51 years old (Born on November 25, 1968)
Canadian actress; She is famous from Claire Kincaid on Law and Order.Hennessy and her sister played twin call girls in 1988`s Dead Ringers. (en.wikipedia.org) Shares the same three initials with Jeff Hardy, a professional wrestler of the World Wrestling Entertainment. She loves to cook, and opened Hennessy's Tavern in Northvale, New Jersey in 1999. The Tavern serves "comfort food." She used to busk (play the guitar and sing for money) in the New York City subway. Has Irish, Italian, Swedish, French and Ukrainian ancestry.
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Fun Facts About Jill Hennessy
Her mother, Maxine, is a secretary in Montru00e9al and a fantastic cook. Jill's father, John Paul Sr., is a meat salesman and a sales & marketing executive in Canada. She has a twin sister, Jacqueline Hennessy, who is an actress and a journalist, and a younger brother, John Paul Jr.
She and Paolo welcomed a son, Marco, on 17 September 2003.
Finalist for role of Dana Scully on "The X Files" (1993).
She is such a fan of the folk duo Indigo Girls that a poster of the act hangs in the kitchen set of her character in "Crossing Jordan" (2001).
Described by Miguel Ferrer as being a non-angry version of her "Crossing Jordan" (2001) character Jordan Cavanaugh.
Second son, Gianni, was born November 21, 2007 in New York.
Had a second marriage ceremony in January 2001 at New York City Hall with Rudolph W. Giuliani officiating.
Speaks Italian, French, Spanish and German
Sometimes makes appearances at music events as a guest guitarist where she usually performs barefoot.
Her grandmother, Eleanor Hennessy, was a huge influence in her early life. At fifteen, Jill began modeling in Toronto. Her grandmother drove her all over town.
Voted one of the "Fun and Fearless Females" by Cosmopolitan Magazine (2002.)
Has a twin sister named Jacqueline with whom she used to perform in an act named (what else?) "Jack and Jill".
Barely graduated from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada's Grand River Collegiate (high school), while her twin sister, Jacqueline Hennessy, has a Master's degree in French Literature.
Loves riding motorcycles with her husband.
Has a song named after her: "The Ballad of Jill Hennessy" by Mollycuddle.
Her father, John, was a meat salesman, which required considerable travel and resulted in frequent moves. Her mother, Maxine, left the family when Jill was small. She also has a younger brother, John Jr.
Son Marco, born 17 September 2003.