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Jessalyn Gilsig stars in "Glee" on FOX as Terri Schuester.

Jessalyn Gilsig had the distinction of simultaneously starring in two of television's most acclaimed drama series: Golden Globe-winning "Nip/Tuck" and Brett Ratner's breakout drama "Prison Break." On "Nip/Tuck," she portrayed the obsessive, sex-addicted Gina Russo, which helped garner her additional recurring roles on the hit drama "Heroes" as the biological mother of cheerleader Claire Bennet and on "Friday Night Lights." Gilsig most
Jessalyn Gilsig in "Glee"
Jessalyn Gilsig Glee
recently had a recurring role on "CSI: NY."

Gilsig co-starred as a detective in the 12th and final season of the acclaimed ABC drama "NYPD Blue." Previously, she co-starred as the strong-willed social studies teacher Lauren Davis on the FOX drama "Boston Public." David E. Kelley created the character with her in mind. She achieved series regular status on his series, "Snoops" and guest starred on ABC's "The Practice."

Gilsig also has an impressive list of film credits. She appeared in the hit remake of "Prom Night," and once again reunited with the film's director for a remake of the thriller "The Stepfather." She also appeared in "XIII" alongside Val Kilmer and Stephen Dorff. She has also worked with the likes of Robert Redford on "The Horse Whisperer," and appeared as Sally Field's daughter in "A Cooler Climate." Additional film credits include "Chicks with Sticks," "See This Movie" and "Flood."

A Montreal native, Gilsig honed her talents at Harvard University's prestigious American Repertory Theatre and boasts an extensive list of stage credits including in the off-Broadway productions of "Fifth of July," "Gun Shy" and "Mere Mortals."

Gilsig currently resides with her producer husband and toddler daughter in Los Angeles where she enjoys painting when not juggling work. In fact, her works appeared in the acclaimed film "The Station Agent" as the paintings of Patricia Clarkson's character.

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Age: 44 years old
Birthday: November 30, 1971
Height: 5' 3"
Full Name / Real Name: Jessalyn Sarah Gilsig
Birthplace: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Husband: Bobby Salomon (1/1/2005, filed for divorce, 1 child)

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