Jennifer Finnigan: Five facts about the Crossing Jordan star

The Montreal-born actress opens up about her guilty pleasure, favourite comfort food, and her go to gizmo

Alvaro Goveia

Age: 31

Hometown: Montreal

You know her from: Her earlier prime-time roles as forensic pathologist Devan Maguire on NBC’s Crossing Jordan and deputy prosecutor Annabeth Chase on CBS’ Close to Home.

Why she’s hot: Finnigan stars as Maddie Putney on the ABC show Better with You, the People’s Choice Award–nominated comedy by Friends writer Shana Goldberg-Meehan.

Foodie fix: “My comfort foods are red wine and dark chocolate. And potatoes, in any form.”

Great gizmo: “I go into panic mode if my BlackBerry isn’t within sight.”

Bad advice: “The worst (or maybe best) ever was, ‘I know it’s 3 a.m., but if we leave now, we can make it to Vegas by dawn!’”

Shower serenade: “‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ which is also my go-to karaoke song, FYI.”

Guilty pleasure: “I love bad reality TV. . . . Is there really any good reality TV?”

Get this look: Sea Smadar Eliasaf Necklace, $195, Jeans, her own. Vince shirt, $90,

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