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Lauren Holly Biography

Birth Name:
Lauren Michael Holly
Birth Place:
Bristol, Pennsylvania, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Studied flute and drama at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art when she was 12
  • Roommate at Sarah Lawrence College was actor Robin Givens
  • Made her feature debut in the dramedy Seven Minutes in Heaven
  • Turned down the role filled by Courteney Cox in the 1994 comedy Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, starring Jim Carrey, whom Holly later married
  • Appeared in the Dixie Chicks' music video for "Goodbye Earl
  • " Amanda Peet served as maid of honor when she married her third husband, Francis Greco
  • Founded Hollycould Productions with her father, screenwriter and producer Grant Holly
  • Has been a regular on several CBS series, including Picket Fences, Chicago Hope and NCIS

Awards

  • 1995Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1994Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated

Relationships