Gillian Jacobs

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Gillian Jacobs (born October 20, 1982) is an American film, theatre and television actress, best known for her role as Britta Perry on the NBC comedy series Community. Jacobs was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her mother, Martina Magenau Jacobs, was a Carnegie Mellon University director of alumni relations at the Heinz College. Her father, William F. Jacobs Jr., was an investment banker.She was raised in the Pittsburgh suburb of Mt. Lebanon. She is of French, German, Irish, and Scottish descent. Her family owned the Jackson Koehler Eagle Brewery, established in 1847 in Erie, Pennsylvania, where her grandfather, John Martin Magenau Jr., served as President and CEO until its closure in 1978. Jacobs began studying acting at the age of eight, and attended acting classes on Saturdays at the Pittsburgh Playhouse while growing up.She performed with the Pittsburgh Public Theater, where she was a perennial contender in the Public's Shakespeare Monologue Contest, leading her to be cast as Titania in its production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. After graduating from Mt. Lebanon High School in 2000, Jacobs moved to New York City, New York to attend the Juilliard School, where she was a member of the Drama Division's Group 33. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2004.

Most Popular Gillian Jacobs Trailers

Total trailers found: 35

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Trailer (2013)

14 March 2013

After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene.

Choke Trailer (2008)

26 September 2008

A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.

The Box Trailer (2009)

17 September 2009

Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences.

Hot Tub Time Machine 2 Trailer (2015)

20 February 2015

When Lou, who has become the "father of the Internet," is shot by an unknown assailant, Jacob and Nick fire up the time machine again to save their friend.

Black or White Trailer (2014)

06 September 2014

A grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter, whom he helped raise her entire life.

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Trailer (2012)

22 June 2012

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart.

Walk of Shame Trailer (2014)

02 May 2014

A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.

Solitary Man Trailer (2009)

07 September 2009

A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.

Gardens of the Night Trailer (2008)

21 November 2008

After being abducted as children, and suffering years of abuse, a teenage boy and girl find themselves living on the street.

Don't Think Twice Trailer (2016)

22 July 2016

An improv group deals with several crises, including the loss of their lease and one member hitting the big time.

Visions Trailer (2015)

28 August 2015

After moving to a vineyard with her family, a pregnant woman experiences horrifying visions.

Bad Milo Trailer (2013)

28 August 2013

A horror comedy centered on a guy who learns that his unusual stomach problems are being caused by a demon living in his intestines.

Revenge for Jolly! Trailer (2012)

17 July 2012

Harry (Brian Petsos) is having a very, very bad day. He returns home from an all-night drinking binge with his cousin Cecil (Oscar Issac), to discover that his little dog Jolly.

The Lookalike Trailer (2014)

11 July 2014

Two crooks looking out for a drug lord's love interest scramble to find a look-alike after she dies unexpectedly.

Brother Nature Trailer (2016)

09 September 2016

Roger (Taran Killam), a straight-laced politician has big plans to propose to his dream girl (Gillian Jacobs) at her family's lake house.

Coach Trailer (2010)

13 June 2010

A slacker trust-fund type finds the motivation to pick up a job as the coach of middle school soccerm

Blackbird Trailer (2007)

12 March 2007

In 1990s New York City, teen runaway Froggy is caught in the throes of heroin addiction as she falls in love with a fellow junky, war veteran Baylis.

Harmontown Trailer (2014)

08 March 2014

A comedic, brutally honest documentary following self-destructive TV writer Dan Harmon (NBC's Community) as he takes his live podcast on a national tour.

Helena from the Wedding Trailer (2010)

12 November 2010

Newlyweds Alex and Alice host a New Year's Eve party for their closest friends at a remote cabin in the mountains.

Adventures in the Sin Bin Trailer (2012)

08 June 2012

Brian is a private school student who routinely lends his van out so fellow students can have sex in it.

Dean Trailer (2017)

02 June 2017

A freelance illustrator in New York suffers a quarter-life crisis and leaves his home for the west coast.

The Big Ask Trailer (2014)

30 May 2014

The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother.

No Way Jose Trailer (2015)

06 June 2015

Jose Stern, an erstwhile indie-rocker relegated to playing children's birthday parties, is on the verge of turning 40 and at a crossroads in his life.

Life Partners Trailer (2014)

05 December 2014

A 29-year-old lawyer and her lesbian best friend experience a dramatic shift in their longtime bondp

Lemon Trailer (2017)

22 January 2017

A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his blind girlfriend.

Made in Cleveland Trailer (2013)

21 June 2013

Tale of life, love and the pursuit of happiness... in Cleveland. Nine vignettes about love: an old war hero defends the honor and memory of a long-lost love; a man's past comes to light in the midst of a perfect date; a recently separated paramedic gets more than he bargains for when he is thrust in the middle of a domestic dispute; a desperate man employs his friends in an elaborate scheme to meet the girl of his dreams, a recovering sex addict returns home to start a new life.

Let Go Trailer (2011)

25 October 2011

Walter Dishman, a married and melancholy parole officer, deals with three eccentric ex-convicts who have been placed under his supervision.

Long Live the Royals Trailer (2015)

30 November 2015

Long Live the Royals follows a fictional British Royal Family—King Rufus and Queen Eleanor and their children Peter, Rosalind, Eddy, and Alex—as they honor the annual Yule Hare Festival.

Toes Trailer (2014)

25 September 2014

Detective Miller (M. Emmet Walsh) confronts toe removal specialist Dr. Stork (Bob Odenkirk) about some troubling inconsistencies with a medical waste investigation.

NoNAMES Trailer (2010)

10 March 2010

About a tight group of friends living in a small, forgotten, Wisconsin town. The story revolves around Kevin and his fight to find a new life for himself after 30 years of going nowhere.

It's Not You, It's Me Trailer (2013)

10 March 2013

A young woman's relationship takes a dark turn when every sound her boyfriend makes starts to annoy her.

The Queen of Code Trailer (2015)

21 January 2015

Grace Hopper dedicated her life to bringing computers to the masses, when most supposed the technology was only useful for scientists and the military.

Crush Trailer (2013)

25 October 2013

Watching TV With the Red Chinese Trailer (2011)

02 December 2011

In New York City in 1980, Dexter Mitchell plays half-willing big brother to his neighbors, a trio of exchange students from the People's Republic of China.

Building Girl Trailer (2005)

01 January 2005

Meet Colin Vesti, an aspiring writer working as a book publisher's gopher. Colin's life is jolted when his best friend Nick, and his dad/roommate arrange for a not-so-romantic dinner for four with Katie Evans, the gorgeous artist who has just moved in down the hall.