Peri Gilpin was born as Peri Kay Oldham on the twenty-seventh of May, 1961 in Waco, Texas, United States of America. Her parents, James Franklin Oldham and Sandra Jo Hauck, were happy to welcome their daughter. His father is better known as Jim O'Brien and he is a famous reporter and a newscaster. As to the siblings, she has a sister, Patti Oldham Wynne.

While being a child, Peri attended the local school in Dallas and grew up an ordinary girl. She was also interested in acting career and had a dream to become an actress in the future. Therefore, she took lessons at Dallas Theater Center. During the formative years, she was the student at the University of Texas at Austin and the British-American Academy in London. She practiced day by day and improved her skills a lot.Her first appearance on TV occurred when she got the role of Holly Matheson in “Cheers”.

For the next eleven years, Peri took part as Roz Doyle in the continuation of “Cheers”, the program called“Frasier”.For this participation, she got a huge success. Gilpin also became the winner of Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. At the age of forty-eight, Peri was seen in the ABC Family drama “Make It or Break It”. The show got many approvals and positive reviews.

Moreover, Peri was rewarded be a Gracie Award in the category of “Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Drama Series”. Besides acting, Peri also recorded her voice for many films and cartoons including “Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within”, “Danny Phantom”,“Superman: The Animated Series”, “Justice League”, “Hercules: The Animated Series”, “Hellboy” and so on. In addition, she was also the part of several Wells Fargo and Johnsonville Meats TV commercials. Later, Peri played a role in drama series “Law & Order” and “Law and Order: Criminal Intent”.

She was also seen in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”. Nowadays, Gilpin appears on the screen in some minor role in the comedy series “Men at Work”. Among other her works there are such movies and TV shows as “Flesh 'n' Blood”, “Pride & Joy”, “Lionhearts”, “Baby Blues”, “King of the Hill”, “For the Love of a Child”, “Medium”, “Desperate Housewives”, “Hot in Cleveland”, “Modern Family”, “Mr. Robinson”, “A Dash of Love” etc. Peri is very enthusiastic and hardworking person. Due to the persistent work, her net worth is estimated to be nearly $15 Million dollars.

As to the personal life in her biography, she is a married woman. Her marriage with painter Christian Vincent has begun since the year of 1999.She and her husband are parents of two children. Thanks to the surrogate mother, they welcomed twins, Stella Mae and Ava Pearl, in 2004. Currently the family lives in Los Angeles. Peri does not like to speak much about her friends and family. The thousands of her fans and followers are interested in her life and career.