Jenna Elfman: Born to Shop!
Ever wonder if actors check out web shrines devoted to them?
Dharma and Greg
's Jenna Elfman
proudly admits that she does!
"I have all of them bookmarked," she tells TV Guide Online. "I'm in the process of developing my own web site, Jennaelfman.com. It's good that I go on these
things and check [them out] because I see what I need and want as an online user, which is frequent updates. The more that people are on the Internet, the
more they want to see new things, so that's what I'm going to do with my
web site ? keep it fresh!"
So where else does she go when she surfs the web? "Definitely shopping! I
started out at fashionmall.com because they connect you to all these designers. My favorite is Kate Ceberano. She's a famous Australian singer and my best friend," Elfman says, quickly adding, "but I was on TV Guide Online the other
The quirky (and clearly intelligent) actress plays the object of Ben Stiller
and Edward Norton's affection in the screwball comedy Keeping the Faith, and she's determined to make sure her film career doesn't go the way of Shelley Long and David Caruso. "There are many things at stake. Millions of people watch me every week but that doesn't mean they're going to see my films. You can't assume anything. I've definitely learned from other people's mistakes."
Elfman has a theory on how to make the transition from the small screen to
the big one. "[Play] characters that are different than your TV show. Seems like a no-brainer to me ? duh! I'm not saying I've mastered it, but I'm trying. I [also] put myself in the company of commended film actors like Richard Dreyfuss and Edward Norton. What is it? You're guilty by association?"
If only Matt LeBlanc had such high standards when he did that monkey movie.