Who is Abby Brammell? Wiki Bio
Abby Brammell was born in Kentucky, USA on 19 March 1979, so her zodiac sign is Pisces and she holds American nationality. She is an actress, best known for having appeared in the biography drama “Jobs” in 2013 which starred Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, Dermot Mulroney, and Josh Gad and which follows the life and career of Steve Jobs. The movie was nominated for an Artisan Award for Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling – Feature Films and a Razzie Award for Worst Actor for Ashton Kutcher.
Childhood and education
Abby was raised as a single child in San Antonio, Texas by her father who was a theatre actor, and her mother who was a dentist.
She became interested in acting at the age of six when she watched her first play at a theater, and while attending Churchill High School, Abby was a member of the school’s drama club and appeared in nearly all the plays performed there. Upon matriculation in 1997, she enrolled at Carnegie Mellon University’s Drama School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre in 2001.
Roles in TV series
Abby made her debut TV series performance portraying Veronica Roberts in the episode “Everybody Loves Rudy” of the mystery drama series “Glory Days” in 2002, before she was invited to guest star in a episodes of the procedural forensics crime drama series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and the action crime drama series “Fastlane” in the same year.
She portrayed her first recurring character, Dariene Prufrock in the crime mystery drama series “Push, Nevada”, which starred Derek Cecil and Scarlett Chorvat and which follows a Federal agent who is searching for $1 million reported missing in a small city; the movie was nominated for an Art Directors Guild’s Excellence in Production Design Award. In 2003, she appeared in the episode “Gladiatrix” of the action science fiction drama “Birds of Prey”, before three episodes of the science fiction series “Star Trek: Enterprise” in 2004.
The year 2005 saw Abby appear in several TV series – two of her most notable performances were in the drama series “Six Feet Under” in which she portrayed Kirsten in four episodes, and in the crime drama series “Crossing Jordan” in which she appeared in the episode “Judgment Day”.
Abby became famous in the US in 2006, when she was invited to portray one of the main characters – Tiffy Gerhardt – in the action drama series “The Unit”, which also starred Dennis Haysbert, Regina Taylor and Audrey Marie Anderson, and which follows the jobs of American secret operators. The series won two awards and was nominated for 18 others, including a Primetime Emmy; Abby appeared in 69 of the 70 episodes between 2006 and 2009.
She went on to appear in single episodes of the drama “The Mentalist”, the supernatural drama “Medium”, and the crime drama “Lie to Me” in 2009, followed by her appearances in a single episode of many series in the following years.
In 2012, she guest starred as Megan Handley in the episode “Out of the Past: Part 1” of the action series “NCIS: Los Angeles”, before being invited to portray the lead character in the comedy series “Blind Justice 3D”, but the pilot episode wasn’t picked up by any network.
In 2014, Abby guest starred in single episodes of the medical drama “The Night Shift” and the modern Western crime drama “Longmire”, while some of her latest appearances on TV have been in the procedural series “9-1-1” in which she portrayed Eva Mathis in five episodes in 2018, and in 2020 nine episodes of the police procedural web series “Bosch” as Heather Strout.
Roles in movies and video games
Abby made her debut film appearance in 2004, in the thriller drama movie “Sawtooth” which starred Adam Beach and Rodney Eastman and which was directed by Andreas Kidess, and she was then invited to portray the Bar-Back Chick in the comedy drama film “The Last Run” which starred Fred Savage and Amy Adams, but which received rather bad critiques.
Her first notable role came in 2009 when she portrayed the supporting character in the drama film “Like Dandelion Dust”, which follows the lives of one rich and one poor family; the movie was a hit, winning 26 awards and becoming nominated for 23 others.
Abby went on to star in the short comedy film “No Place, CA” in 2010, written and directed by Kat Coiro, and in 2011 she starred as Ariadne in the thriller movie “In Black” which was both directed and written by Evan Apostolakos. Some of Abby’s latest roles in movies have been in the 2011 comedy film “Life Happens” in which she portrayed Shiva the Yoga Teacher, and the drama film “North Blvd” in which she played Elaine in 2014.
In 2015, she lent her looks and voice to the Player (Female) in the first-person shooter video game “Call of Duty: Black Ops III”.
Love life and husband
Abby has been married twice – she met her future first husband Jake La Botz in the early 2000s.
Jake is a famous American blues singer, actor and a meditation teacher, best known for his blues tours around Chicago. They married on 27 May 2006, but due to what appears to have been infidelity from Jake’s side, they divorced in 2008.
Shortly afterwards Abby met artist Stefan Bishop, and they started dating just days after meeting which led to rumors about how Abby might have been cheating on Jake with Stefan. Abby and Stefan married on 22 January 2010 in a small ceremony attended by only their closest friends and family, and in 2013, Abby gave birth to their son Tru Brammell Bishop. The family of three is currently living together at their home in Los Angeles, California.
It is widely believed that Abby was a in a long-term relationship with her college sweetheart before leaving him after meeting Jake La Botz.
Hobbies and other interests
Abby has several training sessions at the gym each week, and is also following a strict diet, meaning no fast food for her and little to no sugar, while she is also focused on ‘training her soul and spirit’, which is why she also does yoga and meditates. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors, especially in the parks where she usually reads a book, and some of her favorite writers are Herman Hesse and Agatha Christie and their books “Siddhartha” and “Murder on the Orient Express” respectively.
She is a lover of animals and has had two pet dogs and a pet cat. Her main hobby is travelling, and Abby has been to Europe on several occasions, visiting countries such as England and Spain among others.
She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Jim Carrey, Tom Hanks and Natalie Portman, while some of her favorite movies are “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”, “The Terminal”, and “A Tale of Love and Darkness”.
Appearance and net worth
Abby is 41 years old. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs). As of May 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $2 million.