Born on February 10, 1974, Elizabeth Banks is an American actress, director, producer and writer who is best known for her roles as Effie Trinket in The Hunger Games film series, as Gail Abernathy-McKadden in Pitch Perfect film series. Elizabeth made her directional debut in Pitch Perfect 2 and in 2018, she was ranked as ninth-highest grossing female actor by Box Office Mojo.

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She appears as Tori Breyer in Brightburn (2019). For more information, read the article below.

Before Fame: She attended University of Pennsylvania and American Conservatory Theater.

Family/ Relationships

Elizabeth Banks Ethnicity/Religoin

Elizabeth was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts as the eldest child of Ann and Mark P Mitchell. She has three siblings. She played baseball and rode horses while growing up.

Elizabeth Banks Affair/Married/Husband

She met her husband Max Handelman on the first day of college. They married in 2003 and have two sons together. For more information, visit her twitter and Instagram for more information.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Elizabeth Irene Banks
  • Nicknames: Elizabeth Banks
  • Birthday: February 10, 1974
  • Age: 45 years old (as of May 2019)
  • Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, US
  • Current Residence: Los Angeles, California, US
  • Education: University of Pennsylvania, American Conservatory Theater
  • Profession: Actress, writer, producer, director
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: White
  • Religion: Judaism
  • Zodiac: Aquarius
  • Spouse/Wife: Max Handelman (2003-present)
  • Children: 2

Who is Kyle Breyer of Brightburn? Learn about him here.


  • Height: 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm)
  • Weight: 54-58 kg (approx)
  • Feet Size/Shoe Size:  7 (US)
  • Dress Size: 6 (US)
  • Chest Size: 34 inches
  • Hips Size: 35 inches
  • Waist Size: 26 inches
  • Bra Size/ Breast Size: 34 inches

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • She was the first in her family to graduate from college.
  • She enjoys fantasy football as a hobby.
  • She met her husband, Max Handelman, at the first day of her college.
  • She converted to Judaism to when marrying her husband.
  • She is best known for her role as Effie Trinket in The Hunger Fames film series, and as Gall Abernathy-McKadden in Pitch Perfect 2.
  • She made her film debut in the low budget independent film Surrender Dorothy (1998).
  • She earned two Primetime Emmy Award for her role as Avery Jessup in the sitcom 30 Rock.
  • Her ancestry includes English, Irish, Scottish, and some Dutch.

Memorable Quotes:

I really think that we do a disservice to young people in America by not being more open about sex. Abstinence programs do not work. It’s a natural, physical thing having sex.