Elizabeth Banks

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 Seabiscuit, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Invincible, Definitely, Maybe, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, W. , Role Models, Wet Hot American Summer, The Uninvited, The Hunger Games, People Like Us, and Pitch Perfect.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Elizabeth Banks.


1974 Birth Born on February 10, 1974.


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


1996 22 Years Old She graduated magna cum laude in 1996 with a major in communications and a minor in theater arts.
1998 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, she completed schooling at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, California, where she earned an MFA. … Read More
2003 29 Years Old …  They were married in 2003. … Read More


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 32 Years Old In 2006, Banks appeared in the American football drama film Invincible, in which she played Mark Wahlberg's love interest. … Read More
2007 33 Years Old In 2007, Banks played the female lead in the comedy film Meet Bill, alongside Aaron Eckhart and Jessica Alba. … Read More
2008 34 Years Old In 2008, she played the ex-wife and mother of the daughter of Ryan Reynolds lead in the comedy film Definitely, Maybe, alongside Isla Fisher and Ryan Reynolds, starred with Seth Rogen as the eponymous female lead in the Kevin Smith comedy Zack and Miri Make a Porno, and played United States First Lady Laura Bush in W. … Read More
2009 35 Years Old In 2009, Banks appeared in the horror film The Uninvited, a remake of the Korean 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
2012 38 Years Old In November 2012, Banks announced the birth of another son, Magnus Mitchell, also by surrogate. … Read More


2014 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Banks co-starred in the 2014 movie Every Secret Thing, playing Detective Nancy Porter investigating the disappearance of a young child with similarities to a case she had previously been involved with.
Banks portrayed Melinda Ledbetter Wilson, the wife of Brian Wilson, in the 2015 biopic Love and Mercy, which is based on the life of the legendary musician and founding member of The Beach Boys, as portrayed by John Cusack. … Read More
In February 2016, Banks was cast as Rita Repulsa in the 2017 Power Rangers reboot film.
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