Jennifer Morrison Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 09 Oct, 2017
Facts of Jennifer Morrison
Date of Birth: 1989 , April-12
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Jennifer Morrison
Birth Name Jennifer Marie Morrison
Father David L. Morrison
Mother Judy Morrison
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $8 million
Eye Color Green eyes
Hair Color Bolnde
Face Color White
Body Measurements 34-24-32
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 24
Hip Size 32
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Affair with Prison Break
Education Loyola University Chicago (2000), Prospect High School (1997)
Siblings Julia Morrison, Daniel Morrison
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Jennifer Morrison is an American actress, former child model, producer, and director. She is highly appreciated for her portrayal as Dr. Allison Cameron in the medical drama series 'House'. She is the winner of Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV: Liplock.

Early Life and Education

Morrison was born on April 12, 1989, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. She belongs to American nationality and ethnicity wise, she is a White American. She was raised up in Arlington Heights, Illinois along with two siblings, a brother Daniel Morrison and a sister Julia Morrison.

Morrison’s sister Julia became a singer and a songwriter while her brother Daniel became a high school band director while. She comes from a musically inclined family, as her father, David L. Morrison is a former music teacher and high school band director and mother also is a retired music teacher.

Morrison attended South Middle School and then accomplished her high school level from Prospect High School in the year 1997. At the time, she was friend with writer Ian Brennan.

Morrison was an All-State clarinet player and used to be a cheerleader. As a high school student, she made her film debut, playing a supporting role in the 1994 film 'Intersection'.

Following her graduation, Morrison moved to the Loyola University Chicago and majored in Theater and minored in English and completed her graduation in the year 2000. She later moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue her acting career after studied for some time at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

Professional Career

Morrison’s career started with the psychological thriller 'Urban Legends: Final Cut.’ She played the leading character as Amy Mayfield in that movie. The film released in 2000 and featuring, Matthew Davis, Hart Bochner, Anthony Anderson, and Eva Mendes.

Morrison then portrayed the character of Jamie in the 2003 American comedy movie Grind. She previously appeared in several movies such as 'The Zeros' and '100 Women.’

Morrison gained widespread attention after her portrayal as immunologist Dr. Alison Comeron in the prominent and highly rated American TV series, House.

Morrison featured the role for the six seasons in the show. Moreover, she was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by Ensemble in this drama series.

Over the next few year, she featured in several hit films including, 'Surviving Christmas', (2004), 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' (2005), 'The Murder of Princess Diana' (2007), and ‘Star Trek’ (2009) as well.

Prior to acting on TV and films, Morrison also made her remarkable appearance in a number of music videos like 'Shut up' by Nick Lachey (2003) and 'What I want' by Will Butler (2015). 

Morrison gained name and fame after portraying the role of Emma Swan in ABC’s series Once Upon a Time in 2011. Later on, she also featured in 'Warning Labels', a 2015 short film for which she gained a nomination at the Tribeca Film Festival.

In the year 2016, Morrison played the character of Joy Carter in the American supernatural horror movie 'The Darkness', featuring Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell, David Mazouz, Lucy Fry, and Matt Walsh.

Personal Life

Morrison, 38 is not married yet. But, she has had romantic affair with several Hollywood stars. She was romantically involved with her ex-boyfriend “House” co-star Jesse Spencer. The actor Spencer proposed to his ex-girlfriend Morrison at the Eiffel Tower during a Paris holiday.

However, they broke fans hearts by calling off their engagement in the year 2007 after three years of their dating, though they had planned to marry later that the same year.

At the time the couple said in a joint statement;

"After much consideration, we have decided not to get married,''

They again said;

"We are still very close, and we look forward to continuing to work together on House.'' 

Jennifer and Spencer also shared a kiss on the Hugh Laurie medical drama before they canceled their engagement. Later on, Spencer involved in a relationship with British singer Louise Griffiths. He later told about his new relationship;

"I was engaged last year and that broke off and for a while I didn't know where I was. But I've moved on now, found a new girl, and she's great,''

Morrison was engaged to “Prison Break” actor, Amaury Nolasco in the year 2009. The couple dated for three years. After having two breakups, the actress Morrison again involved in a relationship with Romanian Actor, Sebastian Stan in the same year.

They both were in a deep relationship and also featured in American drama series, Once Upon a Time. However, they broke up after a year of their love affair. She then shared her experiences on Hollywood love affairs-she has lived through three failed relationships with Hollywood actors.

 “I think dating in general is probably complicated for everyone and anyone,” 

Morrison told in an interview with SheKnows in the year 2014;

“I guess one of the challenges for actors and people in this business is that we have to move around a lot and we have to be away a lot, so in terms of time spent, that is definitely a challenge.”

Net Worth and Body Measurement

Morrison stands an amazing height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 52kg. She has earned a decent amount of money from her acting career. She has made her remarkable appearance in several TV series as well as critically-acclaimed and commercially successful movies.

Morrison's movie, Star Trek was a big hit, as it made the total gross of $385.6 million worldwide. Her movie, Warrior also made a successful earning, as it made the total gross of $23 million worldwide. She has an estimated net worth of $8 million.