(biography, photo, video) Elizabeth Mitchell Maresal
Elizabeth banks : biography
Real name of actress Elizabeth banks Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell. She was born in February 1974 in the family of Ann and Mark Mitchell, a Bank teller and factory worker «General electric». After Elizabeth the family had 3 more children.
The Mitchells lived in the Massachusetts town of Pittsfield, where he spent his childhood and teenage years Elizabeth banks. The interest in television, the girl emerged very early. In childhood, Liz was part of the quiz, which took place on the channel «Nikelodion». Since then, she wanted to get back into the camera lens on the set.
In 1992, Elizabeth banks graduated from school and left to continue his studies at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1996 she was awarded a diploma. Elizabeth was the first member of the family, received University education. But she stopped, remembering the childhood dream to be on TV. 2 years Elizabeth studying at the theater know American Conservatory. In 1998, she will receive a master’s degree and moved to new York.
After moving to new York, Elizabeth begins to build a career. First she appears on the stage.
A cinematic biography of Elizabeth banks starts with the role in the film «Surrender Dorothy». In the credits she was listed under the name Elizabeth Casey. Later to avoid confusion with the names of the aspiring actress takes the stage name Elizabeth banks, because at the time the one famous artist Elizabeth Mitchell. Successful debut led to a subsequent proposal from the Directors. Soon, banks starred in the roles of the second plan in the film «Heights» and «Spider-Man». Followed by a more extensive role in the Comedy film «wet Hot American summer».
The turning point in the creative career of Elizabeth banks occurred in 2005. This year the actress appeared in two blockbuster projects – «Baxter» and «the Forty year old virgin». The last film was a huge success and all the participants, including Elizabeth banks, has received considerable popularity.
Next career breakthrough happened after the participation of Elizabeth in the popular show «Stella» and the TV series «the Clinic». In the past, banks appeared in a role of Dr. Kim Briggs. After the release of the tape becomes an unconditional hit. Removed a few seasons of scrubs, and all the glitters Elizabeth banks.
2006 brought the actress a starring role in a dramatic film about the sport called «Overcoming».
In 2007, Elizabeth banks starred in two well-known comic strips, «hi, bill!» Christmas «Fred Claus, Santa’s brother». These tapes and the following «Meet Dave», «Zack and Miri make a porno» and «Favorite» critics believe the best roles of the actress.
A Elizabeth banks to change the comedic roles the projects are «Uninvited» and «Bush». The first film is a Thriller remake of the Korean «horror». The Director Oliver stone – biographical, about the family of President Bush. Elizabeth appeared before the audience in the image of the wife of the President of the United States Laura Bush.
In 2010, the actress starred in 9 episodes of «30 rock». She plays the girlfriend of the main character, who portrays Jack Donahue.
Elizabeth banks and now very popular in film. One of the most striking recent projects actress critics think of the movies «Yes, no, maybe» and «role model».
A romance with future husband max Handelman Elizabeth banks began in College. This relationship lasted for many years and passed all tests. In the summer of 2003, Max and Elizabeth bonded relationship officially. In order to have their marriage did not share the actress has converted to Judaism, which adheres to the people.
Personal life Elizabeth banks today is my beloved husband, the writer and producer Max Handelman and two sons Felix and Magnus Mitchell. They were born in 2011 and 2012, both were carried by a surrogate mother.
The spouses have common business. They opened a joint production company «Brownstone Productions».
- The forty year old virgin
- Surrender Dorothy
- Wet hot American summer
- Yeah, maybe
- Zack and Miri make a porno