Jill Hennessy Bio - Biography

Name Jill Hennessy
Height 5'8
Naionality Canadain
Date of Birth 25 November 1968
Place of Birth Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Famous for
Hennessy and her sister played twin call girls in 1988's Dead Ringers. She was short-listed for the role of Dana Scully, on The X-Files. Hennessy is famous for playing Claire Kincaid on Law & Order (1993 – 1996) and the lead role as Jordan Cavanaugh on Crossing Jordan. In 2000, Hennessy wrote, produced, and co-directed an independent film called The Acting Class. Inspired by a true story, the comedic faux documentary looks at the trials and tribulations of a dysfunctional acting class. The film co-starred her sister, and included cameos by a number of Hennessy's former Law & Order co-stars. In 2001 she portrayed Jackie Kennedy in the film Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot. She also appeared on Broadway in the musical Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story in 1990.

Most recently, she portrayed Tim Allen's wife in the 2007 movie Wild Hogs.

On March 6, 2007, it was announced that she would receive a star on Canada's Walk of Fame.

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