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Kristen Bell (born 18.07.1980) is an American actress.

Childhood: Kristen Bell was born in Huntington Woods, Michigan. Her parents are Lorelei, a nurse, and Tom Bell, a news director but they divorced when Kristen was two. She has a squint in her right eye which she inherited from her mother. As a child, she didn't like her first name and went by her middle name Anne until she went to high school. She took private acting lessons and appeared in several newspaper advertisements as a child. She attended Shrine Catholic High School where she enjoyed drama and music. She appeared in productions of 'The Wizard of Oz' and 'Fiddler on the Roof' among others. When she graduated, she was named 'Best Looking Girl' in her yearbook. She attended the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University where she studied musical theatre.

Career: Kristen Bell landed her debut Broadway role in 2001 in 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'. She also made her film debut in 'Pootie Tang' though her dialogue was cut. The following year, she was in Broadway's 'The Crucible' opposite Liam Neeson, Angela Bettis and Laura Linney. She moved to Los Angeles and appeared in a handful of TV shows before appearing in the TV movie 'The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay' in 2003. In 2004, she was in David Mamet's 'Spartan' alongside Val Kilmer and William H. Macy and had a guest role in the TV show 'Deadwood'. That year she also landed the lead role in detective drama 'Veronica Mars' which ran from 2004 to 2007 with Enrico Colantoni, Jason Dohring and Ryan Hansen. In 2005, Bell starred in 'Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical' with Neve Campbell and Alan Cumming which spoofed the 1930s movie, while 2006 saw her in 'Fifty Pills' with Lou Taylor Pucci, Lucky McKee's horror movie 'Roman' and 'Pulse' alongside Ian Somerhalder and Christina Milian. In 2007, she landed a role in an episode of 'Heroes' which was offered to her by the writers because she admitted to being a fan. She also started on the drama series 'Gossip Girl' which ran until 2012 and starred Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Penn Badgley. In 2008, she starred in Judd Apatow's comedy 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall' alongside Russell Brand, Jason Segel and Mila Kunis. She was also in the comedy 'Fanboys' with Jay Baruchel and Dan Fogler. 2009 saw her in the comedies 'Serious Moonlight' with Meg Ryan, and 'Couples Retreat' opposite Jason Bateman. The following year she appeared in the Disney film 'When in Rome' alongside Josh Duhamel and Will Arnett and joined singers Cher and Christina Aguilera in Steven Antin's 'Burlesque'. In 2012, she was in the family drama 'Big Miracle' with Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski and premiered a major role in the TV series 'House of Lies' opposite Don Cheadle.

Personal Life: Kristen Bell broke up with her partner of 5 years Kevin Mann in 2007, before beginning a relationship with Dax Shepard that same year. They became engaged when the US dropped the Defense of Marriage act which allowed more equality among same-sex couples and they have a daughter called Lincoln Bell Shepard. She has been a vegetarian since she was 11 and used to foster animals from the Michigan Humane Society. She also supports the Helen Woodward Animal Center in San Diego and gets involved with the animal charity ASPCA. She owns three dogs called Lola, Shakey and Sadie, the third of whom she adopted after she was rescued from Hurricane Katrina. She loves sloths and cried when Dax Shepard hired one for her birthday. She is a supporter of the Detroit Red Wings hockey team.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

The Annenberg Space For Photography Presents 'Refugee' - Arrivals

Kristen Bell , Wallis Annenberg - The Annenberg Space For Photography Presents 'Refugee' - Arrivals at Annenberg Space For Photography - Century City, California, United States - Thursday 21st April 2016

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Dax Shepard: 'Molestation Turned Me Into An Addict'


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The 41-year-old This Is Where I Leave You star revealed all about his dark past during a chat on Sirius XM radio programme The Jason Ellie Show, explaining he was touched inappropriately by an 18-year-old neighbour when he was just seven.

Shepard went on to admit that although he believed the event was "minimal" in comparison to other stories of sexual abuse, the impact was severe on his psyche.

"It took me 12 years to tell anyone," he shared, "and then, all that time, I was like... 'It's my fault', as generic as that is... and 'I'm gay, I must have manifested this because I'm secretly gay'. I had all these insane thoughts for 11 years or 12 years."

Continue reading: Dax Shepard: 'Molestation Turned Me Into An Addict'

CinemaCon Awards 2016 Las Vegas

Annie Mumolo, Kathryn Hah, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis , Christina Applegate - CinemaCon Bi Screen Achievement Awards held at Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nv on April 14, 2016 at Caesars Palace - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Thursday 14th April 2016

Annie Mumolo, Kathryn Hah, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Christina Applegate
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Annie Mumolo, Kathryn Hah, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Christina Applegate

CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards

Kristen Bell - CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards at Caesars Palace Resort and Casino at Omnia Nightclub, Caesars Palace - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Friday 15th April 2016

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Annie Mumolo, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Christina Applegate
Annie Mumolo, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Christina Applegate

CinemaCon STX - Red Carpet Arrivals

Kristen Bell - STX Entertainment Presentation Following CinemaCon's "State of the Industry: Past, Present and Future at Caesar's Palace Resort and Casino - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Tuesday 12th April 2016

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CinemaCon STX - Red Carpet Arrivals

Kristen Bell - STX Entertainment Presentation Following CinemaCon's "State of the Industry: Past, Present and Future at Caesar's Palace Resort and Casino at Caesar's Palace - Phoenix, Arizona, United States - Tuesday 12th April 2016

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Game Of Thrones Superfans Kristen Bell And Dax Shepard Geek Out At Premiere


Game Of Thrones Kristen Bell Dax Shepard

The married actors have made it no secret they are die-hard fans of the popular fantasy drama, and when they received a special invitation to attend the season six premiere at the Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, they played dress-up.

On the red carpet, Kristen and Dax wore matching gray tank tops, which had the phrase, "Stark in the streets, wildling in the sheets" - a reference to the series' top family and the show's mysterious wilderness community - printed on them. They also sported temporary tattoos on their chests with the series taglines "Winter is Coming" and "Ours is the Fury".

Kristen took to Instagram to post a photo of herself and her beau at the premiere, holding hands as they stood in front of a looming prop raven.

Continue reading: Game Of Thrones Superfans Kristen Bell And Dax Shepard Geek Out At Premiere

Kristen Bell Bombarded Peter Dinklage With Game Of Thrones Questions


Kristen Bell Peter Dinklage

Comedienne Melissa MCCarthy, who co-wrote, produced and starred in the film, which is directed by her husband Ben Falcone, reveals she was star-struck meeting the diminutive actor, and she and Kristen risked getting on Peter's nerves by repeatedly performing the Game of Thrones theme tune.

"I got pretty freaked out to meet Pete Dinklage, because... there's just something about him..." Melissa explained on U.S. morning show Live! With Kelly and Michael, before adding of their constant humming, "By the 55th time he was like, 'I know the song!'"

However, it was Game of Thrones enthusiast Kristen who took full advantage of her time with Peter to find out everything she could about the fantasy show.

Continue reading: Kristen Bell Bombarded Peter Dinklage With Game Of Thrones Questions

Melissa Mccarthy: 'Kristen Bell Is A Dream'


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The comedy actress teamed up with Kristen for movie The Boss and the pair quickly bonded over their love of savoury snacks. Melissa knew she would enjoy working with Kristen as she is already close friends with her husband Dax Shephard, but her co-star’s culinary talents were a nice surprise.

Kristen Bell is a real, real dreamboat,” Melissa said in an interview with biography.com. “I was trying to think of something terrible to say about her...But I just can’t! We just hit it off immediately. She’s super crazy, super funny, super nice, and she makes these weird cashew dips and brings it to the set. You show up on set with a cashew dip and I am all yours.”

Kristen made quite an impact on Melissa and the 45-year-old comedienne is still going to great lengths to persuade the blonde star to share her snack secrets. So far, Kristen has remained silent on her special recipe – much to Melissa’s frustration.

Continue reading: Melissa Mccarthy: 'Kristen Bell Is A Dream'

Kristen Bell Finding It Tough To Give Up Breastfeeding


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The actress stopped breastfeeding her youngest child last week (ends01Apr16) and admits she was not ready to "let it go".

"I really loved it... and I feel a little lonely," she told Access Hollywood Live. "It makes you feel very valuable. No one in my house wants to nurse anymore."

Kristen was somewhat of a milk factory after the birth of her second child, because she was still breastfeeding her first.

Continue reading: Kristen Bell Finding It Tough To Give Up Breastfeeding

Melissa Mccarthy Jumps To Help Injured Dog


Kristen Bell Melissa McCarthy

The stray was hit by a car on a street near where the two stars were shooting The Boss with Melissa's director husband Ben Falcone, and the animal lover jumped into action.

"She, like, stopped and ran in and was like, 'Here's my credit card, take it to the vet!'" Kristen told Access Hollywood Live.

"She got it the surgery that it needed and then found a home for it. Everybody knows she's funny, but she's such a good (person)."

Kristen Bell's Screaming Kids Turn Mornings Into Horror Movies


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Lincoln, three, and 15-month-old Delta, the Frozen star's two daughters with her actor husband Dax Shepard, insist on screaming the house down the moment they wake up.

"It's a circus," Kristen told U.S. talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. "I love it. I love them. But, you know what? You know where we could do better? Why does everyone wake up screaming?"

"Why don't they tell you that (about parenthood)?" the exasperated mother complained. "Like, 'They're going to wake up screaming for, like, four years'. You wake up - the moment you wake up, you're in, like, a horror movie, because everyone in the house is screaming b**ody murder!"

Continue reading: Kristen Bell's Screaming Kids Turn Mornings Into Horror Movies

I Kept My Nursing Bra: Boob Confessions From 'The Boss' Star Kristen Bell


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Kristen Bell has opened up about some of the more intimate scenes between her and Melissa McCarthy on the set of their new movie 'The Boss', directed by McCarthy's husband Ben Falcone. No-one can deny McCarthy's comedic genius, but there's one scene in particular that early viewers crying with laughter.

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Bell plays a dowdy single mother named Claire who's struggling to pay her bills on the meagre wage her job as an assistant to wealthy entrepreneur Michelle Darnell pays. When Michelle is sent to prison for insider trading, however, everything changes, except that upon her release, there's only one person she feels she can turn to for help. Claire opens up her home to her bawdy and irresponsible former boss so that she can get back on her feet, and in return Michelle wants to give Claire the confidence she desperately needs so she can start dating again.

Continue reading: I Kept My Nursing Bra: Boob Confessions From 'The Boss' Star Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell - The Boss Video Interview


An interview with The Boss star Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell explains what made making The Boss so memorable. As well as working with a wealth of female talent (she describes her co-star Melissa McCarthy as 'Impenetrably funny' yet 'exceptionally kind and emotionally connected') Kristen tells us about some of the kids that made shooting the film so fun.

Continue reading: Kristen Bell - The Boss Video Interview

Melissa McCarthy On That 'Boob Fight' With Kristen Bell In 'The Boss'


Melissa McCarthy Kristen Bell

In The Boss Melissa McCarthy plays Michelle Darnell, a character she first created 15 years ago when she was a member of comedy group The Groundlings. While the film provides plenty of laughs, there’s one scene audiences won’t forget in a hurry, McCarthy’s ‘boob fight’ with Kristen Bell.

Melissa McCarthyMelissa McCarthy stars in The Boss.

McCarthy and Bell had surprisingly never worked together before The Boss. But the two were very familiar with each other, as McCarthy knew Bell’s husband Dax Shepard from her Groundlings days.

Continue reading: Melissa McCarthy On That 'Boob Fight' With Kristen Bell In 'The Boss'

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Kristen Bell

Date of birth

4th July, 1980

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.55




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Kristen Bell Movies

The Boss Trailer

The Boss Trailer

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Veronica Mars Movie Review

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Veronica Mars Trailer

Veronica Mars Trailer

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Frozen Movie Review

Frozen Movie Review

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Frozen - Featurette Trailer

Frozen - Featurette Trailer

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Frozen Trailer

Frozen Trailer

Anna is set to be the fearless Queen of Arendelle, but when her sister Elsa...

Some Girl(s) Movie Review

Some Girl(s) Movie Review

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Frozen Trailer

Frozen Trailer

Anna is a young girl determined to save the world as she sets out with...

Stuck in Love Movie Review

Stuck in Love Movie Review

Far too tidy to be believable, this multi-strand romance holds our attention with a warmly...

Stuck In Love Trailer

Stuck In Love Trailer

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Safety Not Guaranteed Movie Review

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Movie 43 Trailer

Movie 43 Trailer

If you were hoping for a romantic comedy with a harmless storyline, romance and inoffensive...

Hit & Run Movie Review

Hit & Run Movie Review

Audiences out for a bit of mindless fun will probably enjoy this raucous road movie,...

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