Jenna Fischer

Born Mar 7, 1974

Regina Marie "Jenna" Fischer is an American actress and director. She is most widely known for her Emmy-nominated portrayal of Pam Halpert (née Beesly) on the NBC situation comedy and mockumentary The Office, and has also appeared in several films, including Blades of Glory, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, The Promotion and Hall Pass.… Read More

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1974 Birth Born on March 7, 1974.


2000 26 Years Old Fischer married James Gunn on October 7, 2000. … Read More
2002 28 Years Old Fischer appeared in friend Peter Alton's 2002 short subject film Les Superficiales. … Read More
2003 29 Years Old In 2003, she held a starring role in The Girl's Guide to Summer, a 2003 Instant Films short (a competition similar to the nationally held 48 Hour Film Project, only based in Los Angeles) directed by Instant Film's co-founder (and camera operator) Charles Papert. … Read More


2004 30 Years Old Lollilove premiered at the St. Louis International Film Festival, the hometown of Fischer and Gunn, in November 2004, and was also shown at the TromaDance Film Festival. … Read More
2005 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, after a succession of mostly improvised auditions similar to her Lollilove experience, Fischer landed the role of Pam Beesly on what would become the NBC hit, The Office, based on the original BBC series. … Read More
2006 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, she co-starred in her then-husband's film, Slither, and in 2007, she filmed supporting roles in The Brothers Solomon, with Will Arnett and Will Forte, Blades of Glory, with Will Ferrell, John Heder, Amy Poehler, and Will Arnett, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, alongside John C. Reilly, with whom she co-starred again in 2008's The Promotion, also starring Seann William Scott. … Read More
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Fischer herself spent several years working as a receptionist and administrative assistant in Los Angeles offices, much like her television counterpart, while struggling to achieve success, and thus felt she was well-suited to the role. "I'm so attached to Pam's journey," she told NPR in 2009. "I just love playing this character so, so much." … Read More
2010 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Fischer was named as producer of the mid-August through October 2010 run of the critically acclaimed play Sad Happy Sucker, written by her husband Lee Kirk and directed by friend Sean Gunn. … Read More
2011 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Fischer and Kirk announced pregnancy with their first child in May 2011.
2013 39 Years Old After finishing The Office, Fischer starred in the Off-Broadway play Reasons to Be Happy, written and directed by Neil LaBute, which ran from May to June 2013.


2014 40 Years Old Fischer gave birth to their second child, a daughter Harper Marie Kirk born May 25, 2014. … Read More
2016 42 Years Old Jenna Fischer stars in the world premiere of Steve Martin's new comedy, Meteor Shower at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California from July 30 to September 18, 2016. … Read More
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