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Stephanie Jacobsen

Stephanie Jacobsen stars as Lauren Yung, a medical student who must come up with a creative way to pay her tuition, in The CW's series Melrose Place.

Born in Hong Kong and raised in Australia, Jacobsen made her debut in American television as the lead role of Kendra Shaw in Razor, the highly successful feature-length installment of the critically acclaimed series Battlestar Galactica.

She was subsequently cast in the crucial role of Maya Robertson in David E. Kelley's Life on Mars pilot by Emmy-winning director Thomas Schlamme (The West Wing).

A charismatic and versatile actress, Jacobsen began her career in Australia, with appearances on the popular sci-fi show Farscape and the comedy series Pizza. She received a TV Week Logie nomination for Most Popular New Talent for her regular role on the long-running hit series Home & Away, which she followed with a major recurring arc on the Australian series Headland.

Jacobsen completed a part in the military thriller The Devil's Tomb, from director Jason Connery, which co-stars Ray Winstone. She was most recently seen on the series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles as Jesse Flores. In addition to her impressive acting credits, Jacobsen attended Sydney University where she graduated with a double major in philosophy and English literature.

Jacobsen currently resides in Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Stephanie Jacobsen Facts

BirthdayJune 22, 1980 (43)
BirthplaceHong Kong
Height5' 5" (1m65)  How tall is Stephanie Jacobsen compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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