Proving to be a gifted athlete, she played on her high school's volleyball team and traveled around the country with the Junior Olympics squad.
Her father was Nigerian and her mother is of English and Scots-Irish descent.
Her father is of Polish and Hungarian descent, and her mother is of English and German ancestry.
Her first role, at age 10, is probably her best-known: a bit.
She is certified in four kinds of stage combat: hand-to-hand, quarterstaff,.
Actress Adrianne Palicki was born on May 6, 1983 in Toledo, Ohio, to Nancy French and Jeffrey Palicki.