Betty Gilpin

American actress Betty Gilpin is best known for her role of Debbie “Liberty Belle” Eagan in the comedy series GLOW. She got numerous nominations in Primetime Emmy Awards, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, etc. She was also featured as Dr. Carrie Roman in the series Nurse Jackie from 2013 to 2015. 

Betty Gilpin’s Overview

  • Birth Name: Elizabeth Folan Gilpin
  • Age: 35
  • Date of Birth: July 21, 1986
  • Place of Birth: New York City, US
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress
  • Net Worth: $2 Million
  • Father: Jack Gilpin
  • Mother: Ann McDonough
  • Siblings: NA
  • Spouse: Cosmo Pfeil
  • Children: NA

Personality Facts

  • Height: 5 ft 7 in or 1.69 m
  • Weight: 60 kg 
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Eye Color: Green

Her Favorites

  • Actor: Michael Cera
  • Actress: Emma Stone
  • Movie: Superbad
  • Color: White
  • Hobbies: Playing Video Games and Traveling

Early Life, Education and Parents

  • Born in New York, Betty Jilpin is the daughter of Episcopal priest and actor Jack Gilpin and Ann McDonough. Her father was the first cousin of Drew Gilpin Faust who was the president of Harvard University. 
  • She was raised in the South Street Seaport near Manhattan and completed her schooling from Thee Loomis Chaffee School. 
  • Later, she enrolled at Fordham University where Dianne West was her teacher. 

Personal Life

Marriage and Children

  • Betty Gilpin met Cosmo Pfeil in 2008 on the sets of The Northern Kingdom and the couple started dating. 
  • In August 2016, the couple got married and vowed to share a bond for a lifetime. 
  • The couple do not have children till date. 

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Career

  • Betty Gilpin made her acting debut with a guest appearance in several TV series including Fringe, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Medium, Elementary and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. 
  • In 2008, she made her movie debut with the romance war drama movie titled Death in Love. 
  • Her acting got recognition after she appeared in the role of Dr. Carrie Roman in the series Nurse Jackie, it started in 2013 and concluded in 2015. 
  • She was also featured in the productions titled Heartless, We Live Here and I’m Gonna Pray for You so Hard. 
  • Gilpin was also seen in the supporting roles in movies, these include Ghost Town (2008), Take Care (2014), True Story (2015) and Future ‘38 (2017). 
  • The breakthrough in her career came when she portrayed Debbie ‘Liberty Belle’ Eagan in  the comedy series GLOW which aired from 2017 to 2019, it was inspired by the female professional wrestling league of the 1980s. 
  • Her performance in the series was praised and also won several award nominations including Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in Critics’ Choice Television Awards and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in Primetime Emmy Awards. 
  • Between 2019 and 2020, Gilpin featured in the romantic comedy movie Isn’t It Romantic, in comedy drama movie A Dog’s Journey, in action comedy Stuber and action horror movie The Hunt.
  • In 2021, she was featured in the sci-fi action movie The Tomorrow War. 
  • She has also acted in Blood Sugar, an upcoming HBO series. 

Filmography

Movies

Year Title
2008 Death in Love
2008 Ghost Town
2009 The Northern Kingdom
2014 Beach Pillows 
2014 Take Care
2015 True Story
2017 Future ‘38
2019 Isn’t It Romantic
2019 A Dog’s Journey
2019 Stuber
2020 The Grudge
2020 The Hunt
2020 Coffee and Kareem
2021 The Tomorrow War

TV Shows

Year  Title
2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2008 New Amsterdam
2008 Fringe
2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2009 The Unusuals
2009 Law & Order
2010 The Good Wife
2010 Past Life
2010 Medium
2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
2013-15 Nurse Jackie
2015 The Walker
2015 The Mysteries of Laura
2016 Elementary
2016 Mercy Street
2016 Masters of Sex
2017 American Gods
2017-19 GLOW
2018-21 Robot Chicken
2022 Gaslit
2022 Roar

Awards and Nominations

 Award

(Year)

Category

Result

Critics’ Choice Television Awards

(2018)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards

(2018)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble

in a Comedy Series

Nominated

Gold Derby Awards

(2018)

Best Comedy Supporting Actress

Nominated

Gold Derby Awards

(2018)

Best Breakthrough Performer of the Year

Nominated

Gold Derby Awards

(2018)

Best Ensemble of the Year

Nominated

Primetime Emmy Awards

(2018)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Nominated

22nd OFTA Television Awards

(2018)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Nominated

Critics’ Choice Television Awards

(2019)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards

(2019)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Nominated

Primetime Emmy Awards

(2019)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Nominated

Primetime Emmy Awards

(2020)   

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Nominated

Critics’ Choice Super Awards

(2020) 

Best Actress in an Action Movie

Won

Net Worth

Betty Gilpin is popular for her acting and so has an estimated net worth of around $2 Million.

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Social Media

Gilpin is not a user of social media platforms. 

Reference Link

Betty Gilpin- FAQs

Who is Betty Gilpin related to?

She is the daughter of Jack Gilpin and Ann McDonough. 

Is Betty Gilpin related to Jack Gilpin?

Yes, she is the daughter of Episcopal Priest Jack Gilpin. 

What show is Betty Gilpin in?

She was featured in several shows, some of which are Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Medium, Nurse Jackie, Elementary, Mercy Street, etc. GLOW is one of the remarkable shows of her career. 

Is Glow Season 4 Canceled?

Yes, it was canceled by Netflix due to Covid-19 pandemic.