Jill Eikenberry

TV Actress

Jill Eikenberry was born in New Haven, Connecticut, United States on January 21st, 1947 and is the TV Actress. At the age of 77, Jill Eikenberry biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, TV shows, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 21, 1947
United States
Place of Birth
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
77 years old
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Actor, Film Actor, Stage Actor, Television Actor
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Columbia University, Yale University (MFA)
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Michael Tucker, ​ ​(m. 1973)​
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Jill Eikenberry Life

Jill Susan Eikenberry (born January 21, 1947) is an American film, stage, and television actress.

Ann Kelsey, a five-time Emmy Award-winning actress and four-time Golden Globe Award nominee, is known for her role as an advocate in a Drama Series in 1989.

In 1986, she received an Obie Award for her Off-Broadway performances Lemon Sky and Life Under Water, and she was nominated for a 2011 Drama Desk Award for the Off-Broadway musical The Kid.

Hide in Plain Sight (1980), Arthur (1981), and The Manhattan Project (1986) were among her film appearances.


Jill Eikenberry Career

Life and career

Eikenberry was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and was raised in Madison, Wisconsin, St. Joseph, and Kansas City, Missouri. She began studying Anthropology at Barnard College of Columbia University but was accepted into Yale School of Drama in her second year.

She met Michael Tucker at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., where the two children appeared in The Night Thoreau Spence (1970) and Moonchildren (1971), the latter of which went to Broadway in 1972. She married Tucker in 1973 and the couple married in New York City. Max Tucker, her son, and Allison Tucker, a stepdaughter (by Michael's first marriage).

She was only a minor actress in the television film They've Killed President Lincoln (1971), but it was her first appearance in film. Between the Lines (1977), directed by Joan Micklin Silver, was one of her early feature films. She and Michael Tucker appeared in Lina Wertmüller's 1978 film A Night Full of Rain, and she appeared in An Unmarried Women starring Jill Clayburgh the same year.

Eikenberry's primary concern during the 1970s was theater. She made her Broadway debut in 1974 in All Over Town and then appeared off-Broadway in Uncommon Women and Others, which was later filmed for American public television. Onward Victoria (1980), she appeared in Onward Victoria (1980), which closed on opening night.

Arthur (1981), Dudley Moore's film debut, was among several television films to her credit, as well as a major film triumph. She and Michael Tucker achieved significant success in 1986 by both securing major roles in the hit television show L.A. Law. The actors were brought to life by producer Steven Bochco, who had been captivated by the pair when they were used for two episodes on his earlier hit Hill Street Blues. Eikenberry received five Primetime Emmy Awards and four Gold Globe Awards for Best Actress – Television Series Drama, winning in 1989. Jill and Michael were moving to Hollywood at this time, and it was during this time that Jill discovered she had breast cancer, which was successfully treated over the next two years.

The event was significant in her life. Destined to Live, a 1990 film starring cancer survivors like herself, including Nancy Reagan, produced by Lisa Reagan. She has been a campaigner for breast cancer research and early detection.

Eikenberry continued to appear in television shows over the next decade, as well as continuing her work on L.A. law. Jill and Michael produced a number of television films as vehicles in which they appeared together, with the financial gain from their L.A. law work. They include Assault and Matrimony (1987), The Unconvention of Archie's Wife (1990), A Town Torn Apart (1992) and Gone in a Heartbeat (1996).

Since the 1994-1995 Los Angeles law's operation came to an end, her film and television appearances have been sporadic. In which she appeared with Cloris Leachman and Shirley Jones, one of her most recent appearances was in the comedy Manna from Heaven (2003).

She has performed on stage and in films, and in recent years, she and her husband have written a number of songs together. They now live in New York and Umbria.

In Big Sur, California, artist Emile Norman, Eikenberry and Tucker purchased property from him to become his neighbors. They created Emile Norman: By His Own Design, a 2008 PBS film about becoming friends with him.

In 2008, an Eikenberry guest appeared on Numb3rs, as well as Body of Proof (Episode: "Broken Home") in 2011. In films Suburban Girl (2007), Something Borrowed (2011), and Young Adult (2011), she appeared mothers on lead characters. Eikenberry co-starred in The M Spot, a play written by Tucker and premiered at the New Jersey Repertory Company in March, 2015.

Eikenberry returned to Ann Kelsey's role in the ABC revival pilot of L.A. law in 2022.