Gillian MacLaren Jacobs is an American actress and director. Her work includes roles on the NBC sitcom Community and the Netflix romantic comedy series Love. She also has a role in the Amazon animated series Invincible. Her career has continued to grow and she currently has several projects in the works.
Gillian Jacobs’ career started at an early age, when she joined community theater. She later went on to study at Julliard, one of the world’s most prestigious performing arts schools. In addition to her many roles in television, Jacobs has also appeared in movies. Her career has taken her all over the world, from the world of TV to the world of theatre.
The recent success of “Minx” has only continued her successful career. HBO recently renewed her show for a second season. She has appeared in films such as Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, which has also been a success. Additionally, Jacobs has co-directed her own feature film, The Seven Faces of Jane, which will be released this month.
Jacobs is a fan of British comedy. Her early years were marked by isolation and social awkwardness. As an only child, she had no friends. But her mother enrolled her in acting classes. This helped her make friends and establish a strong sense of self. Jacobs has remained a non-drinker.
Aside from playing the role of a hipster on the hit Netflix series Love, Jacobs starred on NBC’s Community. Her subsequent role on Love was an ensemble role alongside Donald Glover and Joel McHale. She also starred in Judd Apatow’s Love.
Another movie starring Jacobs is I Used to Go Here, a comedy directed by Kris Rey. In the film, she plays an accomplished writer who has recently split from her fiance. A new opportunity presents itself for her to reconnect with her old haunts. Aside from the new movie, Jacobs also appeared in the comic book series “Invincible” in mid-May.
Gillian Jacobs’ mother gave her the nickname “Bubby” after former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Bubby Brister. The actress is a teetotaler and a published writer for the Lenny Letter. Jacobs has a background in acting as a theatre actress. She also starred in the off-Broadway musical “A Feminine Ending.”