Best known as sweet-but-spiky sales rep Phyllis on The Office, Phyllis Smith steals the show as the character Sadness in the hit Disney/Pixar movie Inside Out. For her, the best way to stay humble in Hollywood is to head on home.
“My family in St. Louis brings me to my roots,” the actress tells PEOPLE. “You should see me in the backyard, I walk around in my nightgown! I’m just a normal person, believe me.”