Melora Hardin Resume (a small sampling): Thank You for Smoking, Monk, The Comebacks, 27 Dresses, Me, Mom, Dad and Her (upcoming, Lifetime made-for-TV movie), Seventeen Again (upcoming, with Zac Effron) Ready for a promotion: Already an acting vet by the time she graced The Office, Hardins role as the fallen executive Jan Levinson went from a bit part in the first two seasons to a near full-time gig in 2007. Shes proven to be a fast-rising star in The Office, and her decade-plus career of random parts has appeared to have found some stability. Credit Levinsons hard-to-argue with leadership skills. Bringing a recent dispute to a close, she said, I stole your diary and gave it to my lawyer. You e-mailed a topless photo of me to everyone in our company. Lets call it even. Performance review: Her sudden success within The Office has surely played a hand in netting Hardin a role in the romantic comedy hit 27 Dresses. More film roles are on the horizon, and now that Hardins currently out-of-work Levinson has relocated from New York to Scranton, shes brought added dimension to deal with characters sudden job debacle. Yet its advised shes soon given more to do than hang in Michael Scotts condo.
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