Morrison Was Born In Chicago Illinois And Raised In Arlington Heights Illinois

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As of November 2011, she has a lead role in the ABC adventure fantasy television series Once Upon a Time as Emma Swan. Morrison was born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Her father, David L. Morrison, is a retired music teacher who was named Teacher of the Year by the Illinois State Board of Education in 2003. in May 1992, she was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated for Kids with basketball star Michael Jordan. Morrison is also one of the producers that found Glee during its early draft and brought it to attention of writer Ryan Murphy, who with Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, adapted it into a television series.

Jennifer Morrison’s First Leading Role Came In The 2000 Film Urban Legends Final

Jennifer Morrison
Jennifer Morrison
Jennifer Morrison
Jennifer Morrison
Jennifer Morrison
Jennifer Morrison


Jennifer Marie Morrison (born April 12, 1979) is an American actress, model and film producer. She is best known for her role as Dr. Allison Cameron in House, whom she played for six years, and also as Zoey Pierson in the sixth season of How I Met Your Mother. Her father, David L. Morrison, is a retired music teacher who was named Teacher of the Year by the Illinois State Board of Education in 2003. Morrison is the eldest of three children with a sister Julia and a brother Daniel. Morrison started her career as a child model, appearing in print advertisements for JCPenney and Montgomery Ward and commercials for Rice Krispies and Mondo. She made her film debut at the age of fifteen as the daughter of Richard Gere and Sharon Stone in the 1994 film, Intersection, and later appeared as Samantha in Stir of Echoes with Kevin Bacon in 1999. Her first leading role came in the 2000 film Urban Legends: Final Cut, and she has since gone on to appear in films including Grind with Adam Brody, Surviving Christmas with Ben Affleck and James Gandolfini, and Mr. & Mrs. Smith with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in 2003, 2004 and 2005, respectively.

In 2009 Morrison Returned To The Big Screen Appearing In The Opening

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Morrison graduated from Prospect High School in 1997, where her parents also worked. She studied with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and television. in 2009, Morrison returned to the big screen, appearing in the opening scene of J. J. Abrams’ Star Trek reboot as James T. Kirk’s mother, Winona. After her contract on House was not renewed, it was announced on December 17, 2009 that Morrison had garnered the role of Kate Keller, Helen Keller’s mother, in the Broadway-bound revival of The Miracle Worker. She will play the role of Faith, a single mother-turned-fugitive who embarks on a bloody killing spree across Texas with her daughter in tow. in addition, she has joined the cast of CBS’s How I Met Your Mother as recurring character Zoey Pierson, a mischievous architecture nerd and love interest of main character Ted Mosby, and “the biggest female character we’ve maybe ever added to the show in Ted’s life”, according to executive producer Craig Thomas. in September 2011, Morrison will have a starring role in ABC’s Once Upon a Time. They started dating in July 2004.