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Lizzy Caplan

Biography

Actress who all played Janis in Mean Young ladies and in addition appeared within the movies The Interview and 127 Hours. Her portrayal of Marlena Gemstone within the 2008 feature Cloverfield gained her a Saturn Award nomination. She performed Casey Klein over the Starz series Party Down and in 2013, she started playing Virginia Johnson over the Showtime series Experts of Sex. She centered on playing the piano ahead of acting. She performed Jason Stackhouse’s partner, Amy Burley, within the initial season of Accurate Bloodstream. She dated professional Matthew Perry from 2006 to 2012. She got involved to professional Tom Riley in 2016. She started her acting profession with a role within the critically-acclaimed Television series Freaks and Geeks alongside Adam Franco.

Quick Facts


Full Name Lizzy Caplan
Date Of Birth June 30, 1982
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, CA
Height 1.63 m
Profession Movie Actress
Education Alexander Hamilton High School
Nationality American
Parents Barbara Bragman, Richard Caplan
Siblings Julie Caplan, Ben Caplan
Awards United States of America
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress – Comedy, Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama, Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Star: Female
Movies Now You See Me 2, Mean Girls, The Interview, Allied, Cloverfield, Bachelorette, Hot Tub Time Machine, The Night Before, Save the Date, 127 Hours, My Best Friend's Girl, Frankie Go Boom, The Last Rites of Ransom Pride, Love Is the Drug, Item 47, Queens of Country, Orange County, Crossing Over, Everybody's Doing It, High Road, Successful Alcoholics, The Sidekick, Crashing, Hardcore Action News, True Love, Extinction
TV Shows Masters of Sex, Party Down, The Class, Related, Tru Calling, The Pitts
Star Sign Cancer

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#Fact
1 She began dating actor Tom Riley in 2015. They got engaged in May 2016.
2 She was on her school's soccer team.
3 Her uncle is publicist Howard Bragman.
4 Her mother died of illness when she was 13 years old.
5 She is the godmother of the daughter of actress Busy Philipps and screenwriter Marc Silverstein.
6 In 2003 she named her (male) cat Colbert, after Stephen Colbert, who at that time was a correspondent on The Daily Show (1996). As of May 2016, that cat was still alive.
7 Was in a relationship with Matthew Perry from 2006-2012.
8 Played Ami in the romantic comedy My Best Friend's Girl (2008). [October 2007]
9 Godmother of Busy Philipps's daughter Birdie Silverstein.
10 Has a cat named Lisa Turtle.
11 Loves the show Saved by the Bell (1989).
12 Lives in the Hollywood Hills.
13 Grew up in a Reform Jewish family. Her ancestors were from Latvia, Austria, Lithuania, and Russia.
14 Named one of Variety's Top 10 Actors to Watch 2006.
15 Has an older brother named Ben.
16 Has an older sister named Julie.
17 She graduated from the prestigious Hamilton Academy of Music in Los Angeles, California, Class of 2000. Her classmates included actor Emile Hirsch.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Friend of Bill pre-production
Allied 2016 Bridget Vatan
Masters of Sex 2013-2016 TV Series Virginia Johnson
Now You See Me 2 2016 Lula
The Night Before 2015 Diana
The Interview 2014/II Agent Lacey
Beef 2014 TV Series Audrey (2014)
The League 2013-2014 TV Series Rebecca Ruxin
Kroll Show 2014 TV Series Signing Bonus Contestant #1
The Sidekick 2013/II Short Bailey
Fashion Film 2013 Short
Newsreaders 2013 TV Series Anya Turpo
Marvel One-Shot: Item 47 2012 Video short Claire Weiss
Queens of Country 2012 Jolene Gillis
3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom 2012 Lassie
New Girl 2012 TV Series Julia Cleary
Bachelorette 2012 Gena
Save the Date 2012/I Sarah
Home for Actresses 2011 Video short Lizzy
Childrens Hospital 2010-2011 TV Series Casey Klein / Harmony
Mr. Sunshine 2011 TV Series Vivian Cornelli
The Cleveland Show 2011 TV Series Patty
High Road 2011 Sheila
Wainy Days 2011 TV Series Arielle
True Love 2010 TV Movie Connie
127 Hours 2010 Sonja
Party Down 2009-2010 TV Series Casey Klein
The Last Rites of Ransom Pride 2010 Juliette Flowers
Hot Tub Time Machine 2010 April
Successful Alcoholics 2010 Short Lindsay
American Dad! 2006-2009 TV Series Debbie
Crossing Over 2009 Marla
True Blood 2008 TV Series Amy Burley
The Life & Times of Tim 2008 TV Series
My Best Friend's Girl 2008 Ami
Cloverfield 2008 Marlena Diamond
The Class 2006-2007 TV Series Kat Warbler
Crashing 2007 Jacqueline
Related 2005-2006 TV Series Marjee Sorelli
Love Is the Drug 2006 Sara Weller
Tru Calling 2005 TV Series Avery Bishop
Mean Girls 2004 Janis Ian
Hardcore Action News 2003 Short Lizzy Lyons
The Pitts 2003 TV Series Faith Pitt
Smallville 2001-2003 TV Series Tina Greer
Everybody's Doing It 2002 TV Movie Angela
Orange County 2002 Party Girl
Close to Home 2001 TV Movie Leigh
Once and Again 2001 TV Series Sarah
Undeclared 2001 TV Series Beautiful Girl
From Where I Sit 2000 TV Movie Lily
Freaks and Geeks 1999-2000 TV Series Sara

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Masters of Sex 2015-2016 TV Series producer - 22 episodes
Successful Alcoholics 2010 Short producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Masters of Sex 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mean Girls 2004 performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Satan VHS 2009 Short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chelsea 2016 TV Series Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
Conan 2013-2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter 2015 TV Series Herself
This Week in Hollywood 2015 TV Series Herself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2010-2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
Off Camera with Sam Jones 2015 TV Series Herself
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Entertainment Tonight 2014 TV Series Herself
Late Show with David Letterman 2013-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Comedy Bang! Bang! 2014 TV Series Herself
The 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards 2014 TV Special Herself
Speakeasy: With Paul F. Tompkins 2013 TV Series Herself
Chelsea Lately 2012-2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Watch What Happens: Live 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
The View 2007-2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings 2012 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Comic Con 2012 Live 2012 TV Movie Herself
Vacation Sex 2012 Short Herself
Kingdom Come 2011 Documentary Herself
Celebrity Liar 2010 TV Series Herself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2007-2010 TV Series Herself - Guest
A to Z: Professor Turner's Sexist Rating System 2009 Video short Herself
The Cast's Guide to Dating 2009 Video short Herself
Making It in Beantown: Where It All Began 2009 Video short Herself
Rencontres de cinéma 2008 TV Series Herself
Speechless 2008 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards 2007 TV Special documentary Herself
'Mean Girls': Only the Strong Survive 2004 Video documentary short Herself
The Sharon Osbourne Show 2004 TV Series Herself - Guest
Today 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
Made in Hollywood 2016 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2016 TV Series Herself - Filming 'Now You See Me 2'
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Herself
MSNBC Live 2014 TV Series Lacey
True Blood: Webisodes 2010 TV Series short Amy Burley
True Blood 2009 TV Series Amy Burley

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Drama Series Masters of Sex (2013)
2012 Achievement Award Newport Beach Film Festival Outstanding Achievement in Acting Save the Date (2012)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer Movie Star: Female Now You See Me 2 (2016)
2014 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Masters of Sex (2013)
2014 Critics' Choice TV Award Critics Choice Television Awards Best Actress in a Drama Series Masters of Sex (2013)
2014 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actress in a Series, Drama Masters of Sex (2013)
2013 IGN Award IGN Summer Movie Awards Best TV Actress Masters of Sex (2013)
2013 NFS Award National Film Society Awards Best Actress Save the Date (2012)
2013 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actress in a Series, Drama Masters of Sex (2013)
2012 NewNowNext Award NewNowNext Awards Next Mega Star New Girl (2011)
2010 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Comedy Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
2008 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Supporting Actress Cloverfield (2008)


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#Quote
1 [when asked who she wants to work with] Hands down, the Streep, obviously.
2 (About the different characters that she has played and how they are like her actual self) I try to bring elements of my own personality to every character I've played, but I think I'm pretty similar to the character I'm playing now (on the series The Class (2006)). The biggest departure would have to have been Freaks and Geeks (1999) Sara, who was this sort of subordinate and shy girl.
3 (About the role of Marjee Sorelli on WB's Related (2005)) She's just fun. I almost never get to play the one who has the good clothes and lots of boyfriends and is crazy and wild.


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