Jacobs also appeared in a few web series starting with 'Don Cheadle Is Captain Planet (2011) in 2011 followed by The Book Club (2012)in 2012 and Tiny Commando (2013) in 2013. |  |  Studied acting at the Juilliard School, in New York City, graduating in 2004.

She says her father is an addict, and together with reading the cautionary tale in the young adult novel Go Ask Alice, about a 15-year-old drug addict, she became fearful of ruining her life the same way. Her father is an Investment Banker while her mother an Alumni Relations at A Carnegie Mellon University. She is an alumnus of Mt.

Gillian Jacobs holds a bachelor's degree in fine arts. From The Virgin Suicides to On the Rocks, IMDb dives into the cinematic stylings of Oscar-winning director Sofia Coppola. She says she made a choice while young to never have an alcoholic beverage or do drugs. [19], In 2020, Jacobs starred in Kris Rey's comedy I Used to Go Here. [16] It was announced on September 16, 2014 that Jacobs had been cast to star as Mickey in the Netflix original comedy series Love, which ran from February 19, 2016 to March 9, 2018.

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[5], Jacobs began studying acting at the age of eight, and attended weekend acting classes at the Pittsburgh Playhouse while growing up.

Lebanon High School, Pennsylvania, and Juilliard School, New York.

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Screen picked up Community for a sixth season. [6] After graduating from Mt. Auditioning and not working as much as I would have liked to, or working and being paid a pittance, and sort of scrounging by in New York and sleeping on a chair that folded out into a bed. She started acting at the Pittsburgh Public Theater and frequently competed in an annual Shakespeare Monologue Contest.

Her father, William F. Jacobs Jr., is an investment banker and her mother, Martina Magenau Jacobs, is an alumni relations officer at Carnegie Mellon University. I listen to that.

[4], Jacobs' first acting role came as Adele Congreve on the television series The Book of Daniel. I had some years of definite frustration. And what are … Gillian Jacobs was born on 19 October 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. Her father, William F. Jacobs Jr., is an investment banker and her mother, Martina Magenau Jacobs, is an alumni relations officer at Carnegie Mellon University. [17], Jacobs directed the 2015 documentary short The Queen of Code about computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral Grace Hopper. Unfortunately, her parents divorced when Gillian was only age two and she grew up under the arms of her mother.

She is best known for her roles as Britta Perry on the NBC comedy series Community (2009–2015) and Mickey Dobbs on the Netflix romantic comedy series Love (2016–2018). Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

[21][22][23][24] She revealed that her father was an addict and that she became fearful of ruining her life the same way, a feeling reinforced in her youth by reading Go Ask Alice, a cautionary tale about a 15-year-old drug addict.

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Jacobs made her acting debut portraying the role of Titania in Pittsburgh Public Theater's stage adaptation of Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' She made her film debut with the 2005 film Building Girl (2005) and debuted on television in 2006 in the role of Adele Congreve in three episodes of the popular series The Book of Daniel (2006). Jacobs is of Irish, Scottish, German, and French heritage. Her film work includes Blackbird (2007), Choke (2008), Gardens of the Night (2008), The Box (2009), Revenge for Jolly! She is an alumnus of Mt. Lebanon High School, Pennsylvania, and Juilliard School, New York.

Made her New York stage debut in 2006 in "Cagelove".

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In 2015, Gillian Jacobs directed a short documentary titled The Queen of Code (2015) about Grace Hopper, a rear admiral in the US Navy and a computer scientist, who ushered in the digital era. Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Gillian MacLaren Jacobs was born in 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. On October 19, 1982, Gillian Maclaren Jacobs was born to William F. Jacobs Jr and Martina Magenau Jacobs in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States of America. [20], Jacobs is a teetotaler, having said that she made a choice while she was young to never drink alcohol or take drugs, after "watching people in my family grapple with addiction".

Lebanon High School, Pennsylvania, and Juilliard School, New York.