Adrianne Palicki is a beautiful American actress best known for her role as Tyra Collette on the NBC television series Friday Night Lights. Palicki was born in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of Nancy (née French) and Jeffrey Palicki.
Place of Origin: Ohio
She has an older brother Eric who is a comic book writer, and influenced her interest in comics. She graduated from Whitmer High School in Toledo in 2001. She ran track in high school and was named runner-up for homecoming queen. Palicki stands 5’11” (180 cm).
Palicki appeared in The WB pilot Aquaman as the evil Nadia, but the pilot was not picked up for series by the CW network, a result of The WB and UPN network merger, which occurred while the pilot was being filmed. She was a series regular on the first three seasons of NBC’s much acclaimed Friday Night Lights, portraying the character of Tyra Collette. In early 2011, she returned for the final two episodes of the series.
Palicki also starred in Supernatural as Jessica Moore, Sam Winchester’s doomed girlfriend, killed by a demon, in its pilot episode. The character reappears in the Supernatural season 2 episode, “What is and What Should Never Be”, and the season 5 episode “Free To Be You and Me.”
Palicki also appeared as Judy Robinson in John Woo’s unsold pilot, The Robinsons: Lost in Space. Palicki starred in Legion opposite Lucas Black. She made an appearance in the music video by Will.i.am called “We Are The Ones” in support of 2008 presidential hopeful Barack Obama.
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