Marina Squerciati

Marina Teresa Squerciati born in New York City  April 30, 1984.

[from NBC.com] Marina Squerciati stars as Kim Burgess, an ambitious uniformed patrol officer, on the NBC drama “Chicago PD.”

Marina Squerciati, last seen as Josh Gad’s wife in “Marshall,” is known as “Burgess” in her series regular role on Dick Wolf’s “Chicago P.D.” on NBC. Squerciati has worked in New York theater on Broadway and off-Broadway, and won awards for her portrayal of Judy Holliday at the New York Fridge Festival. She first gained attention in television for her recurring roles on “Gossip Girl” and as the Russian spy Irina on “The Americans.” She can also be seen in the independent horror film “Central Park.” Other television credits include “The Good Wife,” “Blue Bloods,” “Damages” and “Law & Order: SVU.”

For her off-Broadway performance as Judy Holliday in “Just in Time: The Judy Holliday Story” at the Lucille Lortel Theater, Squerciati won the prestigious Agnes Moorehead Award. 

Squerciati made her Broadway debut in an adaptation of Ernst Lubitsch’s “To Be or Not to Be,” directed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw. Off-Broadway, she starred in “Manipulation, Beauty of the Father,” directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif.

Her film credits include “It’s Complicated,” directed by Nancy Meyers, and the 2012 feature “Alter Egos,” directed by Jordan Galland and based on the graphic comic.

Squerciati graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in theater. [from NBC.com]

Some short facts:
– She grew up in New York City.
– She is married to her college friend Eli Kay-Oliphant.
– She has a daughter.

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