Here’s Why ‘Ginny & Georgia’ Star Jennifer Robertson Looks So Familiar

Netflix just released Ginny & Georgia season 2 earlier this month, and it’s already claimed the number one spot on the streaming service’s list of most-watched shows. As you’re watching the popular series, you may recognize Jennifer Robertson (who plays Ellen Baker). But if you can’t place your finger on where you’ve seen her before, that’s probably because she looks totally different from her other roles—like Schitt’s Creek.  

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That’s right, Robertson portrayed Roland’s wife, Jocelyn, on the popular Pop TV series. On Schitt’s Creek, the actress’s character had an infamous shoulder-length hairstyle for all six seasons. You know, the bouncy hairdo that Moira (Catherine O’Hara) often poked fun at.

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But in Ginny & Georgia, Robertson’s hair is much shorter (and blonder). Her character, Ellen, is the mom of Maxine (Sara Waisglass) and Marcus (Felix Mallard). She’s also married to Clint (Chris Kenopic).

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In addition to Schitt’s Creek and Ginny & Georgia, Robertson has an impressive resume that includes Twitches, The ½ Hour News Hour and Degrassi: The Next Generation. The actress also stared in several TV movies, like Relative Chaos, Valentine Ever After and In Merry Measure. Robertson most recently appeared in Single All the Way, Crawlspace and Hello, Goodbye and Everything in Between.

BRB, rewatching Ginny & Georgia from the very beginning.

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