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Lizzy Caplan

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. She also co-starred in the film The Interview (2014), and will appear with Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the still X-Mas (2015).

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Jun 30, 1982 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-05-25
Latest Project:
Series Masters of Sex 2013-09-29

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Masters of Sex
Poster of New Girl
Poster of The Cleveland Show
Poster of True Blood
Masters of Sex Virginia Johnson 46 episodes, 2013-2016 2013-09-29
Kroll Show Unknown 2013-01-16
Newsreaders Unknown 2013-01-17
Comedy Bang! Bang! Unknown 2012-06-01
Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings Unknown 2012-11-28
Mr. Sunshine Unknown 2011-02-09
New Girl Unknown 2011-09-20
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Party Down Casey Klein 20 episodes, 2009-2010 2009-03-20
Watch What Happens: Live Unknown 2009-06-16
The Cleveland Show Unknown 2009-09-27
The League Unknown 2009-10-29
The Life & Times of Tim Unknown 2008-06-01
Childrens Hospital Unknown 2008-12-08
True Blood Unknown 2008-09-07
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
The Class Kat Warbler 19 episodes, 2006-2007 2006-09-18
American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Related Marjee Sorelli 19 episodes, 2005-2006 2005-05-24
Tru Calling Unknown 2003-10-30
Undeclared Unknown 2001-09-25
Smallville Unknown 2001
Once and Again Unknown 1999-09-21
Freaks and Geeks Unknown 1999-09-25
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25