After years landing bit parts on shows like Seinfeld and 3rd Rock From The Sun, Graham was cast as Lorelai Gilmore on the hit show Gilmore Girls in 2000, which went on to win multiple Emmys for Most Annoying Fast-Talking Dramedy. She'd later appear in films like Bad Santa and Evan Almighty, and in '07 she signed a seven-figure talent development deal with NBC. What's hotter than a hot Hawaiian girl? A rich Hawaiian girl.