Detroit, Michigan USA
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13 Going on 30
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Judy was born to a mechanical engineer and a hospital administrator. Judith Laura Evans Greer showed an affinity for acting as early as high school, when she was a member of the Creative and Performing Arts program at Winston Churchill High School in Livonia, MI (a suburb of Detroit, where she was born). At DePaul University, she studied acting and graduated in 1997. Since then, she has appeared in over 30 films, including The Village, 13 going on 30, and The Wedding Planner. She`s known as a very talented character actress, who directors love to cast because of her amazing talent for both dramatic and comedic roles. She has had several memorable guest spots on TV shows, including My Name Is Earl and as Kitty Sanchez on Arrested Development.
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Winston Churchill High School, Livonia, MI (1993)
BA Drama, DePaul University (1997)
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Judith Therese Evans
Judith Therese Evans (born July 20, 1975), known professionally as Judy Greer, is an American actress, director, model and author. She is primarily known as a character actor who has appeared in a variety of comedic and dramatic films.
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Principato Young Entertainment
TV commercial for Apple Inc. (Get a Mac--Yoga Instructor), 2008, (June 2015) TV commercial for Hormel Foods Natural Choice(TM) Meats, (March 2014) Appearing in Sprint's "Framily" commercials
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Mollie Ann Greer
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==Judy Greer== (born Judith Therese Evans; July 20, 1975) is an American actress and author. Her television roles include [[Kitty Sanchez]] on the Fox/Netflix series [[Arrested Development]] and [[Cheryl Tunt]] on the animated comedy series [[Archer]]. She has had supporting roles in a number of romantic comedy films, including [[The Wedding Planne]] (2001), [[13 Going on 30]] (2004), [[27 Dresses]] (2008) and [[Love and Other Drugs]] (2010). Her other film roles include [[The Descendants]] (2011), [[Carrie]] (2013) and [[Jurassic World]] (2015).
==Judy Greer== Actress - ====Date of Birth==== 20 July 1975, Detroit, Michigan, USA
====Birth Name==== Judith Therese Evans
====Height==== 5' 8" (1.73 m)
===Mini Bio (1)=== ====Judy Greer was born==== and raised outside of Detroit, Michigan, as Judith Therese Evans. She is the daughter of Mollie Ann (née Greer), a hospital administrator and former nun, and Richard Evans, a mechanical engineer. She has German, Irish, English, Welsh, and Scottish ancestry. After training for nearly ten years in classical Russian ballet, Greer shifted her interest to acting and was accepted into Chicago's prestigious Theater School at DePaul University.
====After a variety of odd jobs==== during college, from telemarketer to oyster shucker, Greer landed her first on-screen role just three days after graduation -- a small part in the Jason Lee-David Schwimmer comedy Kissing a Fool (1998). She flew to Los Angeles for the film's premiere and never left. Greer quickly landed a role in the dark comedy Jawbreaker (1999), with Rose McGowan and Rebecca Gayheart. Greer starred as a school wallflower-turned-babe in a story about high school girls who accidentally kill their best friend and try to cover up the murder.
====She went on to play==== a news correspondent in David O. Russell's Three Kings (1999), landing a memorable opening love scene with George Clooney. Her performance caught the eye of Hollywood, and she appeared next in Mike Nichols's What Planet Are You From? (2000) as a flight attendant opposite Garry Shandling.
====Her television credits==== include a recurring role as Jason Bateman's assistant Kitty on Fox's Arrested Development (2003), as well as guest-starring roles on Love & Money (1999), Maggie Winters (1998), and Early Edition (1996).
====Greer starred opposite==== Jennifer Garner in Columbia Pictures' romantic comedy 13 Going on 30 (2004), directed by Gary Winick. Greer played an office colleague alongside Garner's character, with whom she shares a checkered past.
====She co-starred==== in writer-director M. Night Shyamalan's The Village (2004), opposite Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sigourney Weaver, and William Hurt. Set in 1897, the film revolves around a close-knit community that lives with the knowledge that a mythical race of creatures resides in the woods surrounding them. The Village (2004) was released July 30, 2004, by Touchtone Pictures.
====Greer also co-starred==== in director Wes Craven's Cursed (2005), a modern twist on the classic werewolf tale written by Kevin Williamson.
====The busy actress==== also landed a co-starring role opposite Orlando Bloom and Susan Sarandon in writer-director Cameron Crowe's Elizabethtown (2005). Greer will play the sister of Bloom's character and daughter of Sarandon's character.
====She also joined==== Jeff Bridges and Jeanne Tripplehorn in the independent film The Amateurs (2005) by writer-director Michael Traeger. The film revolves around a motley group of friends who band together to make an amateur porn film. Greer plays a young temptress at the local mattress store who secures a role in the movie by allowing the store to be used as a film location.
====Greer wrapped production==== in New York on a co-starring role opposite Tom McCarthy ("The Station Agent") in Danny Leiner's The Great New Wonderful (2005) for Serenade Films/Sly Dog Films. The dark comedy tells five different stories against the backdrop of an uncertain post-September 11 New York. The cast also includes Maggie Gyllenhaal, Edie Falco and Tony Shalhoub.
====She also appeared in==== writer-director Adam Goldberg's psychological drama I Love Your Work (2003), opposite Giovanni Ribisi. The film is about a fictional movie star (Ribisi) and his gradual meltdown and increasing obsession with a young film student and his girlfriend. The stellar cast also included Franka Potente, Christina Ricci, and Jason Lee and debuted at the 2003 Toronto International Film Festival. In the film, Greer plays Samantha, the personal assistant of Ribisi's character.
====Greer had a starring role==== as the female lead role in the comedy The Hebrew Hammer (2003) as the feisty, fearless Esther, who joins forces with an Orthodox Jewish Blaxploitation hero (Adam Goldberg) to save Hanukkah from an evil son of Santa Claus (Andy Dick). The Hebrew Hammer (2003) debuted at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival and premiered on Comedy Central followed by a theatrical release.
====She also appeared in Adaptation.==== (2002), from director Spike Jonze. In the film, Nicolas Cage stars as self-loathing writer Charlie Kaufman (and twin brother Donald) as he attempts to adapt the novel "The Orchid Thief" for the big screen. Greer played Alice, the waitress with whom he becomes obsessed -- the object of his fantasies.
====Greer turned in a scene-stealing==== comedic performance in The Wedding Planner (2001), with Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey, in which she played Penny, Lopez's sweet but ditsy assistant who tries hard, but often falls a little short.
====Equally adept==== at more dramatic roles, Greer gave a standout performance opposite Mel Gibson in What Women Want (2000), playing a suicidal file clerk rescued by the one man who can hear women's thoughts. Greer's pivotal scene with Gibson is the heart of the film.
====With a genuine gift==== for comedy and an engaging on-screen presence, Judy Greer has quickly become one of Hollywood's most captivating young talents. Having appeared in such diverse films as Jawbreaker (1999), What Women Want (2000), The Wedding Planner (2001), and Adaptation. (2002), as well as a number of upcoming feature film projects, Greer turns in scene-stealing performances opposite some of the industry's biggest stars.
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===Spouse (1)=== Dean E. Johnsen (17 December 2011 - present)
===Trade Mark (1)=== Playing the best friend
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