Canadian-American actress, Lauren Michael Holly is best known for her portrayal of Deputy Sheriff Maxine Stewart in the television series Picket Fences. Her other notable roles include Director Jenny Shepard in the series NCIS, and Dr. Betty Rogers on Canadian series Motive; as well as playing Mary Swanson in Dumb and Dumber, Linda Lee in Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, Darian Smalls in Beautiful Girls, Cindy Rooney in Any Given Sunday, and Gigi in What Women Want. Among people, she is also popular as the former wife of Jim Carrey.
Early Life And Education Of Lauren Holly
Lauren Holly was born on October 28, 1963, in Bristol, Pennsylvania of United States. Belonging to American Canadian nationality she is actively working as an actress from the past 1983 and till the present time she has reached into the field of high success.
Her citizenship is both Canadian and American belonging to the white ethnicity. Her character as Mary Swanson is a remarkable one that was in Picket Fences during the year 1994. Her mother is an art historian whose name was Michael Ann Holly.
She was raised up in Geneva of New York and completed her school in Geneva High School. She was the loveliest daughter out of her children having 2 younger brothers. She later joined Sarah Lawrence College for her undergraduate degree.
Lauren Holly's Career
At the early age of 20, she started her professional career. Her performance in Hill Street Blues was the best during the very early stage of her performance on television. She also got presented within ABC television soap that was judged by many of her fans named All My Children.
Holly's big break came in 1992 when she was cast as small-town Deputy Sheriff Maxine Stewart opposite veteran actor Tom Skerritt on CBS's Picket Fences for four seasons.
Lauren Holly's Net Worth And Salary
Lauren Holly has an estimated net worth of around $14 million, as per celebrity net worth, in 2018. That is stated as an increasing amount in the present year 2015. Her salary is also exact proper and absolute according to her performance and strength. Her body structure and cures are also perfect that match her looks and outfits.
In the year 2000, the actress was cast in the movie What Women Want which was turned out to be commercially successful as it grossed over a worldwide gross of $374 million against a budget of $70 million. In the movie, she played the role along with Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, Mark Feuerstein, and Alan Alda.
Lauren Holly's Personal Life And Relationship
Lauren's love and married life are very interesting. According to her bio, she had a spouse early in her college days but she did not spell the name that she dated. In the year 1991, she got married to her boyfriend Danny Quinn but unfortunately, she got divorced from him after having a child in the year 1993 after the short term of her married life.
Jim Carrey was another name whom she got married for the second time during the year 1996 but her married life got a divorce after one year and ended her love life, Later, in the year 2001, she got married to her boyfriend Francis Greco.
The couple has three children together: sons Azer Greco, Henry Greco & George Greco. Sadly, her third marriage also did not last long and the couple divorced in 2014.
After three unsuccessful marriages, the famous "Picket Fences" actress is currently in a relationship with her boyfriend Jerome Ruffin. In the past, Lauren Holly was rumored to have gone under the knife. But in March 2016, she released a statement denying all the accusations that claimed to have performed cosmetic surgeries.
Social Media Presence
When it comes to social media, Lauren is pretty active on both Instagram and Twitter. As of 2020, Lauren is active on Instagram with 35.6k followers on her officially verified account where he goes by laurenholly1.
Similarly, on her official Twitter account, she is active with over 59.8k followers.
Most Asked Questions
1. Why did Lauren Holly leave NCIS?
Lauren played Director Jenny Shepard in the hit television show NCIS from seasons three to five. Fans were heartbroken when the actress left the show one of the reasons being her boredom. When asked about her decision, she stated:
“To be honest, now that the work bug had bitten me again, I got bored with my part of the ‘Director.’ Then the decision was made to kill me, and boy did they. About five different ways!”
2. Who is Lauren Holly's husband?
She has been married three times: Francis Greco (m. 2001–2014), Jim Carrey (m. 1996–1997), & Danny Quinn (m. 1991–1993). As of 2021, she is dating a guy named Jerome Ruffin.
3. What is Lauren Holly worth?
As of 2021, Holly is estimated to be worth $14 million.
4. How old is Lauren Holly?
Lauren Holly was born on October 28, 1963, in Bristol, Pennsylvania of United States. As of Jan 2021, she is at the age of 57.
5. How tall is Lauren Holly?
Holly stands at the height of 5′ 5″or 165cm.
by Bchrome, 30 Dec, 2015