September 20, 2022

Jill Eikenberry Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography 

Jill Eikenberry Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight56 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 21, 1947
Zodiac SignAquarius
Eye ColorBlue

Jill Eikenberry is an American actor, stage artist, voice actor, and producer who is best known for playing Ann Kelsey in the NBC legal drama television series L.A. Law, a role that made her a 5-time Emmy Award and 4-time Golden Globe Award nominee, winning the Golden Globe for “Best Actress in a Drama Series” in 1989. She has also been cast in many other shows like Law & Order, Great PerformancesBody of Proof, Strong Medicine, Hill Street BluesJudging Amy, Batman Beyond, Kane & Abel, ABC Afterschool Special, Numb3rs, The Good Fight, An Inconvenient Woman, and Aaahh!!! Real Monsters. Moreover, Jill Eikenberry’s film credits include Between the Lines, Rush It, Rich Kids, An Unmarried Woman, Butch and Sundance: The Early Days, Hide in Plain SightArthur, Manna from Heaven, The Manhattan Project, L.A. Law: The Movie, Cast the First Stone, Something Borrowed, The Secret Life of Archie’s Wife, Suburban GirlYoung AdultThe Happiest Day of His LifeHumor Me, The Deadliest SeasonThey’ve Killed President Lincoln!A Stoning in Fulham CountyParallel Lives, Without ConsentThe Other Woman, and My Very Best Friend.

Born Name

Jill Susan Eikenberry

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Jill Eikenberry as seen in 1989Jill Eikenberry as seen in 1989
Jill Eikenberry as seen in 1989 (Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

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Born Place

New Haven, Connecticut, United States


She divides her time between –

  • New York, United States
  • Umbria, Italy






Jill Eikenberry enrolled at Barnard College of Columbia University to study Anthropology. However, during her 2nd year of college, she successfully auditioned for the Yale School of Drama and finished her Master of Fine Arts degree.


Actor, Stage Artist, Voice Actor, Producer


  • Siblings – Ken (Brother) (Served as Attorney General for the State of Washington during the mid to late ’80s)


Jill Eikenberry has been signed with Lava Entertainment, Artistic Agency, New York City, New York, United States.

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5 ft 8 in or 173 cm


56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Jill Eikenberry has dated –

  1. Michael Tucker (1973-Present) – She first met actor and author Michael Tucker at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., where they appeared together in The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail (1970) and Moonchildren (1971). The couple married in 1973 and has a son named Max Tucker (b. 1982). She also has a stepdaughter, Alison Tucker (b. 1969), from Michael’s first marriage.

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Distinctive Features

Usually sports short hair

Jill Eikenberry Facts

  1. She grew up in Madison, Wisconsin and St. Joseph and Kansas City, Missouri.
  2. From 1986 to 1994, Jill Eikenberry played the role of Ann Kelsey in the legal drama television series L.A. Law.
  3. In 1994, she made her TV show debut as a voice actor by providing vocals to the character of Merf/Michelle in an episode titled Where Have All the Monsters Gone? of the animated comedy-horror series Aaahh!!! Real Monsters.
  4. Jill Eikenberry is a breast cancer survivor.
  5. She brought to life the character of Marlene Eisenberg in the 2007 romantic comedy film Suburban Girl. The film stars Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alec Baldwin.
  6. Jill Eikenberry appeared as Hedda Gary in the 2011 comedy-drama film Young Adult, starring Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson, and Elizabeth Reaser.
  7. She has been friends with Judith Light and Henry Winkler.
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Featured Image by Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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