Elizabeth Banks

Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress / Film Director / Film Producer / Voice Actress / Screenwriter | * 02/10/1974 (50) | Pittsfield, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA))
Elizabeth Banks (born Elizabeth Irene Mitchell; February 10, 1974) is an American actress, producer and director. She is known for playing chaperone Effie Trinket in The Hunger Games film series (2012–2015, Wyldstyle in The Lego Movie franchise, and an ICCA commentator in the Pitch Perfect film series (2012–2017). She made her directorial film debut with Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), whose $69 million opening-weekend gross set a record for a first-time director. She has since directed the action comedy Charlie's Angels (2019) and the horror comedy film Cocaine Bear (2023). Banks founded the film and television production company Brownstone Productions in 2002 with her husband, Max Handelman. Banks made her film debut in the low-budget independent film ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Action

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Movies with Elizabeth Banks as Actress(77)

as Pam (voice)2023 Migration
as Robbie2023 The Beanie Bubble
as Self (archive footage)2022 Spider-Man: All Roads Lead to No Way Home
as Joy2022 Call Jane
as Bosley2019 Charlie's Angels
as Wyldstyle / Lucy (voice)2019 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
as Tori Breyer2019 Brightburn
as Lucy / Wyldstyle (voice)2018 Emmet's Holiday Party: A LEGO Movie Short
as Gail2017 Pitch Perfect 3
as Cheez2017 Asteroids!
as Rita Repulsa / The Green Ranger2017 Power Rangers
as Herself - Host2017 Yours Sincerely, Lois Weber
as Melinda Ledbetter2015 Love & Mercy
as Paris2015 Magic Mike XXL
as Gail2015 Pitch Perfect 2
as Meghan2014 Walk of Shame
as Diane Doyle2014 Little Accidents
as Wyldstyle / Lucy (voice)2014 The Lego Movie
as Detective Nancy Porter2014 Every Secret Thing
as Face2013 Face in the Crowd
as Effie Trinket2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
as Beth Billings-Timms2013 Timms Valley
as Amy (segment "Beezel")2013 Movie 43
as herself2013 Love, Marilyn
as Gail2012 Pitch Perfect
as Effie Trinket2012 The Hunger Games
as Mrs. Claus / Shana 'Scarlett' O'Hara (voice)2012 Robot Chicken's ATM Christmas Special
as Frankie Davis2012 People Like Us
as Lydia Mercer2012 Man on a Ledge
as Miranda2011 Our Idiot Brother
as Nealy Lang2011 The Details
as Rachael2009 The Uninvited
as Alex2008 Lovely, Still
as Starlet2008 Big Breaks
as Emily2008 Definitely, Maybe
as Laura Bush2008 W.
as Gina Morrison2008 Meet Dave
as Beth2008 Role Models
as Miss Brant2007 Spider-Man 3
as Jess2007 Meet Bill
as Charlene2007 Fred Claus
as Janet Cantrell2006 Invincible
as Starla Grant2006 Slither
as May2005 Daltry Calhoun
as Nancy Pecket2005 The Sisters
as Isabel2005 Heights
as Sarah2005 Sexual Life
as Caroline Swann2005 The Baxter
as Miss Brant2004 Spider-Man 2
as Marcela Howard2003 Seabiscuit
as Miss Brant2002 Spider-Man
as Debi2002 Swept Away
as Trey's Friend2000 Shaft
as Lady Reporter2000 Uninvited
as Vicki1998 Surrender Dorothy

TV Shows/Series with Elizabeth Banks as Actress(35)

as Pebbles Flintstone (voice)2021 Bedrock
as Beth Billings-Timms2021 Ultra City Smiths
as Jill Ruckelshaus2020 Mrs. America
as Self - Host2019 Press Your Luck
as Self - Judge2017 The Gong Show
as herself2015 The Muppets
as Doctor2015 Resident Advisors
as Pizzaz Miller (voice)2015 Moonbeam City
as Effie Trinket2013 The Frame
as herself2012 Comedy Bang! Bang!
as herself2010 Conan
as Sal2009 Modern Family
as herself2009 The Jay Leno Show
as Maggie2008 Comanche Moon
as Self - Guest2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Avery Jessup2006 30 Rock
as Becky Arangino (voice)2005 American Dad!
as Lisa Silver (voice)2005 American Dad!
as Clarissa2002 Without a Trace
as Dr. Kim Briggs2001 Scrubs
as herself2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm
as herself1999 The Early Show
as Pam Fishman (voice)1999 Family Guy
as Catherine1998 Sex and the City
as Self - Guest1997 The View
as herself1996 The Daily Show
as Self - Guest1988 LIVE with Kelly and Mark
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live

Movies with Elizabeth Banks as Crew(23)

Production/Executive Producer2023 Cocaine Bear: The True Story
Production/Producer2023 Where the Fore Are We?
Production/Producer2023 Foreign Relations
Production/Producer2023 Bottoms
Directing/Director2023 The Paper Bag Princess
Production/Producer2023 The Paper Bag Princess
Directing/Director2023 The Grace Year
Production/Producer2023 The Grace Year
Production/Executive Producer2023 Cat Person
Directing/Director2023 Cocaine Bear
Production/Producer2023 Cocaine Bear
Directing/Director2023 The Greater Good
Directing/Director2019 Charlie's Angels
Production/Producer2019 Charlie's Angels
Writing/Screenplay2019 Charlie's Angels
Production/Producer2017 Pitch Perfect 3
Production/Producer2017 The Most Hated Woman in America
Directing/Director2015 Pitch Perfect 2
Production/Producer2015 Pitch Perfect 2
Directing/Director2013 Movie 43
Production/Producer2012 Pitch Perfect
Directing/Director2011 Just a Little Heart Attack
Production/Executive Producer2009 Surrogates

TV Shows/Series with Elizabeth Banks as Crew(8)

Production/Executive Producer2024 Red Queen
Directing/Director2024 Red Queen
Production/Executive Producer2022 Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin
Production/Executive Producer2021 Bedrock
Creator/Creator2021 Bedrock
Production/Executive Producer2019 Shrill
Production/Executive Producer2019 Press Your Luck
Production/Executive Producer2015 Resident Advisors

Additional Information

Full Name: Elizabeth Banks
Born: Sunday, 02/10 1974 (February) in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 50 years + 109 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, Pittsfield High School, American Conservatory Theater
Member of: Writers Guild of America, West
Spouses (current/former): Max Handelman
Father: Mark P. Mitchell
Other names for Elizabeth Banks (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell"
"Элизабет Бэнкс"
"Ελίζαμπεθ Μπανκς"
"Ελίζαμπεθ Μίτσελ"
"엘리자베스 뱅크스"
"Elizabeth Casey"
"Elizabeth Irene Mitchell"
Elizabeth Banks frequently works together with these people:
Rachael MacFarlane (64x, Actress)
John Viener (46x, Actor)
Mike Barker (41x, Actor)
Andy Samberg (37x, Actor)
Phil LaMarr (37x, Actor)
Ralph Garman (36x, Actor)
Fred Tatasciore (33x, Actor)
Chris Parnell (31x, Actor)
Alec Sulkin (31x, Actor)
Mike Henry (29x, Actor)
Max Handelman (13x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:451, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/24/2024