Jennifer Marie Morrison (born April 12, 1979) is an American actress, model and film producer. She is known for her role as Dr. Allison Cameron in House, whom she played for five-and-a-half years (2004 - 2010), and the lead role of Emma Swan in the 2011 ABC adventure fantasy television series Once Upon a Time. She also portrayed Zoey Pierson in the sixth season of How I Met Your Mother. Jennifer Morrison was born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Arlington Heights, Illinois. She is the eldest of three children with a sister, Julia, and a brother, Daniel. Her father, David L. Morrison, is a retired music teacher who was named Teacher of the Year by the Illinois State Board of Education in 2003. Morrison's mother, Judy Morrison, is also a retired teacher.
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