Jenna Fischer Breaks Her Back

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Jenna Fischer should stick to posing nude. It's a lot safer than... walking.

Especially now that The Office actress fractured her back in four places from a fall down a set of stairs. That's something not even co-star Steve Carell would find funny.

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"She avoided anything scary near the spine and she'll make a full recovery in time to shoot season four of The Office this summer," Fischer's publicist told the New York Daily News.

The accident reportedly took place Tuesday in the downtown Manhattan bar Buddakan, where a TV upfront party for Fischer's NBC sitcom was being held. It's the sort of injury that seems like it would hurt more than being forced to watch the Jodie Marsh reality show on continuous loop.

Fischer's friend and costar Angela Kinsey "has been with her the whole time," the rep told USA Today, adding that Fischer's husband, actor-filmmaker James Gunn (Slither), has arrived to be at her side.

Fans are already leaving dozens of get-well messages for Fischer on her MySpace page, wishing her a speedy recovery. Says one, "You've got a lot of people lookin' out for ya. Keep strong, Jenna!"

Maybe watch a video of Blake Lewis during your recovery time.

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Born
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Full Name
Regina Marie Fischer
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