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Gillian Jacobs, Star of NBC's 'Community'

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Gillian Jacobs expands her NBC ‘Community ‘ role from object of desire to launcher of laughs

Thursdays (8:00-8:30p.m. ET) on NBC Gillian Jacobs plays Britta, the 28-year old drop out with something to prove, on NBC's new comedy series Community. The show airs Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

Jacobs was most recently seen in Richard Kelly's film The Box starring Cameron Diaz and Frank Langella. Other film credits include "Choke starring Sam Rockwell and Angelica Houston (Sundance Film Festival -Special Jury Prize Best Ensemble Acting) and the lead in Damian Harris's Gardens of the Night which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. Jacobs can also be seen in Coach directed by Will Frears, Watching TV With the Red Chinese, NoNames and Helena From the Wedding.

On the small screen she has appeared in "Fringe," "Law and Order: Criminal Intent" and "Royal Pains." Jacobs will also be seen in the upcoming drama series "The Good Wife" and had a recurring role on "The Book of Daniel."

Her theater credits include "The Little Flower of East Orange" at the Public Theater, which was directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman. She also starred in "A Feminine Ending" Off-Broadway at Playwright's Horizons with Marsha Mason. Jacobs is a graduate of the Juilliard School's Drama Division.

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