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Abigail Spencer


Actress, writer and producer on both the big and small screen, Abigail Spencer is quickly making a name for herself in Hollywood. Spencer was seen in Sam Raimi's, Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), a prequel take on The Wizard of Oz (1939) tale. Spencer joins James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams. She has starred in the ... See full bio »

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Mad Men
Mad Men Suzanne Farrell
(2009)
Rectify
Rectify Amantha Holden
(2013-2016)
Cowboys & Aliens
(2011)

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 2017 Three Women (Short) (completed)
Madeline
  One Heart (delayed)
Amy Hogan
 2016-2018 Timeless (TV Series)
Lucy Preston
- Episode #2.1 (2018) ... Lucy Preston
- The Red Scare (2017) ... Lucy Preston
- Public Enemy No. 1 (2017) ... Lucy Preston
- The Lost Generation (2017) ... Lucy Preston
- Karma Chameleon (2017) ... Lucy Preston
 2017 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dr. Megan Hunt
- Danger Zone (2017) ... Dr. Megan Hunt
- Ain't That a Kick in the Head (2017) ... Dr. Megan Hunt
- Go Big or Go Home (2017) ... Dr. Megan Hunt
- Get Off on the Pain (2017) ... Dr. Megan Hunt
- Break Down the House (2017) ... Dr. Megan Hunt
 2013-2016 Rectify (TV Series)
Amantha Holden
- All I'm Sayin' (2016) ... Amantha Holden
- Happy Unburdening (2016) ... Amantha Holden
- Physics (2016) ... Amantha Holden
- Pineapples in Paris (2016) ... Amantha Holden
- Go Ask Roger (2016) ... Amantha Holden
 2016 The Sweet Life
Lolita Nowicki
 2011-2016 Suits (TV Series)
Dana Scott
- God's Green Earth (2016) ... Dana Scott
- Blowback (2016) ... Dana Scott
- Enough Is Enough (2015) ... Dana Scott
- No Way Out (2014) ... Dana Scott
- Know When to Fold 'Em (2014) ... Dana Scott
 2015/II Stars (Short)
Heather
 2015 True Detective (TV Series)
Gena Brune
- Omega Station (2015) ... Gena Brune
- Church in Ruins (2015) ... Gena Brune
- Other Lives (2015) ... Gena Brune
- Down Will Come (2015) ... Gena Brune
- Maybe Tomorrow (2015) ... Gena Brune
 2015 H8RZ
Laura Sedgewick
 2015 A Beautiful Now
Romy
 2015 A Walk in Winter (Short)
Abigail
 2014 The Forger
Agent Paisley
 2014 This Is Where I Leave You
Quinn Altman
 2007-2014 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Blahblah
- Gary Blauman (2014) ... Blahblah
- How I Met Everyone Else (2007) ... Blahblah
 2014 The Pieces (Short)
Vanessa
 2013 Here and Now (Short)
Woman
 2013 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
Caroline
- Comic Con-Air (2013) ... Caroline
 2013/I Kilimanjaro
Yvonne
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful
May (as Abigail Leigh Spencer)
 2012-2013 Burning Love (TV Series)
Annie
- A Shocking Exit (2013) ... Annie
- Back to School (2013) ... Annie
- Burn Baby Burn (2013) ... Annie
- Dancing! (2013) ... Annie
- The Twist Twists Again (2013) ... Annie
 2012 Chasing Mavericks
Brenda Hesson
 2010-2012 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Maxine Spratt / Chief in Her 20s / Young Chief
- A Kid Walks in to a Hospital (2012) ... Maxine Spratt
- Chief's Origin (2012) ... Chief in Her 20s
- The End of the Middle (2010) ... Young Chief
 2012 This Means War
Katie (as Abigail Leigh Spencer)
 2011 Grace (TV Movie)
Sarah Grace
 2011 How to Be a Gentleman (TV Series)
Lydia
- Pilot (2011) ... Lydia
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens
Alice
 2010 Hawthorne (TV Series)
Dr. Erin Jameson
- No Exit (2010) ... Dr. Erin Jameson
- Picture Perfect (2010) ... Dr. Erin Jameson
- A Mother Knows (2010) ... Dr. Erin Jameson
- Hidden Truths (2010) ... Dr. Erin Jameson
- Final Curtain (2010) ... Dr. Erin Jameson
 2010 The Glades (TV Series)
Ashley Carter
- The Girlfriend Experience (2010) ... Ashley Carter
 2010 In My Sleep
Gwen
 2010 Rex Is Not Your Lawyer (TV Series)
Lindsey Steers
- Pilot (2010) ... Lindsey Steers
 2009 Castle (TV Series)
Sarah Reed
- One Man's Treasure (2009) ... Sarah Reed
 2009 Mad Men (TV Series)
Suzanne Farrell
- The Gypsy and the Hobo (2009) ... Suzanne Farrell
- The Color Blue (2009) ... Suzanne Farrell
- Wee Small Hours (2009) ... Suzanne Farrell
- Seven Twenty Three (2009) ... Suzanne Farrell
- The Fog (2009) ... Suzanne Farrell
 2009 Private Practice (TV Series)
Rachel
- Ex-Life (2009) ... Rachel
 2008 Moonlight (TV Series)
Simone Walker
- Sonata (2008) ... Simone Walker
 2008 Bones (TV Series)
Phillipa Fitz
- The Man in the Mud (2008) ... Phillipa Fitz
 2008 Welcome to the Captain (TV Series)
Claire Tanner
- The Letter (2008) ... Claire Tanner
 2007 Backyards & Bullets (TV Movie)
 2007 Jekyll
Talia Carew
 2007 My Boys (TV Series)
Lyssa
- Douchebag in the City (2007) ... Lyssa
 2007 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Cindy Brown
- Speed Demon (2007) ... Cindy Brown
 2007 Passing the Time (Short)
Jessica
 2006 Angela's Eyes (TV Series)
Angela Henson
- Eyes on the Prize (2006) ... Angela Henson
- The Camera's Eye (2006) ... Angela Henson
- In Your Eyes (2006) ... Angela Henson
- Eyes Wide Shut (2006) ... Angela Henson
- Lyin' Eyes (2006) ... Angela Henson
 2006 Introducing Lennie Rose (TV Movie)
Lennie Rose
 2006/I Hooked (Short)
Wendy
 2006 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Megan
- Bridesmaids Revisited (2006) ... Megan
 2006 Killer Instinct (TV Series)
Violet Summers
- Love Hurts (2006) ... Violet Summers
 2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Becky Lester
- Bite Me (2005) ... Becky Lester
 2005 A Coat of Snow
Sandy
 2005 Fathers and Sons (TV Movie)
Clarissa
 2003 Graduation Night
Skye
 2003 Are We There Yet? (TV Movie)
 2001 Campfire Stories
Melissa
 1998-2000 All My Children (TV Series)
Becca Tyree
- Episode dated 10 April 2000 (2000) ... Becca Tyree
- Episode dated 7 April 2000 (2000) ... Becca Tyree
- Episode dated 6 April 2000 (2000) ... Becca Tyree
- Episode #1.7745 (2000) ... Becca Tyree
- Episode dated 9 December 1999 (1999) ... Becca Tyree
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Alternate Names:

Abigail Leigh Spencer

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

Gratefulness is a double-edged sword. Because I think we've poured it into a feeling. And the batter of gratitude gets kind of stuck to the edges of the Williams Sonoma melamine mixing bowl. But gratefulness, the act of being grateful is actually... a verb. It's an activity. See more »

Trivia:

Attributes her professional career breakthrough to "fairy godmother" Kathie Lee Gifford who, as a teenager, was hopelessly in love with a 19-year-old professional surfer (Abigail's father-to-be) Yancy Spencer. When Abigail turned 17, her dad called Kathie Lee asking if Abby and her mother Lydia could attend a broadcast of "Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee," a request that was immediately granted. ... See more »

Trademark:

Brown eyes

Nickname:

Abby

Star Sign:

Leo

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