Jess-Weixler
Jess Weixler | Biography

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  • Full Name Jessica Weixler
  • Nickname Jess Weixler
  • Occupation Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Louisville, Kentucky, USA
  • Birth Date Jun 08, 1981
  • Age 41 Years, 3 Months
  • Height 5 Feet 7 Inches
Robyn Burdine on Series 'The Good Wife'

Jess Weixler | Biography

Also on upcoming film 'Hell House'

After that, Weixler studied at Juilliard, where she was a classmate and friend of actress Jessica Chastain. She also took part in Bruce Brubaker's InterArts performance project at Juilliard during its first year.


Jess Weixler is an actress best known for her role in the TV series The Good Wife as Robyn Burdine.

Who is Jess Weixler?

Jess Weixler is an American actress born on 8 June 1981 in Louisville, KY. 

She graduated from Atherton High School in 1999. She later attended the Walden Theater Conservatory Program in Louisville, Kentucky, where she was a member of The River City Players and the Chamber Singers choral group.

After that, Weixler studied at Juilliard, where she was a classmate and friend of actress Jessica Chastain. She also took part in Bruce Brubaker's InterArts performance project at Juilliard during its first year.

Weixler debuted her acting career in the 2003 TV series Guiding Light, where she played the role of Caroline Boyle for one episode. 

She was featured in several credits before starring as Dawn in the movie Teeth in 2007, for which she won the 'Breakthrough Award' at the Gotham Awards and the Sundance Film Festival's 'Special Jury Prize' in 'Dramatic' category.

In addition, New York magazine also named her the 'New Indie Queen' of the year and one of the fourteen 'New Yorkers you need to know' in January 2009.

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In 2013, Weixler landed one of her most popular roles, Robyn Burdine, in the television series The Good Wife. Since then, she has appeared in various movies and TV series such as Who We Are Now (movie 2017), Deception (TV series 2018), The Death of Dick Long (film 2019), Fully Realized Humans (movie 2020), Hound of Love (short 2021), and others.

Besides, she has an upcoming film titled Hell House, portraying the character Margaret Dupree.

'The Good Wife'

The Good Wife is a CBS political drama TV series that first aired on 22 September 2009 and ended on 8 May 2016. The show comprises seven seasons where Weixler played the role of investigator Robyn Burdine for 19 episodes from 2013 to 2014.

The show follows Alicia Florrick, played by Julianna Margulies, a wife and mother. Florrick must bear responsibility for her family and re-enter her career in law after her husband is jailed for a public sex and political corruption scandal.

Other cast members of the show include Matt Czuchry as Cary Agos, Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma, Graham Phillips as Zachary "Zach" Florrick, Makenzie Vega as Grace Florrick, Josh Charles as Will Gardner, and Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart, among others.

Husband

Weixler got married to Hamish Brocklebank in December 2015 during a ceremony on the beach. Brocklebank is an English business person and co-founder of Flooved. The couple has one child together.

Among the guest of the ceremony was Weixler's friend, the 'Academy Award-nominated' actress Jessica Chastain, who also served as her bridesmaid.

Weixler shared her wedding photo on the beach on 7 December 2015 with the caption, "We're married. Oh my goodness he's my 'husband'! And I love my friends for helping make the wedding the best day ever."

The Good Wife Actress Jess Weixler with her Husband in 2015
Jess Weixler with her Husband in 2015 (Photo: Instagram)

Child

Weixler and her husband, Hamish Brocklebank, share one daughter named Beatrice Danger Brocklebank, born in March 2019.

Weixler also documented her pregnancy on social media, making her fans part of the journey. She shared a photo with her newborn baby on 8 March 2019 on Instagram. She wrote, "Welcome to the world Beatrice Danger Brocklebank. I mean…"

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