July 28, 2008

Elizabeth Banks Interview, on Laura Bush (video)

Elizabeth Banks NYT interview:


Elizabeth Banks Interview, on Laura Bush (video)

As part of a comedic actor photo spread in last week's NYT Magazine, and they put up a video interview with Elizabeth Banks, who stars as Laura Bush in the aforementioned Oliver Stone film W. She's hilarious..

Elizabeth 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.

Elizabeth Banks is known for her roles in Seabiscuit, Heights, the Spider-Man films (playing the part of Betty Brant), and the cult comedy Wet Hot American Summer. Elizabeth Banks quickly gained 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...

Elizabeth Banks Interview, on Laura Bush (video)

Posted at July 28, 2008 4:32 PM