Stephanie Jacobsen

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Stephanie Jacobsen
Stephanie Jacobsen.jpg
Jacobsen at The CW Network Upfront in New York City on 21 May 2009
BornStephanie Chaves-Jacobsen
(1980-06-22) 22 June 1980 (age 33)
Hong Kong
OccupationActress
Years active2000–present
 
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Stephanie Jacobsen
Stephanie Jacobsen.jpg
Jacobsen at The CW Network Upfront in New York City on 21 May 2009
BornStephanie Chaves-Jacobsen
(1980-06-22) 22 June 1980 (age 33)
Hong Kong
OccupationActress
Years active2000–present

Stephanie Jacobsen (born Stephanie Chaves-Jacobsen; 22 June 1980) is an Australian actress.

Early life and education[edit]

Jacobsen was born in Hong Kong, then a British crown colony. Her family moved to Australia when she was twelve years old.[1] Jacobsen's father is of half-Chinese, quarter-English and quarter-Norwegian descent, while her mother is predominantly of Portuguese descent.[2]

Jacobsen attended the University of Sydney, from which she graduated with a double-major Bachelor of Arts in English literature and philosophy.

Career[edit]

Jacobsen began her career in the SBS comedy series Pizza. She later appeared in the Australian soap opera Home and Away, playing Charlotte Adams from 2001 to 2002, and in the Australian science fiction series Farscape, as well as a number of TV commercials.

In 2007, Jacobsen landed the role of Kendra Shaw in Battlestar Galactica: Razor, a between-seasons television film of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica television series. She also played Sam Tyler's future girlfriend in the original pilot of the American television show Life on Mars.

In 2008, she was cast on the Fox series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,[3] playing Jesse, a Resistance fighter and girlfriend of Derek Reese. She also played Yoshi in The Devil's Tomb.

In April 2009, Jacobsen was cast on The CW's revamped Melrose Place in the role of medical student Lauren Yung.

In 2010, she acted in the science fiction film Quantum Apocalypse.

In 2011, Jacobsen made a cameo appearance in the Two and a Half Men episode "People Who Love Peepholes" as Charlie's former gal pal, Penelope.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2007Battlestar Galactica: RazorKendra ShawTelevision film
2009Devil's Tomb, TheThe Devil's TombYoshiDirect-to-video
2010Quantum ApocalypseLynneTelevision film
2011Three InchesWattsTelevision film
2012Alex CrossFan Yau
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2000–2001PizzaSelina5 episodes
2001–2002Home and AwayCharlotte AdamsRole held: 10 September 2001 – 3 September 2002
2001FarscapeNurse FroyEpisode: "Incubator"
2005–2006headLandLi-Liu Tan10 episodes
2008Life on MarsMayaUnsold ABC pilot
2008–2009Terminator: The Sarah Connor ChroniclesJesse Flores10 episodes
2009–2010Melrose PlaceLauren YungMain cast
2011Two and a Half MenPenelopeEpisode: "People Who Love Peepholes"
2013Hawaii Five-0Amy DavidsonEpisode: "Hana I WaʻIa"
2013BoomerangAngela HamiltonUnsold Fox pilot

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