Gillian MacLaren Jacobs (born October 19, 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) 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.
- The film version of Choke as Cherry Daiquiri aka Beth
- 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)
- American Dad! (2014) as Christie
- Life Partners (2014) as Paige
- Black or White (2014) as Fay
- Girls (2015) as Mimi-Rose Howard
- Adventure Time (2015) as Margles
- Love (201618) as Mickey
- Don't Think Twice (2016) as Samantha
- Dr. Ken (2017) as Erin
- Regular Show (2017) as Blu-Ray/Computer V.O.
- Justice League Action (2017) as Roxie Rockets
- Rick and Morty (2017) as Supernova
- Magic Camp (2018) as Christina Darkwood
- Angie Tribeca (2018) as Becky Bunnker
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: She swore off drugs and alcohol due to her father being an addict, not wanting to have the same problem.
- Unkempt Beauty: She confesses that she hates wearing makeup. Not that she needs it.
- Workaholic: She's admitted to being this with acting. Outside of Community, she has a considerably large independent filmography.