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Jill Eikenberry

 
Birth Place:
New Haven, CT, USA
Bio:
Jill Eikenberry is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Ann Kelsey on NBC's long-running hit series "LA Law", which earned her four Emmy nominations, two Golden Globe nominations and a Golden Globe Award. Jill has starred on Broadway in Moonchildren, All Over Town, Summer Brave, Watch on the ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 21, 1947 (75)

Birth Place: New Haven, CT, USA

Bio:
Jill Eikenberry is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Ann Kelsey on NBC's long-running hit series "LA Law", which earned her four Emmy nominations, two Golden Globe nominations and a Golden Globe Award. Jill has starred on Broadway in Moonchildren, All Over Town, Summer Brave, Watch on the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
59 East 59 Off-Broadway Premiere, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group Off-Broadway American Premiere, 2017
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group Production, 2010
Dan's Mother
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival [Return Engagement], 2009
Mother
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2008
Emma Kolowitz
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Miss Fischer
  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Victoria Woodhull
  [Off-Broadway]
1980
Cristina Malcolm
  [Broadway]
1980
Marthe de Brancovis
  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Kate Quin
  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Debbie Wastba [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1975
Madge Owens
  [Broadway]
1974
Sybil Morris
  [Off-Broadway]
1973
Mrs. Diddly/ Dr. Olving/ Performing Choir
  [Broadway]
1972
Kathy

Photos

Jill Eikenberry, Michael Tucker Photo

Jill Eikenberry, Michael Tucker

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Date:
01/16/2020
Mark Blum, Ellen Parker, Mark Linn-Baker, Jill Eikenberry, John Glover, Jodi Long, Ph Photo

Mark Blum, Ellen Parker, Mark Linn-Baker, Jill Eikenberry, John Glover, Jodi Long, Philip Hoffman and Pilar Witherspoon

From: 
Date:
09/23/2019
Mark Linn-Baker, Michael Tucker, Jill Eikenberry and Ellen Parker Photo

Mark Linn-Baker, Michael Tucker, Jill Eikenberry and Ellen Parker

From: 
Date:
09/23/2019
Mark Linn-Baker, Jodi Long, Mark Blum, Jill Eikenberry, John Glover and Ellen Parker Photo

Mark Linn-Baker, Jodi Long, Mark Blum, Jill Eikenberry, John Glover and Ellen Parker

From: 
Date:
09/23/2019
Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker   Photo

Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker

From: 
Date:
09/23/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
59 East 59 Off-Broadway Premiere, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group Off-Broadway American Premiere, 2017
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group Production, 2010
Dan's Mother

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival [Return Engagement], 2009
Mother

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2008
Emma Kolowitz

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Miss Fischer

  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Victoria Woodhull

  [Off-Broadway]
1980
Cristina Malcolm

  [Broadway]
1980
Marthe de Brancovis

  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Kate Quin

  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Debbie Wastba [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1975
Madge Owens

  [Broadway]
1974
Sybil Morris

  [Off-Broadway]
1973
Mrs. Diddly/ Dr. Olving/ Performing Choir

  [Broadway]
1972
Kathy

Jill Eikenberry Biography

Jill Eikenberry is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Ann Kelsey on NBC's long-running hit series "LA Law", which earned her four Emmy nominations, two Golden Globe nominations and a Golden Globe Award.

Jill has starred on Broadway in Moonchildren, All Over Town, Summer Brave, Watch on the Rhine and Onward Victoria. She won an Obie award for her off-Broadway performances in Life Under Water and Lemon Sky. Jill's most recent New York appearances have been in Enter Laughing, the Musical, The Kid, for which she received a Drama Desk Nomination, Jericho, Be A Good Little Widow, and Evening at the Talk House by Wallace Shawn. Last summer Jill appeared in her husband, Michael Tucker's new play Fern Hill at the New Jersey Repertory Company, and the play will be coming to 59 E 59th next September.

Her feature films include Butch and Sundance: The Early Days, Rich Kids, Hide in Plain Sight, Arthur, The Manhattan Project, Something Borrowed and most recently Young Adult in which she played the mother of Charlize Theron.

Jill Eikenberry Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Jill Eikenberry, The Kid
 
Obie Awards - 1986 - Performance Gold Star
Jill Eikenberry, Lemon Sky
 
Obie Awards - 1986 - Performance Gold Star
Jill EikenberryLife Under Water

Jill Eikenberry News

Hollywood Beauty Awards Hosts 7th Annual Awards Show Photo Hollywood Beauty Awards Hosts 7th Annual Awards Show
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 20, 2022

The 7th annual Hollywood Beauty Awards (HBAs), founded by CEO Michele Elyzabeth, took place on Saturday, March 19 at the Taglyan Complex in Los Angeles. The HBAs honor the architects of beauty, recognizing talent in hair, makeup, photography and styling for film, TV, music, the red carpet and editorial. 

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; Capital Productions HELL Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; Capital Productions HELLO, DOLLY! Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; Capital Productions' HEL Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; Capital Productions' HELLO, DOLLY! Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

New Normal Rep to Present F.I.R.E. by Julia Blauvelt Photo New Normal Rep to Present F.I.R.E. by Julia Blauvelt
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2021

NNR - New Normal Rep. will conclude its inaugural season with the world premiere of F.I.R.E. by Julia Blauvelt. Streaming on demand September 30 through October 20.

The Gracie Theatre At Husson University Announces Its Tenth Season Photo The Gracie Theatre At Husson University Announces Its Tenth Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2021

The Gracie Theatre at Husson University will welcome patrons back with a spectacular line-up of performers for its tenth season. This season's offerings include something for everyone.

Final Week to Stream New Normal Rep's LINES IN THE DUST Photo Final Week to Stream New Normal Rep's LINES IN THE DUST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021

NNR - New Normal Rep is continuing its inaugural season with Lines in the Dust, by Pulitzer Prize-nominated and Obie Award-winning playwright Nikkole Salter (In the Continuum, Carnaval).  Streaming on demand now through August 8.

LINES IN THE DUST Starring Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Joyner & Lisa Rosetta Strum to be Pr Photo LINES IN THE DUST Starring Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Joyner & Lisa Rosetta Strum to be Presented by New Normal Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

NNR - New Normal Rep will continue its inaugural season with Lines in the Dust,by Pulitzer Prize-nominated and Obie Award-winning playwright Nikkole Salter (In the Continuum, Carnaval), streaming  on demand July 8 through August 8.

Jimmy Smits, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More to Star in TWO SISTERS AND A PIANO for New No Photo Jimmy Smits, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More to Star in TWO SISTERS AND A PIANO for New Normal Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021

New Normal Rep is continuing with its inaugural season presenting Two Sisters and a Piano, written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony-nominated playwright Nilo Cruz (Anna in the Tropics). Streaming  on demand April 21 - May 23.

Jill Eikenberry to Star in Virtual Production of JERICHO Directed by Marsha Mason Photo Jill Eikenberry to Star in Virtual Production of JERICHO Directed by Marsha Mason
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2021

New Normal Rep is launching this week with its inaugural  production: Jericho by Jack Canfora. Directed byfour-time Academy Award nominee Marsha Mason (The Goodbye Girl, Chapter Two) and featuring Golden Globe and Obie Award winner, and Emmy nominee Jill Eikenberry (Uncommon Women and Others, 'LA Law'). Jericho will be streamed March 4 - April 4. 

New Streaming Theater Company New Normal Rep Announced, Featuring Inaugural Four Play Photo New Streaming Theater Company New Normal Rep Announced, Featuring Inaugural Four Play Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021

New Normal Rep, a new streaming theater company dedicated to producing reflective and inclusive plays, has announced its inaugural four play season featuring works by playwrights Julia Blauvelt (Airline Disaster, Youthful Journeys of the World), Jack Canfora (Fellow Travelers, Jericho, and Poetic License), and more.

Jill Eikenberry Videos

VIDEO: MTC Presents The Out of Work Actors' Cooking Show with Jill Eikenberry and Mic VideoVIDEO: MTC Presents The Out of Work Actors' Cooking Show with Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2020

Welcome to The Out of Work Actors' Cooking Show! Today, hosts Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker lead you through a simple recipe for roasted vegetables and Spaghetti Alla Bagna Cauda. What does it mean, you ask? Let's find out!

STAGE TUBE: Get to Know Jill Eikenberry, Heading to Feinstein's/54 Below with SONGS I'VE SUNG; Plus Preview!
by Stage Tube - Dec 15, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Golden Globe Award-winner Jill Eikenberry on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 7:00pm. Best known for her starring role on the NBC drama L.A. Law and Obie Award-winning turns in the plays Lemon Sky and Life Under Water is making her Feinstein's/54 Below debut in her brand new concert, 'Songs I've Sung.' Get to know this multi-talented artist in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Teaser Trailer for ONWARD VICTORIA Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Released
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2016

A one-night-only concert reading of ONWARD VICTORIA will be presented at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, July 19th at 7:00pm, featuring Lenny Wolpe, Bethe Austin, Branch Fields and more. The short-lived musical chronicles the first female candidate for President of the United States. A teaser trailer for the concert has been released. Check it out below!

VIDEO: Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker Star in THE SMALL TIME Web Series - Watch the Pilot!
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Five-time Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Jill Eikenberry joins her husband, Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Michael Tucker back on the small screen in THE SMALL TIME an original web series premiering on Vimeo. The couple is best known for playing married attorneys on LA LAW. Check out the pilot below!

VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 12 - Never Before Seen Jill Eikenberry & Michael Tucker - PROMISES, PROMISES!
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Dec 24, 2014

We did it! Welcome to Day #12 of BroadwayWorld's 12 Days Of Christmas 'video' features. It has been really fun being your 'Guest Editor' for these 12 days and today, on this Christmas Eve, we, once again, have something really special for you, which had us, yet again, digging into the VAULTS.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at The Directors Company's JERICHO at 59E59
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2013

JERICHO59E59 Theaters welcomes the return of The Directors Company with the New York premiere of JERICHO, written by Jack Canfora and directed by Evan Bergman. JERICHO began performances on Friday, October 4 for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 3, 2013. Click below for a sneak peek at the show!

BWW TV: NBC's 'The Office' Star Melora Hardin Sings in LA
by James Sims - Jan 3, 2008

BroadwayWorld's own James Sims sat in on NBC's 'The Office' Star Melora Hardin's rehearsal before catching up with the actress to talk about her singing background, working with Alexander and how she juggles film and television roles with motherhood and song-writing...

BWW TV: Broadway Beat - Julie; Liza; Tucker & Eikenberry!
by Broadway Beat - Feb 3, 2007

First BroadwayWorld.com and BroadwayWorld.TV went supersized. Now, BroadwayWorld continues to pioneer and utilize the latest in web technologies to bring its visitors as close to theatrical magic as possible with MEGASIZED videos. Catch the latest episode of Broadway Beat featuring Julie Andrews at Kid's Night on Broadway, Liza singing 'New York, New York' and a special feature with Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry - all MEGASIZED!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat - BroadwayWorld.com On Ice!
by Broadway Beat - Dec 22, 2006

We are very pleased to present this week's episode featuring some of the highlights from our special sold-out concert held at Joe's Pub on December 10th benefiting BC/EFA. Catch highlights of performances by Jill O'Hara, Michael Tucker, Jill Eikenberry, The Four Plaids, Michael Arden, Christine Pedi and more. Happy Holidays!


Jill Eikenberry Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jill Eikenberry been in?
Jill Eikenberry has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Jill Eikenberry been in?
Jill Eikenberry has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jill Eikenberry been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Kid Performance (Obie Awards) for Lemon Sky and Performance (Obie Awards) for Life Under Water .

What awards has Jill Eikenberry won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for Lemon Skyand Performance (Obie Awards) for Life Under Water.