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Lizzy Caplan Biography

Birth Name:
Elizabeth Anne Caplan
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • Made TV debut as Sarah in 1999 on the series Freaks and Geeks
  • Played a mean girl named Janis Ian in the 2004 hit comedy Mean Girls
  • In 2006, listed as one of Variety's Top 10 Actors to Watch
  • Blindly auditioned for the film Cloverfield and accepted a role before knowing what the film was about
  • Appeared in the first season of True Blood as Amy, Jason Stackhouse's drug-addicted girlfriend


  • 2014Critics' Choice Television Awards-Best Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2014Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: nominated