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Briga Heelan

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Portrays: Connie CavanaghShow debut: "That Text Was Not Meant for Josh!"
Family: Rene Gube (husband), Bennet Aljendra Gube (daughter)

BioEdit

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Briga Heelan

Briga Heelan is an American actress. She was born in Andover, Massachusetts on April 2, 1987 to her parents Kimball and Kevin Heelan. Heelan was raised alongside her brother Connor in Essex county where she attended Andover High School. At that time Heelan began considering a career in musical theater. With that purpose in mind she went to the Walnut Hill School for the Arts and later studied at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. Heelan only stayed a year having realized the stage wasn’t for her and transferred to the University of Southern California. In 2011 she made her television debut on the short lived ABC sitcom “Man Up.” Over the next few years she landed a number of guest parts on tv shows including the series “Jane by Design.” In 2012 she had her breakout role as “Holly” on “Cougar Town” from producer Bill Lawrence (“Scrubs”). After several appearances on that show Lawrence cast her both as the female lead on his 2015 TBS comedy “Ground Floor” and a recurring character on his NBC sitcom “Undatable.” She began a relationship with her “Ground Floor” co-star Rene Gube whom she eventually married and had a daughter with. Gube would go on to become an executive story editor/writer and series regular (as "Father Brah") on The CW series "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend." Before the debut of her NBC sitcom "Great News" Heelan guest starred on "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" as Connie Cavanagh in Season One.

RésuméEdit

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2011 "Second City this Week" Herself Celebrity guest
2011 "Man Up" ???? 1 episode
2012 "Counter Culture" Jill TV movie
2012 "Jane by Design" Amanda Clark 5 episodes
2013 "Happy Endings" Ryan 1 episodes
2014 "Complete Works" Shailene Dionne Pictured
2012 - 2015 "Cougar Town" Holly Recurring character
6 episodes
2013 - 2015 "Ground Floor" Jennifer Series regular
20 episodes
2014 - 2015 "Undatable" Nicki Recurring character
7 episodes
2015 "Truth be Told" Katherine/Kiki 1 episode
2015 "How We Live" Holly Bailey TV movie
2016 "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Connie Cavanagh 1 episode
2016 "Go-Go Boy Interrupted" Ashley 1 episode
2016 - 2017 "Love" Heidi McAuliffe 6 episodes
2016 - 2018 "Great News" Katie Wendelson Series regular
23 episodes
Film
Year Title Role
2015 "The Night is Young" Veronica
2016 "Dean" Becca
2017 "Literally, Right Before Aaron" Julie
  Cast edit
Main
Rachel Bloom ("Rebecca Bunch") 🎈 Donna Lynne Champlin ("Paula Proctor") 🎈 Vincent Rodriguez III ("Josh Chan")
Santino Fontana/Skylar Astin ("Greg Serrano") 🎈 Pete Gardner ("Darryl Whitefeather") 🎈 Vella Lovell ("Heather Davis")
Gabrielle Ruiz ("Valencia Perez") 🎈 Scott Michael Foster ("Nathaniel") 🎈 David Hull ("White Josh")
Recurring

Rene Gube ("Father Brah") 🎈 Erick Lopez ("Hector") 🎈 Ava Acres ("Young Rebecca")
Gina Gallego ("Mrs.Hernandez") 🎈 Danny Jolles ("George”) 🎈 Amy Hill ("Lourdes Chan")
Tess Paras ("Jayma Epstein") 🎈 Coryn Mabalot ("Jastinity Chan") 🎈 Stephnie Weir ("Karen")
Michael Hyatt ("Dr. Noelle Akopian") 🎈 Jacob Guenther ("Chris") 🎈 Michael McMillian ("Tim")
Eugene Cordero ("Alex") 🎈 Paul Welsh ("Trent Maddock") 🎈 Parvesh Cheena ("Sunil Odhav")
Robin Thomas ("Marco Serrano") 🎈 Esther Povitsky ("Maya") 🎈 Olivia Edward ("Madison Whitefeather")
Burl Moseley ("Jim Kittsworth")

Guest

Tovah Feldshuh ("Naomi Bunch") 🎈 Briga Heelan ("Connie Cavanagh") 🎈 Nipsey Hussle
Brittany Snow ("Anna Hicks") 🎈 Rachel Grate ("Audra Levine") 🎈 Andrew Arrow ("Hank")
Patti LuPone ("Rabbi Shari") 🎈 Lea Salonga ("Tita Myrna)" 🎈 Grant Rosenmeyer ("Jason")
Jayden Lund ("Guardrail") 🎈 Thor Knai (“Xander”) 🎈 John Allen Nelson ("Silas Bunch")
Britney Young ("Nicky") 🎈 Dr.Phil

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