Who is Abigail Spencer?
Abigail Leigh Spencer is a prominent American actress. She began her career playing Rebecca Tyree on the ABC daytime television soap opera All My Children (1999 to 2001) before going on to star in the Lifetime crime drama series Angela’s Eyes (2006). Also, she has had recurring roles on Mad Men (2009), Hawthorne (2009-2011), Suits (2011–2019), and Grey’s Anatomy (2017–2022).
From 2013 to 2016, she starred in the Sundance TV drama series Rectify as Amantha Holden, for which she received a nomination for a Critics’ Choice Award. From 2016 to 2018, she starred as history professor Lucy Preston in the NBC science-fiction series Timeless. Moreover, she has appeared in numerous films such as; In My Sleep (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), This Means War (2012), Chasing Mavericks (2012), The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), and This Is Where I Leave You (2014).
How Old Is Abigail Spencer?
She is 41 years old as of December 2022, having been born on August 4, 1981, in Gulf Breeze, Florida, U.S. Abigail shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Cole Sprouse, Barack Obama, Dylan Sprouse, Meghan Markle, Lil Skies, and many more.
Abigail Spencer Family
Who are Abigail Spencer’s Parents?
She was born to Yancy Spencer III (Father, born on July 2, 1950, but died on February 14, 2011) was a surfer from Pensacola, Florida. And Lydia Ann Brown (Mother).
Does Abigail Spencer have Siblings?
She has two brothers. An elder brother by the name of Yancy Spencer IV (born in 1973). And a younger brother by the name of Sterling Spencer (born in 1986).
Abigail Spencer Education
She received her high school education at Gulf Breeze High School. After high school, she attended Carnegie Mellon University.
Abigail Spencer’s Marital Status
News on the internet shows that she is dating Josh Radnor (born on July 29, 1974) an American actor, filmmaker, author, and musician. However, she was previously married to Andrew Pruett, they married in 2004, but divorced in 2013.
Abigail Spencer Kids
She has one kid with her ex-husband Andrew. A son by the name of Roman Pruett (born in 2008).
Abigail Spencer Career
Her first major acting role was from June 3, 1999, to April 10, 2001, playing Rebecca “Becca” Tyree on the ABC soap opera All My Children. Later, she starred in Lifetime Television’s original series Angela’s Eyes which was canceled on December 1, 2006. She then went on and began playing guest roles on several television series including; CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, How I Met Your Mother, Private Practice, and Castle. In 2009, she played the role of a blogging enthusiast in Twix advertisements and portrayed Miss Farrell, a love interest of Don Draper on AMC’s Mad Men. In early 2011, she landed the lead role on ABC drama pilot Grace by Krista Vernoff. Previously, she had played the title character in another Krista Vernoff drama pilot, Introducing Lennie Rose, in 2005.
In 2010, she made an appearance in a recurring role as Dr. Erin Jackson on the TNT series Hawthorne. Since 2011, she has had a recurring role as Dana “Scottie” Scott, Gabriel Macht’s character’s old rival, on the USA Network legal drama Suits. Furthermore, she has appeared in several films including; In My Sleep (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), This Means War (2012), and Chasing Mavericks (2012), and she played the lead role in The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013). In 2013, she appeared in the fantasy adventure film Oz the Great and Powerful, directed by Sam Raimi. She received critical acclaim because of starring as Amantha Holden in the Sundance Channel original drama series Rectify (2013 to 2017).
Moreover, she has been nominated for the Critic’s Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and the Satelite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama because of her performance in the series. Also, she played the lead role in the indie drama A Beautiful Now, written by Daniela Amavia. The drama is about a passionate dancer who finds herself considering an extreme act when she reaches a crossroads in her life. Because of her performance in the films, she was nominated for a Madrid International Film Festival Award for Best Actress. In 2014, she appeared alongside Jason Bateman. In the comedy-drama film, This Is Where I Leave You, an ensemble comedy directed by Shawn Levy. Next, she starred with John Travolta and Christopher Plummer in the crime thriller film The Forger.
In October 2014, she joined the cast of the second season of the HBO crime drama series, True Detective. In 2016, she was cast as the lead character Lucy Preston in the NBC series Timeless. There, she plays a history professor sent on time travel missions to different eras. In an effort to prevent others from disrupting the U.S.-related timestream. A review of the series in Variety called Spencer “prodigiously talented” and that she played “a character whose major personality traits are ‘smart’ and ‘plucky”. On May 12, 2017, Timeless was renewed by NBC. However, the network had canceled the series days earlier but reversed the decision. Thus the series ended after two seasons.
Abigail Spencer Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 5 inches (1.65m) and a weight of 53kg (117 lbs).
Abigail Spencer’s Salary and Net Worth
She has an annual salary of between $45,000 to $50,000 and a net worth of $3 million.