Jessica Capshaw: American Actress

November 22, 2008

Meet Jessica Capshaw, an American actress and daughter of Kate Capshaw. See photos, video and read a biography of Jessica Capshaw below.

Jessica Capshaw has been tapped to play pediatrician Dr. Arizona Robbins on Grey’s Anatomy halfway into the season, having signed on for a three episode stint. The daughter of actress Kate Capshaw “winds up butting heads with Dr. Bailey” after being asked to consult on a case.

Jessica Capshaw Biography

As a biography, Jessica Capshaw was born on August 9, 1976 in Columbia, Missouri, so her age is 32. She is the daughter of actress Kate Capshaw and Bob Capshaw. Jessica’s parents divorced when she was 3 years old. She became the stepdaughter of Steven Spielberg when she was 15.

Jessica attended Harvard-Westlake School and graduated in 1994. She went on to Brown University, where she received a degree in English in 1998. She soon moved to London, where she took acting classes at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Jessica’s first foray into acting was when she appeared in The Locusts in 1997. She has gone on to appear in TV and film, most notably Minority Report, The Practice, Bones and The L Word.

She has been married to Christopher Gavigan since May of 2004. Together they have a son, Luke, who was born in September 2007.

You can find more photos and video of Jessica Capshaw below.

Jessica Capshaw Video

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