Betty Gilpin

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Betty Gilpin
Born (1986-07-21) July 21, 1986 (age 32)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Cosmo Pfeil (m. 2016)

Betty Gilpin (born July 21, 1986)[2] is an American actress. She is notable for portraying Doctor Carrie Roman in Showtime's Nurse Jackie,[3][4] and as Debbie "Liberty Belle" Eagan in the Netflix comedy series GLOW, which was inspired by the 1980s female professional wrestling league of the same name.[5] She has also appeared in Law & Order: SVU, Medium, Fringe[6] and Elementary.[7]

She has appeared off-Broadway in productions such as Heartless, I'm Gonna Pray for You So Hard[8] and We Live Here.[9]

She is the daughter of actor Jack Gilpin[10] and actress Ann McDonough.



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Death in Love Young Model
Ghost Town WWII Nurse
2014 Take Care Jodi
2015 True Story Cheryl Frank
2017 Future '38 Banky
2019 Isn't It Romantic Whitney Post-production
Stuber Filming
Grudge Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Amanda Dockerty Episode: "The War at Home"
2008 New Amsterdam Marika Soloway Episode: "Golden Boy"
2008 Fringe Loraine Daisy Episode: "The Same Old Story"
2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Stacey Hayes-Fitzgerald Episode: "Playing Dead"
2009 The Unusuals Abigail Allen / Margo Stanford Episode: "The E.I.D."
2009 Law & Order Paige Regan Episode: "For the Defense"
2010 The Good Wife Molly Episode: "Painkiller"
2010 Past Life Corrine Episode: "Dead Man Talking"
2010 Medium Kim Clement Episode: "Allison Rolen Got Married"
2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Natalie Relais Episode: "Learning Curve"
2013–15 Nurse Jackie Dr. Carrie Roman 34 episodes
2015 The Mysteries of Laura Isabel Van Doren Episode: "The Mystery of the Watery Grave"
2016 Elementary Fiona Helbron 4 episodes
2016 Mercy Street Eliza Foster 2 episodes
2016 Masters of Sex Dr. Nancy Leveau 9 episodes
2017 American Gods Audrey 2 episodes
2017–present GLOW Debbie Eagan Lead role
2018 Robot Chicken Laurie Jupiter / Louisa von Trapp Voice role; episode: "Shall I Visit the Dinosaurs?"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2018 8th Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
24th Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (shared with the ensemble) Nominated
15th Gold Derby Awards Best Comedy Supporting Actress Nominated
Best Breakthrough Performer of the Year Nominated
Best Ensemble of the Year (shared with the ensemble) Nominated
70th Primetime Emmy Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated


  1. ^ Levine, Daniel S. (June 24, 2017). "Betty Gilpin: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know". Retrieved June 28, 2017.
  2. ^ "Betty Gilpin is wrestling her way to stardom". Toledo Blade. June 18, 2017. Retrieved June 28, 2017.
  3. ^ Peterpaul, Robert. "Doctors' Orders: Nurse Jackie's Betty Gilpin Prescribes Her Best Acting Anecdotes". Archived from the original on June 25, 2014. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  4. ^ "Betty Gilpin as Dr. Carrie Roman in Nurse Jackie". Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (August 30, 2016). "'G.L.O.W.': Betty Gilpin To Co-Star In Netflix's 1980s Wrestling Comedy Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 30, 2016.
  6. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (October 5, 2012). "'Nurse Jackie' Admits 'Good Wife' Alum for Season-Long Arc (Exclusive) – The Hollywood Reporter". Retrieved June 3, 2015. Law & Order: SVU
  7. ^ "Elementary: Betty Gilpin cast as Sherlock's love interest –". December 31, 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2016.
  8. ^ Blank, Matthew (January 22, 2015). "PHOTO CALL: I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard, With Reed Birney and Betty Gilpin, Opens Off-Broadway –". Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  9. ^ "Betty Gilpin Theatre Credits". 2015. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  10. ^ Schulman, Michael (February 4, 2015). "The Burden of a Famous Artist Parent". The New Yorker. Missing or empty |url= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)

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