Melora Hardin is an American actress and singer, known for her roles as Jan Levinson on NBC's The Office and Trudy Monk on USA's Monk. More recently, Hardin appeared in a recurring role on Amazon's Transparent, for which she was nominated to receive a Primetime Emmy Award. Hardin currently stars as magazine editor-in-chief Jacqueline Carlyle on the Freeform comedy-drama The Bold Type, which premiered in July 2017.
In this episode, Melora Hardin talks about her directing debut on the FreeForm series "The Bold Type". Dan Wasserbly shares aboout his book "THE 300: The Inside Story of the Missile Defenders Guarding America Against Nuclear Attack". Local artist Mowdy shares about his musical inspirations and his latest single "Painting Stars". Rachel Hollis stops in to visit about her new book "Didn't See That Coming". Stryper lead singer Michael Sweet calls in to visit a little more about the band's latest album. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
John & Heidi share funny stories of people doing weird things... plus we continue our new segment #MovieStarMonday as John chats with Melora Hardin about her new show The Bold Type Learn more about our radio program, podcast & blog at
Melora Hardin plays Jan on The Office. Yes, Jan Levinson, Michael's boss/lover/roommate. I have a great time asking her all about The Office. We also talk about her other roles, in The Bold Type, Transparent, A Million Little Things and tons of childhood roles in TV shows you may have grown up on. She's also a TV director now, and recently directed an episode of The Bold Type. Plus she's working on a documentary. We analyze life, collaboration, people and more. Join us! Links to all the goodies I talk about on today's show: Bonus Q&A with extra The Office questions on YouTube: My previous talk with Kate Flannery, aka Meredith on The Office: BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of therapy with this link: Me at Dunder Mifflin: # Love ya, Really Famous supporters! Shout-out to Alene, Brenda, Jaimie, Bob, Pat and Lindsay! Thanks for your support. # New live shows: I'll be back with live shows in NYC and maybe other locations. Get word as soon as we book new dates. # GET IN TOUCH: Insider news - Instagram - @karamayerrobinson Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Twitter - @kara1to1 Subscribe to my YouTube channel - Email - # Donate $1 or $5 or anything you like to Really Famous and get a shoutout from me on the show - # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson. Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons
The Office star, Melora Hardin, talks about the fourth season of the Freeform show, The Bold Type. Plus, find out why she didn't get the role of Jennifer Parker in Back to the Future. Then later, Eric talks about his COVID-19 test and Michael gives his review on The Last of Us: Part 2. Plus, would you give up your marriage to keep your Funko! Pops? One guy did!
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Jun 29th, 1967
Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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21 hours, 15 minutes
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