BIO: Jayma Mays

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By Jason Matthews

In 2004, Jayma Mays made her first television appearance on “Joey,” and the following year landed a role in Wes Craven’s “Red Eye.” Most recently, Mays had recurring roles on the Emmy Award-winning series “Ugly Betty” and the critically acclaimed “Heroes,” and she has guest-starred on numerous series, including HOUSE, “Six Feet Under,” “The Comeback,” “Entourage,” “Stacked,” “How I Met Your Mother” and “Ghost Whisperer.”

Her feature film credits include “Paul Blart: Mall Cop,” Clint Eastwood’s “Flags of Our Fathers,” “Blind Guy Driving,” “Bar Starz” and “Epic Movie,” where she met her husband, Adam Campbell. She is lending her voice talents to the upcoming “The Smurfs” movie, due out next summer.

Mays is from Grundy, VA, and graduated from Radford University with a degree in Performing Arts. She lives in Los Angeles.

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