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Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks
Banks at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival
Personal information
Birth nameElizabeth Maresal Mitchell
Birth dateFebruary 10, 1974(age 42)
Place of birthPittsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
OccupationActress
SpouseMax Handelman (2003 present; 1 сhild)

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Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell (born February 10, 1974), known professionally as Elizabeth Banks, is an American actress. Banks had her film debut in the low-budget independent film Surrender Dorothy. Since then, 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.

On television, Banks currently stars in the recurring role of Avery Jessup on the sitcom 30 Rock, which gained her a nomination for an Emmy Award. Previously, Banks had starred in the recurring role of Dr. Kim Briggs on Scrubs from 2006 to 2009.


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