Jaime Pressly

Date Of Birth:
30 July 1977
Place Of Birth:
Kinston, North Carolina
Best Known As:
Joy on TV's My Name is Earl
Jaime Pressly won an Emmy in 2007 for her role as Joy, the saucy ex-wife in the television comedy My Name is Earl (2005-09, starring Jason Lee). Originally from North Carolina, her southern accent and physical energy (she's a trained dancer and former model) meant Pressly was often type-cast as a dimwitted babe, in both TV shows and low-budget movies. On screen since the late 1990s, she appeared in Jerry Springer's 1998 movie Ringmaster, had a memorable role in the TV series Jack & Jill (1999-2001) and showed her talent for broad comedy in the 2001 parody Not Another Teen Movie. The success of My Name is Earl put her in the spotlight and -- playing a dimwitted babe -- she was nominated for an Emmy after her first season, and won after her second season. Her feature films since then have included Horton Hears a Who (2008, starring the voices of Jim Carrey and Steve Carell) and I Love You, Man (2009, with Jason Segel).
2 Good Links

Copyright © 1998-2017 by Who2?, LLC. All rights reserved.

See also: