The oldest child of two teachers, Jennifer Morrison, played clarinet in her high school marching band, sang in the school choir, was a cheerleader and did some childhood work as a model for Rice Krispies and JC Penney. She a cover shoot with Michael Jordan for Sports Illustrated for Kids. She studied English and Theater at Loyola University in Chicago before doing further training with the Steppenwolf Theater Company. After relocating to LA, she found guest work on the small screen in series including “Dawson’s Creek” and “Touched By An Angel” and the big screen in mostly forgettable fare like “Girl Fever” and “Urban Legends: Final Cut.” Things started looking up when she landed music videos for Nick Lachey and The Donnas, a skateboarding film called “Grind” in 2003 and started an eight-year run in 2004 on acclaimed medical drama “House M.D.” She started dating costar Jesse Spencer immediately and they were engaged from 2006-2007. She moved on with actor Amaury Nolasco. After popping up here and there in “Star Trek” reboots and as an activist that Ted loved in “How I Met Your Mother,” she returned to full-time TV as Snow White and Prince Charming’s daughter on ABC’s “Once Upon A Time.” She dated another costar on that set — Mad Hatter Sebastian Stan.