Gillian MacLaren Jacobs (born October 19, 1982) is an American actress best known for co-starring in the TV sitcom Community as anarchist cat owner Britta Perry. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania and was raised in the nearby suburb of Mt. Lebanon. She is of Irish, German, and French ancestry. She studied at Juliard in New York City and as you can guess it's turned out pretty well for her.
- Community (200915) as Britta Perry
- Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012) as Katie
- The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013) as Miranda
- Monsters vs. Aliens (201314) as Sta'abi (voice)
- Life Partners (2014) as Paige
- Black or White (2014) as Fay
- Girls (2015) as Mimi-Rose Howard
- Love (201618) as Mickey
- Justice League Action (2017) as Roxie Rockets
- Magic Camp (2018) as Christina Darkwood
This actress provides examples of:
- Nerd Glasses: She had an especially nerdy pair of glasses when she was young◊. And her character Britta on Community sometimes has some of her own.◊
- Older Than They Look: She's in her thirties, but could easily pass for a 20-something.
- The Teetotaler
- Unkempt Beauty: Confesses that she hates wearing makeup. Not that she needs it.
- Workaholic: Has admitted to being this with acting. Outside of Community, she has a considerably large independent filmography.