Jillian was awarded a Garland Award and a Theatre World Award for her role as Melony in The Cider House Rules.
Jillian does not limit herself to working on television. She has appeared on the stage many times in various productions including The Cider House Rules, Marisol and Stript.
Jillian worked as an associate artistic director between 1993 and 1994 at the Alice B. Theatre in Seattle.
Jillian is represented by the Domain Talent Agency. She is managed by Framework Entertainment.
In addition to her acting work, Jillian works as a producer, director and writer. She used all three of these skills when she worked on Bag Punching Dog and In Flagrante Gothicto.
Jillian is the godmother to Angelina Jolie's son Maddox.
She played a lesbian locked in a mental institution in the 1960s in the 1999 movie "Girl, Interrupted".