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Elizabeth Banks

Actress and Director Elizabeth Banks
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Profession: Actress and Director

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Elizabeth Banks has appeared in wide range of films including "Seabiscuit" (2003) Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007) and "The Lego Movie" (2014). Her role in "The Hunger Games" (2012-15) trilogy is perhaps her most well known.

In 2014 Banks made her directorial debut with "Pitch Perfect 2", in which she also starred. It earned $69 million in its opening weekend, a record for a first time director.

Born: February 10, 1974
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA
Age: 46 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius

Married Life

  • 2003-07-05 Actress Elizabeth Banks (29) weds sportswriter and producer Max Handelman (30) at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills

Events in the Life of Elizabeth Banks