Jillian Murray is an actress who has become famous for her acting skill which is rather ageless and overwhelming. She has appeared in films and TV shows such as Sonny with a Chance, Forget Me Not, and Wild Things: Foursome. She started her career in 2003 when she was only 19 and has since then, taken more than 30 roles in films and TV. More so, she has also had video game roles.
Apart from being an actress, she is also known by some as the wife of Australian-South African singer-songwriter Dean Geyer. The two have been married since 2017.
Jillian Murray Biography
It was on 4th June 1984 that Jillian Murray was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. She was raised by a mother who is Scottish and an Irish father alongside her sister Meghan Murray.
Jillian was brought up in Wyomissing in Berks County before her family relocated to Tucson, Arizona. For her education, Murray went to Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School which is the same high school attended by some stars including Dave Weiner and Taylor Swift. There is, however, no information on whether she has gone further with her education after high school.
As regards her career as an actress, Jillian made her film debut in 2003 when she played the role of Natashia in the film Deep Toad. In 2005, she was in Fifty Pills playing the role of Jayne, followed by an appearance as Briana in One Night With You also in the same year. She was in many more films in the years that followed including The Fun Park (2006), Pretty Little Devils, and An American Carol both in 2008, American High School, Knuckle Draggers, Forget Me Not, and The Graves all in 2009.
In 2011, she appeared in Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown as eve, and subsequently, she was in Bad Ass (2012), Cabin Fever: Patient Zero (2014), The Squeeze (2015), and Windsor Drive (2015).
On TV, Jillian Murray made her debut in an episode of Drake & Josh in 2006. With other TV shows to her credit, her popular roles were in Sonny with a Chance (2009), Murder in the First (2015), Code Black (2015 to 2017), and A Dangerous Date (2018). She’s Dr. Liara T’Soni in the video games Mass Effect (2007), Mass Effect 2 (2010), and Mass Effect 3 (2012).
Apart from acting, she is also a champion chess player on one hand and an automobile enthusiast on another; she used to race at the drag strip.
Spouse (Dean Geyer)
Jillian Murray is already a family woman who is married to her husband, Dean Geyer. The two have a pretty much very interesting love story.
The first time that they met was on the set of their movie Never Back Down 2. Immediately after seeing each other, the two fell in love and within a week, they were already an item. As simple as their meeting may be, their love grew from strength to strength for the next 7 years.
In 2016, Geyer got down on one knee and proposed to his better half who as expected, said yes. However, it was until 9 months later that they finally walked down the aisle as man and wife. The wedding was held in Santa Ynez Valley. Even though it was a very big day for the two lovers, the ceremony was not so elaborate as only 75 people including friends and family members of the couple were invited.
Looking at the two, one may easily believe that either is the only person the other has ever dated. However, before she met her spouse, she dated Ashley Parker Angel from 2009 to 2010 when she met her husband. On his part, Dean Geyer dated singer Lisa Origliasso whom he even engaged for a brief while in 2008 before they parted ways.
Dean Geyer was born in Johannesburg, South Africa as the oldest of three kids on the 20th of March 1986. His family moved to Australia when he was still young. He started music when he was a child and is also an actor who has more than 10 TV shows to his name.
Needless to say, Jillian Murray is a hardworking actress who has appeared in many productions since she began her career close to two decades ago. It is thanks to this that she has a net worth that is estimated at $2 million.
A good-looking woman, Murray is not necessarily the tallest one will meet as she stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m).