Gillian Jacobs

as Britta

Gillian Jacobs stars as Britta, the 28-year-old dropout with something to prove, in the comedy series Community.

Jacobs was most recently seen in Richard Kelly's film The Box, starring Cameron Diaz and Frank Langella. Other film credits include Choke, starring Sam Rockwell and Angelica Houston and the lead in Damian Harris’s Gardens of the Night, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. Jacobs can also be seen in the films Coach directed by Will Frears, Watching TV with the Red Chinese, NoNames and Helena from the Wedding.

On the small screen, she has appeared in Fringe, Law and Order: Criminal Intent and Royal Pains. Jacobs can also be seen in the drama series The Good Wife and had a recurring role in The Book of Daniel.

Her theater credits include The Little Flower of East Orange at the Public Theater, which was directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman. She also starred in A Feminine Ending off-Broadway at Playwright’s Horizons with Marsha Mason.

Jacobs is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is a graduate of the Juilliard School's Drama Division.

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Birthday: October 19
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