Adrianne Palicki is an American actress and model. She is popularly known for her roles in movies. She featured Tyra Collette in the NBC sports drama series Friday Night Lights and S.H.I.E.L.D. as Barbara Morse. She is also best known in the Fox science-fiction comedy “The Orville” as Commander Kelly Grayson. To learn more about Adrianne Palicki, read her biography below.
Adrianne Palicki Biography
Full name; Adrianne Lee Palicki
Date of Birth: May 6, 1983
Place of Birth: Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
Occupation: Actress and Model
Years active: 2003–present
Spouse: Scott Grimes
Early life and Family
Adrianne Palicki was born in Toledo, Ohio, on May 6, 1983. She is the daughter of Nancy Lee (née French) and Jeffrey Arthur Palicki. Adrianne’s father is of Polish and Hungarian descent, while her mother is of English and German descent. She has a brother named Eric. Eric is a comic book writer who influenced Adrianne’s interest in comics. In 2016, Palicki and Eric wrote their first comic book, titled No Angel, published by Black Mask Studios. The comic book was first released on November 30, 2016.
Adrianne was a brilliant student in school. She attended Whitmer High School in Toledo, Ohio, and graduated in 2001. While in high school, she engaged in sports. Adrianne played basketball and ran track. She was also the runner-up for Homecoming Queen.
Adrianne Palicki started acting when she was in high school. She fully began her acting career in 2003 when she landed a small role in Rewrite. That same year, she also appeared as Judy Robinson in the pilot of The Robinsons: Lost In Space. Unfortunately, the” Pilot’ movie was not picked up for series by The CW network. In 2006, Adrianna appeared in The WB pilot Aquaman as the evil Nadia. From 2006 to 2009, Palicki starred on the first three seasons of NBC’s drama series Friday Night Lights depicting Tyra Collette.
She played Kara/Lindsay Harrison in the season 3 finale of Smallville and Supernatural as Jessica Moore. In the movie, Jessica Moore was Sam Winchester’s doomed girlfriend killed by a demon in its pilot episode.
In 2010, Palicki joined the FOX TV drama Lone Star as Cat Thatcher. In 2011, she starred in Wonder Woman, produced by David E. Kelley. She also starred in Legion and was co-starred in G.I. Joe: Retaliation as Lady Jaye. Apart from that, Adrianna Palicki also appeared in supporting roles in Red Dawn as Toni Walsh and John Wick. Although initially signed on to star in Jamie Babbit’s film Breaking the Girls. But she did not appear in the movie due to production delays and scheduling conflicts.
In August 2014, Palicki played a recurring role in S.H.I.E.L.D. as Barbara “Bobbi” Morse. Adrianna became one of the principal cast after the mid-season break of season two until her character was written out of the series close to season three. ABC called a pilot episode for a spin-off, Marvel’s Most Wanted. It features her character in the lead role but did not develop it as a series.
Adrianna also played the recurring role of Dr Samantha Lake in season one of the sitcom About a Boy in 2014. In July 2016, Palicki starred as Kelly Grayson in The Orville, a science fiction comedy-drama series. Besides appearing in films and tv series, Palicki also appeared in music videos.
In 2018, at the San Diego Comic-Con, it was confirmed that Adrianne Palicki was dating Scott Grimes. Scot Grimes is the co-star actor in Orville. Adrianne and Scot announced their engagement in January 2019 and got married in Austin, Texas, on May 19, 2019. Unfortunately, On July 22, 2019, two months after her wedding with Scot Grimes, Adrianne Palicki filed for divorce but was later dismissed. She later filed for divorce for the second time on July 16, 2020.
2003: In Rewrite as The Pretty Girl.
2003: Getting Rachel Back as Rachel
2005: Popstar as Whitney Addison
2006: Seven Mummies as Isabelle
2009: Women in Trouble as Holly Rocket
2010: Legion as Charlie Scott Stewart
2010: Elektra Luxx as Holly Rocket
2011: Waves as Girlfriend
2012: Red Dawn as Toni Walsh
2013: G.I. Joe: Retaliation as Jaye Burnett / Lady Jaye
2013: Coffee Town as Becca
2014: Dr. Cabbie as Natalie Wilman
2014 John Wick as Ms Perkins
2015 Baby, Baby, Baby as Sunny
2017: S.W.A.T.: Under Siege as Ellen Dwyer
2017: It’s Supposed to be Easy as Kris
2021: In Volume 2 as TBA
2004: In Smallville as Kara / Lindsay Harrison
2004 : In Quintuplets as Jessica Geiger
2004: In CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Miranda
2004 : The Robinsons: Lost in Space as Judy Robinson
2005 North Shore as Lisa Rudnick
2005–2009: In Supernatural as Jessica Moore
2006: In South Beach, as Brianna
2006: Aquaman as Nadia
2006–2011: Friday Night Lights as Tyra Collette
2007: Winter Tales as Mistletoe Girl 3 episodes
2007–2019: In Robot Chicken as Various characters (voice)
2008: In Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II as Padmé Amidala / Jessica / Lexi (voice)
2009: CSI: Miami as Marisa Dixon
2009: Titan Maximum as Clare (voice)
2010: Family Guy as Tiffani Thiessen (voice) Episode: “Big Man on Hippocampus.”
2010 as Lone Star as Cat Thatcher
2011: Criminal Minds as Sydney Manning
2011: Wonder Woman as Diana Prince
2014: From Dusk till Dawn: The Series as Vanessa
2014: Drunk History as Kate Warne
2014: About a Boy as Dr Samantha Lake
2014: In This Is Why You’re Single as Maria
2014–2016: Featured in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as Barbara “Bobbi” Morse
2016: Marvel’s Most Wanted as Barbara “Bobbi” Morse
2017–present: The Orville as Commander
2008: “We Are the Ones” will. i.am
2016: “Where’s the Love?” The Black Eyed Peas (featuring The World)