Jenny McCarthy in Dirty Love | 2005
Clip Name: Bizzare Sex
About this actor
Jennifer Ann "Jenny" McCarthy (born November 1, 1972) is an American adult model, comedian, actress, author and activist. She began her career as a Playboy magazine model in 1993, before launching a television and film acting career. Most recently, she has written books about parenting, and has become an activist promoting claims—not supported by medical evidence—that vaccines cause autism and chelation therapy helps cure it. McCarthy was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois. Her middle-class, Polish and Irish Catholic family lived in the West Elsdon neighborhood of Chicago. She is the second of four daughters; her sisters are named Lynette, Joanne and Amy. Her cousin is Melissa McCarthy of Gilmore Girls fame. McCarthy's mother, Linda, was a housewife and courtroom custodian, and her father, Dan McCarthy, was a steel mill foreman. She attended St. Turibius Grade School on Chicago's South Side. As a teenager, McCarthy attended Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School (whose school sweater...