Date of Birth : Jun 1st 1969
American actress known for her role of Pamela Martha Byrnes in the movie Meet the Parents (2000) and its sequel Meet the Fockers (2004). She was one of the stars in the sitcom I’m with Her, as well as the political drama series The West Wing.
Polo has guest-starred on many TV shows like The Practice, Felicity, Chicago Hope, Sports Night, Numb3rs, and Frasier. Polo’s primetime debut was in “TV 101”. She also starred in The Phantom of the Opera (1990 miniseries) as Christine Daae. She played Dectective Ash on the TV series Brimstone and became a regular cast member on the last season of Northern Exposure. In the sixth and seventh seasons of The West Wing playing the role of Helen Santos, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Matt Santos (Jimmy Smits). She has also hosted several ceremonies. Recently, she appeared on Fox’s The Wedding Bells, portraying the wedding planner Jane Bell.
In February 2005, Polo appeared on the cover of, and posed nude in Playboy. The appearance was linked to the release of Meet the Fockers, with cover text that made similar plays on words such as “She’s one hot Focker”. She was ranked #42 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2002. She was also featured in InStyle.
In 2009 she starred in the Hallmark Channel TV movie Expecting a Miracle with Jason Priestley and Cheech Marin.
Polo is in the 2009 television pilot for Washington Field. The show is about the National Capital Response Squad, a unit of the FBI composed of elite experts in different areas who travel around the world, responding to events that concern American interest.