American actress best known for her roles in Legion (2010), Red Dawn (2012) and in the TV series Friday Night Lights (2006–2011). In 2013, she played Lady Jaye in G.I. Joe: Retaliation.
Palicki was born in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of Nancy (née French) and Jeffrey Palicki. She has an older brother, Eric, a comic book writer, who influenced her interest in comics. She graduated from Whitmer High School in Toledo in 2001. She ran track in high school and was named runner-up for homecoming queen.