Name: Elizabeth Banks
Birth Name: 
Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell
Birth Date: 
February 10, 1974
Birth Place: 
Pittsfield, MA
Occupation: 
Actress
Relationship Status: 
Married to Max Handelman
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New Light Shed on Elizabeth Banks' Character from "The Hunter Games: Catching Fire"

Posted Thursday May 30, 2013 7:14 PM GMT

Giving fans a closer look at one of the supporting characters in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," the Spring issue of Panem's Capitol Couture features a cover story on Effie Trinket.

The District 12 escort (played by Elizabeth Banks) is followed during a typical day in the fictional world, which ends at 2:00am with the quote, "When your job is being you, there is never a day off."

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Photo Credit: Capitol Couture

Elizabeth Banks Steps Out for Vital Voices

Posted Wednesday May 22, 2013 10:00 PM GMT

Lending her name to a worthy cause, Elizabeth Banks was in attendance at the “Versace, Vanity Fair, and Elizabeth Banks” luncheon on Wednesday (May 22) in Beverly Hills.

Beautiful in a knee-length blue-and-black jungle-print frock, the “Hunger Games” blonde took time to mingle with those gathered at Versace for the event.

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Photo Credit: Getty Images

Elizabeth Banks Goes for the Gold at the 2013 Costume Institute Gala

Posted Tuesday May 7, 2013 7:25 PM GMT

Heading out to enjoy a night of glam fashion, Elizabeth Banks was in attendance at the 2013 Costume Institute Gala on Monday (May 6) in New York City.

Adding some shine to the big event, the "Hunger Games" hottie showed off a gold Atelier Versace mini dress as she joined the line of fellow celebs headed inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Photo Credit: Getty Images

Elizabeth Banks: Beauty Salon Stop

Posted Saturday May 4, 2013 9:17 AM GMT

Treating herself to a pampering session, Elizabeth Banks showed up at a beauty salon in Beverly Hills Thursday afternoon (May 2).

The “Hunger Games” starlet looked to be in good spirits as she strolled inside sporting a blue button-up top with white polka dots and a pair of maroon trousers.

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Stars Sing Praises of First Openly Gay NBA Player Jason Collins

Posted Monday April 29, 2013 2:50 PM GMT

The Twitterverse is rife with support and encouragement for Jason Collins, the pro basketball player who came out as gay on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Collins’ story “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay” has inspired celebrities from all over the nation to tweet their appreciation.

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Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated

Claire Danes, Elizabeth Banks, and Sophia Bush: White House Correspondents' Dinner Lovelies

Posted Sunday April 28, 2013 10:31 AM GMT

Stepping out for the most glamorous night in D.C., Claire Danes, Elizabeth Banks, and Sophia Bush attended the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on Saturday (April 27).

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Photo Credit: Getty Images

Stars Flock to CinemaCon Awards

Posted Friday April 19, 2013 1:08 PM GMT

Sin City was the place to be last night (April 18) as the 2013 CinemaCon Awards took over Caesars Palace’s Pure Nightclub.

Showing off her Female Star of Tomorrow trophy, Hailee Steinfeld was more than happy to pose up a storm for the shutterbugs as she basked in the glory of her win.

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Elizabeth Banks: Sexy on the “Every Secret Thing” Set

Posted Tuesday April 16, 2013 9:10 PM GMT

Hard at work on her new gig, Elizabeth Banks showed up on the set of “Every Secret Thing” in New York City today (April 16).

The “Hunger Games” starlet wore a gun holster and badge as she filmed scenes for the cop drama in which she plays a detective investigating missing children.

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