Biography of Elizabeth BanksAmerican beauty Elizabeth Banks is a sought-after Hollywood actress who can shine brightly even in a small role, as a real movie star should be. Banks has appeared in more than 100 films, but in Russia she is known primarily for her roles in such TV shows as “Law and Order. Special Corps (1999), “Clinic” (2001-2010), “Sex and the City” (1998–2004), as well as “The American Family” (2009), “Small Accidents” (2014).
American actress Elizabeth Banks
Childhood and youthElizabeth Maresal Mitchell (Elizabeth Banks - creative pseudonym) was born February 10, 1974 in the small town of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. She was the first child of Mark Mitchell's factory worker and banker Anne Mitchell. After Elizabeth, three more children were born in the family, but it was she, stubborn and purposeful, who was the main pride and comfort of her parents, who did not have a good education.
Elizabeth Banks in her youth
After completing her studies at a local high school in 1992, a young girl, without losing time to think, entered the University of Pennsylvania, where she showed herself an active member of the student community Delta Delta Delta. After graduating from university with honors in 1996, she became the first owner of a higher education diploma in her family.
Elizabeth Banks in her youth
Actor careerActivities on the New York theater stage soon disappointed the beginning actress, and she went to Los Angeles, hoping to climb the cinema tops here.
Elizabeth Banks in the movie "Spiderman"
Elizabeth Banks in the movie "Favorite"
But the “ninth wave” of fame fell on Elizabeth after the release of the films “Forty Years Old Virgin” (2005) and “Baxter” (2005). Proposals went like a stream, and one is better than the other.
Elizabeth Banks in the film "forty year old virgin"
Elizabeth Banks in the series "Clinic"
The skill of Elizabeth Banks allowed her to easily change the comedy role to dramatic. In this regard, biopic "Bush" (2008) and the thriller "The Uninvited" (2009), in which the talent of the actress sparkled with new facets, are especially indicative. In the future, the track record Banks added action-packed action films, fantasy, drama.
Elizabeth Banks on the set of The Hunger Games
Personal life of Elizabeth BanksJuly 5, 2003, the actress became the wife of screenwriter and producer Max Handelman. A romantic acquaintance happened to him as early as the first year of Elizabeth’s studies at the university, but young people were not in a hurry to get married: each of them wanted to be first in his profession.
Wedding of Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman
Elizabeth Banks has a stunning figure.
Elizabeth Banks nowCareer Elizabeth Banks continues to gain momentum. The actress is still involved in the filming of various films, including "Power Rangers", "Perfect Voice-3", etc.
Elizabeth Banks on the set of the film "Power Rangers"
The actress has to spend a lot of time and effort on the family business: a couple of Hollywood celebrities are actively developing the production joint company Brownstone Productions. The energetic, active nature of Elizabeth allows society to consider her a real heroine of our time - dynamic and vigorous. Well, this is logical: what is the era - these are the best of its representatives.