Born in Toledo, Ohio to Nancy and Jeffrey, Adrianne Palicki is probably best known for her role as Tyra Collette on the NBC series "Friday Night Lights."
Though her character left to attend college, Palicki appeared in the series finale. "It was therapeutic" to return for the show's conclusion, she said. "I'd already ended the show. I was excited to move on, but when I'd watch it as a fan, it was that feeling you get when you've graduated high school and all your friends are still there: I'm missing out on everything" (adiannepalicki.org).
In high school, Adrianne Palicki ran track and was runner-up for homecoming queen. She never gave acting a thought until her sophomore year when she landed a small part in the school play.
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After Adrienne graduated, she moved to New York City to participate in a modeling and talent competition. Three months later, she decided to focus 100% on acting and moved to Los Angeles (askmen.com).
Adrianne Palicki appeared in "Smallville," as well as "Supernatural" and the short-runned "Lone Star." Regarding the cancellation of "Lone Star," she said, "It was a smack in the face. It's like being with someone who tells you, 'I want to marry you' and the next day they're moving out."
She filmed a variety of pilots that didn't make it to air, including "Aquaman," "The Robinsons: Lost in Space" and "Wonder Woman."
Adrienne Palicki has also appeared in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," "Legion," and the will.i.am. music video in support of Barack Obama.
She also made the Maxim 2007 Hot 100 List, ranking number 79. Adrianne Palicki told Us Weekly, "I think I feel the most beautiful when I put on a sexy pair of heels and go out with the girls." The people on her speed dial are "my mom and dad. My father inspires me more than any other person on earth." And she keeps her focus on what's important by "keep[ing] myself grounded by surrounding myself with amazing people. My three priorities in life are my family and friends, my career, and just living!"
She told popeater.com, "I loved Texas.I love Austin more than I love any place on Earth. Everybody's nice. Nobody gives a crap about what you do for a living. It's just a real homegrown fun environment. And between the Tex-Mex and the margaritas.oh my god!"
Adrianne Palicki told Esquire, "You know, it's not the fame, it's not to be on TV " I love acting more than anything, and that's all I wanted to go."
In her spare time, Adrianne Palicki reads comic books. She even has a Supergirl tattoo.