More Judy Greer Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Miss Guided)With a genuine gift for comedy and an engaging on-screen presence, Judy Greer has quickly become one of Hollywood's most captivating young talents.
Greer stars in the ABC comedy Miss Guided from 20th Century Fox and Ashton Kutcher's studio-based production company Katalyst Films and Television. In film, Greer most recently appeared in 27 Dresses alongside Katherine Heigl. She also recently completed production on the independent feature The Key Man, opposite Brian Cox and Jack Davenport, directed by Peter Himmelstein; and will next be seen in The Go-Getter, with Zooey Deschanel and Jena Malone, The Grand, with David Cross and Shannon Elizabeth and Visioneers. She was recently seen in the indie satire The TV Set, opposite Sigourney Weaver and David Duchovny, which follows the making of a television pilot, Paul Weitz's American Dreams, opposite Hugh Grant and Mandy Moore, the independent film The Amateurs, opposite Jeff Bridges and Jeanne Tripplehorn and in Cameron Crowe's Elizabethtown, starring opposite Kirsten Dunst, Orlando Bloom and Susan Sarandon.
On television, she was recently seen on CBS's hit comedy Two and a Half Men, NBC's My Name is Earl, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, in FOX's critically-acclaimed series Arrested Development, in the hilarious guest-starring role of Kitty Sanchez and in CBS /Sony Pictures Television's show Love Monkey, opposite Tom Cavanaugh.
She recently starred in Paul Weitz's play Show People for Second Stage opposite Ty Burrell.
Other credits include M. Night Shyamalan's The Village, opposite Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody, Sigourney Weaver and William Hurt; 13 Going on 30, opposite Jennifer Garner; writer/director Adam Goldberg's psychological drama I Love Your Work, The Hebrew Hammer, Charlie Kaufman's critically-acclaimed Adaptation, The Wedding Planner, What Women Want, Danny Leiner's The Great New Wonderful, What Planet Are You From?, Three Kings, Jawbreaker, In Memory of My Father, The Specials and Kissing a Fool, among others.
Greer was born and raised in the Detroit. She trained for nearly ten years in classical Russian ballet and then shifted her interest to acting and was accepted into Chicago's prestigious The Theatre School at DePaul University.
Bio courtesy ABC for "Miss Guided" (04-May-2008)
Biography #3 (for The Hebrew Hammer)Judy Greer has quickly made a successful name for herself. She currently appears in Spike Jonze's (Being John Malkovich) Adaptation, starring Nicolas Cage and Meryl Streep. She will also be seen in the soon to be released Without Charlie. Written and directed by Adam Rifkin (Detroit Rock City, Mousehunt), his feature was originally titled Without Vicky and centered on a young man dealing with his first heartbreak after a relationship ends with his girlfriend Vicky. Greer auditioned to play Vicki but impressed Rifkin so much that he decided to rewrite the project, changing the lead male to a lead female role and re-titling it. "She was so funny and so lovable and so unique that we all decided, 'Why not make it a female lead, cast her and make it about a girl's first heartbreak? Rifkin said. Judy was so awesome (that) we just felt compelled to reconfigure the whole movie."
She was recently seen as the co-starring role of Penny in the The Wedding Planner, opposite Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughy. Penny is Mary's (Lopez) best friend and confidant as well as one of the wedding planners at the 'Here Comes the Bride Agency.' It is 'Penny' that 'Mary' confides in that she has fallen in love, and 'Penny' is the one who advises her to forget about 'Henry' (McConaughy)
Greer is also credited for her role Paramount's feature What Women Want with Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, and Marissa Tomei. This film is a romantic feature about a man who can hear women's thoughts. Greer portrays Erin, the office 'mouse' of whom Gibson's character saves from committing suicide.
Judy's other feature credits include: Kissing a Fool with David Schwimmer and Mili Avital, Jawbreaker with Rose McGowan and Rebecca Gayheart, Three Kings with George Clooney and Mark Walhberg, The Specials with Jamie Kennedy, Rob Lowe and What Planet Are You From? with Garry Shandling.
Born and raised in Detroit, Greer is recent graduate of The Theatre School at Chicago's De Paul University, where she starred in such productions as Yellow Boat, Insignificance, and House of Bernarda Alba. While living in Chicago, Greer was cast in the Universal feature Kissing a Fool. Greer eventually packed her bags and moved to Los Angeles with a development deal at Paramount television already in progress. Greer's television credits include a series regular on CBS's Love or Money, guest-starring roles on CBS's Early Edition, Lifetimes Oh Baby and a starring role in the NBC pilot Ice.
Greer currently resides in Los Angeles.
for "The Hebrew Hammer" updated 30-Mar-2003