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Jaime Elizabeth Pressly (born July 30, 1977 in Kinston, North Carolina, United States) is an American actress and model.

Daughter of a dance instructor Jaime spent her childhood and early teenage years training as a gymnast, which led her to a career in modeling and acting.

She is best known for playing Joy Turner on the NBC Sitcom My Name Is Earl, for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards, winning one in 2005 for "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series".

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  • As Herself: Plays herself in the movie Bachelor Party Vegas and in an episode of Entourage.
  • Everyone Loves Blondes: Is famous for her short (sometimes long) blonde hair.
  • Hide Your Pregnancy: In Season Five of Mom, her pregnancy (with twins!) was hidden by putting her in a Fat Suit and having the other characters express concern about her character's weight gain.
  • Ms. Fanservice: In a lot of her roles. She was also ranked 30th in Maxim's Hot 100 of 2002 supplement and 34th in the 2006 edition.