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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 9 August 1976Columbia, Missouri, USA
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jessica is the daughter of actress Kate Capshaw and salesman Bob Capshaw. She is also the stepdaughter of Steven Spielberg. She was born in Columbia, Missouri where both parents were students at the University of Missouri. The family moved to New York then to pursue Kate's modeling career. Her parents divorced when she was 3 and Jessica got drawn along in her mother's new world. Kate married Spielberg when Jessica was 15. Among her three parents, she is one of 10 biological and adopted siblings. Jessica graduated from Brown University in 1998 with an English degree.She then attended acting classes at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. From there, she got her first acting role on TV's Odd Man Out (1999).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: John Sacksteder <jsack@ka.net>

Spouse (1)

Christopher Gavigan (22 May 2004 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (14)

Stepdaughter of Steven Spielberg.
Has 3 younger half-sisters, Sasha Spielberg, Mikaela Spielberg & Destry Spielberg, and 2 younger half-brothers, Theo Spielberg & Sawyer Spielberg.
Older stepsister of Max Spielberg.
Daughter of Kate Capshaw and Bob Capshaw.
Graduated from Brown University with a degree in English (1998)
Attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London
Graduated from Harvard-Westlake School in 1994.
Her husband, Christopher Gavigan, is an entrepreneur. He is the former CEO of "Healthy Child, Healthy World". He is also co-founder, with Jessica Alba, of "The Honest Company".
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 31, son Luke Hudson Gavigan, on September 8, 2007. Child's father is her husband, Christopher Gavigan.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 34, daughter Eve Augusta Gavigan, on October 20, 2010. Child's father is her husband, Christopher Gavigan.
Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 35, daughter Poppy James Gavigan, on June 20, 2012. Child's father is her husband, Christopher Gavigan.
Best friends with Sasha Alexander. They are godmother of each other's child.
Set to guest star on the Fox TV series, Bones (2005), as David Boreanaz's "Seely Booths"'s ex-girlfriend, "Rebecca", the mother of his son "Parker" and the woman who refused to marry him. [August 2006]
On the ABC series Grey's Anatomy (2005), she plays "Dr. Arizona Robbins", the new pediatric surgeon at Seattle Grace Hospital. [February 2009]

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