Jaime Pressly is an American actress and model born in Kinston, North Carolina on July 30, 1977. She is best known for her role in the shows My Name Is Earl and Mom and for her roles in the films Joe Dirt, Poison Ivy: The New Seduction, I Love You, Man, and DOA: Dead or Alive. As a model Pressly appeared on her first magazine cover, Teen Magazine, at 14 years old. At 15 years old she moved to Japan for a modeling contract. In 1996 she made her debut in film in the movie Mercenary and continued landing roles in the films Against the Law, Inferno, Not Another Teen Movie, Ticker, Joe Dirt, Demon Island, Ringmaster, Torque, Bachelor Party Vegas, Death to Supermodels, I Love You, Man, Finders Keepers, Austin Found, A Haunted House 2 and more. She made her debut on television in 1998 in the show Push and has since had roles in the shows Night Man, Jack & Jill, Fastlane, The Twilight Zone, Going to California, Mortal Kombat: Conquest, Becker, Mad TV, Rules of Engagement, I Hate My Teenage Daughter, Las Vegas, Two and a Half Men and others. Throughout her career she has been nominated for a number of awards and has won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Gold Derby Award, a Monte-Carlo TV Festival Award, and two Online Film & Television Association Awards.