Lake Bell
Birth Name Lake Bell
Date of Birth March 24, 1979
Place of Birth New York City, New York, U.S.
Gender Female
Occupation(s) Actress
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Lake Bell (born March 24, 1979) is an American actress, writer and director. She has starred in the television series Miss Match (2003); The Practice (2004) and its spinoff Boston Legal (2004–2006) as Sally Heep; Surface (2005–2006); How to Make It in America (2010–2011) and Childrens Hospital (2008–present) and in the films Over Her Dead Body, What Happens in Vegas and Pride and Glory (all 2008); It's Complicated (2009); Burning Palms (2010); and Little Murder, No Strings Attached and A Good Old Fashioned Orgy (all 2011). She has also written and directed her own award-winning short film, Worst Enemy, which débuted at the Sundance Film Festival.


Lake Bell by Gage Skidmore

Bell in July 2011

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Speakeasy Sara Marnikov
2003 War Stories Nora Stone
I Love Your Work Felicia
2004 Fresh out of Tears Leila Short film
Slammed Gina Micelli
2006 Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders Jillian Dunne
2008 Under Still Waters Charlie Newport Beach Film Festival Award for Outstanding Performance in Acting
Over Her Dead Body Ashley
What Happens in Vegas Tipper
Pride and Glory Megan Egan
Prop 8: The Musical Scary Catholic School Girls From Hell Short for Funny or Die
2009 It's Complicated Agness Adler National Board of Review Award for Best Acting by an Ensemble
2010 Shrek Forever After Patrol Witch / Wagon Witch #2
Burning Palms Mary Jane
The Doctors of Childrens Hospital Answer Your Medical Questions Dr. Cat Black Short for Funny or Die
10 Minutes Herself Short for Funny or Die
Worst Enemy Writer & Director Short film
Tony Cox Award for Screenwriting in a Short Film, Nantucket Film Festival
Shorts Jury Special Mention, Dallas International Film Festival
2011 Little Murder Corey Little
No Strings Attached Lucy
A Good Old Fashioned Orgy Alison Cohen
Home for Actresses Lake Short for Funny or Die
2012 Black Rock Lou Upcoming
2013 In a World... Carol Solomon

Writer, director, and producer.

Sundance Film Festival 2013
Year Title Role Notes
2002 ER Jody Holmes Episode: One Can Only Hope
Episode: Tell Me Where It Hurts
2003 Miss Match Victoria Carlson Series regular
2004 The Practice Sally Heep Episode: The Firm
Episode: Comings And Goings
Episode: New Hoods on the Block
Episode: Adjourned (a.k.a. Cheers)
2004–2006 Boston Legal Sally Heep Series regular; guest star
2005–2006 Surface Laura Daughtery Series regular
2008–present Childrens Hospital Dr. Cat Black Series regular
2009 Wainy Days Blaire Episode: Dance Club
2010 The League Brooke Episode: The White Knuckler
2010–2011 How to Make It in America Rachel Chapman Series regular
2011 New Girl Amanda Episode: Naked
2012 Top Gear U.S. Herself Episode: Rut's show
Video Games
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Prototype Dana Mercer

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