Lauren Holly

Born Oct 28, 1963

Lauren Michael Holly is an American-Canadian actress. She is known for her roles as Deputy Sheriff Maxine Stewart in the TV series Picket Fences, as Mary Swanson in the 1994 film Dumb & Dumber, and as Jenny Shepard on the TV series NCIS. She was married to comic actor Jim Carrey from 1996 to 1997.… Read More

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1963 Birth Born on October 28, 1963.


1981 17 Years Old Holly was raised in Geneva, New York, and is a 1981 graduate of Geneva High School, where she was a cheerleader.


1985 21 Years Old In 1985, she earned an undergraduate degree in English from Sarah Lawrence College in New York. … Read More
1990 26 Years Old She portrayed the comic book character Betty Cooper in the TV movie Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again in 1990.
1992 28 Years Old In 1992, Holly's big break came when she was cast as small-town Deputy Sheriff Maxine Stewart opposite veteran movie actor Tom Skerritt on CBS's Picket Fences for four seasons, appearing in every episode except one. … Read More
1993 29 Years Old She portrayed Linda Lee Cadwell, the wife of martial artist and actor Bruce Lee, in 1993's Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story; a doctor in Sydney Pollack's 1995 remake of Sabrina; and Lieutenant Emily Lake in the 1996 comedy Down Periscope with Kelsey Grammer. … Read More


2005 41 Years Old She was a member of the cast of NCIS as Director Jenny Shepard from 2005 to 2008, reuniting with her former Chicago Hope co-stars Mark Harmon and Rocky Carroll. … Read More


2014 50 Years Old In 2014, she was reunited with ex-Picket Fences co-star, Tom Skerritt, to star in the movie, Field of Lost Shoes.
2015 51 Years Old In 2015, Holly starred in Oz Perkins' horror film February. … Read More
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