From a cold, heartless, sneaky, hard-hitting person enjoying her work as a hitwoman in the action-thriller movie John Wick (2014) to the woman working with heavy machinery in G.I. Joe: Retribution (2013), Adrianne Palicki effortlessly nails it to the screen. The American actress is also known for her roles as Tyra Collette in Friday Night Lights (2006-2011), Barbara “Bobbi” Morse in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014-2016) and as Commander Kelly Grayson in the Fox show The Orville (2017-present).
Who Is Adrianne Palicki?
She was born as Adrianne Lee Palicki on May 6, 1983, in Toledo, Ohio, United States of America. Palicki is of mixed pedigree: Hungarian and Polish on her father’s side and English and German from her mother. She is one of the two children of Nancy Lee (born French) and Jeffrey Arthur Palicki and has an older brother Eric who is a comic book author. Her brother was the one who sparked her interest in comics.
Adrianne attended Whitmer High School, where she began performing in plays from her sophomore year. In addition to acting, she was also good at sports; she played basketball and ran track and field, and was also runner-up in the Homecoming Queen.
Her acting career began in the early 2000s. In 2003 Adrianne Palicki portrayed Judy Robinson in John Woo’s unsold pilot film “The Robinsons”: The Robinsons: Lost in Space. She then played minor roles in some television series, including Smallville, Quintuplets, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, North Shore, Supernatural. Over time, she secured a place in the first three seasons of the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights (2006) as Tyra Collette along with Jesse Plemons and Taylor Kitsch. Since then she has continued to grace our screens, not only with her beautiful face but also with phenomenal appearances in numerous films and television shows.
Her films include Popstar (2005), Seven Mummies (2006), Women in Trouble (2009), Legion and Elektra Luxx (2010), Red Dawn (2012), Coffee Town, and G.I. Joe: Retaliation – the only woman in the squad, Lady Jaye – with Channing Tatum, Bruce Willis, Dwayne Johnson in 2013, Dr. Cabbie and John Wick in 2014, Baby, Baby, Baby, Baby, and S.W.A.T.: Under Siege with Michael Jai White in the lead roles, 2015 and 2017. She also had other notable roles on the small screen, including as Cat Thatcher in Fox’s Lone Star, which was canceled after two seasons despite good reviews.
In addition to The Robinsons (2004), which was not aired, she also appeared in several other works that were never ordered in series. These include the 2011 NBC pilot episodes of Wonder Woman and Most Wanted (2016). Her wannabe role as Diana Prince in Wonder Woman was won by Gal Gadot two years later for Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016).
Her other television works include the horror series From Dusk till Dawn: The Series, About a Boy (2014), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2014), the sci-fi comedy-drama series created by Seth MacFarlane, who also appeared as her character’s ex-husband, The Orville (2016) as Commander Kelly Grayson, for which she was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Television Actress.
In addition to her extraordinary performances in films and on television, Adrianne has also had several appearances in music videos. These include the will.i.am music video We Are the Ones from 2008 in support of the then-presidential candidate Barack Obama and the music video The Black Eyed Peas, #WHERESTHELOVE, in 2016. She and her brother also worked together in 2016 on their first comic “No Angel”.
Palicki has built a solid career over the years. As a result, she has a fat purse to show for her contributions. Her net worth is estimated at $4 million.
Is Adrianne Palicki Married?
The Orville actress has been involved with a number of men in the past, including actor Alan Tudyk, with whom she was within 2009, and co-star D.J. Cotrona from 2011 to 2013.
In September 2014 she was engaged to stuntman Jackson Spidell, whom she met on the set of John Wick. While we listened eagerly to the ringing of the wedding bell, the news came that Palicki broke off her engagement in 2015, thus destroying any hope of an early wedding. Palicki explained that she had to cancel the wedding because of some important problems that she had ignored. She further added that it is okay to go away when people realize that they are not meant for each other. She believes that Mr. Prince Charming would come by if he wanted to, and while she waited, she enjoyed her single time and focused on her work.
However, after enjoying her single life for some time, she was spotted at the Comic-Con party on July 21, 2018, together with Orville co-star Scott Grimes, which triggered rumors of a date. They further fuelled the rumors by posing in front of the camera without letting go of their hands, and officially appeared on Instagram the next day. Could Grimes be the Prince Charming she was expecting? Time will tell.
Her Body Measurements
Adrianne Palicki is undoubtedly a very beautiful woman and has a well-shaped body. She has also taken on roles that required intensive training to fit into her character. In the sequel to G.I. Joe, although she is the only woman in the squad, she kicks some important people in the butt and looks amazingly good doing it. She is also a diet freak and knows what works well for her, which is that she suffers from celiac disease.
Some media have also praised her physique: Maxim has ranked her 79th and 10th on their Hot 100 list for 2007 and 2012. Her slender physique stands at a height of 5′ 9″ (180 cm) with a corresponding weight of 59 kg (130 lbs). She has equally impressive body measurements: 36-25-34 centimeters.