Briga Heelan, Actress: Great News. Briga Heelan was born on April 2, 1987 in Andover, Massachusetts, USA as Briga Davis Heelan. She is an actress, known for Great News (2017), The Night Is Young (2015) and Cougar Town (2009). She has been married to Rene Gube since May 8, 2015. They have one child.