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Biography, Facts, and Life Story of Missi Pyle

Andrea Kay Pyle (born November 16, 1972) is an American actress and singer known by her professional name Missi Pyle. She is recognized for her contributions to the Academy Award-winning films The Artist, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, 50 First Days, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Her first role was in the fantasy film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, released in 2017.

She has appeared in movies including Big Fish (2003), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008), The Artist (2011), Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), A Haunted House 2 (2014), Gone Girl (2014), and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017).

NameMissi Pyle
Full NameAndrea Kay “Missi” Pyle
Nick NameMissi
Date of BirthNovember 16, 1972
BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States
CountryUnited States of America
Height1.64 Meters (5 feet and 4 Inches)
Weight57 Kg (123 Pounds) approx.
Age49 Years as in 202
OccupationAmerican Actress, Voice Actor
Net WorthUSD 3 million approx.
FatherFrank Pyle
MotherLinda Pyle
Brother(s)Paul, Sam, Gordon
Sister(s)Julie, Debbie, Meredith
Marital StatusDivorced
Ex-SpouseAnderson (m. 2008–2011), Antonio Sacre (m. 2000–2005)
HobbiesTravelling, Singing

Early Life of Missi Pyle

Andrea Kay Pyle was born on November 16, 1972, in Houston, Texas, and grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. Her father’s name is Frank Pyle, and her mother’s name is Linda. Andrea Kay Pyle is the youngest of Linda and Frank Pyle’s three children. She has two older sisters, Debbie and Julie, and two older brothers, Sam and Paul. Pyle also has a half-brother, Gordon, and a younger half-brother, Mark.

She attended Germantown High School, which is located in Germantown. Pyle studied at the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and graduated in 1995.
Missi Pyle initially wanted to be an investigative journalist or work for Animal Planet. She is also interested in acting and modeling, which manifested into a successful career in these fields.

Career Life of Missi Pyle

Missi Pyle began her acting career in 1995 after graduating from the North Carolina School of Arts. Her first role was in “Walker, Texas Ranger.”She appeared in an episode called “Silent World” (S03Ep07). She has acted mainly in comedy films and is mentioned in the book “The New Face of Young Hollywood” by Toni Newman.

Pyle has appeared in films such as Big Fish (2003), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, 50 First Dates, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, The Artist, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Gone Girl, and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

Her international exposure increased after she appeared in various films. She has also appeared on episodes of television shows such as Modern Family, Two and a Half Men, How I Met Your Mother, Criminal Minds, Monk, Drake & Josh, Medium, and The Sarah Silverman Program.

She had also guest-starred on the popular show Boston Legal. Missi Pyle currently stars as Darlene Madison in the CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory.

In 2003, she starred alongside Johnny Depp in Tim Burton’s comedy film Big Fish. She also appeared with Emily Blunt and Anne Hathaway in The Devil Wears Prada (2006). In 2008, she worked with John Krasinski and Anna Faris in Let’s Go to Prison, a comedy film.


She is also known for her role as Barb in the 2009 comedy film Yogi Bear. She was seen on the TV series “Justified,” “New Girl,” and “Grey’s Anatomy.” She played Libby Masters in the Starz drama “Magic City.” Pyle had a recurring role as Roxanne on “Modern Family.” She also had a recurring role as Cheryl Tunt on the animated comedy series “Archer,” which aired on FX.

Missi Pyle appeared in the dark-comedy film A Haunted House(2014), directed by Michael Tiddes. Missi had a role in the musical drama Burlesque, and she also acted in the romantic comedy film The Big Wedding.

Pyle has appeared on several television shows, including Two and a Half Men, as Jake’s elementary school teacher Ms Pasternak. The part was recast in 2009 for unknown reasons, but Pyle returned to the series in 2011 and the series conclusion “Of Course He’s Dead” in 2015, playing Jake’s Elementary School teacher Ms Glass.

She has made appearances on New Girl, The Middle, Modern Family, Criminal Minds, and Mom.
She plays the role of Karen Palmer in the 2017 film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, a sequel to 1995’s Jumanji. In January 2018, she was cast in a recurring role on the third season of NBC’s This Is Us. She will star as Rhonda, a love interest for Ken, played by Matthew Broderick.

Personal Life of Missi Pyle

Pyle was married to writer Antonio Sacre for six years, from 2000 until 2005. On September 12, 2008, Pyle tied the knot with naturalist Casey Anderson at a country-western wedding in Montana. They separated in 2012. She filed for divorce in 2013, citing irreconcilable differences.

Pyle and Anderson are featured in “Grizzly Dogs,” the October 22, 2010, episode of Dog Whisperer, in which they consulted with Cesar Millan to help their dog. In 2013, Pyle confirmed her breakup. She has a daughter.

Missi Pyle’s origin is Texas, USA. She was born Melissa “Missi” Pyle on December 4, 1972, in Houston, Texas. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She completed her school education at the North Carolina School of Arts, majoring in acting.

Missi Pyle’s Net Worth

Missi Pyle’s net Worth is approximately $3 million, and she has been earning a decent amount from her acting career. As of 2018, she reportedly makes an annual salary of $95,000 from The Big Bang Theory, as per some online sources.

She has also worked in several other TV series and movies, which helped raise her net worth.


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