(Jennifer Mary Butala)
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Engaging young actress who vaulted from nowhere to fame on television in Dharma and Greg (1997–2002) and into movies such as Grosse Point Blank (1997), Krippendorf's Tribe (1998), EdTV (1999), Keeping the Faith (2000), and the live action/animation Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003). Elfman's buoyant and nonstop personality seems to carry over into everything she does. She picked up a Golden Globe for best actress in a comedy series in 1999. She was back on the small screen in Courting Alex (2006).