July 21, 1986 (37)
Betty Gilpin is an American actress, noted prominently for her compelling role in the television series ‘Nurse Jackie’ and Netflix’s ‘GLOW.’
Originally gaining recognition through her stint on ‘Nurse Jackie,’ Betty Gilpin moved on to amass a significant portfolio of roles that span various genres in film and television. In ‘GLOW,’ Gilpin’s performance as Debbie “Liberty Belle” Eagan struck a chord with audiences, winning her critical acclaim for her nuanced portrayal of the character. Her film work includes notable roles in ‘Stuber’ and ‘The Hunt,’ where she deftly balances comedic and dramatic moments, showcasing her ability to captivate audiences on both the big and small screens.
Throughout her career, Gilpin has had the privilege of working alongside a host of distinguished artists, enhancing her performances and shaping her journey in the industry. She starred opposite Alison Brie in ‘GLOW,’ a collaboration that produced memorable on-screen chemistry. Other significant collaborations include sharing the screen with Dave Bautista in ‘Stuber’ and Hilary Swank in ‘The Hunt.’ In ‘American Gods,’ she acted alongside a powerhouse cast including Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, and Emily Browning. Her time on ‘Nurse Jackie’ saw her work closely with Edie Falco and Merritt Wever. Moreover, in the realm of theater, Gilpin has shared the stage with actors like Cynthia Nixon and Ethan Hawke.
Gilpin’s performances have not gone unnoticed by industry bodies, garnering her recognition in the form of esteemed awards and distinctions. Among these, her work in ‘GLOW’ received three consecutive Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, highlighting her remarkable talent and consistency. She was also bestowed with the Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical for her role in ‘GLOW.’