About Jamie Pressley
American model and actress, Jamie Pressley, was born on July 30, 1977, in Kinston, North Carolina, to a used car salesman father and a classical dance instructor mother. When her parents were getting divorced, she moved to California with her mother, where she attended the Costa Mesa High School. Always athletically inclined, Pressley studied gymnastics and dancing for 11 years. In 1990, she graced the cover of Teen magazine, and through her agency, International Cover Model Search, she achieved fame beyond the borders of the US, in Italy and Japan, when she was just 14. At 15, Jamie legally emancipated herself from her parents. Following the role of Drew Barrymore's body double in the film, 'Poison Ivy', Jamie got her first starring role in a sequel to the same movie, 'Poison Ivy: The New Seduction', in 1997. Her talent was recognized and she was seen in a number of movies, including 'The Journey: Abduction' in 1997 and 'Against the Law' in 1997, 'Can't hardly wait' and 'Ringmaster' in 1998, and 'Coyote Moon' in 1999. Alongside her modeling, she also appeared in television series, such as 'Mortal Kombat', 'Silk Stalkings', and 'Push'. Jamie has posed nude for the March 1998 and February 2004 issues of Playboy magazine. In 1999, Jamie garnered a contract for the role of lusty dancer, Audrey, in the television series, 'Jack and Jill'. Her movie career also progressed with the role of a high school cheerleader in 'Not another teen movie' and a motorcycle riding desperado in 'Torque'. In 2001, she was made spokesmodel for Liz Claiborne Cosmetics and the following year she was voted to the eighth position in Stuff magazine's '102 Sexiest women in the world'. In 2003, released as lingerie line, christened J'Aime. Pressley can be also seen on the NBC sitcom, 'My name is Earl'.