Do you know all this about Elizabeth Banks?

Jennifer Dombrowski By Jennifer Dombrowski, 7th Aug 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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You might have heard Elizabeth Banks, You may be her biggest fan, or you may have heard of her but know nothing about her. In this article, I am going to explain her early life then some of her career.

Elizabeth banks and why she changed her name

Early story of Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks born February 10, 1974, has shown up on many TV shows and movies. Her real name is Elizabeth Banks. She was born with the name Elizabeth Irene Mitchell. Elizabeth Mitchell is another actress totally. She didn't want the two to be confused. So she kept her first name and changed the last name to Banks.

I am going to give you a little about her life then career. Banks has appeared on the movies and television; She also did one play in her professional actress life.

Grew up a tomboy and ended up acting

Grew up a tomboy and ended up acting

She grew up riding horses and playing baseball. But she broke her leg playing baseball sliding into the third base. Then she went to try out the for her school play, and that began her interest acting. After that, she didn't play baseball anymore. Her dad Mark P. Mitchell worked as a factory worker in a General Electric factory and her and Mom Ann whose has a maiden name as Wallace, and she worked in a bank.
She is Irish and British and grew up as Catholic.

She lived in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and graduated from PIttrsfield High school in 1992 and is a member of Massachusetts Junior Classical League. Her college years were spent at the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated from in 1996 as a Magna cum laude and while there she was in the society of Delta Delta Delta. She had a double degree in Communications and a concentration in the Theater Arts.

Elzabeth's first movie

Elizabeth's first movie

Her first professional acting job was in an independent movie was Surrender Dorothy using a made up name Elizabeth Casey in 1998. In the next seven years she showed up in movies, but not in popular movies until she got her big break. Her big break was in 2005 in The 40-year-old Virgin
The 40-year old Virgin wasn't 't the only thing that she did in her career in 2005. She was in Theater in the Williams Town Theatre Festival. This play was called Bus Stop by William Inges in August 2005 Her role was Cherie a beautiful blond that had her eyes set on a singer. Also, in 2005 she played in a series called Slither

Elizabeth's career in 2006

Elizabeth's career in 2006

In busy 2006 she was the love interest of J.D. a character on Scrubs played by Zack Braff. She played Dr. Kim Briggs, and she played the love in the NBC show at first. On the last episode of season five. She had a recurrent role as a love interest of JD on the show on seasons six, seven and eight.

Also in 2006 she played Mark Wahlberg's love interest in the movie that was a drama called the Invisibles. The kiss earned the Best Kiss award in the MTV movie award.

Elizabeth's career in 2006

Elizabeth's 2007 career
Banks was also in Meet Bill as the lead female along with actor Aron Eckhardt and Jessica Alba in 2007. Also in 2007, in the movie Fred Claus she had a small role as Santas Little Helper Charlyne with Vince Vaughn and Paul Giamatti.

In the movie Definitely,. Maybe Banks played the roles or wife and daughter of Ryan Reynolds.


30 Rock, Elizabeth Banks, Elizabeth Mitchell, Love Interests, Movies, Scrubs, Television

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author avatar brendamarie
8th Aug 2015 (#)

interesting article

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