Lauren Holly is a Hollywood actress who first gained recognition as Julie Chandler in the soap opera All My Children. She played the role from 1986-1989. During the ’90s, she continued her prolific TV career as Maxine Stewart in Picket Fences. She also earned attention for her role as Mary Swanson in the comedy film Dumb and Dumber. Before this, she portrayed Linda Lee in the film Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story. She later had a supporting role in the movie Any Given Sunday, as well as played Dr. Jeremy Hanlon in the CBS series Chicago Hope. In the 2000s, she was best known for her role as NCIS Director Jenny Shepard in NCIS. In the 2010s, she starred as Dr. Betty Rogers in the Canadian show Motive.