Whether it’s playing a skilled spaceship commander in The Orville, a sassy porn star in Women in Trouble, a gun-wielding fighter in G.I. Joe: Retaliation, or a detached and notorious assassin in John Wick, Adrianne Palicki always delivers an excellent performance. The American actress has been active in the industry for over a decade and a half, during which she has featured in over 40 movies and television shows.
Although she is not what most people would consider an A-list actress, Adrianne is one of the more popular faces in Hollywood’s entertainment scene. She is best known for her lead role as Tyra Collette in the acclaimed series Friday Night Lights and as Barbara “Bobbi” Morse in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Her other notable appearances include parts in Legion, Coffee Town, Red Dawn, Supernatural, Robot Chicken, About a Boy, Lone Star, and Family Guy. Adrianne also starred in the music video for Where’s the Love by The Black Eyed Peas.
Who is Adrianne Palicki? Her Age and Background Details
The versatile actress was born to Jeffrey Arthur Palicki and Nancy Lee on May 6, 1983, in Toledo, Ohio. Her parents’ occupation is unknown at this time, but it appears that they were reasonably well to do. Adrianne has an older brother named Eric. Although her nationality is American, her ethnic roots are a mix of Hungarian, German, English, and Polish.
She completed her basic education at Whitmer High School. While there, she played basketball and participated in school plays, as well as athletics. It is not clear if she pursued higher education after graduating from high school or what course she might have studied.
Shortly after finishing high school, Adrianne headed to Los Angeles, where she tried to make it as an actress while working as a sandwich maker at Togo’s. In 2003, she booked a small role in a short film titled Rewrite and it marked the beginning of her acting career. Later that year, she was featured in the pilot for The Robinsons: Lost in Space, but the show never aired.
The following year, Adrianne Palicki got a minor part in an episode of Smallville, she then went on to appear in the pilot episode for Aquaman but the series never materialized. In 2006, things turned around for her and she landed her first major role in the NBC series Friday Night Lights. This was followed by appearances in other series like Lone Star, Supernatural, South Beach, Robot Chicken, Titan Maximum, Criminal Minds, and From Dusk till Dawn: The Series.
In 2014, Palicki landed recurring roles in the sitcom About a Boy, and the superhero series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Recently, she has starred in Seth MacFarlane’s The Orville, a sci-fi comedy-drama series as Commander Kelly Clarkson. Her performance on the show has earned her a Saturn Awards nomination.
On the big screen, Adrianne has been seen in the comedy flick Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, Legion, Red Dawn, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, John Wick, Dr. Cabbie, S.W.A.T.: Under Siege, Elektra Luxx, Women in Trouble, and Baby, Baby, Baby.
Adrianne Palicki is also a writer. In 2016, she released her first comic book titled No Angel, which she worked on with her brother Eric. The comic was published by Black Mask Studios.
Is She Married?
The actress has had her fair share of romantic entanglements. From 2011 to 2013, she dated DJ Cotrona. After they went their separate ways, Adrianne met Jackson Spidell, a professional stuntman, during the shooting of John Wick in 2014. Their relationship developed very quickly and by September of that year, they were engaged to be married. Unknown to fans who were expecting wedding bells to ring soon, the couple called off their engagement in 2015, but Adrianne did not make this public until 2017.
During a party hosted by Entertainment Weekly at the San Diego Comic-Con in July 2018, Adrianne was seen looking really close with her The Orville co-star Scott Grimes. In January 2019, they shared news of their engagement. The pair got married on May 19, 2019, in Austin Texas. Barely two months later Adrianne filed for divorce and the marriage was dissolved. At the moment, she is currently single.
Adrianne Palicki’s Height and Body Measurements?
Adrianne Palicki’s height is 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) and she weighs around 63 kg (139 pounds). Her measurements are 36-25-34 inches for bust, waist, and hips respectively.