Greer at Comic-Con International in July 2010.
July 20, 1975 |
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Dean E. Johnsen (m. 2011)|
Judy Greer (born July 20, 1975) is an American actress known for portraying a string of supporting characters, including Kitty Sanchez on the Fox/Netflix series Arrested Development and Cheryl Tunt on the animated comedy series Archer. Greer has had a supporting role in a number of romantic comedy films, including The Wedding Planner, 13 Going on 30, 27 Dresses and Love and Other Drugs. She also had a supporting role in the 2011 film The Descendants. In 2011, Greer began hosting an online series of workout videos called Reluctantly Healthy.
Greer was born in Detroit, Michigan on July 20, 1975, and grew up in Redford Township and Livonia. She was raised Catholic. Greer attended Churchill High School and Bunny Sanfords Academy of Dance in Livonia. In 1997 she graduated from The Theatre School at DePaul University.
Greer had a recurring role on the Fox comedy series Arrested Development (2003–2006), playing Kitty Sanchez in 10 episodes total and appearing in each of the series' three original seasons. In an August 2009 interview, Greer said that she is most recognized for this role. She had supporting roles in Jawbreaker (1999), The Wedding Planner (2001), 13 Going on 30 (2004), The Village (2004), Elizabethtown (2005), 27 Dresses (2008), and Love Happens (2009). Greer has made guest appearances on Just Shoot Me! (2003), CSI: Miami (2005), My Name Is Earl (2006), Two and a Half Men (2007), It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2007), Californication (2007–2008, 2012), ER (2009), House (2009), Modern Family (2010), The Big Bang Theory (2010), How I Met Your Mother (2010), and Warren the Ape (2010). She took on a starring role in the ABC sitcom Miss Guided (2008), but it was canceled in its first season. She also starred in the indie satire Visioneers (2008).
In April 2008, Greer appeared as a yoga instructor in the "Get a Mac" ad series alongside John Hodgman and Justin Long. Greer starred in a CBS sitcom entitled Mad Love, which premiered in February 2011 as a midseason replacement 2010–2011. The show was canceled after the first season.
Greer is also a voice actor, voicing the character of Cheryl on the animated comedy series Archer, a character which has been compared to her role on Arrested Development, and the character of Wendy Park on the stop-motion animated sitcom Glenn Martin, DDS. Greer currently portrays Bridget Schmidt, Walden Schmidt (Ashton Kutcher)'s ex-wife on Two and a Half Men. She previously played Myra, a love interest for Charlie Sheen's character, Charlie Harper, and the sister of Herb Melnick, Ryan Stiles' character, on two episodes of the show in 2007.
In November 2011, Greer was honored with the John Cassavetes Independent Spirit Award at the Denver Film Festival, where two films featuring Greer were in the festival's programming, including a Red Carpet screening of Alexander Payne's The Descendants and the Jay and Mark Duplass' Jeff, Who Lives at Home. She is the first actress to be honored with the award. She was announced as female chimp Cornelia in the upcoming sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. She also played gym teacher Miss Desjardin in the 2013 film adaptation, Carrie, starring alongside Chloë Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore.
|1998||Kissing a Fool||Andrea|
|1999||Reel, TheThe Reel||Secretary||Short film|
|1999||Three Kings||Cathy Daitch|
|1999||Big Split, TheThe Big Split||Tracy|
|2000||What Planet Are You From?||Rebecca|
|2000||Sunset Strip||Younger Waitress|
|2000||Specials, TheThe Specials||Deadly Girl|
|2000||Desperate But Not Serious||Molly|
|2000||What Women Want||Erin the File Girl|
|2001||Audit||Julie Leer||Short film|
|2001||Wedding Planner, TheThe Wedding Planner||Penny|
|2002||Cat Returns, TheThe Cat Returns||Yuki (voice)|
|2002||Rules of Love||Maisie||Short film|
|2002||Adaptation||Alice the Waitress|
|2003||Hebrew Hammer, TheThe Hebrew Hammer||Esther Bloomembergensteinenthal|
|2003||I Love Your Work||Samantha|
|2004||13 Going on 30||Lucy Wyman|
|2004||Village, TheThe Village||Kitty Walker|
|2004||Last Shot, TheThe Last Shot||Girl with Emily French at Movie Premiere|
|2005||Amateurs, TheThe Amateurs||Ellie|
|2005||Great New Wonderful, TheThe Great New Wonderful||Allison Burbage||Segment: "David and Allison's Story"|
|2005||In Memory of My Father||Judy|
|2005||Full Disclosure||Brinn||Short film|
|2006||TV Set, TheThe TV Set||Alice|
|2007||Go-Getter, TheThe Go-Getter||Better Than Toast|
|2007||Grand, TheThe Grand||Sharon Andrews|
|2009||Casting Director, TheThe Casting Director||The Casting Agent||Short film|
|2009||Wig||Dr. Almay||Short film|
|2010||Barry Munday||Ginger Farley|
|2010||Henry's Crime||Debbie Torne|
|2010||Love & Other Drugs||Cindy|
|2011||Key Man, TheThe Key Man||Karen|
|2011||Descendants, TheThe Descendants||Julie Speer|
|2011||Jeff, Who Lives at Home||Linda|
|2012||Republicans, Get in My Vagina||Woman #2||Video short|
|2012||Playing for Keeps||Barb|
|2014||Dawn of the Planet of the Apes||Cornelia||Pre-production|
|2015||The Good Dinosaur||Ivy (voice)|
|1997||Early Edition||Cindy||Episode: "Angels and Devils"|
|1998||Oh Baby||Gail||Episode: "The Hut"|
|1999||Maggie Winters||Tawny||Episode: "Girls Night Out"|
|1999-2000||Love & Money||Puff Conklin||Main role (13 episodes)|
|2001||Silicon Follies||TV film|
|2002||Family Guy||Various (voice)||Episode: "Family Guy Viewer Mail #1"|
|2003||Other People's Business||TV film|
|2003||Just Shoot Me!||Bridget||Episode: "Rivals in Romance"|
|2003-2005||Arrested Development||Kitty Sanchez||Recurring role (9 episodes)|
|2004||Nevermind Nirvana||Elizabeth||TV film|
|2005||CSI: Miami||Pamela Warren||Episode: "Shootout"|
|2006||Love Monkey||Brandy 'Bran' Lowenstein||Main role (8 episodes)|
|2006||My Name Is Earl||Maggie Lester||Episode: "Sticks & Stones"|
|2007||It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia||Ingrid 'Fatty Magoo' Nelson||Episode: "The Aluminum Monster vs. Fatty Magoo"|
|2007||Two and a Half Men||Myra||Episodes: "Smooth as a Ken Doll", "Aunt Myra Doesn't Pee a Lot"|
|2007||Californication||Trixie||Episode: "California Son"|
|2008||Californication||Trixie||Episode: "No Way to Treat a Lady"|
|2008||Miss Guided||Becky Freeley||Main role (7 episodes)|
|2008||Suburban Shootout||Rebecca||TV pilot|
|2009||ER||Tildie Mulligan||Episode: "T-Minus-6"|
|2009||House||Morgan West||Episode: "Here Kitty"|
|2009||Maneater||Joanne 'Gravy' Hardgrave||TV miniseries|
|2009||WordGirl||Desiree Dewey||Episode: "Robo-Camping/The Stew, the Proud..."|
|2009-2011||Glenn Martin, DDS||Wendy Park (voice)||Regular role (39 episodes)|
|2009-2013||Archer||Cheryl Tunt (voice)||Main role (49 episodes)|
|2010||Tax Man||TV film|
|2010||Modern Family||Denise||Episode: "Truth Be Told"|
|2010||Big Bang Theory, TheThe Big Bang Theory||Dr. Elizabeth Plimpton||Episode: "The Plimpton Stimulation"|
|2010||How I Met Your Mother||Royce||Episode: "The Wedding Bride"|
|2010||Warren the Ape||Mrs. Hanson||Episode: "Crash Course"|
|2011||Mad Love||Connie Grabowski||Main role (13 episodes)|
|2011||It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia||Ingrid 'Fatty Magoo' Nelson||Episode: "The High School Reunion Part 2: The Gang's Revenge"|
|2011||Family Guy||Pregnant Dancer (voice)||Episode: "Lottery Fever"|
|2011||Californication||Trixie||Episode: "The Last Supper"|
|2011–present||Two and a Half Men||Bridget Schmidt||Recurring role (9 episodes)|
|2012||Californication||Trixie||Episode: "Perverts & Whores"|
|2012||American Judy||Judy||TV film|
|2012||Dan Vs.||Jennifer (voice)||Episode: "Dan vs. The Neighbors"|
|2012||Family Guy||Hope (voice)||Episode: "Livin' on a Prayer"|
|2012||Royal Pains||Miss Match-Maker||Episode: "You Give Love a Bad Name"|
|2013||Robot Chicken||Dorothy Gale / Jane Jetson (voice)||Episode: "Robot Fight Accident"|
|2013||Arrested Development||Kitty Sanchez||Recurring role|
|2004||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Sleazebag||13 Going on 30||Nominated|
|2011||Gotham Awards||Best Ensemble||The Descendants||Nominated|
|2011||Satellite Awards||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||The Descendants||Nominated|
|2011||Denver Film Critics Society||Best Supporting Actress||The Descendants||Nominated|
|2011||Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards||Best Ensemble||The Descendants||Won (2nd place)|
|2012||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||The Descendants||Nominated|
|2012||Annie Awards||Voice Acting in a Television Production||Archer||Nominated|
|2012||Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards||Best Acting Ensemble||The Descendants||Nominated|
|2012||Central Ohio Film Critics Association Awards||Best Ensemble||The Descendants||Won (2nd place)|
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