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June 22, 1980
Stephanie Chaves-Jacobsen (born 1980), also known as "Stephany", is a Hong Kong-born Australian actress.
Early life and education
Jacobsen was born in Hong Kong. Her family moved to Australia when she was twelve years old. Jacobsen's father was half-Chinese, a quarter-English and a quarter-Norwegian, and her mother's family is of Portuguese and Asian descent, hailing from the former Portuguese colony of Macau.
Jacobsen began her career in the SBS comedy series Pizza. She later appeared in the Australian soap opera Home and Away, playing Charlotte Adams from 2001 to 2002, and in the Australian science fiction series Farscape, as well as a number of TV commercials.
In 2007, Jacobsen landed the role of Kendra Shaw in Battlestar Galactica: Razor, a between-seasons television film of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica television series. She also played Sam Tyler's future girlfriend in the original pilot of the American television show Life on Mars.
In 2010, she acted in the science fiction film Quantum Apocalypse. And in 2011, Jacobsen made a cameo appearance in the Two and a Half Men episode "People Who Love Peepholes" as Charlie's former girl friend, Penelope.
In 2012, she appeared in the 2012 detective thriller film Alex Cross (as played by Tyler Perry), as the beautiful businesswoman Fan Yau Lee, who becomes the first victim of the antagonist Picasso (Matthew Fox). Loosely based on the novel Cross by James Patterson, the film was the third installment of the Alex Cross film series and a reboot of said series.
|2007||Battlestar Galactica: Razor||Kendra Shaw||Television film|
|2009||The Devil's Tomb||Yoshi||Direct-to-video|
|2010||Quantum Apocalypse||Lynne||Television film|
|2011||Three Inches||Watts||Television film|
|2012||Alex Cross||Fan Yau|
|2014||House of Secrets||Alison||Television film|
|2018||Occupation||Amelia Chambers||Television Film
Credited as Stephany Jacobsen
|2001–2002||Home and Away||Charlotte Adams||Role held: 10 September 2001 – 3 September 2002|
|2001||Farscape||Nurse Froy||Episode: "Incubator"|
|2005–2006||headLand||Li-Liu Tan||10 episodes|
|2008–2009||Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles||Jesse Flores||10 episodes|
|2009–2010||Melrose Place||Lauren Yung||Main cast; 18 episodes|
|2011||Two and a Half Men||Penelope||Episode: "People Who Love Peepholes"|
|2013||Hawaii Five-0||Amy Davidson||Episode: "Hana I WaʻIa"|
|2014||Revenge||Niko Takeda||4 episodes|
|2014||Star-Crossed||Eva Benton||5 episodes|
|2014||NCIS||Leia Pendergast||1 episode|
|2021||Dota: Dragon's Blood||Drysi||Voice role|
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