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Jayma Mays

Jayma was born Jamia Suzette Mays. She was raised in Grundy, Virginia, with her older brother and sister. Her father was a high school teacher at Grundy Senior High School for 7 years, before spending 25 years working in the coal-mining industry. He is now retired and lives with Jayma's mother in Bristol. At school, Jayma enjoyed Math and singing. ... See full bio »

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 2017 Mena (post-production)
Dana Sibota
 2015 Gigi Does It (TV Series)
Ricky's Date
- Whine (2015) ... Ricky's Date
 2014-2015 Getting On (TV Series)
Suzi Sasso
- This Is About Vomit, People. (2015) ... Suzi Sasso
- Doctor Death (2014) ... Suzi Sasso
- Turnips... North Day... Yes, yes. (2014) ... Suzi Sasso
- Is Soap a Hazardous Substance? (2014) ... Suzi Sasso
- No Such Thing as Idealized Genitalia (2014) ... Suzi Sasso
 2015 The Adventures of Puss in Boots (TV Series)
- Luck (2015) ... Dulcinea (voice)
- Pigs (2015) ... Dulcinea (voice)
- Star (2015) ... Dulcinea (voice)
- Goblin (2015) ... Dulcinea (voice)
- Mouse (2015) ... Dulcinea (voice)
 2015 Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (TV Mini-Series)
- Staff Party (2015) ... Jessica
- Lunch (2015) ... Jessica
 2015 Resident Advisors (TV Series)
Michaela Roberts
- Motivational Speaker (2015) ... Michaela Roberts
 2014 Drunk History (TV Series)
Abigail Adams
 2014 Awkward Expressions of Love (Short)
 2013 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
- The Great Train Stoppery (2013) ... Clock
 2005-2013 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Coat Check Girl
- The Time Travelers (2013) ... Coat Check Girl
- Okay Awesome (2005) ... Coat Check Girl
 2013 Bananas (Short)
 2011 Marcy (TV Series)
- Marcy Does a Picnic (2011) ... Jayma
 2008 Back to You (TV Series)
- Date Night (2008) ... Shelley
 2008 Bar Starz
 2008 Drunk History (TV Series)
 2008 Night Hikers (Short)
 2007 Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office (TV Movie)
 2007 Pushing Daisies (TV Series)
Elsita / Elsa
- Pigeon (2007) ... Elsita / Elsa
 2007 Epic Movie
 2007 Smiley Face
Actress in Waiting Room
 2006 If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now (TV Movie)
 2006 Flags of Our Fathers
Nurse in Hawaii
 2005-2006 Entourage (TV Series)
- Sorry, Ari (2006) ... Jennifer
- Neighbors (2005) ... Jennifer
 2006 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series)
- Pilot (2006) ... Daphne
 2006 House M.D. (TV Series)
- Sleeping Dogs Lie (2006) ... Hannah
 2005 Stacked (TV Series)
- Nobody Says I Love You (2005) ... Brenda
 2005 Red Eye
 2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
- The Rainbow of Her Reasons (2005) ... Donna
 2005 The Comeback (TV Series)
Sales Girl
- Valerie Demands Dignity (2005) ... Sales Girl
 2004 Joey (TV Series)
- Joey and the Party (2004) ... Molly
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I did work at a mall in college - I think retail/customer service is just one of the most hideous jobs in the world. So I always try to be extra nice when I go into a store. But malls are part of our culture, if you watched any teen comedy in the '80s. it's clear that malls are where we live! See more »


Jayma's all-time favorite television show is The Golden Girls (1985). She has the boxed set and watches it all the time. See more »


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