Lindsay Hollister

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Lindsay Hollister
Born (1977-06-03) June 3, 1977 (age 41)
Alma materMiami University
Years active2001–present

Lindsay Hollister (born June 3, 1977) is an American actress.[1]


Hollister was born in Columbus, Ohio. She graduated from Pickerington High School and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Theatre Performance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

She has appeared in many American television shows, including Boston Public, Popular, Days of Our Lives, ER, Cold Case, Nip/Tuck and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.[1]

She appeared as Nell Goldman in the Scrubs episode "My Boss's Free Haircut", Laurie Dunne in Cold Case episode "The Promise", Xena in the My Name Is Earl episode "O Karma, Where Art Thou?", and Maureen in the Desperate Housewives episode "No One Is Alone".

She appears in the following films: Bachelor Party Vegas in 2006, From Bubba With Love and Postal in 2007, Disfigured and Get Smart in 2008 as Steve Carell's dance partner.[2]

Hollister stars in the Uwe Boll film Blubberella.[3] In an interview with Popzara's Brittany Vincent, Lindsay claims she took the role because of diminishing opportunity for overweight actresses to find work in Hollywood. "I’ve been doing this for ten years. While I’ve been extremely lucky to play some amazing characters, I’ve watched the roles dry up. And I’ve been shut out of even auditioning for many character roles because I’m too large." On taking on the title role of Blubberella, she states "This movie would have been done with or without me. It would have been a lot more offensive if I hadn’t done it. But I didn’t win the war about the title. I hate the title."[4]


Year Title Role
2011 Walk a Mile in My Pradas Laura
2011 Blubberella Blubberella
2011 Some Guy Who Kills People Paula Prichard
2011 Birds of a Feather Bee Bee
2009 Bones Bartender
2008 Tranny McGuyver Officer Margie
2008 Disfigured Alive
2008 Get Smart Max's dance partner
2008 CSI: NY Plus Size Paula
2007 Postal Recorder
2007 The Shield Lisa Franklin
2006 Desperate Housewives Maureen
2006 Puff, Puff, Pass Heather
2006 Bachelor Party Vegas Bachelorette
2006 Big Love Sally
2006 My Name Is Earl Xena
2005 Cold Case Laurie Dunne
2005 Scrubs Nell Goldman
2005 McBride: It's Murder, Madam Becky Sullivan
2004 A Cinderella Story Bachelorette #2
2004 Joan of Arcadia Computer Girl God / Library Girl God
2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Agnes Linsky
2003 Special Breakfast Eggroll: 99¢ Karla
2003 Nip/Tuck Nanette Babcock
2002 ER Theresa Matthews
2002 Sex and the Teenage Mind Margret Lapinski
2001 Days of Our Lives Susan Adamson #1
2001 Going to California Natalie
2001 Strong Medicine Margie Sinowski
2001 Any Day Now Henrietta
2001 Popular Big Bertha Muffin
2001 Boston Public Christine Banks / The Blob
2001 The Drew Carey Show Office Woman


  1. ^ a b "Lindsay Hollister". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Gabrenya, Frank (June 20, 2008). "Actress goes dancing with the stars". The Columbus Dispatch.
  3. ^ "Uwe Boll's new movie is called 'Blubberella': Yes, really". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 13 November 2010.
  4. ^ "Popzara Interviews: Lindsay Hollister". Popzara Press. Archived from the original on 21 August 2014. Retrieved 17 November 2010.

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