Jill Hennessy Bio, Age, Net Worth, Mother, Sister, Parents, Twins, Husband, Movies, TV Shows, Law & Order

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Jill Hennessy Biography and Wiki

Jill Hennessy is a Canadian singer and actress best known for her roles in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Crossing Jordan, and Most Wanted, as well as the independent films Chutney Popcorn and The Acting Class, which she also wrote and co-directed. She has also appeared in RoboCop 3 and Most Wanted, as well as the independent films Chutney Popcorn and The Acting Class, which she also wrote and co-directed.

Jill Hennessy Age

Jill is 53 years old as of 2022. She was born Jillian Noel Hennessy on 25 November in 1968 in Edmonton, Canada.

Jill Hennessy Height

She stands at a height of  5′ 7″ (1.7 m) tall.

Jill Hennessy Ethnicity and Nationality

Hennessy has Irish, French, Swedish, and Italian ancestry, and on her mother’s side, she also has Ukrainian Roma and Austrian ancestry. READ MORE: Breckin Meyer

Jill Hennessy  Family | Parents and Mother

Hennessy was born in Edmonton, Canada, on November 25, 1968, to John Hennessy, a meat salesman and sales/marketing executive whose job required extensive travel and forced the family to relocate frequently. Her mother, a secretary, abandoned the family in 1982, leaving Eleanor, her paternal grandmother, in charge of her daughter in Kitchener, Ontario.

Jill Hennessy  Sibling| Sister|Twin

Jill has an identical twin sister, Jacqueline, who is a magazine writer and TV show host in Canada, and a younger brother, John Paul “J.P.” Hennessy, Jr. On her father’s side.

Jill Hennessy Husband | Married

Hennessy is married to Paolo Mastropietro since 2000. In January 2001, they married for the second time, this time at New York City Hall, with Mayor Rudy Giuliani officiating. Together they have two children, Marco was born in 2003, and Gianni, their second son, was born in 2007.

Jill Hennessy Law & Order

Hennessy was cast as Assistant District Attorney Claire Kincaid in the fourth season episode “Sweeps”, and made her last appearance in the sixth season episode “Aftershock”. of the American police procedural and legal drama television series Law & Order. She also appeared in the Homicide: Life on the Street crossover episode “For God and Country”.

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Jill Hennessy Career

In the 1988 film Dead Ringers, Hennessy and her sister played twin call girls. According to Gillian Anderson, the actress who eventually got the role of Dana Scully on The X-Files, she was considered for the role of Dana Scully. In 1990, she appeared on Broadway in Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story. She played Dr. Marie Lazarus in RoboCop 3 in 1993. Hennessy’s big network break came in 1993, when Dick Wolf cast her as assistant district attorney Claire Kincaid on NBC’s hit crime drama Law & Order. She was on the show for three seasons before leaving in 1996.

She played Lisa in Chutney Popcorn in 1999. In 2000, Hennessy wrote, produced, and co-directed (with Elizabeth Holder) The Acting Class, an independent film mockumentary about the trials and tribulations of a dysfunctional acting class. Her identical twin sister Jacqueline also appeared in the film, as did several of Hennessy’s former Law & Order co-stars. She also played Elsie Douglas in the film Nuremberg. Jackie Kennedy was portrayed by her in the 2001 film Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot. That same year, she played Commander Annette Mulcahy in Steven Seagal’s action film Exit Wounds, playing a car crash victim similar to the one in Law & Order.

She made a cameo appearance in the 2003 film Abby Singer. From 2001 to 2007, she played Jordan Cavanaugh on the television show Crossing Jordan. In the 2007 film Wild Hogs, she played the wife of Tim Allen’s character. She was honored with a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame on June 9, 2007. Hennessy recorded the album Ghost in My Head in Austin, Texas, and it was released in June 2009. She appeared as a guest of the Indigo Girls on a Mountain Stage show in November 2009 and was the focus of her own show later that month. She appeared on the Village Stage of the 2010 Lilith Fair.

In 2010, Hennessy starred in the independent crime thriller Small Town Murder Songs. She also played a veterinarian in the HBO series Luck and appeared in two television commercials for Zaxby’s “Zalads” in 2012 Hennessy appeared in several episodes of Madam Secretary in 2015. Her second album, I Do, was released in October of that year. In 2018, she played the mother of the deceased hacker character Cable McCrory in Michael Weatherly’s Bull. In 2018, she began playing Senator Huntington on the television series Yellowstone.

Jill Hennessy Net Worth

Hennessy has an estimated net worth of $12 million.

Jill Hennessy Movies and TV Shows


♦ 2019 – Crypto
♦ 2019 – Standing Up, Falling Down
♦ 2017 – Don’t Sleep
♦ 2013 – If I Had Wings
♦ 2012 – Dawn Rider
♦ 2011 – Roadie
♦ 2010 – Small Town Murder Songs
♦ 2008 – Lymelife
♦ 2007 – Wild Hogs
♦ 2007 – Game of Life
♦ 2002 – Pipe Dream
♦ 2001 – Exit Wounds
♦ 2000 – The Acting Class
♦ 2000 – Autumn in New York


♦ 2019 – City on a Hill
♦ 2018 – Crawford
♦ 2018 – Yellowstone
♦ 2018 – Bull
♦ 2017 – Shots Fired
♦ 2017 – The Blacklist
♦ 2015 – Madam Secretary
♦ 2014 – The Good Wife
♦ 2013 – Jo
♦ 2012 – Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
♦ 2004–06 – Las Vegas