(8/05) Stage: Appeared (as "Cherie") in the William Inge
play "Bus Stop" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA.
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Elizabeth Casey | Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell
5' 4½" (1.64 m)
Did You Know?
I love physical comedy. I love Oscar Wilde
, I love Shakespeare comedies, I love improv. I knew I had a knack for it at a certain level, but I came into this business as a classically trained drama student and that was my reputation. When you live in a leading lady's body, which I do, you have to constantly prove that you are funny.
In a 2012 interview with Slate, Elizabeth Banks said that she considered her role in the 1998 independent movie,
, to be one of the worst mistakes in her career, so far. She also said that it was instrumental in her decision to attend drama school, so that she could receive training that would enable her never to have to be in this type of movie, again.