Gillian Jacobs has amassed many notable acting credits in both film and television since she graduated from Juilliard School in 2004.
Gillian Jacobs on Different Acting Styles and How John Malkovich Helped Her Through a Difficult Scene
Gillian Jacobs highlights a moment working with Academy Award nominated actor John Malkovich, who has a different acting style than she does.
For all the likable characters Gillian Jacobs has portrayed, she admits it’s “fun challenge” to portray a character that isn’t so likeable.
Gillian Jacobs: “I’m not a rule-breaker, so for a long time I wondered why people cast me in these parts”
Jacobs talks about her rough experience as a student at Juilliard, how Community rekindled her love for acting, and how she’s completely different than her character on Love.
“I wanted to challenge myself again. I wanted the rigor of having to be word perfect, of not being able to pull the panic button and say ‘Cut!'” – Gillian Jacobs
“I had never done television when I walked onto set to film the pilot” – Gillian Jacobs on ‘Community’
Gillian Jacobs vibrant presence has been noted by audiences in the film, stage, and television mediums.
Gillian Jacobs had to forget her inhibitions for her cameo in the new indie Seeking a Friend at the End of the World. The actress, who also plays Britta on NBC’s Community, plays a waitress who becomes involved in a end-of-the-world kissing fest… ok, orgy.
Gillian on Britta: “There are still parts of her that are a mystery to me and I always like when we get to peel back the onion a little bit more”
“I feel like it’s grad school for me and I’ve learned so much working on this show.”