Adrianne Palicki Best Known For her role as Tyra Collette on the NBC television series Friday Night Lights. She did this from 2006 to 2009 and 2011.
Born Name Adrianne Palicki
Nick Name Annie
Years active 2003–present
Born: May 06, 1983, 36 years and 3 months, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Sun Sign Taurus
Hair Color Natural blonde
Eye Color Blue
Height 5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
Measurements 36-25-34 in or 91.5-63.5-86 cm
Bra size 34B
She graduated from Whitmer High School in Toledo in 2001.
Father – Jeffrey Palicki
Mother – Nancy Palicki
Siblings – Eric Palicki (Older Brother) (Comic Book Writer)
Adrianne is of Polish descent.
She is best known for her roles as Tyra Collette on the NBC series Friday Night Lights (2006–2011) and as Barbara “Bobbi” Morse on the ABC series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014–2016). She also played supporting roles in the films Legion (2010), Red Dawn (2012), G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013), and John Wick (2014). She currently stars as Commander Kelly Grayson in the Fox show The Orville (2017–present).
Palicki was born in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of Nancy Lee (born French) and Jeffrey Arthur Palicki. She has an elder brother Eric, a comic book writer who influenced her interest in comics.
She was a series regular on the first three seasons of NBC drama series Friday Night Lights from 2006 to 2009, portraying Tyra Collette. In early 2011, she returned for the final two episodes of the series.
In 2003, Palicki also appeared as Judy Robinson in John Woo’s unsold pilot, The Robinsons: Lost in Space. In 2006, she also appeared in The WB pilot Aquaman as the evil Nadia. 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 appeared as Kara/Lindsay Harrison in the season 3 finale of Smallville. Palicki appeared in Supernatural as Jessica Moore, Sam Winchester doomed girlfriend who is 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.
She made an appearance in the will.i.am music video We Are the Ones in support of 2008 presidential hopeful Barack Obama. In 2010, Palicki joined the FOX television drama Lone Star, which was cancelled after two episodes, despite good reviews. In 2011, Palicki portrayed Wonder Woman in a 2011 pilot produced by David E. Kelley for NBC. The pilot was not picked up as a series. She played the recurring role of Dr. Samantha Lake in season one of the sitcom About a Boy in 2014, reuniting with Friday Night Lights showrunner Jason Katims.
Palicki starred in Legion (2010), and co-starred in G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) in the lead female role of Lady Jaye. She also appeared in supporting roles in Red Dawn (2012) and John Wick (2014). Although initially signed on to star in the Jamie Babbit’s 2012 horror film Breaking the Girls, due to production delays and scheduling conflicts, she does not appear in the film.
Adrianne Palicki in about a boy (clip)
In August 2014, Palicki joined Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in a recurring role as Barbara “Bobbi” Morse. She became one of the principal cast after the midseason break of season 2, continuing until her character was written out of the series near the end of season 3. ABC ordered a pilot episode for a spin-off, Marvel’s Most Wanted, featuring her character in the lead role, but did not develop it as a series.
In July 2016, Palicki was cast as Kelly Grayson in The Orville, a science fiction comedy-drama series created by Seth MacFarlane, who also stars in it as Captain Mercer, her character’s ex-husband. The series premiered on September 10, 2017.
In 2016, Palicki and her brother, Eric, collaborated on writing their first comic book, titled No Angel, published by Black Mask Studios. The first issue was released November 30, 2016.
Palicki has celiac disease. In September 2014, her representative confirmed that she was engaged to stuntman Jackson Spidell, whom she met on the set of John Wick. At the San Diego Comic-Con in 2018, it was revealed that she was dating The Orville co-star Scott Grimes. The two announced their engagement in January 2019 and married May 19, 2019 in Austin, Texas.
Taurus Tattoo at lower back
Music Album Appearance
She appeared in a music video by will.i.am called “We Are The Ones” in support of 2008 presidential hopeful Barack Obama.
Her debut film is Getting Rachel Back which she did in 2003 for her role as Rachel.
First TV Show
Palicki got a chance to appear in just a single episode of Smallville for her role as Kara in 2004. This show is of superhero genre based on DC Comics character Superman.
Adrianne works outdoors to burn calories. She goes for hiking and really likes Zumba. It is a Latin-inspired dance fitness program. She enjoys spending time with friends. And Zumba is a kind of fitness party for her. In her own words –
IT’S SUCH A FUN WAY TO WORKOUT. I’M DRENCHED AFTER AN HOUR OF DOING IT, AND IT’S SO MUCH MORE FUN WITH A FRIEND.
She intakes gluten-free diet. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, malt, rye and as the name suggests, this type of diet does not include gluten.
Adrianne Palicki Facts
She has appeared in many television series (guest appearance) like Supernatural, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Titan Maximum, etc.
She was a runner-up for homecoming queen at Whitmer High School.
She was voted no. 10 in Maxim’s Hot 100 list of 2012.
When she visited Los Angeles, she worked as a Sandwich maker at Togo’s.
She has a tattoo on her arm. The tattoo is of her parents’ names – Jeff & Nancy.
She has portrayed the role of Lady Jaye in the 2013 movie G.I. Joe: Retaliation.
She has been diagnosed with celiac disease.