Elfman at The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection Fashion Show 2012
Jennifer Mary Butala
September 30, 1971
Bodhi Elfman (m. 1995)2 children
She began taking ballet class at the age of five and became a classically trained ballet dancer. She attended high school at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA). She then attended college at California State University, Northridge (CSUN)
Elfman began her professional career as a dancer. She appeared in the music video for "Halo", a song by Depeche Mode.She also danced in the video for Chris Isaak's 1995 single "Somebody's Crying". She toured with the rock band ZZ Top on their 1994 World Tour.
On July 23, 2007, Elfman's first child, a son, Story Elias, was born in Los Angeles. On September 16, 2009, Elfman said she was expecting her second child. On March 2, 2010, their son Easton Quinn Monroe was born.
|1997||Grosse Pointe Blank||Tanya|
|1998||Can't Hardly Wait||The Angel||Uncredited|
|1998||Krippendorf's Tribe||Prof. Veronica Micelli|
|2000||The Tangerine Bear||Lorelei||Voice|
|2000||Keeping the Faith||Anna Riley||Nominated — Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actress - Comedy/Romance|
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
|2001||Town & Country||Auburn|
|2003||Looney Tunes: Back in Action||Kate|
|2004||Clifford's Really Big Movie||Dorothy||Voice|
|2005||Touched||Angela Martin||Executive producer|
|2005||What's Hip, Doc?||Supermodel||Voice|
|2008||Struck||Pregnant date||Short film|
|2009||The Six Wives of Henry Lefay||Ophelia|
|2011||Friends with Benefits||Annie|
|1992||Murder, She Wrote||Ballet Dancer in background||1 episode|
|1994||The George Carlin Show||Psychedelic girl||1 episode|
|1995||The Monroes||Lily||1 episode|
|1996||Townies||Shannon Canotis||15 episodes, 5 unaired|
|1996||Murder One||Angela Scalese||1 episode|
|1996||Almost Perfect||Becky Toll||1 episode|
|1997||The Single Guy||Jordan||1 episode|
|1997–2002||Dharma & Greg||Dharma Freedom Finkelstein Montgomery||119 episodes|
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy (1999)
TV Guide Award for Favorite Actress in a Comedy (1999, 2000)
Nominated — American Comedy Award for Funniest Female Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication (1999)
Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (1998, 1999, 2000)
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy (1998, 2000)
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy (2000, 2001, 2002)
Nominated — TV Guide Award for Favorite Actress in a Comedy (2001)
|2002||Obsessed||Ellena Roberts||Television movie|
|2004||Two and a Half Men||Frankie||2 episodes|
|2006||Courting Alex||Alex Rose||13 episodes, producer|
|2007||Brothers & Sisters||Lizzie Jones-Baker||1 episode|
|2008||My Name Is Earl||Kimmi Himmler||1 episode|
|2009–10||Accidentally on Purpose||Billie||18 episodes|
|2011||Two and a Half Men||Dharma Montgomery||Episode: "Nice to Meet You, Walden Schmidt"|
|2012||Shameless||Jill||Season 2 Finale which aired on April 1, 2012|
|2012||Damages||Naomi Walling||Recurring role|
|2012||1600 Penn||Emily Nash Gilchrist||NBC series expected to premiere during the 2012–13 television season |
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- http://www.tvline.com/2011/11/elfman-shameless-season-2-house-lies-rossum-bell/ Jenna Elfman gets Shameless
- http://www.tvline.com/2011/10/damages-jenna-elfman-season-5/ Jenna Elfman Joins DirecTV’s ‘Damages’
- "2ND UPDATE: '1600 Penn', 'Animal Practice', 'New Normal', 'Revolution' & 'Save Me' Picked Up To Series At NBC". Deadline.com NELLIE ANDREEVA. May 7, 2012. Retrieved May 16, 2012.
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