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Also Known As: Judy Evans, Judy Evans Greer, Judith Laura Evans Died:
Born: July 20, 1975 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Livonia, Michigan, USA Profession: actor

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Playing lanky, clumsy and unforgettable characters who often stole scene after scene from her A-list co-stars, Judy Greer turned attractive awkwardness into an art form. The minute the actress stepped foot on camera, she exuded a natural comedic flair in films such as "What Women Want" (2000) with Mel Gibson, "The Wedding Planner" (2001) with Jennifer Lopez, and "13 Going on 30" (2004) with Jennifer Garner. Greer also thrived on the small screen with hit shows like "Arrested Development" (Fox, 2003-06) and "Californication" (Showtime, 2007- ). She widened her horizons with the supernatural thriller "The Village" (2004) and Wes Craven's horror flick "Cursed" (2005), before returning to more comedic roles in "American Dreamz" (2006) and "The Amateurs" (2006). By the time she joined the cast of animated hit "Archer" (FX 2009- ) and co-starred opposite George Clooney in "The Descendants" (2011), Greer was firmly established as a top character actress capable of playing in a variety of genres in film and on television.

Playing lanky, clumsy and unforgettable characters who often stole scene after scene from her A-list co-stars, Judy Greer turned attractive awkwardness into an art form. The minute the actress stepped foot on camera, she exuded a natural comedic flair in films such as "What Women Want" (2000) with Mel Gibson, "The Wedding Planner" (2001) with Jennifer Lopez, and "13 Going on 30" (2004) with Jennifer Garner. Greer also thrived on the small screen with hit shows like "Arrested Development" (Fox, 2003-06) and "Californication" (Showtime, 2007- ). She widened her horizons with the supernatural thriller "The Village" (2004) and Wes Craven's horror flick "Cursed" (2005), before returning to more comedic roles in "American Dreamz" (2006) and "The Amateurs" (2006). By the time she joined the cast of animated hit "Archer" (FX 2009- ) and co-starred opposite George Clooney in "The Descendants" (2011), Greer was firmly established as a top character actress capable of playing in a variety of genres in film and on television.

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 Wilson (2016)
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 Entourage (2015)
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 Tomorrowland (2015)
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 Grandma (2015)
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 Entourage (2015)
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 Jurassic World (2015)
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 Ant-Man (2015)
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 Fresno (2015)
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Milestones close milestones

1998:
Made her film debut in the low-budget horror movie "Stricken"
1998:
Cast opposite David Schwimmer in the romantic comedy "Kissing a Fool"
1999:
Appeared with Rose McGowan in "Jawbreaker"
1999:
Had a small role as a reporter opposite George Clooney in "Three Kings"
2000:
Appeared opposite Garry Shandling and John Goodman in Mike Nichols' "What Planet Are You From?"
2002:
Cast as a waitress in the Charlie Kaufman/Spike Jonez comedy "Adaptation"
2003:
Appeared in writer/director Adam Goldberg's psychological drama "I Love Your Work"
2004:
Co-starred in writer/director M. Night Shyamalan's "The Village" opposite Joaquin Phoenix
2005:
Starred in Wes Craven's werewolf thriller "Cursed"
2005:
Co-starred with Orlando Bloom and Susan Sarandon in writer/director Cameron Crowe's "Elizabethtown"
2006:
Cast in Paul Weitz's political satire "American Dreamz"
2006:
Co-starred in "The Amateurs," an independent comedy about a sleepy town that comes together to film a porno
2007:
Cast in the network satire "The TV Set," directed by Jake Kasdan and starring Sigourney Weaver
2009:
Played Jennifer Aniston's employee and friend in the romantic drama "Love Happens"
2010:
Acted in the live-action film based on the comic strip "Marmaduke"
2010:
Co-starred with Patrick Wilson in the comedy "Barry Munday"
2011:
Cast as the wife of Ashton Kutcher¿s character Walden Schmidt on CBS' "Two and a Half Men"
2012:
Co-starred in "Jeff, Who Lives at Home" opposite Jason Segel and Ed Helms
2012:
Cast opposite Gerard Butler and Jessica Biel in romantic comedy "Playing for Keeps"
2013:
Cast as teacher Miss Desjardin in the remake of Stephen King's "Carrie"
2014:
Co-starred in indie horror film "Jamie Marks Is Dead"
2014:
Co-starred in action sequel "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes"
2014:
Co-starred in Jason Reitman's ensemble comedy-drama "Men, Women and Children"
2015:
Landed a supporting role in Colin Trevorrow's smash hit "Jurassic World"
2015:
Appeared in Brad Bird's "Tomorrowland" as the mother of Britt Robertson's Casey
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Education

Winston Churchill High School: Livonia , Michigan -
DePaul University: Chicago , Illinois - 1997

Notes

"Being a character actor, you do get the goofy roles, but a lot of times they're really underwritten and you're expected to breathe life into them," she says. "People are like, 'Well you're just so funny. if anyone can do something with this, it's you, Judy!'"---Greer to EW, March 4, 2005.

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