Peri Gilpin - Biography
Last Modified: Jul 3, 2021
|Best Known For:||Frasier (TV series)|
|Net Worth:||$15 million|
|Born on :||May 27, 1961 (age 60)|
|Birth Name /
|Peri Kay Oldham|
|Birth Place:||Waco, Texas, USA|
|Father's Name:||James Franklin Oldham|
|Mother's Name:||Sandra Jo Hauck|
Patti Jo Oldham (sister)
|High School:||Skyline High School|
|University:||University of Texas, British American Drama Academy|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (Croatian, English, German, Irish)|
|Married Date:||July 31, 1999|
|Husband's Name:||Christian Vincent|
Ava Vincent (daughter)
|Height:||1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)|
|Weight:||65 kg (143.30 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size:||8 US|
|Breast Size:||37 inch|
|Waist Size:||27 inch|
|Hip Size:||38 inch|
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Who is Peri Gilpin?
Peri Gilpin is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in the TV series Frasier as Roz Doyle and in Make It or Break It as Kim Keeler.
Peri Gilpin – Age, Parents, Siblings
Peri Gilpin was born on May 27, 1961, in Waco, Texas, USA. Her full name is Peri Kay Oldham. Her mother’s name is Sandra Jo Hauck and her father is James Franklin Oldham, who is a broadcaster known as Jim O'Brien.
After her parent's divorce, her mother married Wes Gilpin and she took her stepfather’s surname. She has a sibling- a sister named Patti Jo Oldham and two step-siblings- Marc Gilpin (stepbrother) and April Gilpin (stepsister). She grew up in Dallas, Texas.
Peri Gilpin (Image: Twitter)
For education, Peri Gilpin attended Skyline High School. Following high school education, she studied at the University of Texas and British American Drama Academy.
Her ethnicity includes Croatian, English, German, Irish.
Peri Gilpin – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
Peri Gilpin married her longtime boyfriend Christian Vincent on 31 July 1999 after years of dating. Her husband is a painter. They welcomed twin daughters Ava Vincent and Stella May Vincent via surrogacy on May 7, 2004.
The couple is not surrounded by rumors of divorce.
Peri Gilpin, Christian Vincent (Image: Instagram- posted May 2021)
Peri Gilpin – Career
Gilpin got her start on performing on her father’s radio show. After her father’s tragic death in a skydiving accident in 1983, she eventually transitioned to acting. Her debut role was in an episode of 21 Jump Street in 1988. This was followed by appearances in the TV series Almost Grown (1988), Matlock (1990), Flesh 'n' Blood (1991), Designing Women (1993), etc.
In 1993, Peri Gilpin was cast as Roz Doyle in the TV sitcom Frasier. This is her breakthrough role, which she portrayed for a total of 260 episodes.
Over the years Peri Gilpin has worked in the films The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998), Spring Forward (2000), How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000), Flock of Dudes (2016), Benjamin (2018), We Broke Up (2021), etc. She has also appeared in several TV movies including Uncommon Sense (2005), Hellboy: Sword of Storms (2006), Hellboy: Blood and Iron (2007), A Dash of Love (2017), among others.
Moreover, Gilpin has portrayed characters in episode(s) of TV series The Lionhearts (1998), King of the Hill (2003-2009), Danny Phantom (2004-2005), Make It or Break It (2009-2011) as Kim Keeler, Scorpion (2015-2016), Why Women Kill (2019), among others.
Peri Gilpin with Frasier cast (Image: Chicago Tribune)
On the set of Why Women Kill, Peri Gilpin has worked in Matthew Daddario, Allison Tolman, Lindsey Kraft, Kevin McNamara, Sam Jaeger.
Peri Gilpin – Awards, Nominations
Peri Gilpin has been nominated for ten Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, among which she won one in 1999.
Peri Gilpin – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Gilpin is estimated at around $15 million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.
Peri Gilpin – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Peri Gilpin is active on social media handles including Instagram, Twitter with thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.
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