Timeline: Busy Philipps Is an Overnight Success 20 Years in the Making

The actress's ascent has been slow but steady

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From playing Kim Kelly, everyone’s favorite Freak, to a stint as an ER intern, an award-winning turn in Cougar Town and a tasty soup endorsement, Busy Philipps has paid her dues and then some.

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This story first appeared in the November 12, 2018, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.