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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Claire Kincaid on Law and Order
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Grand River Collegiate, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Full Name at Birth
Jillian Noel Hennessy
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John Paul Hennessy Jr.
Jacqueline Hennessy (twin sister)
Jillian Noel "Jill" Hennessy (born November 25, 1968) is a Canadian actress and musician. She is most known for her roles on the American television series Law & Order, on which she played prosecutor Claire Kincaid for three seasons, and Crossing Jordan, in which she played the lead character, Jordan Cavanaugh, for six seasons. She has also acted in films such as RoboCop 3 and Most Wanted, and the independent films Chutney Popcorn and The Acting Class, the latter of which she also wrote and co-directed.
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Hennessy was born in Edmonton, Alberta. Her father, John Hennessy, was a meat salesman and sales/marketing executive, a job that required considerable travel and resulted in frequent moves for the family. Her mother, Maxine, a secretary, left the family in 1982, leaving her daughter to be partially raised by her paternal grandmother, Eleanor, in Kitchener, Ontario. She has a younger brother, John Paul "J.P." Hennessy, Jr., and an identical twin sister, Jacqueline, who is a magazine writer and TV show host in Canada. Hennessy has Irish, French, Swedish and Italian ancestry on her father's side, and mostly Ukrainian Gypsy, as well as Austrian, ancestry on her mother's. She graduated from Grand River Collegiate Institute in Kitchener, Ontario and used to busk in the Toronto Subway.
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Married||Paolo Mastropietro and Jill Hennessy
have been married since 1st Oct 2000. |||
Paolo Mastropietro and Jill Hennessy have been married for 15 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in 1999 and were married on 1st Oct 2000.
Jill Hennessy has 2 children, Marco (12) and Gianni (8).
Jill Hennessy is a 47 year old Canadian Actress. Born Jillian Noel Hennessy on 25th November, 1968 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and educated at Grand River Collegiate, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, she is famous for Claire Kincaid on Law and Order in a career that spans 1988–present. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Jill Hennessy has been in 3 on-screen matchups, notably with Jerry O'Connell in Crossing Jordan (2001), Charles Mesure in Crossing Jordan (2001) and Tim Allen in Wild Hogs (2007).
Jill Hennessy is a member of the following lists:
Actresses from Edmonton,
Actresses of Italian descent and
Identical twin actresses.
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