The Ladies Of Two And A Half Men – Where Are They Now

Published on 08/20/2020
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For 12 seasons, from September 2003 to February 2015 the movie, which is an American comedy sitcom, was the first broadcast on CBS. And although Two and a Half Men is the title of the series, a number of beautiful women have been featured in the program over the years. It’s a sitcom about men, women, dating, divorce, single, parenthood, money, and friendship. This movie will be one of the most prominent and hilarious sitcoms forever. Keep reading to see how the ladies who brought life to our beloved female characters are doing now!

Missi Pyle As Miss Pasternak Then

The teacher who suspended Jake after he gave her the bad finger was Miss Pasternak. That’s when Charlie started dating her, and the result was surprisingly good. Jake began having higher marks without earning them properly. Nevertheless, when the teacher discovered that she was banned from her old job, things went awry. Charlie then dumped her upon realizing she was mentally unstable. And then she started dancing for her expenses! This was Miss Paternak ‘s brief background with Charlie.

Missi Pyle As Miss Pasternak Then

Missi Pyle As Miss Pasternak Then

Missi Pyle As Miss Pasternak Now

Missi Pyle enjoyed a great acting career all her life. She was on many popular tv shows like My Name is Earl, Two Broke Girls, Mad About You, Another Period,  Bordertown The Soul Man both in 2016, Impulse in 2018, Dirty John in 2020, Friends, and Mom in 2017. Besides acting, which she loves the most, she’s also fond of music. She’s actually part of a country-rock duo called Smith & Pyle! Over the years, she’s married and divorced twice.

Missi Pyle As Miss Pasternak Now

Missi Pyle As Miss Pasternak Now

Marin Hinkle As Judith Harper-Melnick Then

Marin Hinkle had been Alan’s former wife since she was selected for Judy’s role. They had a weird relationship and did their best to co-parent Jake. Thus, they often had arguments about alimony and child support. Alan often called her out for wasting their money on luxury goods and beauty enhancements. And after Judith fell in love with Jake’s doctor, things got more complicated, and this marriage ended in divorce after she discovered that he was cheating on her.

Marin Hinkle As Judith Harper Melnick Then

Marin Hinkle As Judith Harper-Melnick Then

Marin Hinkle As Judith Harper-Melnick Now

Following Two and a Half Men, Marin Hinkle embarked on numerous acting projects. She featured in other series, like Castle, she also joined the cast of Madam Secretary in which she played a regular role. In fact, she has also starred in Speechless and Homeland. As for the big screen, she has also worked on the films with her recent movie projects like Before/During/After. She’s happily married to Randall Sommer, and they’ve got a child together.

Marin Hinkle As Judith Harper Melnick Now

Marin Hinkle As Judith Harper-Melnick Now

Emmanuelle Vaugier As Mia Then

If Charlie currently has his eyes on a woman, he won’t stop until he’s accomplished his goal. This was after meeting Mia, a dance teacher. All he did was make Jake dance to get closer to her. He agreed to her terms like quitting cigarettes, alcohol, and even eating meat to going out with her. Though Charlie had obligated her requests, the reason she left him was that he did it behind her.

Emmanuelle Vaugier As Mia Then

Emmanuelle Vaugier As Mia Then

Emmanuelle Vaugier As Mia Now

Vaugier’s career began when she was done with her stint on the show. The point is she’s starred in a remarkable number of TV shows. She appeared in TV shows like Mistresses, Lost Girl, and One Tree Hill. She also managed to snag a spot on Maxim’s “Hot 100 List.” She also worked on projects like Washed Away and Destruction Los Angeles 2016. She previously worked on a Masks Don’t Lie, a thriller set and filmed in Venice, Italy.

Emmanuelle Vaugier As Mia Now

Emmanuelle Vaugier As Mia Now

Holland Taylor As Evelyn Harper Then

The woman who is a constant part of Alan’s and Charlie’s life is Evelyn Harper. We’re talking about their mother whom Holland Taylor portrayed. They had a very complicated bond with her, but then she’s the only female character to give the guys peace. Though she has a history for dating older men and being a gold digger, the viewers loved her very much. But she’s not quite as fond of Charlie and Alan as the fans were.

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Holland Taylor As Evelyn Harper Now

In the entertainment industry, the remarkable Holland Taylor is an easily recognizable face. She was well-known ever since the 1980s. She received prestigious awards such as four nominations for her outstanding performance in Two and a Half Men. If you’ve seen Legally Blonde (2001), you’ll never forget her. The old star snagged a nomination for her Broadway solo play “Ann” in 2013. She’s now in a relationship and happily pursuing her career as an actress.

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Melanie Lynskey As Rose Then

How can we forget Rose, she acted as the odd neighbor and stalker of Charlie Harper. It made the movie more dramatic. She refuses to take no for an answer and continues to stalk him. It was a good thing that things eventually turned around. But after spending the night with Charlie, she ends up being obsessed. Eventually, before fleeing to Paris, Charlie agrees to marry her. Unfortunately, it’s too good to be true. He died before tying the knot.

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Melanie Lynskey As Rose Now

This stunning brunette featured on movies like Coyote Ugly, Heavenly Creatures, and Sweet Home Alabama. It wasn’t until she embarked on leading roles in projects like Hello I Must Go, Happy Christma, I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore, and The Intervention. She has featured in various shows like Key and Peele, Girlboss and Sunshine since her appearance in two and a Half Men in 2015. She was married to Jimmi Simpson (2007-2014). Currently, she is engaged with Jason Ritter.

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Jennifer Taylor As Chelsea Melini Then

Whoever watched the show would surely recognize Chelsea Melini. It was Charlie’s first-ever flame. She’s the first woman whom Charlie ever confessed his love to. It was first said by mistake, but later admitted he meant it. He wanted it to stay as a random hook-up, but he ends up getting attached and it develops into a serious relationship. But then she got bored. She left Charlie for Allan’s attorney. That’s how the story goes.

Jennifer Taylor As Chelsea Melini Then

Jennifer Taylor As Chelsea Melini Then

Jennifer Taylor As Chelsea Melini Now

When the writers first wrote the character, she wasn’t supposed to steal Charlie’s heart. But, after this, it becomes more frequent to her. Taylor then continued her career after leaving the show by playing numerous roles in TV shows and films. She starred in shows like Mom, and recently in Shameless where she portrayed Anne Seery and NCIS. She is happily married to Paul Taylor and they have two children together.

Jennifer Taylor As Chelsea Melini Now

Jennifer Taylor As Chelsea Melini Now

Allison Janney As Beverly Then

Allan met Beverly at a dating site, lied to her that he owned the house. He did a lot to impress her. Until Beverly finally admits she’s had a divorce issue, Allan confessed it’s Charlie’s. The one who kept him when he was in the middle of his divorce. She goes along with it as she said her issues were far worse than Allan’s. They stay together until Charlie walks in and sees Beverly tying Alan up!

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Allison Janney As Beverly Now

Allison Janney is an award-winning actress with a stellar reputation and a great standing in the film industry.  The actress had established a reputation for herself in Hollywood before joining the show’s cast. From 1999 to 2006 she starred in The West Wing before gradually changing to feature films. She appeared in Hairspray, Juno, and The Girl on the Train. These days, she’s busy playing Anna Faris ‘mother role on a CBS sitcom called Mom.

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Jeri Ryan As Sherri Then

After Sherri came to his life, Charlie believes he had found his match. She acted as Charlie’s girlfriend in the “Bad News From the Clinic” episode. She doesn’t fall for the tricks he usually pulls on women. Initially, Charlie found it difficult for her personality to be appealing. But then, eventually, he tries to see how she’s always a step ahead. Sooner or later, they break it off but initially, she tries her luck with her brother. Nevertheless, her plan was unlikely to succeed.

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Jeri Ryan As Sherri Now

In playing Seven of Nine in Star Trek: Voyager, the beautiful Jeri Ryan earned her big break. She featured on Leverage as Tara Nicole in 2009. Also in Body of Proof, she portrayed Dr Kate Murphy, Special Victims Unit and Major Crimes. She was married to Jack Ryan, but due to their conflicting schedules, they eventually split up. The actress is now officially married to Christophe Eme, the father of her two kids. 

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Kimberly Williams-Paisley As Gretchen Martin Then

In Season 11, Alan starts dating Gretchen Martin, sister of Larry, who also refuses to tell her the truth. He told her he owns the place, and that he’s not living with his brother. The lies pile up until he can’t track what started it. When she finally learns about his fake stories, she dumps him and says she was married to a pathological liar.

Kimberly Williams Paisley As Gretchen Martin Then

Kimberly Williams-Paisley As Gretchen Martin Then

Kimberly Williams-Paisley As Gretchen Martin Now

Kimberly Williams-Paisley has been acting since her early age. Father of the Bride would be amongst her notable works. Besides that, she also spent eight years on Jim. She recently worked on movies called The Christmas Train, and Darrow and Darrow. In 2003, the actress got married to Brad Paisley, a country musician and renewed her vows last 2015. Brad claims that they have a great sense of humor, so they’re both going to have a strong relationship. 

 

Kimberly Williams Paisley As Gretchen Martin Now

Kimberly Williams-Paisley As Gretchen Martin Now

Ming-Na Wen As Linda Harris Then

Alan and Charlie planned a double date and met Linda. Charlie is attracted to her immediately, but she can see in him something that has turned her down. Yet she proceeds to deny him. The situation changes as Charlie gets drunk and pulled by the officers. In his shock, she is his case’s lawyer. Then, she gives him a shot, her little romance doesn’t last long. She got embarrassed by him until Linda was invited to a prize ceremony.

Ming Na Wen As Linda Harris Then

Ming-Na Wen As Linda Harris Then

Ming-Na Wen As Linda Harris Now

In the Mulan musical action film, Ming Na Wen is best known for her starring role as the Fa Mulan. She wasn’t used to posing in front of the camera solely because she is a non-Hollywood actress. In the iconic Disney movies, she was the voice of Mulan. She also gave voice in some animated films like Sofia the First and Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-it Ralph 2. She was also in SGU Stargate Universe and Eureka.

Ming Na Wen As Linda Harris Now

Ming-Na Wen As Linda Harris Now

Gail O’Grady As Mandi Then

He loves women, and finds it hard to turn them down whoever comes along. That’s why he pursued Mandi, who was looking at Charlie ‘s house for her daughter, Kandi. After all, Mandi spent all day with Charlie. As we can see, Kandi and Mandi look less like mom and daughter, and more like sisters. And Alan isn’t really happy to hear that his brother is comfortable with his  mother-in-law. 

Gail O’Grady As Mandi Then

Gail O’Grady As Mandi Then

Gail O’Grady As Mandi Now

Grady also appeared in American Dreams, Ms. Fields, and Revenge, apart from Two and a Half Men. While each role on every series was practically the same. In the past, the actress married six times. She broke up with Robert Claypool in 1995. Her last relationship was in 2008 with John Stamatakis. She’s got a child with her ex – boyfriend Chris Byers. She hasn’t given up on love, amidst everything. We wish that she finally finds her dream man!

Gail O’Grady As Mandi Now

Gail O’Grady As Mandi Now

Paula Marshall As Paula Then

In dating, we can simply say that Alan isn’t a fortunate man. Why? Since he believes he scored big after meeting Paula in a nightclub. She later reveals to him that she was once married to a guy named Paul. She then admitted she wants and seeks an open relationship. Alan also goes out with his wife. This made the whole thing complicated. As the story continues, the two parties involved don’t go well.

Paula Marshall As Paula Then

Paula Marshall As Paula Then

Paula Marshall As Paula Now

Paula Marshall’s first appearance on the small screen wasn’t the tv comedy show. In 1991, she made a guest appearance with a young Clark Kent on Superboy before he was named Superman in 1991. Murder in the First and The Mentalist are among the other films she was featured in.She also appeared in We Love You, Sally Carmichael. Now, she’s married with a daughter to Danny Nucci, who played Fabrizio in Titanic.

Paula Marshall As Paula Now

Paula Marshall As Paula Now

Tammy Lauren As Shannon Then

Alan sees Shannon again at the second wedding of Judith and Herb. He later discovered as time passed that she and Herb were already engaged. Both Shannon and Alan were stuck on their exes, and used each other to the point that they were both jealous at the ceremony. Shannon takes a step further by yelling Alan ‘s name as the wedding goes on. Their plan didn’t work, nor did they win their ex back. Both failed to fulfill their objective.

Tammy Lauren As Shannon Then

Tammy Lauren As Shannon Then

Tammy Lauren As Shannon Now

Other than from her role in Two and a Half Men, Lauren had a long-term stint in The Young and the Restless as Maggie Sullivan. The star isn’t as prominent nor as successful as some of the ladies on the list. Before she played Liz Foley in an episode of Criminal Minds in 2014, she was also cast for Madison Avery. In 1997, the actress  was married to Guri Weinberg, an Israeli actor.

Tammy Lauren As Shannon Now

Tammy Lauren As Shannon Now

Justine Eyre As Gabrielle Then

The house of Charlie is never lacking in drama. Alan realizes that Charlie stole his high school girlfriend after he starts dating Gabrielle. That’s why he tries to steal Gabrielle. Later on, he ends up backpedaling, with everything going on, he finds the situation rather unpleasant. When he returned home, he realized that again his brother had been with his girlfriend in high school, which made him feel much more uncomfortable 

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Justine Eyre As Gabrielle Now

After the said comedy sitcom, this model and actress, Justine, has a few more tv appearances. She didn’t make her career successful, like her brilliant co-stars, and other characters on the show. But after her stint on the series, she didn’t have much project in Hollywood, but she did get in Mad Men ‘s cast, American Teenager’s Secret Life, and CSI: Miami. Her last credit was from 2016. Now, happily married to a screenwriter, John Allen Nelson.

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Maggie Lawson As Ms. McMartin Then

Alan, Jake and Walden remain flirtatious, while Charlie is killed off. They end up liking the social worker in the story as Walden and Alan tried to adopt. Ms McMartin knew when they appointed Louis that they were dishonest about their application. She eventually forgives them, and even dates Alan. But she changes her mind in the end and decides to move on to Walden.

Maggie Lawson As Ms. McMartin Then

Maggie Lawson As Ms. McMartin Then

Maggie Lawson As Ms. McMartin Now

She had a great career before she appeared on the show. Over the years, she appeared at Great Outdoors, Angel From Hell, and Psych. She also played Juliet O’Hara in Psych’s 2017 film adaptation. She even had a recurring role on Fox’s Lethal Weapon in 2019 as Nathalie Flynn.In November 2014, the actress got engaged to Mr. Robinson’s fame, Ben Koldyke and married him in 2015. Then, she filed for divorce against Koldyke in early 2017.

Maggie Lawson As Ms. McMartin Now

Maggie Lawson As Ms. McMartin Now

Conchata Ferrell As Berta Then

Well, perhaps Berta would be the only other constant female character besides his mother. And though she and Charlie sometimes disagree over her negativity and sharp tongue, she does act as the house’s mother figure. She was popular with the general public, so producers allowed her to stay on even when Charlie is killed off. Here’s a fun fact for you – Berta’s been in the show every single season.

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Conchata Ferrell As Berta Now

We would always remember the talented Conchata Ferrell for playing Berta on the tv series. At Primetime Emmys, she was nominated twice for the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series award. She has also gone on the Broadway stage. Previously, when they worked on a TV show called The Ranch, the star reunited with her Two and a Half Men cast, Ashton Kutcher.

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Jenny McCarthy As Courtney Leopold Then

Even though Charlie’s mom is getting married to Courtney’s dad, he goes on and dates the blonde bombshell. Alan, however, knows her true nature and warns his brother about her behavior. Courtney manages to get Charlie to give her $50,000 and a Ferrari, but he still refuses to walk away. In the end, things end between them when Charlie learns that she and her fake dad were actually con artists!

Jenny McCarthy As Courtney Leopold Then

Jenny McCarthy As Courtney Leopold Then

Jenny McCarthy As Courtney Leopold Now

She was already a huge star, even before Jenny McCarthy joined the sitcom cast. She was a Playboy Bunny and hosted a MTV Dating Show. Also, she had a self-titled show and got married to Hollywood actor Jim Carrey. Unfortunately, in 2010, they got a divorce. She’s married to Donnie Wahlberg now and has already had her own reality show. She is also an activist, writer and screenwriter.

Jenny McCarthy As Courtney Leopold Now

Jenny McCarthy As Courtney Leopold Now

Teri Hatcher As Liz Then

The relationship between Judith and Alan becomes complicated and even worse when Liz, her sister, drops by. At the wedding, Charlie and Liz got together, but Charlie doesn’t really remember the incident. Liz is over him already and tries to reach Alan, who clearly hurts her sister.It’s revealed later that Alan wanted Liz first before he and Judith started to date. The good news for them is that nothing happens. Phew!

Teri Hatcher As Liz Then

Teri Hatcher As Liz Then

Teri Hatcher As Liz Now

Terri Hatcher has had tremendous success in the entertainment industry. She has been in Tomorrow Never Dies, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and Desperate Housewives. Just for the last one, she has taken home a Golden Globe and three SAGs. Recently, the actress was starring in Supergirl and The Odd Couple. Sad to say, her experience in love wasn’t as good as her career.

Teri Hatcher As Liz Now

Teri Hatcher As Liz Now

Jaime Pressly As Tammy Then

As Jake introduces his girlfriend to his father, it’s obvious the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Tammy is a mother of three who owns a tattoo parlor. Although they have diverse backgrounds and a huge age difference, it was because Jake dated her daughter, Ashley, that they ended their relationship. Tammy also gets along with Walden. Should we also explain that this was just really complicated?

Jaime Pressly As Tammy Then

Jaime Pressly As Tammy Then

Jaime Pressly As Tammy Now

Jammie Pressly is a huge Hollywood star known best on My Name Is Earl for bringing Joy Turner to life. Over the years, she has been nominated for Emmy and Golden Globe. She appeared in numerous films such as Joe Dirt, DOA: Dead or Alive, I Love You, Man, and Poison Ivy: The New Seduction. She has also made a brief appearance in Mom.

Jaime Pressly As Tammy Now

Jaime Pressly As Tammy Now

Judy Greer As Bridget Schmidt Then

Since Charlie Sheen was taken over by Ashton Kutcher, we got to learn about Bridget. After the divorce, Walden goes through a painful time and Alan catches him trying to take his life. It turned out that Walden thought Bridget was too childish. He tries to get back with him though after he decides to go out with Zoey.

Judy Greer As Bridget Schmidt Then

Judy Greer As Bridget Schmidt Then

Judy Greer As Bridget Schmidt Now

Judy Greer is exceptionally talented, in case you didn’t know. She has worked on 27 Dresses, 13 Going on 30, The Wedding Planner, What Women Want, and Love & Other Drugs. And she is also the Entourage film’s casting director. In 2014, the actress published a book called I Don’t Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star in 2014.

Judy Greer As Bridget Schmidt Now

Judy Greer As Bridget Schmidt Now

Sophie Winkleman As Zoey Hyde-Tottingham-Pierce Then

Zoey is the one who changes  Walden’s desire to be reunited with Bridget. In no time at all, this British beauty steals his heart. Amidst all these, after she turns down his marriage proposal, everything begins to collapse. Walden eventually learns that while they were together, they were going out with another man. He gives her daughter a birthday present in the form of a vicious dog as revenge.

Sophie Winkleman As Zoey Hyde Tottingham Pierce Then

Sophie Winkleman As Zoey Hyde-Tottingham-Pierce Then

Sophie Winkleman As Zoey Hyde-Tottingham-Pierce Now

The majestic Sophie Winkleman might just be one of the most extravagant cast show members! She’s married to the Queen’s cousin, Lord Frederick Windsor. She still acts although she belongs to the British family. She’s featured in Thrust, a show released in 2018. Other than that, you might have seen her in CSI as well: Miami and Milo Murphy’s Law.

Sophie Winkleman As Zoey Hyde Tottingham Pierce Now

Sophie Winkleman As Zoey Hyde-Tottingham-Pierce Now

Diora Baird As Wanda Then

For only one episode, Diora Baird was featured on the show but her good looks made her unforgettable! She earned her start by modelling for Guess and then posing for Playboy. Long story short, after doing this, she gained a lot of attention. Maybe you too remember her from Wedding Crashers.

Diora Baird As Wanda Then

Diora Baird As Wanda Then

Diora Baird As Wanda Now

Diora Baird has featured in a variety of hilarious videos on a website called Funny or Die upon coming on the show. She also portrays an adult movie star in a 2014 movie called  The Ugly Life of a Beautiful Girl. Aside from that, she played a recurring character in Cocked. The actress has since revealed that she’s dating Mav Viola, a female comedian.

Diora Baird As Wanda Now

Diora Baird As Wanda Now

Krista Allen As Olivia Pearson Then

As Charlie goes to his mother’s dinner party, things have turned sour for the first time. He discovers that the boyfriend of his mother is Olivia ‘s father, whom he once dated. Let’s just say that things didn’t end well between them. We’re sure, it was a very awkward dinner. If you don’t think things couldn’t get any worse, Evelyn gets dumped when her boyfriend leaves her for a younger woman!

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Krista Allen As Olivia Pearson Now

Since the 1990s, the actress has enjoyed a successful acting career. She began with her role in a soap opera called Days of Our Lives. She also appeared in Days of Our Lives, Final Destination, and Anger Management. She’s managed to snag a role recently in Best Mom and Eleven Eleven.

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Kelly Stables As Melissa Then

Did you notice how many of the female characters have not only dated Charlie but also Alan? And this is also valid for Alan ‘s secretary, Melissa. She starts hooking up with Charlie and later gets to Alan.Then again, Alan wasn’t honest to her about his life. Their relationship continues although he lives together with Lyndsey!However, as she asks him for health insurance and a raise, their relationship becomes complicated.

Kelly Stables As Melissa Then

Kelly Stables As Melissa Then

Kelly Stables As Melissa Now

Kelly Stables continued to work in the entertainment industry, after appearing on Two and a Half Men. She had been a voice actress for W.I.T.C.H. and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Apart from that, she also featured on Malibu Dan the Family Man, Superstore, No Tomorrow, and Horrible Bosses 2.

Kelly Stables As Melissa Now

Kelly Stables As Melissa Now


Heather Locklear As Laura Then

Charlie doesn’t have the finest taste when he picks up a woman, which is why he pursues Laura. She serves as the lawyer of Alan when  he is going through the divorce.And everything goes down in flames as Charlie promises to be there whenever she needs help. He ends up breaking it at all in no time. She goes on a rampage by ruining Alan’s divorce settlement and makes him look for a new lawyer.

Heather Locklear As Laura Then

Heather Locklear As Laura Then

Heather Locklear As Laura Now

It was hard to find a huge name during the eighties and nineties other than Heather Locklear. She is best known in Spin City and Melrose Place for her performance. Due to her controversial divorce and health issues, the star used to appear regularly on tabloids. Her recent works include Too Close To Home, Fresh Off The Boat, and Franklin & Bash, among many others.

Heather Locklear As Laura Now

Heather Locklear As Laura Now

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