Peri Gilpin

Peri Gilpin

Age
53
Birthday
May. 27th, 1961
Born in
Waco, Texas, USA
Height
5' 7"

Peri Gilpin's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Frasier TV Show
Frasier
Make It or Break It TV Show
Make It or Break It
Women of a Certain Age TV Show
Women of a Certain Age
Flesh 'n' Blood TV Show
Flesh 'n' Blood
Pride & Joy TV Show
Pride & Joy
 

Main Movie Roles

2005 - Thru the Moebius Strip
2001 - Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Alex
4
Barbara Russell
4
Judy (Voiced)
4
Volcana (Voiced)
2
Desiree (Voiced)
2
Dr. Rebecca Warfield
1
Lenore
1
Leslie Matthews
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Born in Waco, Texas, Peri Gilpin grew up in Dallas, where her family encouraged her acting abilities. After studying at the Dallas Theater Center, she pursued acting at the University of Texas at Austin and then at London's British-American Academy. She appeared in guest roles on such popular situation comedies as "Designing Women" (1986), "Cheers" (1982) and "Wings" (1990), where she worked with the late producer, Roz Doyle, the namesake of her character on "Frasier" (1993).


TRIVIA:
  • Her father, 'Jim O'Brien (IV)' (qv), was a well known and respected radio and TV News weatherman/personality in Philadelphia in the '70s and early 80s. He died in a skydiving accident on September 25, 1983.
  • Owns a production company, "Bristol Cities", with _"Frasier" (1993)_ (qv) co-star 'Jane Leeves' (qv) and Jane's sister, Kathryn.
  • Her husband, Vincent, is an artist.
  • Graduated from Skyline High School, Texas.
  • Was the only one of the five main cast members for _"Frasier" (1993)_ (qv) never to be nominated for an Emmy.
  • Godmother to _"Frasier" (1993)_ (qv) co-star 'Jane Leeves' (qv)'s daughter, Isabella Kathryn Coben.
  • Worked as a makeup artist before getting her acting break after meeting 'Blythe Danner' (qv), who became her main supporter.
  • Weighed so much during gestation that her parents thought she was a boy.


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