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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 13 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Lego Movie
The Lego Movie Wyldstyle / Lucy
(2014)
The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games Effie Trinket
(2012)

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 2009-2017 Modern Family (TV Series)
Sal
- Fight or Flight (2015) ... Sal
- The Wedding, Part 2 (2014) ... Sal
- The Wedding, Part 1 (2014) ... Sal
- Best Men (2013) ... Sal
 2017 Asteroids! (Short)
Cheez
 2017 Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later (TV Series)
Lindsay
 2015 Moonbeam City (TV Series)
Pizzaz Miller
- The Wedding of Rad (Lie) (2015) ... Pizzaz Miller (voice)
- The Legend of Circuit Lake (2015) ... Pizzaz Miller (voice)
- Stuntstravaganza (2015) ... Pizzaz Miller (voice)
- Cop Con (2015) ... Pizzaz Miller (voice)
- Lasers and Liars (2015) ... Pizzaz Miller (voice)
 2015 Uber for Jen (Short)
Jen
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Wyldstyle (voice)
 2015 The Muppets. (TV Series)
Elizabeth Banks
- Pig Girls Don't Cry (2015) ... Elizabeth Banks
- Pilot (2015) ... Elizabeth Banks
 2015 Magic Mike XXL
Paris
 2015 Resident Advisors (TV Series)
Doctor
- Motivational Speaker (2015) ... Doctor
 2014 The Lego Movie
Wyldstyle / Lucy (voice)
 2014 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Grulinda
- Return Policy/Imperfect Storm (2014) ... Grulinda (voice)
 2013 Face in the Crowd (Short)
Face
 2013 Timms Valley (TV Movie)
Beth Billings-Timms
 2013 Movie 43
Amy (segment "Beezel")
 2012 Family Guy (TV Series)
Pam Fishman
- Into Fat Air (2012) ... Pam Fishman (voice)
 2009 Big Breaks (Short)
Starlet
 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
Beth
 2008/I W.
Laura Bush
 2008 Lovely, Still
Alex Malone
 2007-2008 Wainy Days (TV Series)
Shelly
- Shelly II (2008) ... Shelly
- The Date (2007) ... Shelly
- Shelly (2007) ... Shelly
 2008 Comanche Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Maggie
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Maggie
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Maggie
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Maggie
 2007 Meet Bill
Jess
 2005 Stella (TV Series)
Tamara
- Meeting Girls (2005) ... Tamara
 2005 The Baxter
Caroline Swann
 2005 Heights
Isabel
 2004 Sexual Life
Sarah
 2003 The Trade
Sioux Sever
 2002 Stella Shorts 1998-2002 (Video)
Woman at Yoga Class
 2002 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Clarissa
- Snatch Back (2002) ... Clarissa
 2002 Swept Away
Debi
 2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Jaina Jansen
- Sacrifice (2001) ... Jaina Jansen
 2001 Ordinary Sinner
Rachel
 2000 Shaft
Trey's Friend (as Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell)
 2000 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Catherine
- Politically Erect (2000) ... Catherine (as Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell)
 1999 Uninvited
Lady Reporter (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:

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Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 8 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Elizabeth Casey | Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

[in 2013, on going through the process of converting to her husband's religion, Judaism] I did not have my mikveh, so technically I'm not converted . . . I've been essentially a Jew for like 15 years . . . I haven't had a Christmas tree in 15 years . . . My kids go to Jewish pre-school, we only celebrate Jewish holidays, I love seder . . . Frankly, because I'm already doing everything, I feel ... See more »

Trivia:

Became a mother for the 2nd time at age 38, when her son, Magnus Mitchell Handelman, was born--via surrogate--in November 2012, via surrogate. Child's father is her husband, Max Handelman. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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