Bucky Beaver - The childhood nickname of the 5'
10" actress Jenna Elfman [born Jennifer Mary Batula] who starred as Dharma
Freedom Finkelstein Montgomery, the free-spirited daughter of hippies on the
sitcom DHARMA & GREG/ABC/1997-2002.
While growing up in Los Angeles, the kids at Jenna's school gave her the
nickname "Bucky Beaver" because of her overbite. But after three and a half
years of orthodontia, Jenna now has a wonderful smile and a winning career as an
As for her other facial features, Jenna once remarked "It's weird to talk
about yourself, but I like my eyes. They're kind of Asian looking."
Jenna's earlier 1996 TV series was called TOWNIES where she played Shannon
Canotis, one of three female friends who lived in an East Coast fishing
community and who hoped one day to move to the big city.
Jenna Elfman, a classically trained ballerina, was born September 30, 1971.
She is the niece-in-law of composer Danny Elfman, and the niece of singer Tony
Butala, who founded the vocal group, 'The Lettermen'.
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