Lauren Holly is an American actress appeared in films and television series. Many people recognize her works as Deputy Sheriff Maxine Stewart in series ‘Picket Fences’. Also, she has appeared as Dr. Betty Rogers in the Canadian series ‘Motive’ and director Jenny Shepard in ‘NCIS’, Mark Harmon starrer series.
The Canadian-American actress has worked in numerous dramas and films. She has also played the role of the wife of Bruce Lee in the movies ‘Dumb and Dumber’. Additionally, she has appeared in movies like ‘Field of Lost Shoes’ and ‘The Blackcoat’s Daughter’. Let us scroll below to know more information on her personal life, profession, net worth, and measurements.
Lauren Holly: Bio, Family, Education
The actress was born on 28 October 1963, in Bristol, Pennsylvania as Lauren Michael Holly. Though she is citizenship of American, in 2008, Holly also became a citizen of Canada. She was born as the daughter of father Grant Holly, a screenwriter and professor of literature at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Her mother, Michael Ann Holly, an art historian and the star Director of Research and Academic Program at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.
Further, she has two younger brothers: Nick and Alexander Holly. Sadly, her brother Alexander died at the age of 14, in a fire accident. Further, her parents have established the AFund at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in memory of her brother. Moreover, she grew up in Geneva, New York. Regarding her education, she finished her high school from Geneva High School in 1981. After that, she completed her bachelor’s degree in English from Sarah Lawrence College in New York. In addition, at the age of 12, she pursued drama and flute at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
Lauren Holly: Career & Life Achievements
Holly started her acting career at the age of 20, appearing in two episodes of ‘Hill Street Blues’. Then after three years, she featured as ‘Julie Rand Chandler’ in ABC’s drama ‘All My Children’, where actors like Jon Stewart and Lacey Chabert. In 1990, she played the character ‘Betty Cooper’ in tv movie ‘Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again’. After appearing in some dramas and movies, she got her first break when she appeared in a small-town Deputy Sheriff Maxine Stewart on CBS’s ‘Picket Fences’ in four seasons.
Next, she appeared in the character of Bruce Lee’s wife Linda Lee Cadwell in the 1993 movie ‘Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story’. Following that, she worked in a 1994 comedy film ‘Dum and Dumber’ along with actor Jim Carrey. Further, she also appeared in the music videos of Dixie Chicks’ single ‘Goodbye Earl’ in 2000.
From 2005 to 2008, Holly joined the cast member of the cast of NCIS as Director Jenny Shepard. She featured in 2017 Seattle-based reality-drama, ‘Ultra Low’. In 2018, she appeared in a recurring role of ‘Lynn Harper’ in the third season of Netflix’s ‘Designated Survivor’.
Lauren Holly: Personal Life & Husband
Holly has a successful acting career but totally opposite, she has not a stable married life. She has married thrice and divorced thrice. However, she is the mother of three adopted sons: Alexander, Henry, and George Greco. If we have to talk about her current relationship then she is dating Jerome Ruffin.
Prior to that, her foremost marriage was with an Italian actor, Danny Quinn. The couple got married in 1991 but their relationship ended in 1993. Her second marriage was with a Canadian American producer, actor, screenwriter, and comedian, Jim Carrey. Their married life started in the year 1996 and ended after a year in 1997. Then in 2001, she again tied a knot with her third husband, Francis Greco. He is an investment banker and this was the relationship that lasted long. Further, they ended their relationship in 2014 and walk separate ways.
Lauren Holly: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Speaking of her net worth, she has earned a huge income from his acting career. Therefore, her net worth has an estimation of $14 million as of now.
Holly is highly active over social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. But she does not seem to be active on Facebook. On Instagram, she has verified and personal account @laurenholly1 with 29.2k followers. She has verified Twitter account @LaurenHolly with 58.1k followers.
Lauren Holly: Body Measurements
The beautiful actress has an average height of 5 feet 4 inches or 1.64 meters and weighs around 54 kg. She has a slim body and well-trained body measures 37-23-35 inches. She has hazel color eyes with light brown hair color.