Jennifer Morrison was born in Chicago. Her father, David Morrison, was a teacher. In her own school years, Morrison played the clarinet, and she was also a part of her school's cheering squad. She also did some modeling, and she appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated for Kids with basketball superstar Michael Jordan in 1990.
It is rumored that her uncle was the famous musician Jim Morrison, but Jennifer Morrison denied this, as it was false.
After she graduated from Loyola University in Chicago with a degree in Theatre, she took small roles in films ranging from the remake of Miracle on 34th Street to Stir of Echoes to Urban Legends: Final Cut to Girl Fever. In 2004, she became a recognized TV star when she debuted as Allison Cameron on House, M.D. Since that time, she has appeared in Surviving Christmas with Ben Affleck and James Gandolfini and Mr. & Mrs. Smith with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.
|House, M.D.||Dr. Allison Cameron||2004–2009||1||2||3||4||5||6|
|Once Upon a Time||Emma Swan||2011–2017||1||2||3||4||5||6|
Guest Starring Roles
Specials and Made-for-TV Movies
|Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie||Callie||March 31, 2002|
|The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards||Herself||August 27, 2006||Primetime Emmy Awards|
Talk, News and Game Show Appearances
|Jimmy Kimmel Live!||May 2, 2005|
- House, M.D.:
- 1x07 - Fidelity: Dr. Gregory House and his staff, including Dr. Allison Cameron, are treating Elyse Snow, the wife of Ed Snow. House realizes her disease may be sexually transmitted and asks her loyal husband to approve a treatment which may be dangerous if he is wrong. Ed admits to Cameron if the treatment works, it means his wife wasnt faithful to him. He can't deal with that, and asks if that makes him a terrible person. She pauses for a long time before she answers, "Yes."
- 1x14 - Control: Cameron has been manipulating her coworkers Dr. Robert Chase and Dr. Eric Foreman with tactics House claims she has learned from a self-help book. When she tries to use the same tactics with him, he asks why she is doing this. She says she is worried people do not like her, but House says they do. She asks him if he likes her. There is a long pause, in which House realizes she is asking if he likes her romantically. He says he does not, and she says after a long pause, "Okay."
- 1x17 - Role Model: House has risked Cameron's job by giving an honest speech about a drug produced by his boss's company. Cameron visits House at home and tells him she is quitting. because she has feelings for him. Near tears, she says good-bye.
Awards and Accolades
- Is good friends with Ashlee Simpson.