Date of Birth: August 9, 1976
Place of Birth: Columbia, Missouri, USA
Marital Status: Married; Christopher Gavigan
Children: Luke (2007)
Height: 5′ 5″
Can currently be seen on: Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
Jessica was born in Columbia, Missouri where her parents were students at the University of Missouri. The family moved to New York City so her mother, actress Kate Capshaw, pursued modeling. Her parents divorced when Jessica was 3, her mom moved to acting and later married director Steven Spielberg. Jessica graduated from Brown University in 1998 with a degree in English. She moved to London and took drama classes at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. Jessica has appeared in a few movies, but has had more success in television. She has had recurring roles in the tv shows “Odd Man Out” (1999-2000), “The Practice” (2002-2004) and “The L Word” (2007). In 2009 she secured the role as series regular Dr. Arizona Robbins on ABC’s hugely successful medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy”.