Jenna Elfman made a successful switch from dancing to acting to become one of the most popular television and film actresses in the United States. She was born on September 30, 1971 in Los Angeles, California. Elfman majored in dancing while studying at Los Angeles Country High School for the Arts and graduated it in 1989. Before Elfman turned to acting she started as a dancer and appeared in some music videos like Depeche Mode's "Halo" and Chris Isaak's "Somebody's crying". Then she appeared in a number of television commercials and at last landed a guest role in her first series Roseanne, which was followed by NYPD Blue, Murder One, The Monroes and others. In 1996 Elfman at last was cast for a regular role in a sitcom Townies, where she perfectly portrayed Shannon, a boy-crazy girl. ABC executives were impressed by Elfman role in Townies and offered her a role in Dharma & Greg (1997-2002). This series brought Jenna a Golden Glove Award and two Emmy nominations. Jenna Elfman also appeared in Two and a Half Man, Brothers and Sisters and My Name is Earl. In 1991 Jenna met her future husband Bodhi Elfman at a commercial audition for Sprite brand. On September 2009 a couple announced they are expecting their second baby.