Her movie career even elevated higher when she was cast opposite future husband Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels in the Peter Farrelly-helmed Dumb and Dumber (1994).
As Mary Swanson, Carreys love interest, Holly scored a massive hit as the aptly titled comedy became a box office smash with the earning of 0 million worldwide.
Academic Lauren On October 28, 1963, Lauren Michael Holly was born in Bristol, Pennsylvania, but raised in upstate Geneva, New York.
Her mother is Michael Ann, an art history professor at the University of Rochester, and her father is Grant Holly, a producer, screenwriter, and an English Literature lecturer at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.
Also with Carrey, she won a MTV Movie for Best Kiss in 1995.
Aside from on screen victory, the actress also brought home the upstart Canadian comic Carrey as her real romantic interest.
However, it wasnt until Holly teamed up with creator David E.
Additionally, Holly is known for her impressive turns in films like Sydney Pollacks Sabrina (1995), Ted Demmes Beautiful Girls (1996), Edward Burns No Looking Back (1998), Oliver Stones Any Given Sunday (1999) and Mel Gibson and Helen Hunts What Women Want (2000).
The roller-coaster ride of Carreys celebrity obscured their lives and led to a divorce in 1997.
Though attempting to reconcile, Holly and Carrey eventually called it quits in 1998.
She continued her study at the prestigious Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, from which she earned a B. With her scholastic resume, Holly was seemed on her way to follow in her parents footsteps. She also took drama classes at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
In 1991, Holly married actor Danny Quinn (born on April 16, 1964), the son of performer Anthony Quinn, but the tie ended in split up in 1993.