|Betty Gilpin Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||July 21, 1986|
Betty Gilpin is an Emmy nominated actress renowned for her role in Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Stacey Hayes-Fitzgerald /Amanda Dockerty, Nurse Jackie as Dr. Carrie Roman, The Walker as Roz, Masters of Sex as Dr. Nancy Leveau, and GLOW as Debbie Eagan. She has also appeared in off-Broadway productions like Heartless, I’m Gonna Pray for You So Hard, Good Boys and True, Boys’ Life, and We Live Here. She loves pasta and cannot resist watching the 2003 film, Elf.
Elizabeth Folan Gilpin
New York City, New York, United States
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Betty Gilpin attended Fordham College in New York City and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
- Father – Jack Gilpin (Actor)
- Mother – Ann McDonough (Actress)
Betty Gilpin is managed by Anonymous Content, Talent Management Company, Culver City, California, United States.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Betty Gilpin has dated –
- Cosmo Pfeil (2008-Present) – In 2008, Betty started dating actor Cosmo Pfeil. Betty met Cosmo on the set of The Northern Kingdom. The two have been in a relationship since then. On August 6, 2016, they got married outside of Los Angeles just after her final audition for the TV series.
Race / Ethnicity
Dark Brown (Natural)
She often tends to dye her hair ‘blonde’.
- Wide forehead
- High cheekbone
- Long rounded chin
Best Known For
- Her versatile roles in various TV series including Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Stacey Hayes-Fitzgerald /Amanda Dockerty, Nurse Jackie (2013–2015) as Dr. Carrie Roman, The Walker (2015) as Roz, Masters of Sex (2016) as Dr. Nancy Leveau, and GLOW as Debbie Eagan. She also made special appearances in shows like The Unusuals in 2009 as Abigail Allen /Margo Stanford, The Mysteries of Laura in 2015 as Isabel Van Doren, Elementary in 2016 as Fiona Helbron, Mercy Street in 2016 as Eliza Foster, and American Gods in 2017 as Audrey.
- Portraying different roles in films like Ghost Town (2008), Take Care (2014), True Story (2015), and Future ’38 (2017)
In 2008, she made her theatrical film debut as a young model in the romantic war drama film, Death in Love.
First TV Show
In 2006, she made her first TV show appearance in the crime drama series, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, as Amanda Dockerty.
In 2018, she made her TV show debut as a voice actress by voicing the character of Laurie Jupiter /Louisa von Trapp in the animated comedy series, Robot Chicken.
Betty Gilpin used to work out for an hour following the Bar Method. In case she is busy with her shoots, she follows the DVD instructions to get at least 5 minutes of workout done for the day. She has also worked with trainer Cadence Dubus at Brooklyn Strength in Brooklyn, New York. With her trainer, she used to work out a fusion of Pilates, kettlebells, and physical therapy.
As for her diet, she tries to maintain a clean diet while working on the show. She takes more of greens like green juice and egg-white omelet, cutting down on carbs. Betty has admitted to being a sugar addict and has also revealed that she has to find ways to trick her mind to avoid desserts. She also drinks a lot of water.
Betty Gilpin Favorite Things
- Place For Pizza – Patsy’s Pizza
- Ice Cream Flavor – Haagen Daaz Chocolate Ice Cream
- Person To Follow On Twitter – Zoe Kazan
- Person To Follow On Instagram – Ashley Graham
Betty Gilpin Facts
- She had spent around 10 years of her early career on stage in New York.
- She has also worked in off-Broadway productions like Heartless, I’m Gonna Pray for You So Hard, We Live Here, Good Boys and True, and Boys’ Life.
- The best concert she has ever been to was an NSYNC’s concert during her middle school.
- Her first celebrity crush was Chris O’Donnell in Batman as Robin.
- The sports team she is passionate about is Red Sox.
- She cannot resist watching the film, Elf (2003), if it’s being played on any device.
- The book she would most likely give away as a gift is We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
- The most frequently played song on her mobile phone is It’s Raining Men.
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