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Elizabeth Banks (II)

Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as having been seen as a "goody two-shoes" in her youth ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 9 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Moonbeam City (TV Series) (announced)
Pizzaz Miller (voice)
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Wyldstyle (voice)
 2015 Magic Mike XXL
 2015 Resident Advisors (TV Series)
- Motivational Speaker (2015) ... Doctor
 2009-2015 Modern Family (TV Series)
- Fight or Flight (2015) ... Sal
- The Wedding, Part 2 (2014) ... Sal
- The Wedding, Part 1 (2014) ... Sal
- Best Men (2013) ... Sal
- Great Expectations (2009) ... Sal
 2014 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
- Imperfect Storm (2014) ... Grulinda (voice)
 2014 The Lego Movie
Wyldstyle / Lucy (voice)
 2013 Face in the Crowd (Short)
 2013 Movie 43
Amy (segment "Beezel")
 2013 Timms Valley (TV Movie)
Beth Billings-Timms
 2012 Family Guy (TV Series)
Pam Fishman
- Into Fat Air (2012) ... Pam Fishman (voice)
 2009 Big Breaks (Short)
 2007-2008 American Dad! (TV Series)
Lisa Silver / Becky Arangino
- Escape from Pearl Bailey (2008) ... Lisa Silver (voice)
- 1600 Candles (2008) ... Lisa Silver (voice)
- The Vacation Goo (2007) ... Becky Arangino (voice)
 2008 Role Models
 2008/I W.
Laura Bush
 2008 Lovely, Still
Alex Malone
 2007-2008 Wainy Days (TV Series)
- Shelly II (2008) ... Shelly
- The Date (2007) ... Shelly
- Shelly (2007) ... Shelly
 2008 Comanche Moon (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Maggie
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Maggie
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Maggie
 2007 Meet Bill
 2005 Stella (TV Series)
- Meeting Girls (2005) ... Tamara
 2005 The Baxter
Caroline Swann
 2005 Sexual Life
 2005 Heights
 2003 The Trade
Sioux Sever
 2002 Stella Shorts 1998-2002 (Video)
Woman at Yoga Class
 2002 Without a Trace (TV Series)
- Snatch Back (2002) ... Clarissa
 2002 Swept Away
 2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Jaina Jansen
- Sacrifice (2001) ... Jaina Jansen
 2001 Ordinary Sinner
 2000 Shaft
Trey's Friend (as Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell)
 2000 Sex and the City (TV Series)
- Politically Erect (2000) ... Catherine (as Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell)
 1999 Third Watch (TV Series)
Elaine Elchisak
- Patterns (1999) ... Elaine Elchisak (as Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell)
 1998 Surrender Dorothy
Vicki (as Elizabeth Casey)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Wendy's 99¢ 1/2 lb. Texas Double Cheeseburger See more »

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1 Interview | 7 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Elizabeth Casey | Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell


5' 4½" (1.64 m)

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I love physical comedy. I love Oscar Wilde, I love [William 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. See more »


Was considered for the role of Susan Storm/Invisible Girl in Fantastic Four (2005), as was Fernanda Romero. See more »

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