KRISTEN BELL (Cynthia) was recently seen in
the title role in the highly
successful Universal film
comedy Forgetting Sarah
Marshall, opposite Jason
Segel, Jonah Hill and Paul
Rudd, and produced by Judd
Apatow. She next lends her
voice to the animated feature
film Astro Boy, slated for
release in October 2009.
On January 29, 2010, Bell will be seen as the lead
in Disney's romantic comedy When in Rome, opposite
Josh Duhamel, Danny DeVito and Dax Shepard. Bell
recently started production on Disney's You Again,
directed by Andy Fickman. Bell stars in the film as a
girl who tries to break up her brother's impending
marriage when she finds out his bride-to-be is the very
girl who made her life a living hell in high school.
Bell was recently seen on NBC's hit series Heroes
as the mysterious Elle Bishop. As an agent of The
Company, she possessed the power to generate and
For three seasons, Bell starred in the title role of
the Joel Silver-produced CW series Veronica Mars, in
which she played a smart, fearless apprentice private
investigator dedicated to solving her wealthy seaside
town's toughest mysteries.
Her previous film roles include playing the
kidnapped daughter of the president in the Warner
Bros. thriller Spartan, starring opposite Val Kilmer
and directed by David Mamet.
In 2004, Bell starred in Showtime's camp musical
Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical, based on the hit
play and in which she also starred off-Broadway.
Previously, Bell was best known for her recurring role
in the HBO series Deadwood. Her additional television
credits include lead roles in the critically
acclaimed made-for-television movie Gracie's
Choice, opposite Anne Heche and Diane Ladd, and
The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay, with Tim
Matheson, Sean Young and Edward Asner. She has
also had guest-starring roles on such series as
American Dreams, The Shield and Everwood.
Prior to beginning production on Veronica Mars,
Bell appeared on stage in the Los Angeles Opera's allstar
production of the Stephen Sondheim musical A
Little Night Music. Previously, she starred in the
Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible,
with Liam Neeson and Laura Linney, and the
Broadway production of The Adventures of Tom
Sawyer, and she played the title role in the world
premiere production of the musical Sneaux.
Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Bell attended
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She
currently lives in Los Angeles.
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