Who is Peri Gilpin?
Born Peri Kay Oldham on the 27th May 1961, in Waco, Texas USA, she is an award-winning actress, perhaps best known to the word as Roz Doyle in the highly-acclaimed TV comedy series “Frasier” (1993-2004), and also as Kim Keeler in the TV drama series “Make it or Break It” (2009-2011), among many other differing roles.
Where is Keri Gilpin Now?
Keri is still active in the entertainment world, and has most recently finished shooting the film “Benjamin”, a drama centered on a kid who becomes addicted to drugs, playing the character Marley, with Bob Saget, Rob Corddry, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Max Burkholder in other lead roles. She has also appeared in the drama film “Only Humans”. Also, rumors about a “Frasier” reunion have recently surfaced.
Peri Gilpin Wiki: Early Life, Parents, and EducationOf Croatian, Irish, English and German ancestry, Peri is the daughter of Sandra Jo Hauck and her husband James Franklin Oldham, however, her parents later divorced, and her mother remarried to Allen W. Gilpin Jr., and Peri assumed his last name. Her biological father became a disc jockey and weatherman, professionally known under the name Jim O’Brien. He was killed in September 1983, in a skydiving accident. Peri spent her childhood in Dallas, and went to Dallas Theater Center, after her mother and stepfather put all their efforts into nurturing Peri’s acting talents. She then enrolled at the University of Texas at Austin, and later the British-American Academy, located in London.
Peri’s career started in the late ‘80s when she had a minor role in the TV series “21 Jump Street”, and continued with one-time appearances until the early ‘90s, when she was cast as Irene in the TV comedy series “Flesh ‘n’ Blood”. After that, she had a couple more minor appearances before she got the part of Roz Doyle in the TV series “Frasier”.
Rise to Prominence
As the comedy series progressed, Peri became more popular, alongside other lead actors, Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves and David Hyde Pierce. The series ran for 11 seasons, from 16th September 1993 until the last episode was aired on the 13th May 2004. Peri and the rest of the cast became extremely popular, and were rewarded for their hard work with several prestigious awards, including the SAG Award in the category for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
She wasn’t very active while “Frasier” lasted, but still managed to secure several notable roles, including in the drama film “Spring Forward” in 1999, and the comedy film “How To Kill Your Neighbor’s Dog” in 2000.
After “Frasier” ended, Peri looked for another long-running engagement, and after appearing in several television films such as “For the Love of a Child” in 2006, and “Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness” in 2007, she secured the part of Kim Keeler in the TV drama series “Make It or Break It”. She appeared in 40 episodes between 2009 and 2011, and since then has appeared in a number of supporting roles in the TV series. She was Alex in the series “Men at Work” in 2013, while also playing Barbara Russell in the crime-drama series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2012-2013). In 2015 she was chosen for a recurring role in the TV action drama series “Scorpion”, however, since then, Peri’s career has declined somewhat, and she has only appeared in a couple of B-production films, such as “Stars in Shorts: No Ordinary Love” in 2016. Nevertheless, she has managed to bounce back and now has several projects on which she is working.
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Peri Gilpin Net Worth Today
Since launching her career, Peri has appeared in more than 60 film and TV titles, some of which contributed to her wealth, with some of the most successful including of course the series “Frasier” and “Make It or Break It”, and films “How to Kill Neighbor’s Dog”, and she also voiced Jane in the animated film series “Final Fantasy: The Spirit Within”, which contributed to her wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Peri Gilpin is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Gilpin’s net worth is as high as $15 million, which is pretty impressive don’t you think?
Do You Know About Peri’s Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Children?
When it comes to her personal life, Peri has been quite open about her ups and downs that happened behind the camera. She has been married to realist painter Christian Vincent since 1999, and the couple welcomed twins born by a surrogate mother. Peri has remained close friends with both co-stars of “Frasier”, Kelsey Grammer and Jane Leeves, and is godmother to Jane’s daughter Isabella.
Peri has been focused on raising awareness on leiomyosarcoma after her mother’s death. Her sister, Patti has also suffered from the terrible disease, but has managed to recover. Peri has collaborated with a number of organizations that focus on cancer research, including the Sarcoma Foundation of America.
Since launching her career, Peri has also become popular on social media platforms, especially Twitter and Instagram. Her official Twitter account has over 24,000 followers, with whom she has shared her personal opinions, ideas and spoken of things that matter to her, such as the deportation of small children, and has shared a number of other heartbreaking stories, all of which you can see on her official page. Peri is also quite active on Instagram, on which she has more than 12,000 followers, using it to share her dear moments with her fans, such as time spent with her husband. So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent actress, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages.