Lauren born to art historian mother, Michael Ann Holly and screenwriter father, Grant Holly.
While her character opposite humor icon Jim Carrey in 1994’s Dumb and Dumber elevated her to star status in Hollywood.
First of all, I was incredibly sad and I felt like everybody knew.
I felt like they felt sorry for me or something, you know?
Holly's acting career began at the age of 20 when she appeared as Carla Walicki in two episodes of Hill Street Blues.
At age 23, she joined the cast of the ABC television soap opera All My Children as Julie Rand Chandler (1986–1989).