Jayma Mays

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Jamia Suzette Mays
  • Birth Place: Grundy, VA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/16/1979, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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Jayma Mays Fast Facts:
  • Best known for her role as McKinley High School guidance counselor Emma Pillsbury on Glee.
  • Made her TV debut in a September 2004 episode of the NBC sitcom Joey.
  • Made her feature-film debut opposite Rachel McAdams in the 2005 thriller Red Eye.  
  • In 2007, she played Hiro's girlfriend, Charlie, on NBC's Heroes and Henry's girlfriend, also named Charlie, on ABC's Ugly Betty.
  • Met her husband on the set of 2007's Epic Movie, which they both starred in.
  • Is involved with Cookies for Kids' Cancer, a nonprofit organization that raises funds for pediatric-cancer research.
  • Jayma Mays Relationships:
  • Paulette Mays - Mother
  • Adam Campbell - Husband
  • James Mays - Father
  • Jayma Mays Awards:
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Radford University, Radford, VA (2000)

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