Which Bikini Scene Made Lauren Holly Famous?

Lauren Holly’s famous bikini scene is featured on the Emmy Award-winning TV series, “Picket Fences.” In the show, Holly played a small-town deputy sheriff named Maxine Stewart. The series had four seasons, with Holly appearing in every episode except one. According to Lauren Holly’s official website, her breakthrough motion picture performance came from the film “Dumb and Dumber.” Holly played the part of Mary Swanson, a wealthy woman with whom Jim Carry’s character falls in love.

Holly’s next motion picture appearance was in “No Looking Back,” and received positive reviews for her acting performance. Holly also portrayed Linda Cadwell, the widow of Bruce Lee, in the film “Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story.” Lauren Holly continued her movie-acting career by appearing in other films, such as “Any Given Sunday” and “Turbulence.”

Holly later returned to acting on a TV series. She appeared in another project with David Kelley after a successful collaboration on “Picket Fences.” “Chicago Hope” was the second collaboration between the two and received an Emmy Award nomination. Holly also stars in an ABC TV series, “Motive.” The series features Holly playing a medical examiner named Dr. Betty Rogers. As of 2015, Lauren Holly resides in Toronto, Canada, with her three children.