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Jessalyn Gilsig


Jessalyn Gilsig has an extensive list of theater credits to her name. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Gilsig received her theatrical training at the American Repertory Theatre's Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Among the American Repertory Theatre projects in which she appeared are "The Cherry ... See full bio »

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Known For

Scandal
Scandal Vanessa Moss
(2017-2018)
Glee
Glee Terri Schuester / Terri Del Monico
(2009-2015)
Vikings
Vikings Siggy Haraldson
(2013-2015)
Nip/Tuck
Nip/Tuck Gina Russo
(2003-2008)

Filmography

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 2018 The Sweetheart (TV Movie)
Samantha
 2017-2018 Scandal (TV Series)
Vanessa Moss
- People Like Me (2018) ... Vanessa Moss
- Army of One (2018) ... Vanessa Moss
- They All Bow Down (2017) ... Vanessa Moss
- Survival of the Fittest (2017) ... Vanessa Moss
 2015 Evil Men (TV Movie)
Adela
 2013-2015 Vikings (TV Series)
Siggy Haraldson
- Born Again (2015) ... Siggy Haraldson
- Scarred (2015) ... Siggy Haraldson
- Warrior's Fate (2015) ... Siggy Haraldson
- The Wanderer (2015) ... Siggy Haraldson
- Mercenary (2015) ... Siggy Haraldson
 2009-2015 Glee (TV Series)
Terri Schuester / Terri Del Monico
- Dreams Come True (2015) ... Terri Del Monico
- 2009 (2015) ... Terri Schuester
- Glee, Actually (2012) ... Terri Schuester
- New York (2011) ... Terri Schuester (credit only)
- Funeral (2011) ... Terri Schuester
 2015 Vikings: Athelstan's Journal (TV Series)
Siggy
 2014 Angels and Ornaments (TV Movie)
Corrine Stockton
 2013 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Janie Ludwig
- Invitation to an Inquest (2013) ... Janie Ludwig
 2013 Somewhere Slow
Anna Thompson
 2012 Smart Cookies (TV Movie)
Julie Sterling
 2012 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Brianna Marsh
- Breaking Points (2012) ... Brianna Marsh
 2011 About Fifty
Jessica
 2010 Prenatal Pole Dancing DVD (Short)
Meeghan
 2009 The Stepfather
Julie King
 2008-2009 Imaginary Bitches (TV Series)
Jessalyn
- Bitches Emmy Special (2009) ... Jessalyn
- A New Leper in the Colony (2008) ... Jessalyn
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie)
Terri Schuester
 2008 The Apostles (TV Movie)
Christine Rydell
 2006-2008 Heroes (TV Series)
Meredith Gordon
- Chapter Thirteen 'Dual' (2008) ... Meredith Gordon
- Chapter Eight 'Villains' (2008) ... Meredith Gordon
- Chapter Seven 'Eris Quod Sum' (2008) ... Meredith Gordon
- Chapter Six 'Dying of the Light' (2008) ... Meredith Gordon
- Chapter Five 'Angels and Monsters' (2008) ... Meredith Gordon
 2008 XIII: The Conspiracy (TV Mini-Series)
Kim Rowland
- Toutes les larmes de l'enfer (2008) ... Kim Rowland
- Le jour du soleil noir (2008) ... Kim Rowland
 2008 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Jordan Gates
- Taxi (2008) ... Jordan Gates
- Personal Foul (2008) ... Jordan Gates
- DOA for a Day (2008) ... Jordan Gates
 2008/I Prom Night
Aunt Karen Turner
 2003-2008 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Gina Russo
- Magda and Jeff (2008) ... Gina Russo
- Rachel Ben Natan (2008) ... Gina Russo
- Willy Ward (2006) ... Gina Russo
- Quentin Costa (2005) ... Gina Russo
- Madison Berg (2005) ... Gina Russo
 2007-2008 Friday Night Lights (TV Series)
Shelley Hayes
- Jumping the Gun (2008) ... Shelley Hayes
- There Goes the Neighborhood (2008) ... Shelley Hayes
- The Confession (2007) ... Shelley Hayes
- Seeing Other People (2007) ... Shelley Hayes
- Pantherama! (2007) ... Shelley Hayes
 2007 Backyards & Bullets (TV Movie)
Eileen
 2007 Destination: Infestation (TV Movie)
Dr. Carolyn Ross
 2007 Flood
Samantha 'Sam' Morrison
 2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Angela Burquette
- Heart of Darkness (2006) ... Angela Burquette
 2005 Prison Break (TV Series)
Lisa Rix
- The Old Head (2005) ... Lisa Rix
- Riots, Drills and the Devil: Part 2 (2005) ... Lisa Rix
- Cell Test (2005) ... Lisa Rix
- Pilot (2005) ... Lisa Rix
 2005 Fathers and Sons (TV Movie)
Dianne (uncredited)
 2004 Chicks with Sticks
Paula Taymore
 2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Detective Kelly Ronson
- Who's Your Daddy? (2004) ... Detective Kelly Ronson
- What's Your Poison? (2004) ... Detective Kelly Ronson
- Traylor Trash (2004) ... Detective Kelly Ronson
- Peeler? I Hardly Knew Her (2004) ... Detective Kelly Ronson
- The Brothers Grim (2004) ... Detective Kelly Ronson
 2004 See This Movie
Annie Nicole
 2003 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Whitney Ridder
- Confidence (2003) ... Whitney Ridder
 2002 Haunted (TV Series)
Elise Martin
- Three Hour Tour (2002) ... Elise Martin
 2000-2002 Boston Public (TV Series)
Lauren Davis
- Chapter Forty-Four (2002) ... Lauren Davis
- Chapter Forty-Three (2002) ... Lauren Davis
- Chapter Forty-Two (2002) ... Lauren Davis
- Chapter Forty-One (2002) ... Lauren Davis
- Chapter Forty (2002) ... Lauren Davis
 2000 Snoops (TV Series)
Agent Suzanne Shivers
- Swan Chant (2000) ... Agent Suzanne Shivers
- The Stolen Diskette (2000) ... Agent Suzanne Shivers
 1999 The Practice (TV Series)
A.D.A. Jennifer / ADA Jennifer
- Victimless Crimes (1999) ... A.D.A. Jennifer
- Loser's Keepers (1999) ... ADA Jennifer
 1999 A Cooler Climate (TV Movie)
Callie
 1999 The Sentinel (TV Series)
RJ Shannon
- The Real Deal (1999) ... RJ Shannon
 1999 Seven Days (TV Series)
Carla Boyles
- Last Card Up (1999) ... Carla Boyles
 1998 Viper (TV Series)
Alyssa
- Family Matters (1998) ... Alyssa
 1998 To Have & to Hold (TV Series)
Paula
 1998 Quest for Camelot
Kayley (voice)
 1998 The Horse Whisperer
Lucy, Annie's Assistant
 1992 Gulliver's Travels (TV Series)
Folia (voice)
 1991-1992 Young Robin Hood (TV Series)
Gertrude of Griswald
- The Spanish Prince (1992) ... Gertrude of Griswald (voice)
- Babe in the Woods (1992) ... Gertrude of Griswald (voice)
- The Magic Carpet (1992) ... Gertrude of Griswald (voice)
- You're Gonna Be a Star (1992) ... Gertrude of Griswald (voice)
- The Shrouded Man (1992) ... Gertrude of Griswald (voice)
 1990 The Little Flying Bears (TV Series)
Tina (1991) (voice)
 1989 The Journey Home (Short)
 1989 Jacknife
His Girlfriend
 1984 Mascarade (Short) (voice)
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Other Works:

Narrated the novel, "Friction", by E.R. Frank, on to three audiocassettes which were released as an audiobook by Listening Library in 2003. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"Everything. I would relax a little more. I thought everybody knew what was going on except me, and that I was completely missing the boat. Now, I think I was probably on par with everybody else. So, I'd just cut myself some slack and have more fun." (on what she would change about her high school days) See more »

Trivia:

Daughter of Toby Gilsig, an engineer, and wife Clare, a writer and translator. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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