The ex-Hooters waitress wowed the jury in Sundance with her turn in ''Junebug''

By EW Staff
Updated June 17, 2005 at 04:00 AM EDT

Age 30

Mustworthiness A bit-part veteran of so-so comedies like The Wedding Date and Drop Dead Gorgeous, the former Hooters waitress stole hearts — and a special Sundance jury prize — as a pregnant rube enchanted by her sister-in-law in the quietly affecting Southern drama Junebug.

On Her Must List ”Judi Dench. She has so much dignity, and that’s so rare in today’s culture.”

Next Junebug is out Aug. 5.