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Jenna Elfman

Jennifer Mary "Jenna" Elfman (born September 30, 1971) is an American television and film actress. She is best known for her roles as Dharma Freedom Finkelstein Montgomery on the 1997–2002 American television sitcom Dharma & Greg and as Anna Riley in the 2000 feature film Keeping the Faith. Elfman was born Jennifer Mary Butala in Los Angeles, California, the youngest daughter of three children, to Sue (Grace) Butala, a homemaker, and Richard Wayne Butala, a Hughes Aircraft executive. Her father's younger brother, Elfman's uncle, is Tony Butala, lead singer since 1958 of the American vocal trio The Lettermen. She is of Croatian ancestry on her father's side and was raised Roman Catholic. Taking ballet class since the age of five, Elfman became a classically trained ballet dancer and attended high school at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA). She then attended college at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Elfman began her professional career as a dancer, appearing in the music video for "Halo", a song by Depeche Mode from the 1990 album Violator, a video that was exclusively included on the band's 1990 music video compilation Strange Too. She also

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The Elfman Has Landed

The Elfman Has Landed

Scientolomom Jenna Elfman has given silent birth to a son, Story Elias, weighing in at 7 pounds, 2 ounces. Meet your future hubby, Suri!Somehow, Jenna and husband Bodhi Elfman were able to keep… READ MORE >

Jenna Elfman: Pregnant and Ballin'

Jenna Elfman: Pregnant and Ballin'

Just because she's set to give birth this summer doesn't mean Jenna Elfman can't school some punks on the basketball court -- as seen in a new video posted on FunnyOrDie.com.In the clip, the… READ MORE >

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Baby Elfman on the Way!

Baby Elfman on the Way!

TMZ has confirmed that Golden Globe-winning actress Jenna Elfman and actor husband Bodhi are expecting their first child. The blonde star, best known for her role on "Dharma & Greg," and her… READ MORE >

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So, HOW Do You Know Tom and Katie Again?

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Who knew that TomKat and J.Lo were such bosom buddies? Not us -- maybe not even them.Given that we thought the guest list at the Cruise-Holmes nuptials in Italy seemed more like a Fellini film, or… READ MORE >

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When Elfmans Explode

When Elfmans Explode

If Tom Cruise's recent public displays weren't evidence enough, Scientologists Jenna and Bodhi Elfman prove that they, too, are willing to go to great lengths to defend their religion. Indie film… READ MORE >

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