September 30, 1971
49 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
34-24-34 in | 86-61-86 cm
63 kg | 139 pounds
11 US | 42 EU
Jennifer Mary "Jenna" Elfman was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on September 30, 1971, is an American actress.
Young Jenna Elfman first started her professional career as a dancer.
She started taking dance lessons at the age of 5.
She made her big screen debut in black comedy crime film Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) in role as Tanya.
She got her television debut in CBS crime drama series Murder, She Wrote (1992) in episode "Dance Diabolique", in uncredited role as Ballet Dancer in background.
Her breakthrough performance came as Dharma Freedom Finkelstein Montgomery in ABC sitcom Dharma & Greg (1997-2002).
Barry (2016) biography drama in role as Kathy Baughman, opposite Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy and Jason Mitchell
She was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actress — Comedy / Romance and a Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Anna Riley in romantic comedy film Keeping the Faith (2000).
She voiced Owl in fantasy comedy film Dr. Dolittle (1998).
Krippendorf's Tribe (1998) comedy opposite Richard Dreyfuss, Natasha Lyonne and Lily Tomlin
EDtv (1999) satirical comedy with Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson and Ellen DeGeneres
Town & Country (2001) romantic comedy opposite Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn
Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) live-action animated comedy in role as Kate Houghton
She voiced Dorothy in animated adventure comedy drama film Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004).
The Six Wives of Henry Lefay (2009) comedy with Elisha Cuthbert and Tim Allen
Love Hurts (2009) romantic comedy opposite Richard E. Grant, Carrie-Anne Moss and Johnny Pacar
Friends with Benefits (2011) romantic comedy with Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis
Big Stone Gap (2014) romantic comedy drama opposite Ashley Judd, Patrick Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg
She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy and was nominated twice for same award for her performance as Dharma Freedom Finkelstein Montgomery in ABC sitcom Dharma & Greg (1997-2002), also she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and she won two TV Guide Awards for Favorite Actress in a Comedy.
Townies (1996) ABC sitcom in role as Shannon Canotis
Two and a Half Men (2004, 2011) CBS sitcom in role as Frankie / Dharma Montgomery
Courting Alex (2006) CBS sitcom in role as Alex Rose
Accidentally on Purpose (2009-2010) CBS sitcom in role as Billie
Damages (2012) legal thriller television series in role as Naomi Walling
1600 Penn (2012-2013) NBC sitcom in role as Emily Nash Gilchrist
Growing Up Fisher (2014) NBC sitcom in role as Joyce Fisher
Imaginary Mary (2017) ABC live-action animated fantasy sitcom in role as Alice
Fear the Walking Dead (2018- ) AMC post-apocalyptic horror drama television series in role as Naomi / Laura / June
Attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.
Studied at the Westside School of Ballet.
Has Croatian ancestry.
She is on the Board of Directors of the Dizzy Feet Foundation.
Featured in music videos for:
Depeche Mode "Halo" (1990)
Anthrax "Black Lodge" (1993)
Chris Isaak "Somebody's Crying"(1995)
She also touring with rock band ZZ Top on their tour as a "Legs Girl" (1994).
She won the Golden Apple Award for Female Discovery of the Year in 1998.
She is a member of the Church of Scientology.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She started dating actor Bodhi Elfman in 1991, the couple got married in 1995, they have two sons, Story Elias and Easton Quinn Monroe.