Best known for her role as Pam Beesly on TV’s The Office, Jenna Fischer, 43, stars next on the big screen as Melanie, wife of Ben Stiller’s character in
Brad’s Status, opening Sept. 15. It’s about Brad’s trip to Boston with his son, who’s applying to colleges, which triggers a crisis about his life choices. Here are five facts about the Indiana-born, Emmy-nominated actress.
She is godmother to her Office co-star Angela Kinsey’s daughter, Isabel.
One of Fischer’s strangest jobs was working as a telephone psychic.
When she first moved to Los Angeles, she auditioned to be a contestant on The Price Is Right.
She once lived in a home that previously belonged to baseball legend Casey Stengel.
An animal advocate, she works on behalf of Kitten Rescue and Rescue Rover.