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Peri Gilpin


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 (... See full bio »

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 2014 Break a Hip (TV Series) (pre-production)
Deputy Merkinstock
- The Doctor ... Deputy Merkinstock
 2014 Flock of Dudes (post-production)
Adam's Mom
 2013 Old Guy (TV Series) (post-production)
Winnie Kramer
 2013 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Miss Ortiz
- Jane's Secret Revealed (2013) ... Miss Ortiz
 2013 Modern Family (TV Series)
Jeannie
- The Help (2013) ... Jeannie
 2013 Men at Work (TV Series)
Alex
- Long Distance Tyler (2013) ... Alex
- Downshift (2013) ... Alex
- The New Boss (2013) ... Alex
- The Art of Smack Talk (2013) ... Alex
 2012 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Marcy
- Hope for the Hopeless (2012) ... Marcy
 2011 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Taylor
- I Love Lucci: Part One (2011) ... Taylor
 2003-2009 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Gwen St. James / Judy / Jo Rita / ...
- Nancy Does Dallas (2009) ... Gwen St. James (voice)
- Peggy's Gone to Pots (2007) ... Judy (voice)
- Cheer Factor (2004) ... Jo Rita (voice)
- Full Metal Dust Jacket (2003) ... Mary Ellen (voice)
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Grace Pardue
- Offense (2007) ... Grace Pardue
 2007 Side Order of Life (TV Series)
Celia Hutchinson
- Awakenings (2007) ... Celia Hutchinson
 2007 Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness (TV Movie)
Erin
 2007 Medium (TV Series)
Diane Benoit
 2006 Women of a Certain Age (TV Movie)
Dianne
 2006 For the Love of a Child (TV Movie)
Sara
 2005 Uncommon Sense (TV Movie)
Tracy
 2005 Thru the Moebius Strip
Caroline Weir (voice)
 2004-2005 Danny Phantom (TV Series)
Desiree
- Memory Blank (2005) ... Desiree (voice)
- What You Want (2004) ... Desiree (voice)
 2003 Justice League (TV Series)
Volcana / Claire Selton
- Only a Dream (2003) ... Volcana / Claire Selton (voice)
 2001 Laughter on the 23rd Floor (TV Movie)
Carol Wyman
 2000 How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog
Debra Salhany
 2000 Baby Blues (TV Series)
Ms. Brennan
- Ugly Zoe (2000) ... Ms. Brennan (voice)
 1999 Spring Forward
Georgia
 1998-1999 Superman (TV Series)
Volcana / Claire Selton
- Unity (1999) ... Volcana / Claire Selton (voice)
- Where There's Smoke (1998) ... Volcana (voice)
 1996 Early Edition (TV Series)
Lenore
- After Midnight (1996) ... Lenore
 1996 The Secret She Carried (TV Movie)
Ellen Hayward
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Rebecca Warfield
- Out of Body (1996) ... Dr. Rebecca Warfield
 1995 Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story (TV Movie)
Charlotte Parks
 1995 Pride & Joy (TV Series)
Brenda
- Brenda's Secret (1995) ... Brenda
 1993 Designing Women (TV Series)
Jade Herman
- Shovel Off to Buffalo (1993) ... Jade Herman
 1992 Wings (TV Series)
Barbara #242
- Four Dates That Will Live in Infamy (1992) ... Barbara #242
 1991 Flesh 'n' Blood (TV Series)
Irene
- Mommie Nearest (1991) ... Irene
- Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (1991) ... Irene
- Bebe's Wedding (1991) ... Irene
- The Wrath of Con (1991) ... Irene
 1990 Matlock (TV Series)
Leslie Matthews
- The Pro (1990) ... Leslie Matthews
 1988 Almost Grown (TV Series)
Kim
 1988 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Fitzgerald
- The Currency We Trade In (1988) ... Fitzgerald
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TV commercial (voiceover) for Well Fargo (2004) See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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After years of failed in vitro treatments, she and her husband turned to surrogacy. Twin daughters, Stella and Ava finally arrived in a Nevada hospital on May 7, 2004. The couple burbled that holding their new girls was "the best, best in the world, world." See more »

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