Jacqueline Hennessy, a Canadian reporter, TV personality, and seldom actress, was born on November 25, 1968, in the Canadian city of Edmonton, in the province of Alberta. Although Jill is famous in her own right, she got more media attraction for being Jill Hennessy’s twin sister.
Who is Jill Hennessy?
She is best remembered for her performances in the American TV programs Law & Order, where she plays prosecutor Claire Kincaid over three seasons, and Crossing Jordan, where she represented Jordan Cavanaugh for six seasons.
Jill Hennessy’s Twin Sister, Jacqueline Hennessy
Jacqueline Hennessy is Jill Hennessy’s identical twin sister, who was also born on 25th November 1968 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
The twin has a younger brother named John Paul Jr. Her dad, John Hennessy, worked as a meat trader and marketing executive, which involved substantial traveling that led to multiple relocations for the household.
Their mother is Maxine, a brilliant chef as well as a secretary in Montreal, and her dad is John Paul Sr., a meat trader and advertising and marketing manager, but sadly she abandoned the family in 1982.
Following that, the actress and journalist were reared by Eleanor, her paternal grandmother, in Kitchener, Ontario.
Jacqueline Hennessy has Irish, Ukrainian, Swedish, and French ancestry from her dad’s side, while her mom has largely Austrian and Ukrainian Roma ancestors.
She went to Stanley Park Senior Public School in Kitchener, Ontario, and then graduated from Grand River Collegiate Institute. French literature is Jacqueline’s specialty, for which she holds a doctorate.
Jacqueline Hennessy, is Married to her husband, Terry Moore
Jacqueline Moore is wedded to Terry Moore. Although the date of their wedding has not been disclosed, the ceremony was accompanied by close friends and relations.
Additionally, she is a proud mother of two daughters. Mia Katherine Hennessy Moore, her first daughter, was born on February 5th, 2004. Information about her second child, on the other hand, is not known to the media. Jacqueline is also a private person and doesn’t publicly use social media.
Currently, the Canadian actress and journalist are living with the love of her life Terry and her beautiful daughters in North Toronto, Canada.
Jacqueline Hennessy’s Career
Hennessy is the daily events presenter of Rogers Cable’s Medical Intelligence in Toronto, Ontario. Hennessy was also recruited to voice W Network’s and HGTV’s Love it or List it in 2008.
She works as an assistant editor at Chatelaine magazine. Hennessy’s efforts have earned her multiple honors, such as the Canadian Journalism Federation Greg Clark Award and the Canadian Nurses Association Award of Merit (for medical service journalism).
Jacqueline also performed alongside her sister before she became a writer. The two played twin call girls in David Cronenberg’s 1988 film “Dead Ringers.”
They also co-starred in Jill’s film The Acting Class, which she wrote and directed. Among the Hennessy’s finest notable accomplishments went unnoticed.
Jill Hennessy, who portrayed Claire Kincaid on the NBC police thriller Law & Order, appeared as Kincaid in another show, “Homicide: Life on the Street,” in 1995. The production timetables of both programs coincided in the course of these crossings.
As a consequence, Jacqueline she filled in as Claire Kincaid and was cast for the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode “Corpus Delicti,” which screened in January 1996. The twins are so similar that people didn’t detect the adjustment.