wonder Woman in a 2011 pilot produced by David E. Kelley for NBC. The pilot was not picked up by NBC as a series.
Palicki co-starred in the film G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013), in the lead female role of Lady Jaye.
She played the recurring role of Dr. Samantha Lake in season one of the sitcom About a Boy.
In August 2014, Palicki joined Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in a special recurring role as Barbara "Bobbi" Morse. She became one of the principal casts after the midseason break of season 2
- Ranked #79 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
- She worked at Togo's as a sandwich maker when she first got to LA.
- Attended Whitmer High School and graduated in 2001.
- Was a runner-up for homecoming queen at Whitmer High School.
- Has a tattoo of her parents' names - Jeff & Nancy on her arm.