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Abigail Spencer Biography
Abigail Spencer is an American actress. She first appeared on television playing Rebecca Tyree on the ABC daytime television soap opera All My Children (1999–2001), before going on to star in the Lifetime crime drama series Angela’s Eyes (2006).
Abigail had recurring roles on Mad Men (2009), Hawthorne (2010), and Suits (2011–2018). She starred as Amantha Holden in the acclaimed SundanceTV drama series Rectify from 2013 to 2016, for which she received a nomination for a Critics’ Choice Television Award. Abigail starred as history professor Lucy Preston in the NBC science fiction series Timeless from 2016 to 2018.
Abigail has also appeared in a number of films, such as In My Sleep (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), This Means War (2012), Chasing Mavericks (2012), The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), and This Is Where I Leave You (2014).
Abigail Spencer Age | How Old Is Abigail Spencer
Abigail was born on August 4, 1981 in Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa County, Florida. She is 37 years old as of 2018.
Abigail Spencer Height
Abigail stands at a height of 1.65 m.
Abigail Spencer Measurements
Abigail’s measurements are 34-24-35 and she wears a 32B bra size. She has an elegant figure.
Abigail Spencer Family
Abigail was born and raised in Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa County, Florida. She is the daughter of Lydia Ann Brown and surfer husband Yancy Spencer III (1950-2011). Abigail has two brothers, Yancy Spencer IV (born c. 1973) and Sterling Spencer (born c. 1986). Abigail has stated that she is part Cherokee.
Abigail Spencer Boyfriend | Abigail Spencer Dating
After Abigail divorced her husband she has been spotted with The Social Network actor Josh Pence frequently in public places enjoying each other’s presence. This has made her fans think that the two might be dating. The pair has also been seen accompanying each other in several events and programs over the years but still has not confirmed their relationship publicly.
Abigail Spencer Husband | Abigail Spencer Andrew Pruett
In 2004 Abigail married Andrew Pruett. In 2008 she gave birth to their son. She filed for divorce in February 2012, divorcing in 2013.
Abigail Spencer Son
Abigail’s son Roman, who in 2019 was in fifth grade, joins her mother on set sometimes. “I got him to come to set the other day and he wanted to go do hair and makeup with me,” she told Parade. “So he got a wig put on, and bruises and cuts put on his face… So when he came to set, I was like, ‘Okay, we’ve got to put you to work.’ He sat by a video village. He looked like a little savant director with his headphones on. He gave his direction and his feedback after the take.”
Abigail Spencer Movies
- 2017 – The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards as Abigail
- 2016 – The Sweet Life as Lolita
- 2015 – H8RZ as Laura Sedgewick
- 2014 – A Beautiful Now as Romy
- 2014 – This Is Where I Leave You as Quinn Altman
- 2014 – The Pieces as Vanessa
- 2014 – The ForgerAgent Paisley
- 2013 – The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia as Lisa Wyrick
- 2013 – Oz the Great and Powerful as May
- 2013 – Kilimanjaro as Yvonne
- 2013 – Here and Now as Woman
- 2012 – This Means Wa as rKatie
- 2012 – Chasing Mavericks as Brenda Hesson
- 2011 – Cowboys & Aliens as Alice
- 2010 – In My Sleep as Gwen
- 2007 – Passing the Time as Jessica
- 2007 – Jekyll as Talia Carew
- 2006 – Hooked as Wendy
- 2005 – Fathers and SonsClarissa
- 2005 – A Coat of Snow as Sandy
- 2003 – Truth and Dare as Skye
- 2001 – Campfire Stories as Melissa
Abigail Spencer Tv Shows
- 2019 – Wayne as Del’s mother Dana
- 2017 – The Late Late Show with James Corden as Kellyanne Conway
- 2017 – Grey’s Anatomy as Megan Hunt
- 2016–2018 – Timeless as Lucy Preston
- 2016 – Comedy Bang! Bang! as Vanna
- 2015 – True Detective as Gena Brune
- 2013–2016 – Rectify as Amantha Holden
- 2013 – NTSF:SD:SUV as Abigail
- 2012–2013 – Burning Love as Annie
- 2011–2019 – Suits as Dana ‘Scottie’ Scott
- 2011 – Grace as Sarah Grace
- 2010 – The Glades as Ashley Carter
- 2010 – Hawthorne as Dr. Erin Jameson
- 2009 – Rex Is Not Your Lawyer as Lindsey Steers
- 2009 – Private Practice as Rachel
- 2009 – Mad Men as Suzanne Farrell
- 2009 – Castle as Sarah Reed
- 2008 – Welcome to the Captain as Claire Tanner
- 2008 – Bones as Phillipa Fitz
- 2008 – Moonlight as Simone Walker
- 2007, 2014 – How I Met Your Mother as Blah Blah (Carol)
- 2007 – Ghost Whisperer as Cindy Brown
- 2006 – Killer Instinct as Violet Summers
- 2006 – Gilmore Girls as Megan
- 2006 – Angela’s Eyes as Angela Henson
- 2005 – CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Becky Lester
- 2005 – Introducing Lennie Rose as Lennie Rose
- 1999–2001 – All My Children as Rebecca ‘Becca’ Tyree
Abigail Spencer Net Worth
Spencer has an estimated net worth of 3 million dollars.
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Abigail Spencer In Alessandra Rich – Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding.
Abigail Spencer Mad Men
In 2009 Abigail played the role of a blogging enthusiast in Twix advertisements, and portrayed Miss Farrell, a love interest of Don Draper, on AMC’s Mad Men.
Timeless Abigail Spencer
Abigail was cast as lead character Lucy Preston in the NBC series Timeless in 2016. In this series she plays a history professor sent on time travel missions to different eras in an effort to prevent others from disrupting the U.S.-related timestream. A review of the series in Variety called Abigail “prodigiously talented” and that she played “a character whose major personality traits are ‘smart’ and ‘plucky.'”
A review by Deadline Hollywood said that the show was a waste of Spencer’s talents. The New York Times wrote that “Abigail Spencer is good as Lucy, the spunky historian who is the show’s central character.” On May 12, 2017 Timeless was renewed by NBC . The network had cancelled the series days earlier, but reversed the decision. The series ended after two seasons.
Abigail Spencer Rectify
Abigail has starred as Amantha Holden in the Sundance Channel original drama series Rectify as of 2013. For a role she was nominated for Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for her performance in the series.
Abigail Spencer True Detective
Abigail joined the cast of the second season of HBO crime drama series, True Detective in October 2014.
Abigail Spencer Cowboys And Aliens
Abigail has appeared in several films, including Cowboys & Aliens.
Abigail Spencer Fap
Abigail’s nudes were leaked during the Fappening.
Abigail Spencer Megan Markles Baby Shower
When Abigail Megan was having a baby shower with friends in New York Abigail Spencer walked into this shindig with not one but two different gifts wrapped in blue. YEP. BLUE. Abigail was one of the guest in Megan’s baby shower. She was seen walking inside the hotel carrying conveniently hidden in a brown paper bag.
Abigail Spencer How I Met Your Mother
Abigail had a guest role in television series How i Met Your Mother . This is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. It is based on the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in New York City’s Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, recounts to his son and daughter the events that led him to meet their mother.
Abigail Spencer Interview
How the Dedicated Timeless Fandom Changed Abigail Spencer as an Actress: “It’s Very Humbling”
POPSUGAR: So, these past two seasons have really been a mix of emotions with the series getting canceled, renewed, and canceled again. What was your reaction when you found out you were getting picked up, yet again, for the Timeless movie?
Abigail Spencer: I was pretty upset after we got canceled the second time. I was like, “I can’t take it anymore.” I think, after the first time, you’re like, “Okay, we did our best.” You know what I mean? Shows get canceled all the time. I think after the second time where it felt like the show got better, our fanbase got deeper . . . You just kind of throw your hands up. You’re like, “All right. I don’t know what’s good for the world,” and you have to move on. You have to kind of lick your wounds. I think I probably got on a plane and went somewhere. I’m like, “I can’t deal with this no more.” But it was exciting [when we got picked up for the movie] because, at the same time, this doesn’t happen where a show gets to have an elegant goodbye. And that’s what I’ve been calling it, is an elegant goodbye, which we’re super grateful for. Most times you just get yanked — especially after that season two cliffhanger finale. It’s like, “Really? That’s where we leave it?” So [I’m] super grateful [to do the Timeless movie]. It’s super fun to do a holiday movie and kind of use the show for that. We were on set, Malcolm [Barrett], Matt [Lanter], Claudia [Doumit], and I, and we were like, “Wait a second. Are we in a Christmas movie?” We’re like, “Are people going to watch this every year at Christmas?”
POPSUGAR: Probably, knowing the fanbase.
Abigail Spencer: Yeah. So that was kind of fun, too, because that’s a bucket list kind of thing. And [we] really had a ball. Coming back to it knowing that you cheated death twice, you’re just like, “All right. Let’s give it one more go.”
PS: The season two finale leaves things on quite a bit of a cliffhanger, with future Lucy and Wyatt popping up. How many timelines are there in the movie?
Abigail Spencer: There are two different historical events that we go visit, and they’re both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, which is cool because I didn’t know that these events happened at those times. And you still kind of get the lessons. You get two lessons of the week. When you think about the pilot, we went to the Hindenburg crashing, which could not have been a bigger, more explosive, more — literally the Hindenburg is huge. So it’s like a huge historical moment. It’s a huge spectacle. And then I feel like where we land, where we go, and who we interact with [in the movie], nobody is historically “relevant” in the last moment. We just meet someone who touches us on a personal level. Lucy even says in the finale, she’s like, “What’s the point of saving history if we don’t save the people in it?” That’s a big arc for Lucy to go from only wanting to protect and save presidents or historically superimportant people — it’s all about the important people and then you realize everybody’s important because everybody’s history is important. Everybody is important in their own timeline. That’s a huge arc and I think we were able to follow that really naturally throughout the two seasons.
POPSUGAR: I also think that goes with our conversation in March when you talked about how season two focused more on women and people of color. Those are the things that you don’t see as much of in the history books. So to go an even deeper level with the movie — of not just historical figures, but just regular people — to save that kind of history as well is really interesting.
Abigail Spencer: Yeah. Absolutely. And we keep with that. In each episode the kind of central communities that we go and visit are Hispanic and Korean, so we definitely keep with that flow that season two was building up quite nicely.
POPSUGAR: During season two, Lucy and Wyatt were going through a bit of a rough patch.
Abigail Spencer: I feel like they’ve always been going through a rough patch.
POPSUGAR: They have, they have. But it was more of a roller coaster in season two with all the highs and the lows. But we also saw Lucy grow closer with Flynn, and it caused fans to become divided about who they want Lucy to end up with. Do you think that there will be something for both “Lyatt” fans and “Garcy” fans in this movie?
Abigail Spencer: A hundred percent. Yeah. A hundred percent. Also, what I would say is that I think that it’s so cool that people are divided. That’s naturally good storytelling because if it was just so clear one way or the other, then there wouldn’t be any conflict. So it’s really amazing that as much as people love Lucy and Wyatt because they’re our time team, it’s kind of like — remember how we met Flynn? Flynn was a terrorist and now people are like, “I kind of want Lucy and Flynn together.” [Laughter] I think that’s pretty good storytelling and really good casting.
POPSUGAR: It’s also just the characters. They’re so multidimensional. They’re not just a hero or a villain, they can all be both.
Abigail Spencer: Yes, and that was intentional. That was part of the design. So I’m glad that that’s really been followed through and that people get hip to it as well. They’re like, “Oh, I like that.”
POPSUGAR: With the pictures that have been released for the movie, it appears Rufus is alive and well in some of these timelines, but there’s also one photo of the time team standing around a table (above) that has fans freaking out because Lucy and Flynn aren’t there. This whole time we’ve been concerned with getting Rufus back, but should we be worried about the fate of other characters in this movie?
Abigail Spencer: Yes. You should. That’s all I’ll say about that.
POPSUGAR: How emotional was your last day on set?
Abigail Spencer: Actually, my second to last day on set was the most emotional because that was the day that Malcolm wrapped. When he wrapped, I burst into tears. We also shot a scene that was, I would say, one of the most emotional ones of the entire series. So that really affected [me]. I think it started to feel real. When Malcolm wrapped, it really was like, “Oh. This might be the last time.”
POPSUGAR: Did you take anything from set with you as a memento from your time on the show?
Abigail Spencer: Oh my gosh. If I tell you, NBC and Sony might send out a sniper to kill me. [Laughter]
POPSUGAR: They’ll get Rittenhouse after you?
Abigail Spencer: Yeah. Exactly. I’m trying to think, what did I take as a memento? I have some of Lucy’s items. The big thing that I want that I haven’t gotten yet, they made three of the Katharine Hepburn dresses from “Hollywoodland.” I want one of those dresses. I’m like, give it for posterity and for my collection, it’s one of the most incredible costumes I’ll ever wear.
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