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Jill Eikenberry arrives for the "Young Adult" Premiere in New York
Jill Eikenberry arrives for the "Young Adult" premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York on December 8, 2011. UPI /Laura Cavanaugh
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Jill Eikenberry (born January 21, 1947) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as lawyer Ann Kelsey in L.A. Law (1986–1994), where she co-starred with her real-life husband Michael Tucker.

Eikenberry was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and was raised in Madison, Wisconsin and St. Joseph and Kansas City, Missouri. She began studies in anthropology at Barnard College but in her second year she auditioned for and was accepted into the Yale School of Drama.

She met Michael Tucker at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., where they appeared together in The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail (1970) and Moonchildren (1971), the latter of which transferred to Broadway in 1972. She married Tucker in 1973 and they settled in New York City. She has a son, Max, and a stepdaughter, actress Allison Tucker (by Michael's first marriage).

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