For Jenna Fischer, 'Office' Life Is A Great Act



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Jenna Fischer may be best known for her role as Pam, the receptionist on the NBC comedy series The Office. In this interview, Fischer tells Terry Gross about creating all those pained looks and knowing smiles — and about how her five years as an office temp helped to prepare her for the role.

This interview was originally broadcast on June 3, 2008.

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