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Elizabeth Banks

Actress
Female
Born Feb 10, 1974

Elizabeth Banks is an American actress. Banks made her film debut in the low-budget independent film Surrender Dorothy. She is best known for her roles in the films Definitely, Maybe, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, W. , Role Models, Wet Hot American Summer, and The Uninvited. She also starred in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man, and its sequels. She is starring as Effie Trinket, in the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins' novel, The Hunger Games.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1974 Birth Born on February 10, 1974.

TEENAGE

1992 18 Years Old She graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1992, and is a member of the Massachusetts Junior Classical League. … Read More

TWENTIES

1996 22 Years Old She graduated magna cum laude in 1996 with a major in communications and a concentration in theater arts.
1998 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, she completed schooling at the American Conservatory Theater and earned an MFA.

THIRTIES

2005 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2005, at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Banks starred in William Inge's Bus Stop as Cherie, the sexy, blonde, aspiring nightclub singer. … Read More
2006 - 2008 3 More Events
2009 35 Years Old In 2009, Banks appeared in the thriller The Uninvited, a remake of the Korean horror film A Tale of Two Sisters. … Read More
2010 36 Years Old Intended to appear in four episodes in 2010, Banks went on to become a recurring character with 13 appearances by the end of the fifth season, including her marriage in the episode Mrs. Donaghy. … Read More
2011 37 Years Old She and her husband had their first child, Felix, who was born through a surrogate in March 2011.
2012 38 Years Old In November 2012, Banks announced the birth of another son, Magnus Mitchell, also by surrogate.
2013 39 Years Old 1 More Event
She continued in the role in the 2013 film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and in 2014's The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1.

FORTIES

2014 40 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2014, Banks portrayed the girlfriend and later wife of the Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson, Melinda Ledbetter, in Bill Pohlad's film Love & Mercy.
In 2015, she made her directorial debut with Pitch Perfect 2, whose May 15-17 $69M opening weekend gross set a record for a first time director. … Read More
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