More Jill Wagner Bios & Profiles
Biography #2Jill Wagner was born and raised in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Jill and her older brother were raised by their father, who ran a tire shop. She attended Ledford High School and then went on to attend North Carolina State University where she graduated Sigma Cum Laude in business. After college she made the move to Los Angeles on a hunch, (not knowing anyone) and quickly obtained a television and film manager.
Jill made her first mark on Hollywood when she was cast as the first female regular sketch performer on MTV's hit television series Punk'd. Following her stint on Punk'd, Jill embarked on her journey with scripted series television and landed many notable guest-starring roles in series such as Monk for USA, Quintuplets for FOX and a recurring role on Dr. Vegas for CBS. Jill also appeared in the Sony Pictures feature film Guess Who? as well as in the independent feature films June Bug, Forgotten and Shifted.
In April of 2005 Jill was named the new Lincoln Mercury spokesperson. The popular commercials starring Jill have become a very effective campaign for Ford Motor Company's Mercury brand and have afforded her amazing recognition within American households.
Jill starred in the television series Blade for New Line Television and SPIKE TV as the female lead Krista Starr. This project was based on the successful feature film franchise Blade which starred Wesley Snipes.
Jill's hobbies include singing, song writing and dream analysis. Her fascination with dreams started at the age of ten when she began her dream journal which she continues to keep up to date.
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