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Elizabeth Perkins stars in "How to Live with Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life" on ABC as Elaine. On the big screen, Perkins recently starred in the Easter-themed children's comedy "Hop."

Elizabeth Perkins has distinguished herself with an eclectic mix of roles over the span of her career. Her critically acclaimed performance as Celia Hodes in "Weeds" earned her a 2006 and a 2007 Golden Globe nomination and a 2006 and 2007 Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Perkins made her theatrical
Elizabeth Perkins in "How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)"
Elizabeth Perkins How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)
debut in Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs." She subsequently worked with Playwrights' Horizons, the Ensemble Studio Theatre, The New York Shakespeare Festival and the Steppenwolf Theater. She also appeared in the acclaimed John Patrick Shanley black comedy "Four Dogs And A Bone" at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.

Perkins made her feature film debut in Ed Zwick's "About Last Night ... " Her breakthrough performance was opposite Tom Hanks in the smash hit "Big," directed by Penny Marshall, and she received critical acclaim for her performance in Barry Levinson's "Avalon." In 1991, Perkins starred opposite William Hurt in the touching drama "The Doctor" and with Kevin Bacon in "He Said, She Said." She then went on to star in "Indian Summer" before bringing cartoon character "Wilma Flintstone" to life in the blockbuster motion picture "The Flintstones." She portrayed Dorey Walker in John Hughes's remake of the 1947 holiday classic "Miracle on 34th Street" with Sir Richard Attenborough. She also co-starred opposite Kathleen Turner, Gwyneth Paltrow and Whoopi Goldberg in "Moonlight And Valentino."

Perkins' other credits include "From the Hip"; "Sweet Hearts Dance" with Jeff Daniels and Susan Sarandon; Alan Rudolph's "Love at Large"; "Enid Is Sleeping"; "Lesser Prophets"; Bruce Wagner's independent film "I'm Losing You," co-starring Frank Langella, Rosanna Arquette, and Amanda Donohoe; "Crazy In Alabama," directed by Antonio Banderas and co-starring Melanie Griffith, Paul Mazursky and Cathy Moriarty; the independent feature "Under The Mimosa," co-starring Brad Renfro and directed and written by Bo Brinkman; "28 Days," opposite Sandra Bullock; "Cats & Dogs"; "Finding Nemo" as the voice of Coral; Jiminy Glick In "Lalawood"; "The Ring Two" and "Must Love Dogs" and "Fierce People" in which she starred opposite Diane Lane.



Perkins made her television debut in "For Their Own Good." Her other television projects include "Baby 2000"; Showtime's "The Rescuers," "What Girls Learn" and "Speak"; the series "From The Earth To The Moon"; and the Hallmark Hall of Fame production of "My Sister's Keeper," opposite Kathy Bates.



ELIZABETH PERKINS: FACTS

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Age: 53 years old
Birthday: November 18, 1960
Height: 5' 8"
Full Name / Real Name: Elizabeth Ann Perkins
Birthplace: Queens, NY
Husband: Julio Macat (6/17/2000)
Terry Kinney (3/27/1984 - 10/10/1988, divorced)





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