Jill Hennessy starred in the special event series SHOTS FIRED, was the lead in the Mike Clattenburg comedy CRAWFORD and was a guest star in the pilot of YELLOWSTONE, with Kevin Costner. Hennessy was a recurring character on the CBS drama MADAM SECRETARY and was featured in several episodes of THE GOOD WIFE.
Hennessy was a regular on the series LUCK starring Dustin Hoffman, as well as the international series JO opposite Jean Reno. She is best known for her starring roles on LAW & ORDER and CROSSING JORDAN, which earned her a People’s Choice Award nomination. She won a Golden Satellite Award for her work in NUREMBERG with Brian Cox and Alec Baldwin. Hennessy is featured in the film CRYPTO starring Luke Hemsworth and Kurt Russell and STANDING UP, FALLING DOWN with Billy Crystal. Hennessy’s other film credits include LYMELIFE with Alec Baldwin, ROADIE with Bobby Cannavale and Ron Eldard, SMALL TOWN MURDER SONGS with Peter Stormare, CHUTNEY POPCORN, THE PAPER by Ron Howard with Robert Duvall, WILD HOGS with John Travolta and Tim Allen, I SHOT ANDY WARHOL with Lili Taylor and EXIT WOUNDS with Steven Seagal. She also played Buddy Holly’s wife, Maria-Elena, in the Broadway production of THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY.