What Ever Happened To The Women Of Two And A Half Men?

Throughout the 12 years of production, there were hundreds of female characters. Charlie, Alan and Walden each had numerous girlfriends, but Charlie’s list was definitely the longest. Of course, Charlie wasn't exactly the most faithful or caring boyfriend. So what happened to them all? Well, look no further because we have it all right here.

Emmanuelle Vaugier as Mia

Mia, a dance teacher, wasn’t interested in Charlie until he said that his nephew Jake enjoyed dancing. Mia agrees to date him as long as he quits smoking, drinking, and eating meat, but Charlie does it anyway in secret. She found out and left him. Later, she came back and asked Charlie for his sperm so that she could have a baby, Charlie proposes to her instead and the couple go with Alan and Kandi to Vegas to get hitched. Right before they say ‘I do’ Mia asks Charlie when Alan is moving out, he said he isn’t and Mia leaves him.

Emmanuelle Vaugier Now

After a recurring role in Two and a Half Men, Emmanuelle Vaugier continued to land multiple roles in movies and television. She played Niko on the abc show Mistresses, and played Evony in the sci-fi series Lost Girl. Most recently, the now 41-year-old was seen in the TV movies Washed Away and Destruction Los Angeles. She is currently working on a mystery thriller film called Masks Don’t Lie.

Jenny McCarthy as Courtney Leopold

Courtney was introduced to Charlie as Teddy’s daughter. The two date despite Alan warning him that she seems like a sociopath. Eventually, Courtney tricks Charlie into buying her a Ferrari and lending her $60,000. After proposing to Courtney, he finds out that her real name is actually Sylvia and that she and Teddy are both con-artists. Sylvia goes to prison and then returns to Charlie, who welcomed her with open arms. Eventually she scams him once again, and uses Charlie’s money to go shopping, causing him to dump her.

Jenny McCarthy Now

The ex-playboy bunny was already famous before her appearance on Two and a Half Men. She even had her own television show in the 90s. McCarthy was most recently seen playing herself in the show Return of the Mac. In the show, she stars with her real-life husband, Donnie Wahlberg. Besides acting, she also is an avid activist.


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Melanie Lynskey as Rose

Rose was one of the main actresses on Two and a Half Men. After a one-night stand with Charlie, she becomes obsessed and starts stalking him. Eventually, Rose and Charlie run away to Paris and become engaged. Charlie dies before they have a chance to get married, and Rose goes after Walden Schmidt.

Melanie Lynskey Now

Melanie already had a successful acting career before playing Charlie’s stalker. She has several movies and TV shows under her belt like Heavenly Creatures and Sweet Home Alabama. Most recently, however, the 40-year-old actress has been focusing on roles in TV series and is currently in the middle of filming two shows, a mini-series called Sunshine and a Stephen King inspired series called Castle Rock.

Jennifer Taylor as Chelsea Melini

In the show, Chelsea Melini was the first woman Charlie ever confessed his love to. At first he says it by accident, but later admits that he was serious. Chelsea was supposed to be just another one of Charlie’s one-night stands but it turned into a serious relationship. In order to get Chelsea to say “I love you” back, he proposes to her. Chelsea ends up leaving Charlie for Alan’s attorney and Charlie gets with her best friend.

Jennifer Taylor Now

After playing the role of Charlie’s love interest, she continued her acting career in several television shows and movies. She played Anne Seery on the Showtime hit series Shameless. She has also made guest appearances on shows like Mom, with Anna Faris, and NCIS. The now 45-year-old is married to songwriter Paul Taylor and they have two kids.


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Marin Hinkle as Judith Harper-Melnick

Judith was Alan’s first wife and mother to his son Jake. The couple divorced after a rocky marriage. Alan’s ex-wife enjoyed spending her ex-husband’s alimony money on shopping and plastic surgery. Judith went on to remarry Jake’s pediatrician, Dr. Herb Melnick and Alan was thrilled, as it meant he didn’t have to pay alimony anymore. Eventually, Herb has an affair with his secretary and Judith divorced him too.

Marin Hinkle Now

Marin went on to play Isabelle in the CBS drama Madam Secretary and Christine Lonas in the show Homeland. She recently finished filming for an film titled Before/During/After. Unlike her character on Two And A Half Men, Marin is in a long and happy relationship with her husband, Randall Sommer.

Courtney Thorne-Smith as Lyndsey McElroy

Lyndsey was a pretty big character on the show and had a tumultuous relationship with Alan from season 7 and on. They split up and got back together too many times to remember. Her son Eldridge happens to be Jake’s best friend. Lyndsey always loved Alan but had a drinking problem and often was attracted to other men while she was with him.

Courtney Thorne-Smith Now

After 5 years on the show, the 49-year-old has only taken a few acting roles. She was a voice actress for Adult Swim animated comedy Robot Chicken, and appeared in two episodes of the abc comedy Fresh Off the Boat. She is currently married to her second husband, Roger Fishman, whom she has a 9-year-old son with.


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Allison Janney as Beverly

Alan met Beverly on a dating site and told her that Charlie’s house was his in order to impress her. After talking on the porch, Beverly tells Alan about her divorces and Alan opens up and tells her about the house. Beverly didn’t seem to mind Alan’s lie since she has a worse background than him. The two get together and Charlie walks in on a tied up Alan who just says, “everyone makes mistakes.”

Allison Janney Now

The successful actress is known best for her role as C.J. Cregg in The West Wing before her appearance on Two and A Half Men. Since then, she has been in several movies such as Hairspray, Juno and The Girl on the Train. Now at 57 years old, she is most recognized for her current role in the CBS series Mom, where she plays the alcoholic mom of Anna Farris.

Brooke Shields as Danielle Stewart

Danielle was set up on a date with Alan by Charlie. Danielle had a somewhat promiscuous past and thought settling down with Alan would be a good decision for her. After a night of drinking, Danielle tells Charlie about about her background and Charlie decides he wants to be with her instead. The brothers fight over her until Danielle finally leaves.

Brooke Shields Now

Shields was definitely a well-known name in Hollywood long before her guest appearance on TAAHM. She’s been acting since she was a child and has been in numerous shows and movies. After her role in the show, she went on to appear in several movies like The Other Guys and Furry Vengeance. At 52, Shields is still as successful as ever and has a recurring role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She now has two children with her husband Chris Henchy.


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Jeri Ryan as Sherri

Charlie saw her as a female version of himself. The two dated a little but Charlie got sick of her playing hard to get all the time so they broke up. When Charlie and Alan were at an optometrists office, they bumped into Sherri. Alan started dating her soon after.

Jeri Ryan Now

The 49-year-old actress has had several TV appearances after the show. Her list of shows include Leverage, Helix, and currently the Amazon Prime series Bosch. Her most known role was in Star Trek: Voyager as Borg Seven of Nine, which landed her a Saturn Award. In 2007, she married French chef Christophe Eme and the couple now has two children.

Kimberly Quinn as Donna

Alan met Donna in a blind date where Charlie also met her friend Linda. The two continue to date until Alan gets bored with the relationship. At first, he didn’t want to break up with her because he didn’t want to hurt her feelings, but Charlie told him what to say in order to break up with her. Alan went to her house to break up but she started crying hysterically.

Kimberly Quinn Now

Since her two-episode role, Kimberly has continued to work as an actress. She played Tess Masterson in the ABC series Twisted and is currently playing Holly in the show Gypsy. She is currently married to her producer husband Theodore Melfi. He is well-known for his work in the films Hidden Figures and St. Vincent.


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Kimberly Williams-Paisley as Gretchen Martin

Gretchen was Larry’s sister on the show and started dating Alan, who went by his alter-ego ‘Jeff Strongman’. Alan gets carried away with his new identity and even calls Barry his son and Barry’s apartment his own. Gretchen opens up to Alan about her ex-husband who lied to her all the time, and eventually Gretchen finds out about Alan’s own lies and leaves him.

Kimberly Williams-Paisley Now

Like many of her costars, Kimberly already had a career before this role. She was known best for her character in the Father of the Bride movies with Steve Martin. The 46-year-old is now post-production for a holiday film called The Christmas Train. She is married to country star Brad Paisley and the couple have two children together.

Judy Greer as Bridget Schmidt

Bridget is Walden’s ex-wife, and the reason for his suicide attempt. Even though Walden begs, she won’t take him back because of his immature nature. As Walden is with Zoey, Bridget comes back to the beach house and asks for him back. With great difficulty, Walden rejects her offer and asks her to sign the divorce papers. She gets so mad that she drives her car into his house.

Judy Greer Now

The 42-year-old actress is still keeping busy nowadays with a variety of acting and non-acting jobs. Most recently, Judy has been voice-acting for a kids animated TV series called StoryBots. She also has been a voice actress for the FX animated comedy Archer since 2009. On top of that, she just accepted a role in the newest remake of the classic horror film, Halloween.


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Justine Eyre as Gabrielle

Justine was Charlie’s girlfriend who Alan tried to steal after finding out that Charlie stole his high school girlfriend, Charity, away from him. In a desperate attempt to get revenge on his brother, Alan gets with Gabrielle but decides that it was too “uncomfortable” so he decides to go home. When Alan gets home he finds Charlie with Charity, who tells Alan “now we’re even.”

Justine Eyre Now

After Justine’s minor role, she has been only infrequently. She went on to star in an episode of CSI: Miami and The Secret Life of the American Teenager. She also voiced several characters in the video game Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. The Canadian actress married actor and screenwriter John Allen Nelson in 2007.

Ming-Na Wen as Linda Harris

Linda met Charlie on a double date set up by alan. Charlie liked her but she was disgusted by his rude humor. Later on, Charlie gets pulled over for driving under the influence and ended up in a courtroom with Linda as his judge. Linda thought it was Charlie’s attempt to see her again. She fined him $500 and decided to give him a second chance. The pair date for some time until Charlie embarrasses Linda at an award ceremony.

Ming-Na Wen Now

Believe it or not, she was actually the voice of Mulan. She also had a leading role in the series ER. After having several appearances on TAAHM, Ming-Na went to play roles in multiple TV shows like Stargate Universe and Eureka. Now 53, Ming-Na currently plays Melinda May on the TV sci-fi action series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.


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Heather Locklear as Laura

Laura was Alan’s divorce lawyer, until Charlie decided to sleep with her. Laura made Charlie promise that he would always be available for her, but when Charlie broke his promise, she got revenge by messing with Alan’s divorce settlement with Judith. The revenge mostly just hurt Alan, and not Charlie, Alan ended up firing her and had to find a new attorney.

Heather Locklear Now

Heather was known before her time on TAAHM as Amanda Woodward on the soap opera Melrose Place. Since then, she went on to take roles in TV series such as LAX and Franklin & Bash. She also played a role in Scary Movie 5. The now 56-year-old is currently playing First Lady Katelynn Christian in Tyler Perry’s drama series Too Close to Home.

arrives at the Dimension Films' "Scary Movie 5" premiere at the ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome on April 11, 2013 in Hollywood, California.

Paula Marshall as Paula

Alan met Paula at a club and the two hit it off right away. After they speak, Paula tells Alan that she used to be a man named Paul. Alan doesn’t mind and the couple begin dating. Alan later meets Rachel who used to be married to Paula. Paula tells Alan that he can be with anyone he wants while they are together, and Alan chooses to take Rachel on a date at a club. Paula sees the two together and kisses Rachel.


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Paula Marshall Now

Since appearing on the show, the actress has played Barbara Wilkerson in the series Murder in the First, and Lora Fuller on Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street. She most recently appeared as Diane in the comedy film, We Love You, Sally Carmichael!. The 53-year-old is married to actor Danny Nucci, who is best known as Fabrizio in Titanic.

Missi Pyle as Miss Pasternak

Miss Pasternak was Jake’s teacher in school. Charlie started dating her, resulting in her giving Jake good grades. Charlie quickly dumped her because he found out she was actually mentally unstable. A few seasons later, she lost her teaching license and was living in a motel while working as an exotic dancer. Charlie asks her to move in with them and even gives her a job as Jake’s tutor.

Missi Pyle Now

Missi has been acting here and there in several different TV shows. She has appeared on the comedy series Inside Amy Schumer. She also appeared in the films Gone Girl and The Artist.

Sophie Winkleman as Zoey Hyde-Tottingham Pierce

Zoey was Walden’s British girlfriend and was the first serious relationship after his divorce with Bridget. Walden and Zoey, continue dating from the 9th to 10th season. Walden proposes to Zoey and she rejects him. He later finds out that she was seeing someone else, and to get revenge he gives her daughter a rude dog as a birthday present.


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Sophie Winkleman Now

The British actress is actually married to royalty, her husband is Lord Frederick Windsor, the son of Queen Elizabeth II’s cousin. She is currently acting again, and is in the middle of shooting for a new TV crime-drama series called Trust alongside Hilary Swank and Donald Sutherland.

Tammy Lauren as Shannon

Alan met Shannon at Judith’s wedding. She told him that she was Herb’s ex-fiance and the two started kissing in the coatroom. Alan wasn’t ready to take it further, but they decided to pretend like they were making love in order to make the new married couple jealous. The two made quite a scene while Shannon yelled Alan’s name to make her ex-fiance jealous.

Tammy Lauren Now

After her episode on the show, the actress continued playing Detective Maggie Sullivan on the soap opera The Young and the Restless. Since then, she has appeared in one episode of Criminal Minds in 2014 and that’s about it. At 48, she is taking a break from her acting career. She is currently married to actor Guri Weinberg.

Holland Taylor as Evelyn Harper

Evelyn Harper played the role of Charlie and Alan’s mother. She and her sons and grandson had a pretty superficial relationship, mostly trying to avoid each other whenever possible. She got married numerous times and had a tendency for marrying rich older men who left her large amounts of money after they died.


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Holland Taylor Now

The now 74-year-old is still acting after her long run with Two and a Half Men. Since playing the Harper brothers’ mom, she has appeared in several movies including Legally Blonde, Bosom Buddies, and The Truman Show. She is dating the 42-year-old actress Sarah Paulson who is well-known for her role in American Horror Story.

Gail O’Grady as Mandi

Mandi is Candy's mom. Candy was Alan’s wife at the time, and she came to Charlie’s house looking for her daughter. While she was there, she met Charlie. The two end up hitting it off and they spend the entire day together. Her and her daughter look a lot alike, so people often mistake them for sisters.

Gail O’Grady Now

Gail made her appearance after playing Helen Pryor in the TV series American Dream. She has been in multiple TV shows and films since then. Her most recent role was Stevie Grayson in the show Revenge. The 54-year-old has been married 6 times, but she is now single.

Denise Richards as Lisa

Charlie and Lisa lived together before Alan moved in but they ended things because Charlie didn’t want to commit. Lisa tells Charlie later on that she is getting married and he invites her back to his house where he pretends to have become a family man, in the hopes that she will come back to him. Lisa and her husband eventually get divorced and she gives Charlie a second chance. In the end, he breaks up with her because she has “commitment issues” when really it is the other way around.


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Denise Richards Now

Denise actually was married to costar Charlie Sheen for four years. In 2004, the couple had their first daughter named Sam. Only one year later, they had their second daughter, named Lola. The couple divorced in 2006, but they still spend time together with their two girls. In 2012, Denise adopted a girl named Eloise Joni. The now 46-year-old movie star is still going strong with her acting career.