Lizzy Caplan

Biography

Elizabeth Caplan better known as Lizzy Caplan was born on June 30, 1982 in Los Angeles, CA. She is an American actress, best known for her roles in the CBS show The Class, in the 2004 film Mean Girls, and the 2008 film Cloverfield.

Caplan began her television acting career in 1999, when she played the minor role of Sara on the short-lived series Freaks and Geeks. She had a series of guest appearances on other shows, and has been a guest on Sharon Osbourne's talk show. Another of her major television characters came on Smallville, a series about Superman as a teenager. She debuted on that show on November 6, 2001, playing "freak of the week" Tina Greer on the episode "X-Ray." She reprised her role on the show on January 14, 2003, in the episode "Visage."Although she was already an experienced actress, she gained much notice in the 2004 movie Mean Girls, where she played alternative styled girl Janis Ian, namesake of the lesbian singer-songwriter Janis Ian. Caplan's character has been compared to that of Nancy McKeon's character Jo from The Facts of Life.

In 2003, she starred in the television series The Pitts, playing Faith Pitt. In the second season of Tru Calling, she played Avery Bishop, a friend of Tru Davies.

Caplan landed a starring role in 2005, playing Marjee Sorelli, the troubled sister in Related, a one-hour dramedy on The WB. The show was cancelled after one season. Caplan currently appears in the CBS sitcom, The Class, which premiered on September 18th, 2006 but was cancelled before its second season.

Undaunted, she has since moved on to more prominent movie roles in Cloverfield and Hot Tub Time Machine.

Elizabeth Caplan better known as Lizzy Caplan was born on June 30, 1982 in Los Angeles, CA. She is an American actress, best known for her roles in the CBS show The Class, in the 2004 film Mean Girls, and the 2008 film Cloverfield.

Caplan began her television acting career in 1999, when she played the minor role of Sara on the short-lived series Freaks and Geeks. She had a series of guest appearances on other shows, and has been a guest on Sharon Osbourne's talk show. Another of her major television characters came on Smallville, a series about Superman as a teenager. She debuted on that show on November 6, 2001, playing "freak of the week" Tina Greer on the episode "X-Ray." She reprised her role on the show on January 14, 2003, in the episode "Visage."Although she was already an experienced actress, she gained much notice in the 2004 movie Mean Girls, where she played alternative styled girl Janis Ian, namesake of the lesbian singer-songwriter Janis Ian. Caplan's character has been compared to that of Nancy McKeon's character Jo from The Facts of Life.

In 2003, she starred in the television series The Pitts, playing Faith Pitt. In the second season of Tru Calling, she played Avery Bishop, a friend of Tru Davies.

Caplan landed a starring role in 2005, playing Marjee Sorelli, the troubled sister in Related, a one-hour dramedy on The WB. The show was cancelled after one season. Caplan currently appears in the CBS sitcom, The Class, which premiered on September 18th, 2006 but was cancelled before its second season.

Undaunted, she has since moved on to more prominent movie roles in Cloverfield and Hot Tub Time Machine.

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 43

Birthday 1982-06-30

Place of Birth Los Angeles

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.lizzy-caplan.com/

Also Known As

  • Elizabeth Caplan

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Allied as Bridget
2016 Now You See Me 2 as Lula
2016 Chelsea(1 episode) as Herself
2015 The Night Before as Diana
2014 The Interview as Agent Lacey
2013 Masters of Sex(44 episodes) as Virginia Johnson
2013 The Sidekick as Bailey
2013 Fashion Film
2012 3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom as Lassie
2012 Item 47 as Claire
2012 Bachelorette as Gena
2012 Queens of Country as Jolene Gillis
2012 High Road as Sheila
2012 Save the Date as Sarah
2011 New Girl(4 episodes) as Julia Cleary
2011 Mr. Sunshine(13 episodes) as Vivian Cornelli
2010 127 Hours as Sonja Ralston
2010 The Last Rites of Ransom Pride as Juliette Flowers
2010 Hot Tub Time Machine as April
2010 Successful Alcoholics as Lindsay
2009 The Cleveland Show(1 episode)
2009 Party Down(26 episodes) as Casey Klein
2009 Crossing Over as Marla
2008 The Life & Times of Tim(59 episodes)
2008 My Best Friend's Girl as Ami
2008 True Blood(1 episode) as Avery Bishop
2008 True Blood(5 episodes) as Amy
2008 True Blood(13 episodes) as Amy Burley
2008 Cloverfield as Marlena
2007 Crashing as Jacqueline
2006 Love is the Drug as Sara Weller
2006 The Class(20 episodes) as Kat Warbler
2005 Related(19 episodes) as Marjee Sorelli
2005 American Dad!(5 episodes)
2004 Mean Girls as Janis Ian
2003 Tru Calling(4 episodes) as Avery Bishop
2003 The Pitts(7 episodes) as Faith Pitt
2002 Everybody's Doing It as Angela
2002 Orange County as Party Girl
2001 Smallville(2 episodes)
2001 Undeclared(1 episode)
1999 Freaks and Geeks(4 episodes) as Sara
1999 Once and Again(1 episode)
1999 Family Guy(2 episodes)
1997 The View(1 episode)

Production

2010 Successful Alcoholics … Producer

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