Biography

Abigail Leigh Spencer (born August 4, 1981) is an American actress known for her roles in several television series. A native of Florida, she began her career on the ABC daytime television soap opera All My Children playing Rebecca Tyree from 1999 to 2001, before going on to star in the short-lived Lifetime crime drama series Angela's Eyes (2006). Spencer has appeared in films such as In My Sleep (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), This Means War (2012), Chasing Mavericks (2012), The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), and This Is Where I Leave You (2014). On television, she has had recurring roles on Mad Men, Hawthorne, and Suits. From 2013 to 2016, Spencer starred as Amantha Holden in the SundanceTV drama series Rectify, for which she received a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination. In 2016, Spencer began playing the leading role of history professor Lucy Preston in the NBC series Timeless.

Abigail Leigh Spencer (born August 4, 1981) is an American actress known for her roles in several television series. A native of Florida, she began her career on the ABC daytime television soap opera All My Children playing Rebecca Tyree from 1999 to 2001, before going on to star in the short-lived Lifetime crime drama series Angela's Eyes (2006). Spencer has appeared in films such as In My Sleep (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), This Means War (2012), Chasing Mavericks (2012), The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013), Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), and This Is Where I Leave You (2014). On television, she has had recurring roles on Mad Men, Hawthorne, and Suits. From 2013 to 2016, Spencer starred as Amantha Holden in the SundanceTV drama series Rectify, for which she received a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination. In 2016, Spencer began playing the leading role of history professor Lucy Preston in the NBC series Timeless.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 36

Birthday 1981-08-04

Place of Birth Gulf Breeze, Florida, USA

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Also Known As

  • Abigail Leigh Spencer

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Buttons
2017 The Sweet Life as Lolita
2017 Three Women as Madeline
2016 Timeless (26 episodes) as Lucy Preston
2016 The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards as Abigail
2016 A Walk in Winter as Abigail
2015 H8RZ as Laura Sedgewick
2015 A Beautiful Now as Romy
2014 This Is Where I Leave You as Quinn Altman
2014 The Forger as DEA Agent Catherine Paisley
2014 True Detective (7 episodes) as Gena Brune
2013 Rectify (30 episodes) as Amantha Holden
2013 Kilimanjaro as Yvonne
2013 Oz the Great and Powerful as May
2013 The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia as Lisa Wyrick
2012 Chasing Mavericks as Brenda Hesson
2012 Burning Love (28 episodes) as Annie
2012 This Means War as Katie
2011 Cowboys & Aliens as Alice
2011 Suits (14 episodes) as Dana 'Scottie' Scott
2010 The Glades (1 episode) as Ashley Carter
2010 In My Sleep as Gwen
2009 Castle (1 episode) as Sarah Reed
2007 Moonlight (1 episode) as Simone Walker
2007 Private Practice (1 episode)
2007 Mad Men (6 episodes)
2007 Backyards & Bullets
2007 The Wedding Bells (1 episode)
2006 Angela's Eyes (13 episodes) as Angela Clinton
2005 Ghost Whisperer (1 episode)
2005 Killer Instinct (2 episodes)
2005 How I Met Your Mother (1 episode)
2005 Bones (1 episode)
2005 Fathers and Sons as Clarissa
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode)
2000 Gilmore Girls (1 episode)

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