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What happened to Jill Hennessy from “Law & Order”? Her Wiki, Twin, Net Worth, Actress Career, Family, Wedding

What happened to Jill Hennessy from “Law & Order”? Her Wiki

Jillian Noel Hennessy was born on 25 November 1968 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, so her nationality is Canadian, her zodiac sign is Scorpio and she is 49 years old. Nonetheless, Hennessy remains youthful-looking and radiant ,and is aging gracefully. She is widely known as the actress who worked on projects such as “Crossing Jordan”, in which she played the main character, Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh, “RoboCop 3” and “Law & Order”. Working hard has allowed Jill to establish a name for herself in the acting world, resulting in her being rewarded with awards such as Gracie for Outstanding Female Lead in a Drama Series, and Golden Satellite Award in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television.

Net Worth

So just how rich is Jill Hennessy as of mid-2018? According to authoritative sources, this actress has net worth of $12 million, accumulated from her career in the previously mentioned field. She hasn’t disclosed any information regarding her assets such as houses and cars, but working hard for more than two decades has allowed her to be stable financially and take care of herself and her family.

Early Life, Twin and Family

Jill was born to John and Maxine Hennessy. Her father was a meat salesman and her mom, who worked as a secretary, left the family back in 1982. As a result of that, Jill was raised by her grandma, Eleanor in Kitchener, located in Ontario. Hennessy has a twin sister Jacqueline, and a brother named John Paul Hennessy. When it comes to her ethnicity, she is Caucasian and her family is of mixed Ukrainian Roma, Irish, French, Swedish and Austrian ancestry. Jill naturally has light brown hair and dyes it blonde, which suits her complexion perfectly. She has brown eyes and, according to the photos available on the internet, the actress has a slim figure. Speaking about Hennessy’s education, she was a student of Stanley Park Senior Public School, and later on attended Grand River Collegiate Institute.

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Acting Career

Jill made her acting debut with the role of Escort Twin in “Dead Ringers” in 1988, and working at a rapid pace, portrayed Elisabeth / Marla in two episodes of “Deadly Nightmares” in the following year, then joined the cast of “Friday the 13th: The Series”, opposite Louise Robey and Chris Wiggins. In 1993, Hennessy was cast to play Claire Kincaid in the worldwide beloved and positively appraised TV series, “Law & Order”, ultimately appearing in its 63 episodes through 1996. Concurrently the actress worked on “The Paper”, which follows the story of a man who faces serious life changes as he gets a tempting job offer. In 2001 Jill joined the cast of “Crossing Jordan”, playing the main character in the series following the story of Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh as she tries to solve cases, with such as Miguel Ferrer, Ravi Kapoor and Steve Valentine. Having finished with that in 2007, the actress portrayed Brenda Bartlett in “Lymelife”, a comedy movie which received a generally positive response from the audience.

Latter Career

In 2011, Jill began working on the drama sport series entitled “Luck”, opposite Dustin Hoffman and Dennis Farina, and in 2013 played Karyn in “Jo”, a crime mini-series, which received a generally positive response from the audience. In 2015, she played the role of Jane Fellows in eight episodes of “Madam Secretary”, finishing with the project in the following year, and was then cast to play Alicia Carr in “Shots Fired”, before in 2018 portraying Cynthia in “Crawford”, which follows the story of a dysfunctional family with three children. When it comes to Hennessy’s latest projects, those include “We Are Unsatisfied”, “Crypto” and “City on a Hill”, which are all yet to be released. Overall, this successful actress has had more than 55 acting gigs so far, and there is more to come for her.

Husband, Children and Social Media

Jill tries to keep her private life behind a closed curtain as she isn’t keen on sharing too much with the media. Speaking about her relationship status, she has been married to Paolo Mastropietro for 18 years – their low-key wedding took place in Italy, but was still covered in the media. They have two children, Marco Mastropietro and Gianni Mastropietro. Her husband is also an actor, best known from working on projects such as “Exit Wounds” and “Cradle 2 the Grave”.

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Being in the entertainment field, the actress is naturally active on social media, such as Twitter and Instagram, being followed by almost 15,000 people on the former and over 5,000 on the latter.

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