Elizabeth Berkley Biography

Birthday: 1972-07-28
Place of Birth: Farmington Hills, Michigan
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Wiki Biography: When Elizabeth was 5, her parents enrolled her at Detroit Dance Company. Loving dance, young Elizabeth began to take part in several ballets, including "Swan Lake" and, in 1983, she starred in some musicals (sometimes singing in Italian). Her screen debut was a role in the TV movie Frog (1987) (TV). She then got work as an extra in some TV series: "TV 101" (1988), "Day by Day" (1988), etc. In the summer of 1989, she was in L.A. and auditioned for a role on "Saved by the Bell" (1989). She got the role and became a TV star. After 4 seasons, she left the show to try to break into cinema. In 1994, she filmed 4 movies, including Showgirls (1995), and continued to guest star in very popular TV shows, like "Diagnosis Murder" (1993). At the same time, she was studying English Literature at a college in California. After Showgirls (1995), she signed with United Talent Agency and then filmed some Hollywood films with small roles (The First Wives Club (1996) and Any Given Sunday (1999)) and starred in some indies (Taxman (1999/II), Last Call (1999/II), The Real Blonde (1997). In 1999, Elizabeth performed on stage in London as Honey in "Lenny". Her performances in Roger Dodger (2002) and Moving Malcolm (2003), two independent movies released in 2002 and 2003, impressed the critics. She made her Broadway debut in "Sly Fox", in February 2004, three months after her marriage with New York artist Greg Lauren. She then returned to The Great White Way in the terrific Off-Broadway production "Hurlyburly" directed by Scott Elliott and co-starring Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey and Wallace Shawn. She received some of the best reviews of her acting career for her impressive performance as Bonnie.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Saved by the Bell Jessica 'Jessie' Myrtle Spano 1989 Comedy
Step It Up and Dance 2008 Reality Tv
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Molly & Gina Kimberly Sweeny 1994
Showgirls Nomi Malone 1995 Drama
The First Wives Club Phoebe LaVelle 1996 Comedy
The Real Blonde 1998 Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Taxman Nadia 1999
Last Call Helena 1999 Drama
Taxman Nadia Rubakov 1999 Action, Crime, Comedy
Tail Lights Fade 1999 Comedy, Action, Drama
Becoming dick 2000 Comedy
The Shipment 2001
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion 2001 Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Roger Dodger 2002 0
Cover Story Samantha Noble 2002 Thriller
Moving Malcolm 2003
A Time to Revenge Tiffany Whittmar 2003
Meet Market Linda 2004 Comedy, Romance
Detonator Jane Dreyer 2005 Drama, Thriller, Action
S. Darko Trudy 2009 Comedy, Sport