She wanted to be a veterinarian!

'The Office': This Is Jenna Fischer Today!

What has Jenna Fischer aka "Pam" in The Office been doing?

Jenna Fischer has been active in show business for more than 20 years. She is best known for her role as "Pam" in the American sitcom The Office, but since the show ended in 2013 she has been working on different projects.

You probably remember Jenna Fischer for her appearance in The OfficeFrom 2005 to 2013 she portrayed "Pam Beesly" in the American television sitcom. Her character seemed to be one of the steadiest ones in the show and often balanced out some of the more extravagant ones. 

The Office: "Pam" was a strong character

Throughout the series "Pam" finds out how to stand up for herself and pursue what she really wants in life; she was definitely unique and made The Office fans laugh more than once. We will always remember her for some of her most funny quotes like "I don't care about what they say about me. I just want to eat."

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Jenna Fischer as "Pam" during season 3 of The Office, 2006-2007

What has Jenna Fischer done since The Office ended?

The last season of The Office was broadcast in 2013 and Jenna Fischer has been very active since then. In 2014 she appeared in the film Kiss Me; three years later she played the role of "Melanie" in the film Brad's Status, and in 2018 she worked alongside Spencer Stone in the film The 15:17 to Paris. 

In 2015 she was part of the main cast of the television series You, Me and the Apocalypse, and also worked as an associate producer. Later on in 2016 and 2017 she appeared in The Mysteries of Laura and The Guest Book, respectively. Her most recent work is in the ABC American single-camera sitcom television Splitting Up Together as "Lena". The show tells the story of a couple whose marriage is suddenly reignited by their divorce. 

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Jenna Fischer at the premiere of Momentum Pictures' Half Magic in West Hollywood, California, 2018

Five things you probably didn't know about The Office star Jenna Fischer

  • She is an Emmy-nominated actress
  • Jenna Fischer has two kids, Harper and Weston, and has been married to actor and director Lee Kirk for almost a decade
  • The actress has actually worked in different offices as a receptionist but wanted to be a veterinarian!
  • She once tried to work as a telephone psychic...
  • Jenna Fischer is good friends with her The Office co-star Angela Kinsey
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Lee Kirk and Jenna Fischer at the Tribeca Film Festival 2012 in New York City