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Birth name: Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell.
Born: February 10, 1974 Pittsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Birth name(s): Elizabeth Casey / Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell.
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m).
-Max Handelman (5 July 2003 - present).
Elizabeth Banks biography (bio):
Banks was born Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. As a young child, she was a contestant on the Nickelodeon game show Finders Keepers. She graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1992 and is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (1996). In 1998 she completed schooling at the American Conservatory Theater. In 2003, Banks married Max Handelman, who had been her boyfriend since college. She converted to Judaism upon marrying him.
Banks is known for her roles in Seabiscuit, Heights, the first three Spider-Man films (playing the part of Betty Brant), and the cult comedy Wet Hot American Summer, and quickly gaining widespread exposure through movies like The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Slither. She also plays Mark Wahlberg's love interest in the Disney movie, Invincible.
In May of 2006, she appeared in the season five finale of the NBC sitcom Scrubs as Dr. Kim Briggs, Urologist, who is the love interest of J.D. (Zach Braff). The character has appeared throughout season six as a recurring guest star. Banks will also be a recurring guest throughout season seven as well. In the same year she also appeared on the show Stella, as she is a long time friend of the creators/stars of the show, the Stella comedy troupe.
Banks also has a string of mainstream films lined up. She plays the female lead in the dark comedy, Bill, across from Aaron Eckhart and Jessica Alba. Banks also has a small role in the family comedy Fred Claus, along with Vince Vaughn and Paul Giamatti, as well as a love interest in the comedy Definitely, Maybe. She recently started filming the thriller A Tale Of Two Sisters.