Elizabeth Berkley

Born Jul 28, 1972

Elizabeth Berkley is an American television, film, and theatre actress. Berkley's most notable roles were in the television series Saved by the Bell, as brainy feminist Jessie Spano, and the 1995 Paul Verhoeven film Showgirls, as exotic dancer Nomi Malone.… Read More

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


1972 Birth Born on July 28, 1972.
1982 9 Years Old From a young age she danced, and she practiced in a room that her parents arranged for her in the basement of their house. In 1982 at age ten she auditioned for the lead role in the film Annie, but was turned down. … Read More
1983 10 Years Old She began to take part in several ballets, including Swan Lake and in 1983 she appeared in some musicals.


1987 14 Years Old Berkley was a teenage model for Elite before pursuing an acting career. She made her television film debut in 1987 with a role in the television film Frog and following this, made a number of guest appearances on several television shows.
1989 16 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1989, at the age of seventeen, she auditioned for the role of Kelly Kapowski in Saved by the Bell, but the producers of the show could not decide whether to cast her or Tiffani-Amber Thiessen.


1995 22 Years Old After leaving Saved by the Bell to try to break into film, Berkley auditioned for (and won) the role of Nomi Malone, a character in the controversial 1995 Paul Verhoeven film Showgirls. … Read More


2003 - 2004 2 More Events
2005 32 Years Old She replaced Catherine Keener as Bonnie in the 2005 Off Broadway production of David Rabe's Hurlyburly, appearing alongside Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey and Bobby Cannavale. … Read More
2006 33 Years Old In 2006 stage she appeared at the sixth annual 24 Hour Plays alongside Jennifer Aniston, Rosie Perez, and Lili Taylor, in which six writers, six directors, 24 actors, and production crews have 24 hours to write, direct, and perform six 10-minute plays. … Read More
2007 34 Years Old This was followed by another made-for-television film in 2007, entitled Black Widow in which she played a woman suspected of killing her husbands for their money.
The film Meet Market, which she starred in along with Julian McMahon, Krista Allen, and Aisha Tyler, was released straight to DVD in 2008.
In 2009, Berkley starred in a multi-episode arc of the Showtime series The L Word, during its sixth and final season. … Read More
2011 38 Years Old In 2011, Berkley played the lead female role in the Hallmark Channel original movie Lucky Christmas, about a woman who wins the lottery only to have to recover the ticket from the glove compartment of her stolen car. … Read More


2013 40 Years Old In September 2013, Berkley was announced as one of the contestants on the 17th season of Dancing with the Stars. … Read More
2014 41 Years Old In 2014, the tv movie The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story aired, with actress Tiera Skovbye portraying Berkley.
2015 42 Years Old On February 4, 2015, Berkley reunited with Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, Dennis Haskins and Tiffani Thiessen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where they appeared in a Saved by the Bell sketch with Fallon. … Read More
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