Jenna Fischer

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Jenna Fischer

American actress and director add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1974.

Countries: United States (90%), Australia (5%), California (5%)

Main connections: The Office (U.S. TV series), Christina Applegate, James Gunn (filmmaker)

Linked to: People, Truman State University, Los Angeles Times, National League




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Jenna Fischer was born in 1974 add something


On October 7, 2000, Fischer married James Gunn add something


James Gunn (filmmaker) - He married Emmy-award nominated actress Jenna Fischer on October 7, 2000, but after seven years of marriage Gunn and Fischer announced their separation in a joint statement on September 5, 2007


Fischer appeared in friend Peter Alton's 2002 short subject film "Les Superficiales" add something


In 2003, she held a starring role in "The Girl's Guide to Summer", a 2003 Instant Films short directed by Instant Film's co-founder Charles Papert add something


Stephen Blackehart - In 2004, Blackehart produced Jenna Fischer's mockumentary film "LolliLove", and was among the first ever producers to make extensive use of social networking sites like MySpace to aggressively promote a feature film


In 2005, after a succession of mostly improvised auditions similar to her "Lollilove" experience, Fischer landed the role of Pam Beesly on what would become the NBC hit, "The Office", based on the original BBC series add something


In 2007 Fischer starred in the music video for Willie Wisely's single "Through Any Window", directed by longtime friend John Cabrera; the opportunity arose because she knew Wisely from work he had done on soundtracks for "LolliLove" and "Tromeo and Juliet", one of her husband's films add something


She received a Primetime Emmy award nomination in 2007 add something


The play previously ran as a theatre workshop in February and March 2007 add something


In May 2007, while attending the NBC upfronts for her role in "The Office", Fischer suffered a traumatic injury after falling down a flight of stairs in a Manhattan lounge, fracturing her back in four places add something


In a June 2008 radio interview during the publicity tour of "The Promotion", she confirmed that the divorce from Gunn had been finalized add something


In 2009, Fischer completed filming on the movies "Solitary Man", and the indie "A Little Help", which opened in the summer of 2010 at the Seattle International Film Festival add something


In the summer of 2009, "People" magazine reported her engagement to screenwriter Lee Kirk add something


In March 2010, she returned to the area to co-chair an annual auction for Nerinx Hall High School, her "alma mater" add something


Fischer was named as producer of the mid-August through October 2010 run of the critically acclaimed play "Sad Happy Sucker", written by her husband Lee Kirk and directed by friend Sean Gunn add something


Also that summer, she completed filming on the Farrelly Brothers comedy "Hall Pass", which was released in February 2011 add something


On September 24, 2011, Fischer gave birth to a baby boy, Weston Lee Kirk add something


Alyssa Milano - Milano appeared with Owen Wilson, Jenna Fischer and Christina Applegate in the comedy "Hall Pass" , in which she was cast in February 2010


Nicky Whelan - Whelan played the role of Leigh in the 2011 film " Hall Pass", which co-starred Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Jenna Fischer, and Christina Applegate


After finishing "The Office", Fischer starred in the Off-Broadway play "Reasons to Be Happy", written and directed by Neil LaBute, which ran from May to June 2013 add something


On February 25, 2014, the couple announced their second child was on the way add something


Fischer gave birth to their second child, a daughter Harper Marie Kirk born May 25, 2014 add something


On July 5, 2016, It was announced Jenna Fischer was set to star in a world premiere of Steve Martin's new comedy, Meteor Shower add something


Jenna Fischer stars in the world premiere of Steve Martin's new comedy, Meteor Shower at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California from July 30 to September 18, 2016 add something


In April 2017, Fischer starred in an episode of the Houzz series My Houzz, in which she surprised her sister with a kitchen, living room and dining room renovation add something


Fischer's first book, "The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide", with an introduction by Steve Carell, was published in November 2017 add something


On April 17, 2018, Fischer was a guest of an event at DePauw University that was interrupted by students who were protesting against the racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic slurs found on campus add something


Charlene (singer) - In the 2018 episode of "Splitting Up Together" entitled "Asking for a Friend," Jenna Fischer's Lena longingly begins singing the song to her children; this prompts her youngest son, Milo, to question aloud if his mother is having a nervous breakdown


Produced by Ellen DeGeneres, the show was cancelled in Spring 2019 add something