In just a short time, Lizzy Caplan has built a burgeoning career with a diverse body of work. From her breakout role as Janis Ian in the hit Paramount feature film Mean Girls to her standout performance in the HBO series True Blood, her work has certainly reflected her versatility as an actress; easily transitioning from comedy to drama in both film and television.
In addition to Mean Girls, Caplan has an extensive list of film credits. In 2008, Caplan starred in the J. J. Abrams hit film, Cloverfield, Lionsgate feature film My Best Friend's Girl and Crossing Over opposite Harrison Ford, Sean Penn and Ray Liotta.
Caplan's other recent film credits include the independent film Love Is The Drug, which premiered at the 2006 Slamdance Film Festival. She also starred in the indie film, Crashing. Upcoming releases include a lead role in the MGM feature, Hot Tub Time Machine, which will be released in March 2010. She will also star in the independent feature, The Last Rites of Ransom Pride.
Caplan has worked with Mike Scully, Mike White, Seth MacFarlane, and Judd Apatow on a number of television projects. She starred in the CBS comedy series, The Class, by David Crane and Jeffery Klarik. For that role, Caplan received critical acclaim being named as one of the 10 Actors to Watch, by Daily Variety, So Five Minutes From Now by Entertainment Weekly and the Fresh Face of Fall by TV's The Insider. Prior to The Class, Caplan starred in Marta Kaufman's WB series, Related, Fox's, Tru Calling and Undeclared, and NBC's Freaks and Geeks.
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Lizzy Caplan Facts
|Birth Name||Elizabeth Anne Caplan|
|Birthday||June 30, 1982 (36)|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Height||5' 6" (1m68) How tall is Lizzy Caplan compared to you?|
|Now You See Me 2|
|My Best Friend's Girl|
|Hot Tub Time Machine|