Lizzy Caplan

BirthDay:

30 Jun 1982

BirthPlace:

Los Angeles, California, USA

BirthName:

Elizabeth Anne Caplan

Bio:

Actress Elizabeth Anne "Lizzy" Caplan was born in Los Angeles, California, to Barbara (Bragman), a political aide, and Richard Caplan, a lawyer. She has two older siblings, Julie and Benjamin, and was raised in a Jewish household. Her mother was a cousin of publicist Howard Bragman. Caplan was educated at Alexander Hamilton High School, where she showed an interest in acting and was cast in school plays.

After graduating, Caplan made her onscreen debut in the TV movie From Where I Sit (2000). Other roles followed in TV shows such as Freaks and Geeks (1999), Smallville (2001) and The Pitts (2003). Caplan made her big screen debut with a small role in Orange County (2002) and went on to play Janis Ian in the hit Mean Girls (2004). Further successes include Cloverfield (2008), Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) and 127 Hours (2010).

More recently, Caplan has played Virginia Johnson in the television series Masters of Sex (2013), for which she received an Emmy nomination. Her 2010s film work includes co-starring in The Interview (2014), opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt in The Night Before (2015), and alongside Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, Woody Harrelson, and Daniel Radcliffe in Now You See Me 2 (2016).
Filmography

Actor ( 67 credits )

Allied (2016)
Now You See Me 2 (2016) Lula
Chelsea (2016)  Herself (1 episode, 2016)
The Night Before (2015) Diana
Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)  Herself (1 episode, 2016)
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter (2015)  Herself (1 episode, 2015)
This Week in Hollywood (2015)  Herself (1 episode, 2015)
The Interview (2014)
Off Camera with Sam Jones (2014)  Herself (1 episode, 2015)
Fashion Film (2013)
Masters of Sex (2013)  Virginia Johnson (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kroll Show (2013)  Signing Bonus Contestant #1 (1 episode, 2014)
Newsreaders (2013)  Anya Turpo (1 episode, 2013)
Vacation Sex (2012) Herself
Queens of Country (2012) Jolene Gillis
3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom (2012) Lassie
Bachelorette (2012) Gena
Save the Date (2012) Sarah
Comedy Bang! Bang! (2012)  Herself (1 episode, 2014)
Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings (2012)  Herself (1 episode, 2012)
Speakeasy: With Paul F. Tompkins (2012)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
Kingdom Come (2011) Herself
New Girl (2011)  Julia (4 episodes, 2012)
Mr. Sunshine (2011)  Vivian Cornelli (1 episode, 2011)
High Road (2011) Sheila
The Last Rites of Ransom Pride (2010) Juliette Flowers
127 Hours (2010) Sonja
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) April
Conan (2010)  Herself / ... (2 episodes, 2013)
A Drop of True Blood (2010)  Amy Burley (1 episode, 2010)
Successful Alcoholics (2010) Lindsay
Crossing Over (2009) Marla
The League (2009)  Rebecca Ruxin (2 episodes, 2013)
The Cleveland Show (2009)  Patty / ... (1 episode, 2011)
Party Down (2009)  Casey Klein (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
Watch What Happens: Live (2009)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
Celebrity Liar (2009)  Herself (1 episode, 2010)
My Best Friend's Girl (2008) Ami
Cloverfield (2008) Marlena Diamond
True Blood (2008)  Amy Burley (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
Childrens Hospital (2008)  Casey Klein / ... (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
The Life & Times of Tim (2008) (1 episode, 2008)
Crashing (2007) Jacqueline
Chelsea Lately (2007)  Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 2012-2013)
Wainy Days (2007)  Arielle (1 episode, 2011)
Rencontres de cinéma (2007)  Herself (1 episode, 2008)
Love Is the Drug (2006) Sara Weller
The Class (2006)  Kat Warbler (19 episodes, 2006-2007)
American Dad! (2005)  Debbie (4 episodes, 2006-2009)
Related (2005)  Marjee Sorelli (19 episodes, 2005-2006)
Mean Girls (2004) Janis Ian
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Herself (1 episode, 2010)
Tru Calling (2003)  Avery Bishop (4 episodes, 2005)
The Pitts (2003)  Faith Pitt (7 episodes, 2003)
The Sharon Osbourne Show (2003)  Herself (1 episode, 2004)
Hardcore Action News (2003) Lizzy Lyons
Orange County (2002) Party Girl
Last Call with Carson Daly (2002)  Herself (2 episodes, 2007-2010)
Smallville (2001)  Tina Greer (2 episodes, 2001-2003)
Undeclared (2001)  Beautiful Girl (1 episode, 2001)
Freaks and Geeks (1999)  Sara (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
Once and Again (1999)  Sarah (1 episode, 2001)
The View (1997)  Herself (2 episodes, 2007-2013)
MSNBC Live (1996)  Lacey (archive footage) (1 episode, 2014)
Late Show with David Letterman (1993)  Herself / ... (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Herself (1 episode, 2014)
Friend of Bill (0)

Producer ( 2 credits )

Masters of Sex (2013) producer (12 episodes, 2015)
Successful Alcoholics (2010) producer