Jessalyn Gilsig Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, and Career

Jessalyn Gilsig is an Actress. She has done movies and TV shows like Vikings, Somewhere Slow, Flood, Big Shot, Quest for Camelot, Dating A Sociopath, Angels and Ornaments, Nip/Tuck, Boston Public, Destination: Infestation, Smart Cookies, Glee, XIII: The Conspiracy, Hockey Mom, Chicks with Sticks, Prom Night, Jacknife, The Stepfather, See This Movie, A Cooler Climate, Young Robin Hood, Snoops, The Horse Whisperer, Imaginary Bitches, The Little Flying Bears, Heroes, Spree, The Sentinel, Glee Encore, Haunted, About Fifty, Rescue Dogs, Cognitive, and The Apostles. Apart from these, Jessalyn Gilsig has done many more TV series and movies.

Jessalyn Gilsig

Personal Details

Full Name
Jessalyn Sarah Gilsig
Nick Name Jessalyn Gilsig
Date of Birth November 30, 1971
Age 51 years as of September 2023
Birth Place Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Residence  Newfoundland, Canada
Ethnicity German
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Religion Catholic and Jewish
Nationality Canadian
Profession Actress
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • Harvard University
Education Graduate
Net Worth $3-5 million as per 2023
Marital Status Married
      • TV   : The Little Flying Bears (1990)
      • Film :  Jacknife (1989)

Physical Appearance

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Figure 33-22-33
Height 5’2″inches
Weight 50 Kg

Personal Life (Family, Friends, Boyfriends, Children)

Father Toby Gilsig
Mother Claire Gilsig
Sibling Deborah Gilsig
Boyfriend /Husband Robert Bobby Salomon (married 2005-divorced 2010)
Children’s Penelope Salomon

Early Life, Family, and Relationship

Jessalyn Gilsig was born on 30th of November 1971 and her place of birth is Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The current age of Jessalyn is 51 years and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. The full birth name of Jessalyn Gilsig is Jessalyn Sarah Gilsig. The names of her parents are Claire Gilsig and Toby Gilsig. Her father used to be an engineer and her mother used to be a translator and writer. The name of her sister is Deborah Gilsig,

This actress married Robert Bobby Salomon in the year 2005 and she got divorced in the year 2010. The name of her child is Penelope Salomon. She has studied from McGill University (Montreal, Canada) and has a BA degree in English. She has received training in the field of theatre from American Repertory Theatre’s Institute for Advanced Theatre Training (Harvard University). Jessalyn Gilsig is a German descendant.

Jessalyn Gilsig Mom
Jessalyn Gilsig Mom
Jessalyn Gilsig Sister
Jessalyn Gilsig with her Sister
Jessalyn Gilsig Mom & Daughter
Jessalyn Gilsig with her Mom & Daughter

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Career, Struggle, Turning Point, and Success

Some of the famous roles of Jessalyn Gilsig can be seen in Glee, The Stepfather, Vikings, and Nip/Tuck. Apart from being an actress, Jessalyn Gilsig is a producer and an artist. She is the producer of Somewhere Slow and Cognitive. Her artistic talent can be seen in The Station Agent.

In the year 2013, Jessalyn Gilsig won the Best Narrative Feature Award for Somewhere Slow and in the year 2010, she won Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Award for Glee. She began her career at the age of 12 years with some voice over project. Jessalyn Gilsig has done a lot of work in the field of theatre and she has been a part of various commercials as well.

Movies and Television Shows List:


Year Film Title Worked as
2020 Spree Andrea Archer
2013 Somewhere Slow Anna Thompson
2011 About Fifty Jessica
2009 The Stepfather Julie King
2008 Prom Night Aunt Karen Turner
2007 Flood Sam Morrison
2004 Chicks with Sticks Paula Taymore
2004 See This Movie Annie Nicole
1998 Quest for Camelot Kayley (voice)
1998 The Horse Whisperer Lucy, Annie’s Assistant
1989 Jacknife His Girlfriend


Year TV Series / TV Movies Worked as
2023 1923 Beverly Strafford
2021–2022 Big Shot Holly Barrett
2019 Grand Hotel Roxanne
2019 Cognitive Reverend Wynn
2018 The Sweetheart Samantha
2017–2018 Scandal Vanessa Moss
2015 Evil Men Adela
2015 Vikings: Athelstan’s Journal Siggy
2014 Angels and Ornaments Corrine Nelson
2013–2015 Vikings Siggy Haraldson
2013 The Good Wife Janie Ludwig
2012 Smart Cookies Julie Sterling
2012 Harry’s Law Brianna Marsh
2010 Prenatal Pole Dancing DVD Meeghan
2009–2015 Glee Terri Del Monico, Terri Schuester
2009 Glee: Director’s Cut Pilot Episode Terri Schuester
2008–2009 Imaginary Bitches Jessalyn
2008 The Apostles Christine Rydell
2008 XIII: The Conspiracy Kim Rowland
2008 CSI: NY Jordan Gates
2007–2008 Friday Night Lights Shelley Hayes
2007 Backyards & Bullets Eileen
2007 Destination: Infestation Dr. Carolyn Ross
2006–2008 Heroes Meredith Gordon
2006 Law & Order Angela Burquette
2005 Prison Break Lisa Rix
2005 Fathers and Sons Dianne (uncredited)
2004 NYPD Blue Detective Kelly Ronson
2003–2008 Nip/Tuck Gina Russo
2003 Without a Trace Whitney Ridder
2002 Haunted Elise Martin
2000–2002 Boston Public Lauren Davis
1999 Snoops Agent Suzanne Shivers
1999 The Practice A.D.A. Jennifer Liner
1999 A Cooler Climate Callie
1999 The Sentinel RJ Shannon
1999 Seven Days Carla Boyles
1998 To Have & to Hold Paula
1998 Viper Alyssa
1992 Gulliver’s Travels Folia (voice)
1991–1992 Young Robin Hood Gertrude of Griswald (voice)
1990 The Little Flying Bears Tina (voice)
1989 The Journey Home
1984 Mascarade (voice)

Jessalyn Gilsig Unknown Information

  • Jessalyn is active on Instagram and Twitter. Jessalyn Gilsig’s height is 5 “5”, she has blue eyes and light brown colored hair. Jessalyn is fluent in French language.
  • This actress got American citizenship in the year 2013. Jessalyn Gilsig’s father is a Jewish and her husband Robert was her prom date during high school days.

Jessalyn Gilsig Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, and Career


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