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Liza Weil

Biography

Performed Paris Geller in the tv screen drama Gilmore Girls and Amanda Tanner in ABC’s Scandal. In 2014, she started playing Bonnie Winterbottom for the ABC series Ways to get Away with Murder. She got a years as a child crush on Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones, and, for a while, she wished to research archaeology. Furthermore to her tv work, she made an appearance on stage and do radio dramas using the L.A. Theater Works. She wedded Private Practice superstar Paul Adelstein plus they afterwards welcomed a girl. The couple submitted for divorce in 2016. She made an appearance in an bout of Aaron Sorkin’s The Western world Wing.

Quick Facts


Full Name Tanner Glass
Salary 1 million USD
Date Of Birth June 5, 1977
Place Of Birth Passaic, NJ
Height 1.85 m, 1.62 m
Weight 95 kg
Profession TV Actress
Education Dartmouth College, North Penn High School, Columbia University
Nationality Canadian, American
Spouse Emily Tracy, Paul Adelstein
Children Sawyer Glass, Josephine Elizabeth Weil-Adelstein
Parents Fred Glass, Cathy Glass, Lisa Weil, Marc Weil
Siblings Samantha Weil
Movies Smiley, Mars, The Missing Person, Little Fish, Strange Pond, Year of the Dog, Stir of Echoes, Whatever, Tribute
TV Shows Gilmore Girls, How to Get Away with Murder, Anyone But Me
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1In both "How to Get Away with Murder" and "Gilmore Girls" Liza's character has a romantic relationship with a man named Asher.
2Gave birth to her 1st child at age 32, a daughter Josephine Elizabeth Weil-Adelstein on April 20, 2010. Child's father is her ex-husband, Paul Adelstein.
3Is a natural brunette, but after she got the role of Paris Geller in Gilmore Girls (2000), she was required to dye her hair blonde to better serve as the foil to Rory Gilmore.
4Attended Columbia University.
5She and her Gilmore Girls (2000) co-star, Dakin Matthews ("Hanlin Charleston", headmaster of Chilton), both appeared in the same episode of the first season of the The West Wing (1999), The West Wing: Take Out the Trash Day (2000).
6Weil had aspirations of becoming an archaeologist in her younger years, because of the Indiana Jones film trilogy and a childhood crush on Harrison Ford.
7She became an aunt in 2006, when her sister Samantha had a child after she moved to the Los Angeles area.
8Engaged to Paul Adelstein [May 2006]
9The character of "Paris Geller", on Gilmore Girls (2000), was written for Liza, because she was wanted in the show.
10Although born in New Jersey, U.S.A., she was considered transient during her childhood as her parents traveled around Europe.
11Initially auditioned for the role of Rory Gilmore in Gilmore Girls (2000).


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Medicine Men2016post-productionLisa
How to Get Away with Murder2014-2017TV SeriesBonnie Winterbottom
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life2016TV Mini-SeriesParis Geller
Tribute2014/IShortElise
After Life2013Megan
Bunheads2013TV SeriesMilly Stone
A Glove Story2012ShortClaire
Smiley2012Dr. Jenkins
Advantage: Weinberg2012ShortSylvia Weinberg (voice)
Scandal2012TV SeriesAmanda Tanner
Anyone But Me2010-2011TV SeriesDr. Glass
Private Practice2011TV SeriesAndi
Mars2010/IJewel
Metronome2010ShortMichelle
Us One Night2009ShortRebecca
Little Fish, Strange Pond2009Norma
Grey's Anatomy2009TV SeriesAlison Clark
In Plain Sight2009TV SeriesAngela Atkins / Angela Adams
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2009TV SeriesRisa Parvess
The Missing Person2009Agent Chambers
Eleventh Hour2009TV SeriesAshley Filmore
Neal Cassady2007Doris Delay
Order Up2007ShortHippie Patron
Gilmore Girls2000-2007TV SeriesParis Geller
Year of the Dog2007/ITrishelle
Grace2006/IIShortMadeline
Affair Game2006ShortWife
Lullaby2002/IRane
Dragonfly2002Suicide Girl
ER2000-2002TV SeriesSamantha Sobriki
Motel Jerusalem2001ShortSally Mae
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2001TV SeriesLara Todd
The West Wing2000TV SeriesKaren Larson
Stir of Echoes1999Debbie the Babysitter
Whatever1998Anna Stockard
A Cure for Serpents1997ShortLucy
The Adventures of Pete & Pete1994-1996TV SeriesMargie Corsell

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gilmore Girls2005TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bringing Rain2003thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2016TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The View2015TV SeriesHerself
The 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards2015TV SpecialHerself
Gilmore Girls Backstage Special2004TV MovieHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011ISAIndie Series AwardsOutstanding Guest AppearanceAnyone But Me (2008)


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#Quote
1I had a mediocre academic career, so playing a good student is fun for me. It's like sweet revenge. I'm constantly learning stuff now that I didn't even know before.


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