Peri Gilpin

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AmericanBorn Peri Kay Oldham

American actress

Born on May 27, 1961 in Waco, Texas , United States (63 years)

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Peri Gilpin (born Peri Kay Oldham; May 27, 1961) is an American actress who portrayed Roz Doyle in the NBC sitcom Frasier and Kim Keeler in the ABC Family drama series Make It or Break It.

...   Peri Gilpin (born Peri Kay Oldham; May 27, 1961) is an American actress who portrayed Roz Doyle in the NBC sitcom Frasier and Kim Keeler in the ABC Family drama series Make It or Break It.


Career
Gilpin appeared on the TV series Cheers, playing Holly Matheson in the 21st episode of the 11th season, which aired in April 1993.
From 1993 until 2004, Gilpin played Roz Doyle in the television series Frasier, a spin-off of Cheers, starring Kelsey Grammer as Frasier Crane, the role he had played on Cheers since 1984. She was given the role after being one of over 300 other actresses who answered the casting call. Gilpin’s fellow finalist for the role was Lisa Kudrow. Along with the principal cast, Gilpin won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in 1999.
In 2009, Gilpin appeared in the ABC Family drama Make It or Break It, for which she received a Gracie Award in the category of "Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Drama Series".
Gilpin and Frasier co-star Jane Leeves ran a production company, Bristol Cities (named from the cockney rhyming slang), whose projects included a Fox network pilot titled Minister of Divine, an American remake of the British sitcom The Vicar of Dibley with Kirstie Alley (another Cheers regular) in a starring role. Gilpin is the voice artist for the character Jane Proudfoot in Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within. She provided the voices of Desiree in the Nickelodeon animated television series Danny Phantom, Volcana in Superman: The Animated Series and Justice League, Hecate in Hercules, and Kate Corrigan in the Hellboy animated films. Gilpin also did voice work for several Wells Fargo and Johnsonville Meats TV commercials.
Gilpin has appeared on the television series Medium and Desperate Housewives. She has a supporting role on the television series Make It or Break It and has appeared on Law & Order: Criminal Intent. She also starred alongside Teri Polo in the Lifetime film For the Love of a Child. In 2012, Gilpin guest-starred with another Cheers alum, Ted Danson, in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She had a recurring role in Men at Work on TBS as editor of Full Steam magazine. In the second season of Scorpion, she was introduced as Katherine Cooper, a team superior in homeland security.
In 2023, Gilpin reprised her role as Roz Doyle; she had a guest appearance in the season one finale of Paramount+’s reboot of the Frasier series.


Personal life
In 1997, Gilpin's mother died of leiomyosarcoma. Gilpin has led efforts supporting cancer research awareness since the time her mother was diagnosed with the disease.
On July 31, 1999, Gilpin married painter Christian Vincent. They have twins who were born to a surrogate mother on May 7, 2004.
On July 29, 2023, at the age of 56, Gilpin's brother, Marc Gilpin, died from complications related to a glioblastoma brain tumor. He had been a child star who had appeared most notably in Jaws 2 (1978), as well as other movies and television shows.
Jane Leeves, Gilpin's co-star on Frasier, is her neighbor and close friend.


Filmography


Film


Television


References


External links
Peri Gilpin at IMDb
Peri Gilpin Interview with Ability Magazine
Peri Gilpin at Allmovie



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