Kaley Cuoco stars in THE BIG BANG THEORY on CBS – Photo: Robert Voets/CBS ©2007 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Kaley Cuoco : Penny

Date Of Birth: November 30th, 1985    Hometown : Camarillo, California

Kaley Cuoco is best known to television audiences for her role as Bridget Hennesy in the series “8 Simple Rules,” for which she won a Teen Choice Award.  She most recently starred in the television movie “Fat Like Me,” in which she portrayed a student who goes undercover to expose the misconceptions about weight issues in young people. 

She was featured on the TV Guide “Generation Now” list and Vanity Fair’s “Teenage It” list.

Cuoco’s other television credits include the series “Ladies Man,” on the Network, “Charmed” and guest appearances in “Prison Break,” “7th Heaven,” “My So-Called Life” and “Ellen,” in which she played a young Ellen DeGeneres in flashbacks.   

Her television movie credits include “Growing Up Brady” and “Crimes of Fashion.” In addition, she appeared in the miniseries “Dean Koontz’s Mr. Murder.”     

Cuoco’s feature film credits include “Debating Robert Lee,” “Farewell Bender,” “The Hollow,” “Picture Perfect,” “Can’t Be Heaven,” “Lucky 13” and “Virtuosity.”

She often lends her voice to animated television shows including “Brandy and Mr. Whiskers” and “Bratz.” 

She is a gifted tennis player who is a ranked amateur in the Southern California Tennis Association, as well as an avid horseback rider.  She also enjoys hiking, running, going to the gym and spending time with her rescue dogs, Petey, Leo and Zeus.  She is involved in charities including the Elisabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, The EBMRF, Animal Avengers and PETA.