Maria Thayer Movies and Career Information
Oct 30, 1975
Maria Thayer (born October 30, 1975) is an American actress from Boring, Oregon, known for her roles as Wyoma in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Rory in Accepted and Tammi Littlenut in Strangers with Candy. In Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Thayer plays a Mormon newlywed on her honeymoon with her new husband, played by Jack McBrayer. Thayer and McBrayer reunited on an episode of 30 Rock in which she portrays Kenneth Parcell's blind, shallow love interest. She also played Grace and Leo's daughter, Lila (at age 18), in the series finale of Will & Grace (2006). In 2009, Thayer appeared in the film State of Play as Sonia Baker, the researcher and mistress of a congressman, played by Ben Affleck. She attended Apple Valley High School in Minnesota, where she was a member of the award-winning forensics program and the National Forensic League, and studied acting at The Juilliard School in New York.