Annabeth Gish

Annabeth Gish

Highest Rated: 79% Beautiful Girls (1996)

Lowest Rated: 0% Term Life (2016)

Birthday: Mar 13, 1971

Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

A porcelain-faced brunette with a winning smile, Annabeth Gish weathered the transition from child actor to adult with grace and style. Portraying Julia Roberts' responsible sister Kat Arujo in "Mystic Pizza" (1988) while still in high school, Gish went on to appear in a number of films and television series. Most notably, the versatile actress portrayed Special Agent Reyes on the final two seasons of "The X-Files" (FOX, 1993-2002) before appearing in the film adaptation of the popular novel, "The Celestine Prophecy" (2006) and the Showtime original series "Brotherhood" (2006-08). Born Anne Elizabeth Gish on March 13, 1971 in Albuquerque, NM, this striking brunette moved with her family to Cedar Falls, IA at the age of two. Her parents were both teachers; her father Robert was an English professor at the University of Northern Iowa, her mother Judy taught at Malcolm Price Laboratory School. Performing in community theater productions throughout her childhood, Gish began her professional acting career at the age of eight by appearing in a number of commercials. She made her screen debut at the age of 13 in the film "Desert Bloom" (1986) opposite Jon Voight, a performance which earned the young actress critical praise from film critic Roger Ebert. Also that year, Gish made her television debut in the ABC TV movie "Hero in the Family" (1986). While still in high school, Gish starred in the films "Hiding Out" (1987) alongside Jon Cryer, "Mystic Pizza" (1988), which helped launch costar Julia Roberts' career into the stratosphere, and the 60's-era "Shag" (1989) with Phoebe Cates and Bridget Fonda. Gish also appeared in her first leading role in "When He's Not a Stranger" (CBS, 1989) portraying a college freshman victimized by acquaintance rape. Gish went on to graduate from Cedar Falls' Northern University High School in 1989. In addition to acting, Gish took time to focus on her academic career and attended Duke University. Studying English as well as theater, she graduated summa cum laude in 1993 with a BA in English. After college, Gish appeared in the NBC TV movie "Silent Cries" (1993), delivering a gritty portrayal of a young woman interned by the Japanese during World War II, and as Anne Hampton in the laughable "Gone With the Wind" sequel, "Scarlett" (CBS, 1994). Gish also landed roles in Lawrence Kasdan's western "Wyatt Earp" (1994), Oliver Stone's "Nixon" (1995), and the ensemble comedies "The Last Supper" (1995) and "Beautiful Girls" (1996) alongside Timothy Hutton. Making her television series debut in 1995, Gish portrayed a young lawyer on the short-lived drama "Courthouse" (CBS, 1995) opposite Patricia Wettig. Next, Gish starred in a number of television movies; she appeared in "Don't Look Back" (1996) alongside Eric Stoltz, "What Love Sees" (1996), and the western "True Women" (1997) opposite Angelina Jolie and Dana Delaney. Gish soon landed supporting roles in the edgy comedy "SLC Punk" (1998) and the Ashley Judd thriller "Double Jeopardy" (1999). After the departure of series star David Duchovny (Agent Mulder) in 2000, Gish joined the cast of the cult sci-fi series "The X-Files." Portraying Special Agent Monica Reyes in the series' final two seasons, Gish was brought in along with Robert Patrick in an effort to boost ratings for the show and give Agent Scully (Gillian Anderson) someone to bounce stuff off of, in lieu of Agent Mulder. Though Gish and Patrick gave nuanced performances on the series, audiences missed the Mulder-Scully chemistry and back-story. As ratings fell, the series came to an end in 2002. Receiving positive exposure on "The X-Files", Gish went on to appear in an episode of "CSI: Miami" (CBS, 2002-12) and in a recurring role on Emmy Award-winning drama "The West Wing" (NBC) as President Bartlett's eldest daughter, Elizabeth Bartlett Westin. Gish also appeared in the independent comedy "Knots" (2004) with John Stamos and the TV movie "Detective" (2005) opposite Tom Berenger and Cybil Shepherd. In 2006, Gish landed a role in the film adaptation of "The Celestine Prophecy," portraying the role of Julia. Also that year, Gish continued to deliver solid work, appearing in the creepy Stephen King miniseries "Desperation" (ABC, 2006) alongside Tom Skerritt and Steven Weber, as well as the Showtime original series, "Brotherhood" (2006-08) portraying the wife of an Irish-American politician. Gish's next major TV work came in the chilling miniseries "Bag of Bones" (2011), a Stephen King adaptation in which she played the late wife of a best-selling novelist (Pierce Brosnan). This was followed by a recurring role on the high school mystery drama "Pretty Little Liars" (ABC Family 2010-17) as Dr. Anne Sullivan. On "The Bridge" (FX 2013-14), Gish played rancher's wife Charlotte Millwright, who uncovered some shocking truths about her husband following his sudden death.

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No Score Yet No Score Yet Gone Mom: The Disappearance of Jennifer Dulos Jennifer Dulos (Character) - 2021
21% 48% Rim of the World Grace (Character) - 2019
59% 71% Charlie Says Virginia Carlson (Character) $46.9K 2018
20% 46% All Summers End Mrs. Turner (Character) - 2017
0% 32% Term Life Lucy (Character) $13K 2016
65% 47% Before I Wake Natalie (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet 50% A Mother's Nightmare Maddie Stewart (Character) - 2012
37% 27% Texas Killing Fields Gwen Heigh (Character) $45.3K 2011
No Score Yet 35% Home Run Showdown Michelle (Character) - 2011
29% 43% The Chaperone Lynne (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Commerce Beth (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 22% Patricia Cornwell's The Front Unknown (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 11% Patricia Cornwell's At Risk Det. Delma Sykes (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 59% An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong Meg Maxwell (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder on Her Mind Sally Linden (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 70% Candles on Bay Street Lydia (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet 31% Mojave Phone Booth Beth (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet 33% Stephen King's Desperation Mary Jackson (Character) - 2006
4% 54% The Celestine Prophecy Julia (Character) $1M 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Arthur Hailey's Detective Cynthia Ernst (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet 39% Knots Greta Siegel (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 43% Life on Liberty Street Denise Di Fiori (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection Unknown (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Death in the Family Mary Follet (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet 70% Pursuit of Happiness Marissa (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet 74% The Way She Moves Amie (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet 54% Buying the Cow Nicole (Character) - 2001
71% 37% Race to Space Dr. Donnie McGuiness (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Different Hope Goodell (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 54% God's New Plan Claire Hutton (Character) - 1999
63% 89% SLC Punk Trish (Character) $299.2K 1999
27% 61% Double Jeopardy Angela Green/Angela Walker (Character) $116.7M 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sealed With a Kiss Robbie (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet To Live Again Karen Holmes (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mayday Maria Philips (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet 80% True Women Unknown (Character) - 1997
12% 15% Steel Susan Sparks (Character) $1.7M 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet What Love Sees Jean Treadway Holly (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet 18% Don't Look Back Michelle (Character) - 1996
79% 81% Beautiful Girls Tracy Stover (Character) $10.6M 1996
75% 74% Nixon Julie Nixon Eisenhower (Character) $13.7M 1995
63% 70% The Last Supper Paulie (Character) $189.5K 1995
46% 61% Wyatt Earp Urilla Sutherland (Character) $24.6M 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Silent Cries Hazel Hampton (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lady Against the Odds Sylvia Raffray (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last to Go Lydia (Character) - 1991
0% 71% Coupe de Ville Tammy (Character) $592.1K 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet When He's Not a Stranger Lyn McKenna (Character) - 1989
65% 88% Shag Pudge (Character) $6.1M 1988
75% 54% Mystic Pizza Katherine "Kat" Arujo (Character) $12.8M 1988
33% 70% Hiding Out Ryan Campbell (Character) $5.8M 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hero in the Family Jessie (Character) - 1986
64% 69% Desert Bloom Rose Chismore (Character) $92.8K 1986

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74% 86% The X-Files Monica Reyes (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
2018 2016 2001-2002
90% 90% Halt and Catch Fire Diane Gould (Character) 2016-2017
78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit CarolynRivers (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet 84% Code Black Geraldine Lithwick (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet 86% Rizzoli and Isles Alice Sands (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet 87% At Midnight With Chris Hardwick Guest 2016
81% 82% Pretty Little Liars Dr. Anne Sullivan (Guest Star) 2015 2011-2013
87% 91% Sons of Anarchy Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
88% 85% The Bridge Charlotte Millright (Character) 2013-2014
8% 71% Betrayal Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
93% 89% Parks and Recreation Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Arthur Hailey's Detective Unknown (Character) 2013
78% 78% Once Upon a Time Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
No Score Yet 85% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2011-2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bag of Bones Jo Noonan (Character) 2011
70% No Score Yet Against the Wall Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet 87% Lie to Me Ilene Clark (Guest Star) 2011
80% 77% FlashForward Lita (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet 87% Criminal Minds Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
80% No Score Yet Brotherhood Eileen Caffee (Character) 2006-2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Courthouse Lenore Laderman (Character) 2006 1995
75% 94% The West Wing Elizabeth Bartlet Westin (Guest Star) 2005-2006 2003
No Score Yet 66% CSI: Miami Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet True Women Unknown (Character) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chicago Hope Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Scarlett Anne Hampton-Butler (Character) 1994

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