Gina Philips is an American actress best known for her roles on Ally McBeal and Boston Public TV shows as well as in Jeepers Creepers film.
She left Penn mid-way through her senior year to focus on acting full-time; one course shy of graduating.
Early Life and Education
Gina Philips was born in Miami Beach, Florida to an Ashkenazi Jewish mother and Italian father. Initially attending Penn as an undergraduate before dropping out halfway through her senior year to pursue acting full-time – her school allowed her to graduate as she was only one class short of earning the degree.
She quickly rose through the ranks as an actress before landing recurring roles as Sandy Hingle on David E. Kelley’s Ally McBeal and then Jenna Miller on Boston Public. Additionally, she’s best-known for playing Trish Jenner in Jeepers Creepers (2001) which she reprised for an appearance in 2017 cameo.
She maintains a low-key presence and avoids discussing her personal life on social media platforms, though she is married and has one daughter.
Gina Philips is a professional actress known for her roles on Ally McBeal and Boston Public. Additionally, she played Varis Sul in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
She began acting professionally in the early 1990s by appearing as guest stars on numerous television series. Her first major film role came in 1993’s Parker Lewis Can’t Lose and later in When the Branch Breaks and Baywatch she had small roles to play.
In 2001, she made a name for herself by starring as the lead role in Jeepers Creepers, garnering excellent reviews from critics. Since then she has gone on to work in independent and made-for-tv movies, such as 2004’s low budget horror flick Dead & Breakfast and Jennifer’s Shadow.
Achievement and Honors
Gina Philips is perhaps best-known for her roles on Ally McBeal and Boston Public. Additionally, she has made appearances in horror films like Jeepers Creepers (2001) and its sequels (JEEPERS CREEPS 2 (2006) and JEEPERS CREEPS 3 2017). Of Italian and Ashkenazi Jewish heritage, Philips left Penn University midway through her senior year to pursue acting full-time – although was still permitted to walk during graduation because she only needed one class short of graduating!
In 1992, she began her acting career by appearing in Growing Pains as an extra. Since then, she has gone on to star in numerous shows and movies such as Deadly Invasion: Killer Bee Nightmare; as well as supporting roles on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Raina Krell in Ally McBeal; Jenna Miller in Boston Public and Trish Jenner in Jeepers Creepers.
Gina Phillips was born on May 10, 1970 in Miami Beach, Florida and is an American actress and film producer. She is best known for her roles on Ally McBeal (Sandy Hingle) and Boston Public (Jenna Miller), both TV shows. Additionally she made several film appearances such as Mr Church, Celeste & Jesse Forever Forever Forever and Jeepers Creepers.
She abruptly dropped out of University of Pennsylvania midway through her senior year (one class short of earning her degree) to pursue acting. Soon thereafter she started appearing in low-budget horror films such as Dead & Breakfast and Jennifer’s Shadow.
Since 2009, she and Lee Nelson have been married. Together they share one child. She hails from Italian and Ashkenazi Jewish descent; is a Democrat; and recently survived cancer treatment.
Gina Philips is an esteemed American actress best known for her roles on Ally McBeal, Boston Public, and Jeepers Creepers. Her sarcastic character has quickly become beloved among viewers.
She hails from Miami, Florida and is the daughter of Fredi and Robert Consolo. Upon realizing acting would become her full-time profession at Penn, she left without finishing a degree degree program and took it as full time profession instead.
She made her acting debut on Growing Pains in 1992 and went on to portray Sandy Hingle on Ally McBeal between 1999 and 2000, also playing Jenna Miller from Boston Public. Additionally, she’s an accomplished producer; having worked on films such as Jeepers Creepers III, Chained and Hijacked.