Jessalyn Gilsig

Jessalyn Gilsig

Born in
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
5' 3

Jessalyn Gilsig's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Vikings TV Show
Glee TV Show
Nip/Tuck TV Show
Boston Public TV Show
Boston Public
XIII: The Conspiracy (CA) TV Show
XIII: The Conspiracy (CA)
Angels & Ornaments (CA) TV Show
Angels & Ornaments (CA)

Main Movie Roles

2014 - Somewhere Slow
2009 - The Stepfather
2008 - Prom Night
2007 - Flood
1998 - Quest for Camelot
1998 - The Horse Whisperer
1998 - The Horse Whisperer
1989 - Jacknife

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Jessalyn Gilsig (born 1971) has an extensive list of theater credits to her name. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Gilsig received her theatrical training at the American Repertory Theatre's Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Among the American Repertory Theatre projects in which she appeared are The Cherry Orchard, Henry V, The Oresteia, Tartuffe and The Tempest. She also appeared in the Alliance Theatre production of The Last Night of Ballyhoo, and in numerous other live productions and television commercials.

  • Attended McGill University, Montreal, Quebec from 1989 to 1993 and graduated with a degree in English.
  • Her husband, 'Bobby Salomon' (qv) was her prom date in high school.
  • Is Jewish on her father's side and married in a traditional Jewish wedding.
  • Provided/painted all the art pieces of 'Patricia Clarkson' (qv)'s character in "The Station Agent", written and directed by her _"Boston Public" (2000)_ (qv) co-star 'Thomas McCarthy (I)' (qv).
  • In late 1999, she was going to replace actress 'Paula Marshall (I)' (qv) who was leaving the series _"Snoops" (1999)_ (qv). However, that show was cancelled before Gilsig was set to join the cast and producer 'David E. Kelley (I)' (qv) gave her a role on his next show _"Boston Public" (2000)_ (qv) instead.
  • Daughter, Penelope was born on September 26, 2006.
  • Daughter of Toby Gilsig, an engineer, and wife Clare, a writer and translator.

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