October 28, 1963
58 years old
U.S. - Canada
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm tall
34-23-33 in | 86.5-58-84 cm
54 kg | 119 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Lauren Michael Holly was born in Bristol, Pennsylvania, United States, on October 28, 1963, is an American-Canadian actress.
Young Lauren Holly began her professional acting career at the age of 20.
She made her big screen debut in teen film Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985) in role as Lisa.
She got her television debut in NBC police procedural series Hill Street Blues (1984) in role as Carla Walicki.
Her breakthrough performance came as Maxine Stewart in CBS family drama television series Picket Fences (1992-1996).
She was nominated for the Burbank International Film Festival Award and the Maverick Movie Award for Best Actress for her role as Grace in short film Masque (2012).
She was nominated for the FilmQuest Cthulhu Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Neighbor in action comedy horror movie Dead Shack (2017).
She won the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Jim Carrey) for her role as Mary Swanson in buddy comedy film Dumb and Dumber (1994).
She was nominated for the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her role as Herself in drama movie Ultra Low (2018).
She won the Western Heritage Bronze Wrangler Award for her role as Mrs. Rebecca Lear Highsmith in Western film King of Texas (2002).
Any Given Sunday (1999) sports drama opposite Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz and Dennis Quaid
Sabrina (1995) romantic comedy drama with Harrison Ford, Julia Ormond and Greg Kinnear
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990) action comedy mystery opposite Andrew Dice Clay and Priscilla Presley
What Women Want (2000) romantic fantasy comedy with Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt and Marisa Tomei
Down Periscope (1996) comedy opposite Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Holly and Rob Schneider
Band of the Hand (1986) action crime neo noir thriller with Stephen Lang, Leon Robinson and James Remar
Turbulence (1997) action thriller opposite Ray Liotta and Brendan Gleeson
No Looking Back (1998) drama with Jon Bon Jovi and Edward Burns
The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015) supernatural psychological horror opposite Kiernan Shipka, Emma Roberts and Lucy Boynton
The Cuban (2019) drama in role as Nurse Baker, opposite Ana Golja and Louis Gossett Jr.
Tammy's Always Dying (2019) black comedy drama in role as Ilana Wiseman, with Felicity Huffman, Anastasia Phillips and Clark Johnson
She was nominated for the American Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Dramatic Series for her role as Maxine Stewart in CBS family drama television series Picket Fences (1992-1996), also for two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
She was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series and a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Heroine: Daytime for her role as Julie Chandler in ABC soap opera All My Children (1970).
She was nominated for the Golden Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for her role as Ethel Kennedy in NBC drama miniseries Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001).
Chicago Hope (1999-2000) CBS medical drama series in role as Dr. Jeremy Hanlon
NCIS (2005-2008) CBS police procedural series in role as NCIS Director Jenny Shepard
She voiced Haulie in animated television series The Adventures of Chuck & Friends (2010-2012).
Alphas (2012) Syfy superhero drama series in role as Senator Charlotte Burton
Motive (2013-2016) CTV police procedural crime drama series in role as Dr. Betty Rogers
She had recurring role as Lynn Harper in ABC / Netflix political thriller drama television series Designated Survivor (2019).
Tiny Pretty Things (2020) Netflix drama series in role as Monique Dubois
Graduated from Geneva High School in 1981.
Studied flute and drama at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
She earned an undergraduate degree in English from Sarah Lawrence College in 1985.
Has two younger brothers, Nick and Alexander Innes Holly.
She was a cheerleader in high school.
Became a Canadian citizen in 2008.
Lives in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
She dated Ingrid Casares (1997), Edward Burns (1997-1998) and Jim Fitzpatrick (1985).
She was married to:
Francis Greco (2001-2014) they have three adopted sons: Henry, George, and Alexander Holly-Greco
Jim Carrey (1996-1997)
Danny Quinn (1991-1993)