Judy Greer as Lina Bowman | Married on FX
Judy Greer stars as "Lina Bowman," a stay-at-home mom who is suddenly thrust into the workforce, and with added responsibility, her ailing mother and milestone 40th birthday have suddenly sent her reeling.
Greer consistently captivates both critics and audiences with her engaging performances. She is one of the most prolific actresses of her time, appearing in over 90 roles across film and television to date.
2015 started off with the return of FX’s animated hit series Archer, on which she is currently voicing “Cheryl Tunt.” The show became an instant cult classic after its television debut in 2010.
Greer’s first book, I Don’t Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star, was released on paperback in April 2015. Originally published in 2014 to high acclaim, this Doubleday publication includes humorous essays with titles like “Celebrities i’ve Peed Next To,” and “I’m Not America’s Sweetheart, I’m America’s Best Friend” that chronicle Greer’s life.
In addition to her starring role in FX’s Married, Greer will next be seen starring opposite Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard in Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World. She also recently wrapped production on Ant-Man, the superhero film produced by Marvel Studios that will be distributed in July 2015 by Walt Disney Motion Pictures. Additionally, she voices the role of “Ivy” in Pixar’s film The Good Dinosaur, due for release in November 2015.
Greer is also currently starring in her own Yahoo! Series called Reluctantly Healthy, which she started in December 2011. Each week’s webisode offers special tips and advice on how to stay healthy while on-the-go, working long hours, and traveling away from home.
Previously, Greer starred in Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children opposite Jennifer Garner and Adam Sandler. She also starred as a motion capture actor as the ape “Cornelia” in Matt Reeves’ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
Greer’s performance in Alexander Payne’s The Descendants opposite George Clooney earned her critical acclaim for her supporting role, garnering solo nominations from both the Satellite Awards and the Denver Film Critics Society in addition to being nominated as part of the ensemble cast for a Gotham Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Critics Choice Award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association.
No stranger to theatre, Greer made her Broadway debut alongside Katie Holmes and Norbert Leo Butz in the show Dead Accounts by Theresa Rebeck. She also starred in Paul Weitz’s Show People for Second Stage opposite Ty Burrell.
Greer’s numerous film credits include Carter Smith’s Jamie Marks is Dead; the remake of the 1976 film Carrie; Jeff, Who Lives at Home; Playing the Field; Peep World; Henry’s Crime; Barry Munday; Love & Other Drugs; Love Happens; Visioneers; The Go-Getter; 27 Dresses; The TV Set; American Dreamz; The Amateurs; Elizabethtown; The Village; 13 Going on 30; I Love Your Work; The Hebrew Hammer; Adaptation; The Wedding Planner; What Women Want; The Great New Wonderful; What Planet Are You From?; Three Kings; Jawbreaker; In Memory of My Father; The Specials and Kissing Fools.
No stranger to the small screen, Greer has starred in Arrested Development, Two and a Half Men, Miss Guided, Modern Family, How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory, House, E.R., My Name is Earl, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Californication and Love Monkey to name a few.
Greer was born and raised in the Detroit area and now resides in Los Angeles.