American actress Rebecca Creskoff played reoccurring roles on the television comedy series “Greetings from Tucson” (The WB, 2002-2003), “Quintuplets” (Fox, 2004-2005) and “Hung” (HBO, 2009-2010). She also had roles on the television shows “The Practice” (3 episodes, 2000), “Girlfriends” (6 episodes, 2005), “Mad Men” (2 episodes, 2007), “Jonas” (5 episodes, 2009) and “Justified” (3 episodes, 2011). Her film credits include “Finding North” (1998), “Friends and Family” (2001) and “Knucklehead” (2010).
Creskoff divides her time between New York and Los Angeles. During her free time, she enjoys running, practicing yoga and doing the crossword puzzle in the New York Times.
Childhood and Family:
Rebecca Creskoff was born on February 1, 1971, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She performed in a number of plays in school and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She then pursued a Master of Fine Arts degree at New York University.
Rebecca Creskoff launched her career on stage in the early 1990s. Her first break came when she was cast in the off-Broadway production “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” (1993), which was written by Steve Martin. She then appeared in off-Broadway productions of “The Sleeping Hippo” and “A Midsummer Night's Dream.” She later portrayed Kristine in “Miss Julie,” a play by August Strindberg, and Bobbie Ellis in Simon Mendes da Costa's Broadway play “Losing Louie.”
Creskoff broke into television in 1998 with a guest starring role on the popular NBC legal drama “Law & Order.” The same year, she made her feature film debut as Gina in the independent dramatic comedy “Finding North,” which starred Wendy Makkena and John Benjamin Hickey. Creskoff went on to make guest appearances on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” in 1999, “The West Wing” in 2000 and “Kristin” in 2001. She also had a recurring role on the David E. Kelley legal drama “The Practice” where she appeared in the episodes “Friends and Ex-Lovers,” “The Deal” and “Mr. Hinks Goes to Town” (all 2000). She returned to feature films with “Friends and Family” (2001), where she costarred with Greg Lauren and Christopher Gartin.
In 2002, Creskoff was cast in the WB sitcom “Greetings from Tucson,” alongside Aimee Garcia, Pablo Santos, Sara Paxton, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Lupe Ontiveros and Jacob Vargas. The show ran for 22 episodes from September 2002 to May 2003. In 2003, she also worked with Phil Hendrie in a failed TV pilot titled “Phil at the Gate.”
Creskoff landed her next regular role on the Fox comedy series “Quintuplets,” where she portrayed Carol Chase. The show ran from June 2004 to January 2005. After the series ended, she joined the cast of the sitcom “Girlfriends” in the recurring role of Jennifer Miller. She was on the show from September 2005 to January 2006. Creskoff then starred with Tiffani Thiessen and Rhea Perlman in the CBS television film “Stroller Wars” (2006), guest starred as Hilary in an episode of “The New Adventures of Old Christine” called “No Fault Divorce” (also 2006) and had a two episode role in the AMC period drama “Mad Men” (2007). She next played Lorie in the Lifetime television movie “Libertyville” and appeared in an episode of “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” (both 2008).
In 2009, Creskoff received the recurring role of Sandy Lucas on the Disney Channel teen sitcom “Jonas.” Later that same year, she was cast in the recurring role of life coach Lenore Bernard on the series “Hung,” which premiered on HBO on June 28, 2009. She returned as a regular cast member for the second season, which began on June 27, 2010. During 2009-2010, Creskoff also made guest appearances on the TV series “Party Down,” “NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service,” “Hannah Montana,” “Law & Order,” “Desperate Housewives,” “$#*! My Dad Says” and “Parenthood.” In addition, she had the supporting role of Tina in the comedy “Knucklehead” (2010).
In 2011, Creskoff played Carol Johnson on three episodes of the FX dramatic series “Justified.”