Beth Behrs

Beth Behrs

Highest Rated: 85% Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015)

Lowest Rated: 80% Monsters University (2013)

Birthday: Dec 26, 1985

Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

Perky actress Beth Behrs found fame as an heiress-turned-waitress on the CBS comedy "2 Broke Girls" (2011- ), which became a surprise hit for the network and made stars of Behrs and her "Broke" cohort, Kat Dennings. A former Miss Marin County, Behrs spent years honing her acting chops onstage and screen. After studying acting at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, she landed a role in the straight-to-DVD sequel "American Pie: The Book of Love" (2009). From there, she moved on to small roles on "NCIS: Los Angeles" (CBS, 2009- ) and "Castle" (ABC, 2009-16), as well as in several independent films before scoring her big break on "2 Broke Girls," where she charmed viewers with her portrayal of the down-and-out rich girl serving up burgers on the other side of the tracks. A talented actress with impeccable comic timing, Behrs was poised to become a formidable Hollywood talent. Beth Behrs was born on Dec. 26, 1985 in Lancaster, PA and raised in Lynchberg, VA. Her father, a college president, moved the family to Marin County in the San Francisco Bay Area when Behrs was 15, where she was accepted into the prestigious drama program at Tamalpais High School. A lifelong performer who began in theater at age four, the teenaged Behrs studied at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, where she was classically trained as a singer. In 2002, she was named a California Arts Scholar and spent her summer break studying acting with Academy Award winner Helen Hunt at Cal Arts in Valencia. With some stage experience, print ads and commercials under her belt, Behrs set out to study acting at UCLA in 2004. The following summer, she elevated her Northern California fame by playing Sandy in San Francisco's Ray of Light Theater's production of "Grease" (2005); she was also named Miss Marin County in 2006. Back at UCLA, she began auditioning for roles during her senior year, and landed a coveted Young Musician's Foundation Vocal Scholarship upon graduation. With little onscreen experience under her belt, she was next cast in the straight-to-DVD "American Pie" sequel, "The Book of Love" (2009). Though the film did not exactly showcase Behrs' talents as an actress, it did give her some industry traction. Her next role, as an alien in the independent film "Route 30, Too!" (2010) led to parts on the procedural "NCIS: Los Angeles" in 2010 followed by "Castle." Behrs was also cast in the Internet crime movie "Chasing Eagle Rock" (2011) and "Serial Buddies" (2011), entertainment journalist Mario Menounos' indie film about a group of inept serial killers, which also starred Christopher Lloyd and Kathy Lee. Behrs became an overnight TV star after scoring the co-lead role on the sitcom "2 Broke Girls" (CBS, 2011- ). She beat out more established actresses for the role of Caroline Channing, an Upper East Side heiress-cum-waitress in a Brooklyn greasy spoon who needs fast cash after her father ends up in jail for financial crimes. There she meets Max Black (Kat Dennings) and the two form a fast friendship and concoct a money-raising scheme in order to open their own cupcake business. Though initial airings received lukewarm reviews, the show achieved the highest ratings for a fall premiere comedy series since 2001 and it quickly became a highlight on the CBS schedule. Between seasons, Behrs appeared in films ranging from animated hit "Monsters University" (2013) to Michael Showalter's indie comedy-drama "Hello, My Name Is Doris" (2016)

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Movies

Credit
85% 76% Hello, My Name Is Doris Brooklyn (Character) $14.4M 2015
80% 81% Monsters University Carrie (Voice) $268.5M 2013
No Score Yet 76% Adventures of Serial Buddies Brittany (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Route 30, Too! Aliengirl (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 28% American Pie Presents: The Book of Love Heidi (Character) - 2009

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 67% The Neighborhood Gemma Johnson (Character) 2018-2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest,
Host
2021 2012-2019
No Score Yet 25% The Drew Barrymore Show Guest 2021
82% 16% A Little Late With Lilly Singh Guest 2020-2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Access Daily Guest 2020-2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Unknown (Character),
Guest
2018-2020 2011-2013
No Score Yet 50% The Kelly Clarkson Show Guest 2019-2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live with Kelly and Ryan Guest 2019-2020 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet No Activity Lieutenant Sophie Beyers (Guest Star) 2019
No Score Yet 31% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2018-2019 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Off Camera Guest 2019
No Score Yet 44% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2019
No Score Yet 51% Busy Tonight Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Access Hollywood Live Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly Guest 2018
81% 82% The Big Bang Theory Nell (Guest Star) 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rachael Ray Guest 2017 2014-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen Guest 2016-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Chew Guest 2017
No Score Yet 37% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2016-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet LIVE with Kelly Guest 2016-2017 2012
No Score Yet 58% 2 Broke Girls Caroline Channing (Character) 2011-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live! With Kelly and Michael Guest,
Host
2013-2015
No Score Yet 56% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2014-2015
No Score Yet 25% Repeat After Me Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS This Morning Guest 2014 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Game Night Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Queen Latifah Show Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Conan Guest 2014 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fashion Police Unknown (Character) 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Arsenio Hall Show Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet LIVE with Kelly Guest 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pretty Tough Regen (Character) 2011
82% 86% Castle Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet 72% NCIS: Los Angeles Unknown (Guest Star) 2010

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