Jun. 22nd, 1980
Stephanie Jacobsen's Main TV Roles
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Stephanie Jacobsen (born June 22, 1980) in Hong Kong, then a British crown colony. Her family moved to Australia when she was twelve years old. Jacobsen's father is of half-Chinese, quarter-English and quarter-Norwegian descent, while her mother is predominantly of Portuguese descent.
Jacobsen attended the University of Sydney, from which she graduated with a double-major Bachelor of Arts in English literature and philosoph.
Jacobsen began her career in the SBS comedy series Pizza. She later appeared in the Australian soap opera Home and Away, playing Charlotte Adams from 2001 to 2002, and in the Australian science fiction series Farscape, as well as a number of TV commercials.
In 2007, Jacobsen landed the role of Kendra Shaw in Battlestar Galactica: Razor, a between-seasons television film of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica television series. She also played Sam Tyler's future girlfriend in the original pilot of the American television show Life on Mars.
In 2008, she was cast on the Fox series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, playing Jesse, a Resistance fighter and girlfriend of Derek Reese. She also played Yoshi in The Devil's Tomb.
In April 2009, Jacobsen was cast on The CW's revamped Melrose Place in the role of medical student Lauren Yung.
In 2010, she acted in the science fiction film Quantum Apocalypse.
In 2011, Jacobsen made a cameo appearance in the Two and a Half Men episode "People Who Love Peepholes" as Charlie's former gal pal, Penelope.
- Her mother is Portuguese and her father is Chinese-Norwegian-English.
- Her family moved to Australia when Stephanie was 12 years old.
- She went to Sydney University where she graduated with a double major in Philosophy and English Literature.