But seven years later and there is no denying that Katrina Bowden has come a long way.
The actress showed off her womanly figure in a pair of lacy underpants and a bra as she posed on the front cover of Maxim.
All grown up! 30 Rock's Katrina Bowden shows off her womanly curves as she poses for U.S. Maxim Magazine
'At first I felt like I was in over my head, but everyone made me feel so comfortable,' she said.
'I’d hang out with people from the show and go to SNL tapings and the after-parties, and a lot of the writers were young.
'Like, Donald Glover wrote for the show before he was on Community, and he’s just a little bit older than me.
As she was: Katrina was an innocent 16-year-old when she landed the role of office assistant Cerie on 30 Rock
It is the second time Katrina has appeared in the magazine, with her first photoshoot sparking a proposal from her musician boyfriend Ben Jorgensen.
'I think he wanted to propose for a while, but that may have made him want to seal the deal,' she revealed.
As she is now: 30 Rock fans are already familiar with Katrina's curves, with her onscreen character maturing before their eyes