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Lizzy Caplan

Elizabeth Caplan better known as Lizzy Caplan was born on June 30, 1982 in Los Angeles, CA. She is an American actress, best known for her roles in the CBS show The Class, in the 2004 film Mean Girls, and the 2008 film Cloverfield. Caplan began her television acting career in 1999, when she played the minor role of Sara on the short-lived series Freaks and Geeks. She had a series of guest appearances on other shows, and has been a guest on Sharon Osbourne's talk show. Another of her major television characters came on Smallville, a series about Superman as a teenager. She debuted on that show on November 6, 2001, playing "freak of the week" Tina Greer on the episode "X-Ray." She reprised her role on the show on January 14, 2003, in the episode "Visage."Although she was already an experienced actress, she gained much notice in the 2004 movie Mean Girls, where she played alternative styled girl Janis Ian, namesake of the lesbian singer-songwriter Janis Ian. Caplan's character has been compared to that of Nancy McKeon's character Jo from The Facts of Life. In 2003, she starred in the television series The Pitts, playing Faith Pitt. In the second season of Tru Calling, she played Avery Bishop, a friend of Tru Davies. Caplan landed a starring role in 2005, playing Marjee Sorelli, the troubled sister in Related, a one-hour dramedy on The WB. The show was cancelled after one season. Caplan currently appears in the CBS sitcom, The Class, which premiered on September 18th, 2006 but was cancelled before its second season. Undaunted, she has since moved on to more prominent movie roles in Cloverfield and Hot Tub Time Machine.

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Jun 30, 1982 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Cobweb
Latest Project:
Series Truth Be Told 2019-12-06
Known For
Poster of Extinction
Poster of Allied
Poster of Now You See Me 2
Poster of Cobweb
Movie Cobweb Carol 2022
Movie The Toll Road Emily 2022
Movie 7 Up and Me Herself 2019-06-03
Series Truth Be Told Lanie Buhrman / Josie Buhrman 2019-12-06
Series Castle Rock Annie Wilkes 2018-07-25
Series Das Boot Carla Monroe 2018-11-23
Movie Extinction Alice 2018-07-26
Movie The Disaster Artist Herself 2017-03-12
Series Ill Behaviour Nadia 2017-07-22
Movie Now You See Me 2 Lula 2016-06-02
Movie Allied Bridget Vatan 2016-11-17
Series Chelsea Self 2016-05-11
Movie The Night Before Diana 2015-11-20
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self 2015-08-02
Series Off Camera with Sam Jones Herself 2014-02-06
Movie The Interview Agent Lacey 2014-12-25
Series The Last Leg Herself 2013-01-25
Series Masters of Sex Virginia Johnson 2013-09-29
Movie Fashion Film 2013-02-04
Movie The Sidekick Bailey 2013-07-18
Movie Save the Date Sarah 2012-12-14
Movie High Road Sheila 2012-03-06
Movie Bachelorette Gena Myers 2012-01-23
Movie Queens of Country Jolene Gillis 2012-03-31
Movie 3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom Lassie 2012-10-12
Movie Marvel One-Shot: Item 47 Claire Wise 2012-09-13
Series Mr. Sunshine Vivian Cornelli 2011-02-09
Series New Girl Julia Cleary 2011-09-20
Movie Successful Alcoholics Lindsay 2010-01-22
Movie Hot Tub Time Machine April 2010-03-26
Series Conan Self 2010-11-08
Movie The Last Rites of Ransom Pride Juliette Flowers 2010-06-17
Movie 127 Hours Sonja Ralston 2010-11-05
Movie Crossing Over Marla 2009-02-10
Series Party Down Casey Klein 2009-03-20
Series The League Rebecca Ruxin 2009-10-29
Series The Cleveland Show Unknown 2009-09-27
Movie Cloverfield Marlena Diamond 2008-01-15
Series True Blood Amy 2008-09-07
Movie My Best Friend's Girl Ami 2008-09-19
Series The Life & Times of Tim 2008-09-28
Movie Crashing Jacqueline 2007-01-23
Series The Class Kat Warbler 2006-09-18
Movie Love Is the Drug Sara Weller 2006-10-06
Series Related Marjee Sorelli 2005-10-05
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Movie Mean Girls Janis Ian 2004-04-30
Movie Hardcore Action News Lizzy Lyons 2003-01-01
Series Tru Calling Avery Bishop 2003-10-30
Series The Pitts Faith Pitt 2003-03-30
Movie Orange County Party Girl 2002-01-10
Movie Everybody's Doing It Angela 2002-12-21
Series Smallville Tina Greer 2001-10-16
Series Undeclared Unknown 2001-09-25
Movie From Where I Sit Lily 2000-01-01
Series Freaks and Geeks Sara 1999-09-25
Series Once and Again Unknown 1999-09-21
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The Simpsons Dr Virginia Johnson (voice) 1989-12-17