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Briga Heelan

Briga Heelan is an American actress and comedian. She is best known for her work on the sitcoms Cougar Town, Ground Floor, and Undateable. Heelan initially thought she was going to be in musical theatre. She first met her Ground Floor co-star, Skylar Astin, at a musical theatre convention. Heelan's break-out TV role was on Cougar Town. She is credited as being a recurring character on Undateable and appears in three episodes plus the pilot. She was able to shoot both Bill Lawrence-helmed Ground Floor and Undateable simultaneously, as both comedies are multi-camera, which require fewer production days than single-camera days. On Heelan's role in Ground Floor, TV critic Alan Sepinwall said Heelan is "simply terrific as Jenny: warm and quirky while always feeling like a strong and independent character". The Los Angeles Times said Heelan "makes Ground Floor watchable", describing her as "remarkably alive and in the moment; she makes real all that she touches. I could easily recommend tuning in just to watch her work – and hereby do."

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Apr 2, 1987 In Andover, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Curb Your Enthusiasm 2000-10-15
Latest Project:
Series Great News 2017-04-25
Known For
Poster of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Poster of Go-Go Boy Interrupted
Poster of Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Poster of Curb Your Enthusiasm
Movie Literally, Right Before Aaron Julie 2017-04-22
Series Great News Katie 2017-04-25
Series Love Heidi McAuliffe 2016-02-19
Movie Dean Becca 2016-04-16
Series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Connie Cavanagh 2015-10-12
Movie The Night Is Young Veronica 2015-10-29
Series Undateable Nicki 2014-05-29
Series Go-Go Boy Interrupted Ashley 2014-10-07
Series Brooklyn Nine-Nine Keri Brennan 2013-09-17
Series Ground Floor Jenny Miller 2013-11-14
Series Jane by Design Amanda Clark 2012-01-03
Series Modern Family Linda 2009-09-23
Series Curb Your Enthusiasm Valerie 2000-10-15