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Overview (2)

Born in Columbia, Missouri, USA
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jessica Capshaw was born in Columbia, Missouri, the daughter of actress Kate Capshaw (née Kathleen Sue Nail) and salesman Robert Capshaw. Her parents were both students at the University of Missouri. The family moved to New York to pursue Kate's modeling career. Her parents divorced when she was three and Jessica got drawn into her mother's new world. Kate married director Steven 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) ( 4 children)

Trivia (17)

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, a son named Luke Hudson Gavigan on September 8, 2007. Child's father is her husband, Christopher Gavigan.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 34, a daughter named Eve Augusta Gavigan on October 20, 2010. Child's father is her husband, Christopher Gavigan.
Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 35, a daughter named 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]
She has English, German, and smaller amounts of Scottish, Belgian (Walloon), and French ancestry.
Shares her birthday (9th of August) with her Grey's Anatomy (2005) co-star, Kevin McKidd.
Gave birth to her fourth child at age 39, a daughter named Josephine Kate Gavigan on May 2, 2016. Child's father is her husband, Christopher Gavigan.

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