Exotically beautiful, Jill Hennessy
has established herself not only as a dramatic actress but as a brilliant musician and a successful restaurateur as well. With talent to spare, she is the antithesis of the serious characters she is known to portray on television series. Voted as one of the "Fun and Fearless Females" by Cosmopolitan Magazine, she certainly gives spark to the show Crossing Jordan
as she leads the television series.
Born on November 25, 1968 in Edmonton, Alberta, Jill Hennessy graduated from Grand River Collegiate Institute in Kitchener, Ontario. Because of her mixed heritage, she is able to speak Italian, French, Spanish and German. As an actress, she was most famous for her role as Claire Kincaid on the series Law & Order
. She also played the role of Jackie Kennedy in the movie Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot
. Moreover, she wrote, produced and co-directed the film called The Acting Class
As Jordan Cavanaugh, the crime-solving medical examiner in the crime drama series Crossing Jordan
, Jill Hennessy is able to prove herself as an actress capable of fascinating the viewers. In turn, the series has given her much exposure to elevate her career.