Noureen DeWulf – biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroAmerican actress
Is Actor 
Television actor 
From United States of America 
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio 
Birth 28 February 1984, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Age:36 years
Spouse: Ryan Miller

Noureen Ahmed, known professionally as Noureen DeWulf (born February 28, 1984), is an American actress who starred as Lacey in Anger Management. She is best known for her roles in films such as West Bank Story, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, and The Back-up Plan.

In March 2015, DeWulf joined the cast of reality show Hockey Wives, chronicling her life with husband Ryan Miller, a goaltender in the NHL.

Early life and education

DeWulf was born Noureen Ahmed in New York City to Indian Muslim parents from Pune, India, grew up in Stone Mountain, Georgia and attended Boston University. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Urdu, and Gujarati.


DeWulf began her acting career in the Academy Award-winning short film West Bank Story, where she played the lead role of Fatima, a singing and dancing Palestinian cashier who falls in love with an Israeli soldier. She has been working in comedic television series and films ever since. From 2009-11, she played recurring roles on NBC’s Outsourced, TNT’s Hawthorne and MTV’s The Hard Times of RJ Berger, and appeared in the Lifetime miniseries Maneater.

DeWulf has been seen in a number of box-office hits, including Ocean’s Thirteen, and The Back-up Plan. She has starred opposite Matthew McConaughey as Melanie, the present ghost in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past and played opposite Jeremy Piven in The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard. in 2009. She starred in The Taqwacores which premiered at Sundance in 2010. She co-starred with Charlie Sheen in the TV series Anger Management, which premiered June 28, 2012 on FX and concluded in December 2014.

In 2014, DeWulf won Best Actress at the Comedy Ninja Film and Screenplay Festival for her portrayal of a murderous temp in the independent film Coffee, Kill Boss. In 2014, DeWulf was ranked #93 in Maxim magazine’s “Hot 100” for the second time (the first time being 2007) as one of the most desirable women on the planet according to the magazine’s readers. In 2009, she was listed in the ‘Top 30 under 30’ for Nylon magazine. In addition, DeWulf has appeared in pictorials in Details, Men’s Health, Zink, Giant, and Complex. In 2015, Dewulf joined the cast and currently stars in Hockey Wives, a reality series that follows wives and girlfriends of professional hockey players.

Personal life

In June 2000, she married avant-garde artist James DeWulf. During their marriage, Noureen began using James’ surname as her stage name. They divorced January 2010, after ten years of marriage.

On September 3, 2011, DeWulf married National Hockey League goaltender Ryan Miller in Los Angeles. They have one child.



2005West Bank StoryFatimaShort film
2006American DreamzShazzy Riza
2006National Lampoon’s Pledge This!Poo PooDirect-to-video
2007Americanizing ShelleyLittly J. Singh
2007Ocean’s Thirteen‘Nuff Said expo girl
2007Comebacks, TheThe ComebacksJizminder Featherfoot
2008Killer PadDelilah
2008Pulse 3: InvasionSalwa Al HakimDirect-to-video
2009Strip, TheThe StripMaliah
2009Ghosts of Girlfriends PastMelanie
2009Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard., TheThe Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard.Heather
2010Taqwacores, TheThe TaqwacoresRabeya
2010Back-up Plan, TheThe Back-up PlanDaphne
201041-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It, TheThe 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About ItKimDirect-to-video
2011BreakawayReena Singh
2012Babymakers, TheThe BabymakersBride
2012ZambeziaPaviVoice only
2013Coffee, Kill BossTemp
2014They Came TogetherMelanie
2018When We First MetMargoPost-production


2005CSI: NYMatrice SinghEpisode: “On the Job”
2005GirlfriendsJasmine CraneGuest role; 2 episodes
2006Welcome to the Jungle GymAmyUnsold CBS pilot
2006Mindy and BrendaMindyUnsold WB pilot
2006NumbersSantiEpisode: “Harvest”
2006Love, Inc.TriciaEpisode: “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
2007RevengeNadiaUnsold Fox pilot
2008Courtroom KRose Marie CheeksUnsold Fox pilot
2008ChuckLizzieEpisode: “Chuck Versus the Marlin”
2008Welcome to The CaptainShampoo GirlEpisode: “The Letter”
2009Two Dollar BeerFakhriUnsold Fox pilot
200990210Nika RayganiGuest role; 2 episodes
2009Reno 911!Hot librarianEpisode: “VHS Transfer Memory Lane”
2009ManeaterPoloTelevision mini-series; 2 episodes
2010‘Til DeathDinaEpisode: “The Joy of Learning”
2010–2011HawthorneJudy PasramRecurring role; 5 episodes
2010Hard Times of RJ Berger, TheThe Hard Times of RJ BergerClaireGuest role; 2 episodes
2011Hail MaryIngrid CollinsUnsold CBS pilot
2011OutsourcedVimiGuest role; 3 episodes
2011Happy EndingsMollyEpisode: “Secrets and Limos”
2012–2014Anger ManagementLaceyMain role; 100 episodes
2014Garfunkel and OatesJenniferEpisode: “Road Warriors”
2014Over the Garden WallPumpkin Gal (voice)Episode: “Hard Times at the Huskin’ Bee”
2015Hockey WivesHerselfMain role
2015–2016GrandfatheredPriyaGuest role; 2 episodes
2016Life in PiecesDionneEpisode: “Will Trash Book Spa”
2016Hell’s KitchenHerselfEpisode: “Crepe Grand Prix”


2012First Dates with Toby HarrisSarahEpisode: “Ex-Boyfriends”
2012–2013Burning LoveTiti10 episodes
2014Kiss Her I’m FamousHannahGuest role; 2 episodes