Lizzy Caplan

Lizzy Caplan

Elizabeth Caplan (born June 30, 1982), better known as Lizzy Caplan, is a noted actress from Los Angeles, California. Although she was already an experienced actress, she gained much notice in the 2004 movie Mean Girls.In "Mean Girls", she plays a tomboy girl named after a lesbian singer and songwriter, Janis Ian. Caplan's character has been compared to that of Nancy McKeon in The Facts of Life ("Jo Polniaczek").Caplan began her television acting career in 1999, when she played Sarah on the "Freaks and Geeks" series, a television show which was geared towards teenagers. She would have a series of guest appearances at other shows, and she was spotted once hanging with Sharon Osbourne on her talk show. Another of her major television characters came on Smallville, a series about Superman as a teenager. She debuted on that show on November 6, 2001, playing "freak of the week" Tina Greer on the episode X-Ray. She reprised her role on the show on January 14, 2003, in the episode Visage.In 2003, she starred in the television series "The Pitts", playing the recurring role of "Faith Pitt".Caplan is currently filming a leading role in a one-hour pilot for the WB.Source:
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. The biggest departure would have to have been Freaks and Geeks Sara, who was this sort of subordinate and shy girl.More Lizzy Caplan quotes [09/26/2011 11:09:54]
I really like doing television shows, and I anticipated doing a comedy, because thats the place I feel the most comfortable - those are the risks I want to take.More Lizzy Caplan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've been a feminist since the day I was born. I wanted to play football. I didn't want to play with dolls; I wanted to play with boys and didn't understand why I couldn't.More Lizzy Caplan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My first acting role as a kid was on Freaks and Geeks.More Lizzy Caplan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I never get recognized for 'Mean Girls.' I can be walking around with Daniel Franzese, who's in the movie and a friend of mine, and people will come up to him and start freaking out and have no idea who I am.More Lizzy Caplan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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