Peri Kay Oldham
May 27, 1961
Waco, Texas, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Texas at Austin|
Peri Gilpin (born Peri Kay Oldham; May 27, 1961)is an American actress. She portrayed Roz Doyle in the television series Frasier and Kim Keeler in the ABC Family television drama Make It or Break It .
Gilpin was born in Waco, Texas, as Peri Kay Oldham, daughter of James Franklin Oldham, a broadcaster who became known as Jim O'Brien, and his wife Sandra Jo Hauck. After her parents divorced, her mother married Wes Gilpin in 1969. Gilpin then took her stepfather's surname.
Gilpin grew up in Dallas, where her family encouraged her acting abilities. After studying at the Dallas Theater Center, she pursued acting at the University of Texas at Austin and the British American Drama Academy in London.
Gilpin appeared on the TV series Cheers , playing Holly Matheson in the 21st episode of the 11th season, which aired in April 1993.
From 1993 until 2004, Gilpin played Roz Doyle in the television series Frasier, a spin-off of Cheers, starring Kelsey Grammer as Frasier Crane, the role he had played on Cheers since 1984. Along with the principal cast, Gilpin won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in 1999.
In 2009, Gilpin appeared in the ABC Family drama Make It or Break It,for which she received a Gracie Award in the category of "Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Drama Series".
Gilpin and Frasier co-star Jane Leeves ran a production company, Bristol Cities (named from the cockney rhyming slang), whose projects included a Fox network pilot titled Minister of Divine, an American remake of the British sitcom The Vicar of Dibley with Kirstie Alley (another Cheers regular) in a starring role.
Gilpin is the voice artist for the character Jane Proudfoot in Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within . She also provided the voices of Desiree in the Nickelodeon animated television series Danny Phantom , Volcana in Superman: The Animated Series and Justice League , Hecate in Hercules: The Animated Series , and Kate Corrigan in the Hellboy animated films. Gilpin also did voice work for several Wells Fargo and Johnsonville Meats TV commercials.
Gilpin has appeared on the television series Medium and Desperate Housewives . She has a supporting role on the television series Make It or Break It and has appeared on Law and Order: Criminal Intent . She starred alongside Teri Polo in the Lifetime movie For the Love of a Child. In 2012, Gilpin guest-starred with another Cheers stalwart, Ted Danson, in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation . She also had a recurring role in Men at Work on TBS as editor of Full Steam magazine. In the second season of Scorpion , she was introduced as Katherine Cooper, a team superior in homeland security.
On July 31, 1999, Gilpin married painter Christian Vincent. The couple have twins born by a surrogate mother on May 7, 2004.
Since her mother's death from leiomyosarcomain 1997, Gilpin has led efforts for cancer research.
|1998||The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story||Raksha the Wolf (voice)||Direct-to-video|
|2000||How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog||Debra Salhany|
|2001||Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within||Officer Jane Proudfoot (voice)|
|2005||Thru the Moebius Strip||Caroline Weir (voice)|
|2016||Flock of Dudes||Adam's Mom|
|2018||How to Train Your Husband||Mona|
|2018||Benjamin||Marley||Distributed by Redbox|
|2021||We Broke Up||Adelaide|
|1988||21 Jump Street||Fitzgerald||Episode: "The Currency We Trade In"|
|1988||Almost Grown||Kim||Episode: "Santa Claus Got Stuck in My Chimney"|
|1990||Matlock||Leslie Matthews||Episode: "The Pro"|
|1991||Flesh 'n' Blood||Irene||12 episodes|
|1992||Wings||Barbara #242||Episode: "Four Dates That Will Live in Infamy"|
|1993||Designing Women||Jade Herman||Episode: "Shovel Off to Buffalo"|
|1993||Cheers||Holly Matheson||Episode: "Woody Gets an Election"|
|1993–2004||Frasier||Roz Doyle||260 episodes|
|1993||Pride & Joy||Brenda||Episode: "Brenda's Secret"|
|1995||Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story||Charlotte Parks||Television movie|
|1996||The Outer Limits||Dr. Rebecca Warfield||Episode: "Out of Body"|
|1996||Early Edition||Lenore||Episode: "After Midnight"|
|1998||The Lionhearts||Lana Lionheart (voice)||13 episodes|
|1998||Hercules: The Animated Series||Hecate (voice)||2 episodes|
|1998–1999||Superman: The Animated Series||Volcana (voice)||2 episodes|
|2000||Baby Blues||Ms. Brennan||Episode: "Ugly Zoe"|
|2001||Laughter on the 23rd Floor||Carol Wyman||Television movie|
|2003||Justice League||Volcana (voice)||Episode: "Only a Dream"|
|2003–2009||King of the Hill||Additional voices||4 episodes|
|2004–2005||Danny Phantom||Desiree (voice)||2 episodes|
|2005||Uncommon Sense||Tracy||Television movie|
|2005||Women of a Certain Age||Dianne||Television movie|
|2006||For the Love of a Child||Sara O'Meara||Television movie|
|2006||Hellboy: Sword of Storms||Professor Kate Corrigan (voice)||Television movie|
|2007||Hellboy: Blood and Iron||Professor Kate Corrigan (voice)||Television movie|
|2007||Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness||Erin Teller||Television movie|
|2007||Medium||Diane Benoit||Episode: "The Boy Next Door"|
|2007||Desperate Housewives||Maggie Gilroy||Episode: "God, That's Good"|
|2007||Side Order of Life||Celia Hutchinson||Episode: "Awakenings"|
|2007||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Grace Pardue||Episode: "Offense"|
|2009–2011||Make It or Break It||Kim Keeler||40 episodes|
|2011||Hot in Cleveland||Taylor||Episode: "I Love Lucci: Part One"|
|2012||Grey's Anatomy||Marcy||Episode: "Hope for the Hopeless"|
|2012–2013||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Barbara Russell||3 episodes|
|2013||Men at Work||Alex Turner||4 episodes|
|2013||Modern Family||Jeannie||Episode: "The Help"|
|2013||Drop Dead Diva||Miss Ortiz||Episode: "Jane's Secret Revealed"|
|2014||The Choking Game||Heidi||Television movie|
|2014||Masters of Sex||Florence Duncan||Episode: "Mirror, Mirror"|
|2015||Mr. Robinson||Eileen Taylor||6 episodes|
|2015–2016||Scorpion||Katherine Cooper||5 episodes|
|2016||Adam Ruins Everything||Miss Pearl||Episode: "Adam Ruins the Wild West"|
|2017||Broad City||Joanne||Episode: "Abbi's Mom"|
|2017||A Dash of Love||Holly Hanson||Television movie|
|2018||Station 19||Sue||Episode: "Reignited"|
|2019||Why Women Kill||Vivian Burke||Episode: "You Had Me at Homicide"|
|2020||Family Reunion||Grandma Daphne||Episode: "Remember Our Parents' Wedding?"|
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Roz can refer to:
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