Lauren Michael Holly (born October 28, 1963) is an American actress.
At the age of 23, Holly joined the cast of the iconic ABC television soap opera, All My Children, as Julie Chandler (1986-1989). The actress portrayed the comic book character, Betty, on television's Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again in 1990. One of her best known film roles was as Mary Swanson, Lloyd Christmas' love interest in the movie Dumb & Dumber. She is also well-known for portraying Linda Lee Cadwell, the wife of legendary martial artist and actor Bruce Lee in Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993). She also achieved popularity as Deputy Sheriff Maxine Stewart in the long-running TV series Picket Fences. In 2005 she joined the cast of NCIS as Director Jenny Shepard.