Annabeth Gish is an American actress who began her career as a teen actress before transitioning into more grown-up roles. Over the course of her career, she has appeared in many famous films like Desert Bloom (1986), Hiding Out (1987), Mystic Pizza (1988), Shag (1989), Nixon (1995) and Charlie Says (2018). She also has made several appearances in multiple televisions shows including Scarlett (1994), Courthouse (1995), The X-Files (2001-2018), Brotherhood (2006-2008), Criminal Minds (2010), Americana (2012)and The Haunting of Hill House (2018).
Annabeth Gish’s Bio, Ethnicity
Anne Elizabeth Gish born on the 13th of March, 1971 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. The actress is Caucasian and has her ethnicity listed as ‘white’. When she was eight years old when she began appearing in commercials and at the age of 13, she was already playing the lead roles in films like Desert Bloom (1986) starring as Rose Chismore alongside Jon Voight.
Annabeth and her family relocated to Cedar Falls, Iowa and where she attended Northern University High School, graduating in 1989. She then gained admission to study English at Duke University. While in college, she was a member of the sorority group, Kappa Kappa Gamma and showed interest in drama, film and women studies. Anne graduated in July 1993 with a B.A. in English.
While Anne was still schooling, in 1987, she portrayed Ryan Campbell alongside Jon Cryer in the film Hiding Out, and in 1988 she was Kat Arujo in Mystic Pizza opposite Julia Roberts. For her role in the film, Anne was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture-Drama.
The American actress then portrayed Caroline “Pudge” Carmichael in the comedy Shag. She went on to play another lead character in her debut TV film Where He’s Not a Stranger. Her character Lyn McKenna was a rape victim and this allowed her to nab another nomination at the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture-Drama.
Annabeth Gish appeared in more film projects from 1990 like Coupe de Ville, The Last To Go, Lady Against the Odds, and Silent Cries. After graduating from University, the beautiful actress starred in the TV show Scarlett in 1994 as Anne Hampton appearing in four episodes. In the same year, Anne was cast in Wyatt Earp, where she played Urilla Sutherland, Wyatt’s high school sweetheart and wife.
Annabeth starred in other television films like Nixon (1995), Beautiful Girls (1996), Don’t Look Back (1996), True Women (1997) starring Angelina Jolie, Steel (1997) alongside Shaquille O’Neal, SLC Punk! (1998), Double Jeopardy (1999), Morning (2001) and Race to Space (2001).
After Annabeth Gish landed a role in Scarlett, she continued to appear in many TV shows such as Courthouse and Chicago Hope before landing a lead role on The X-Files (2001) to portray Special Agent Monica Reyes alongside Robert Patrick replacing David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson in the eighth and ninth season.
From 2002 to 2003, Annabeth Gish went back to television film projects, appearing in six episodes of The West Wing as Elizabeth Bartlet Westin alongside Martin Sheen. Other TV films and series she appeared in include Knots, CSI: Miami, Detective, The Chaperone, Texas Killing Fields, Home Run Showdown, Americana, Once Upon a Time, Scandal, Rizzoli & Isles, Charlie Says, The Haunting of Hill House and many more.
Annabeth Gish’s Parents
Annabeth Gish grew up in an academic household; her father, Robert Gish, was a professor at the University of Northern Iowa and her mother, Judith Gish, was a high school teacher at Malcolm Price Laboratory School. Surprisingly, Annabeth did not follow in her parents’ footsteps, choosing instead to branch out on her own.
Spouse & Kids
Annabeth is married to equestrian Wade Allen who she met in December 2001 on the set of The X Files. The couple tied the knot in October 2003 and together they have two sons – Cash Alexander Allen, who was born on the 12th of January, 2007 and Enzo Edward Allen who was born on the 25th of October, 2008.
The beautiful actress currently has a net worth of $4 million. Considering Annabeth Gish has been in the industry for several decades, there is no denying that she deserves every penny of her total net worth. With the actress still being active in the entertainment industry, that amount is expected to go up in the future.