Abigail Leigh Spencer popular as ‘Abigail Spencer’ is an American actress was born on 4 August 1981 in Florida, USA. She began her career as ‘Rebecca Tyree’ on the daytime ABC TV soap opera All My Children (1999–2001) before she starred in Angela’s Eyes (2006) in the Lifetime crime drama show. She has played recurring roles on Mad Men (2009), Hawthorne (2010), and Suits (2011–2019).
Also, between 2013 to 2016 Spencer appeared in the SundanceTV drama series Rectify as Amantha Holden, for which she was nominated for a Critics ‘ Choice Television Award. In fact, from 2016 to 2018 Spencer appeared in the NBC science fiction series Timeless as history professor Lucy Preston.
Caption: Abigail Spencer
Abigail Spencer: Early life, Education and Family
Born and raised in Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa County, Florida, Spencer was the daughter of Lydia Ann Brown and surfer Yancy Spencer III (1950-2011). She has two brothers, Yancy Spencer IV (born c. 1973) and Sterling Spencer (born c. 1986).
Caption: Spencer with her son ‘Roman Pruett’
Abigail Spencer: Career and Achievements
Spencer’s first major acting role was to play Rebecca ‘ Becca ‘ Tyree on ABC’s soap opera All My Children from 3 June 1999, to 10 April 2001. Similarly, she also played in Lifetime Television’s original series Angela’s Eyes, which canceled on 1 December 2006. In addition, in the following years, she began playing guest roles on several TV series, including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, How I Met Your Mother, Private Practice and Castle.
Besides, Spencer joined the 2nd season cast of HBO crime drama series, True Detective, in October 2014. In 2016, Spencer was cast in the NBC show Timeless as lead character Lucy Preston, where she plays a history professor sent on time travel missions to different eras in an effort to prevent others from upsetting the U.S.-related timetable network. A review of the Variety series called Spencer “prodigiously talented” and that she played “a character with’ smart’ and’ plucky’ major personality traits.” Meanwhile, a review by Deadline Hollywood said the show was a waste of Spencer’s talents.
Caption: Actress on the sets of True Detective Season 2
The New York Times wrote, “Abigail Spencer is nice as is Lucy, the spunky historian who is the central character of the series.” NBC renewed Timeless on 12 May 2017. Likewise, the network postponed the broadcast days initially. Finally, the decision reversed. The show ended two seasons later.
Spencer has starred in a number of films including 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).
Abigail Spencer: Personal life and Husband
Spencer married Andrew Pruett in 2004, and submitted a divorce application in February 2012, divorcing in 2013. Shortly, in 2008, she gave birth to her son. However, Spencer was one of the guests at Meghan Markle’s wedding at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on 19 May 2018.
Caption: Abigail Spencer and Andrew Pruett’s divorce
Abigail Spencer: Net Worth and Social media
The actress’s acting career pays her well. Her main source of income is her acting career and she is also one of the well-paid actress in Hollywood. Also, Abigail Spencer has a net worth of $3 million.
Abigail Spencer: Body measurements
Spencer is a drop-dead gorgeous with a slim body and an amazing figure. Similarly, talking about the actress’s body measurements it’s 34-24-35. She is 1.65 meters tall and weighs 52kgs.
Caption: Spencer’s bodysuit photoshoot