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Kristen Bell Biography

Kristen Bell stars in the UPN drama Veronica Mars.
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Birthdate: July 18, 1980
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Kristen Bell - Small Town Start

Kristen Bell grew up in Huntington Woods, a suburb of Detroit. It was here that she got her first taste of acting, starring in school plays like The Wizard of Oz, Lady Be Good and Li'l Abner. Kristen then took her talents to the big screen when she landed a part in the flick, Polish Wedding, which was being filmed in Michigan.

Kristen Bell - Musical Maven

After high school, Kristen headed off to study musical theater at the Tisch School of the Arts in New York City. During her time in New York, she scored the role of Becky Thatcher in the Broadway musical, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Although the play didn't last long, she soon found herself in yet another Broadway show - The Cruible.

Kristen Bell - Teenage Private Eye

So, how did Kristen Bell make it from Broadway to the mean streets of LA? After a few bit parts in some Hollywood movies, Kristen auditioned for the lead role in the UPN prime-time drama, Veronica Mars. Since 2004, Kristen has been solving crimes and stirring things up in Neptune every Wednesday night. You can grab a copy of the first season of Veronica Mars on DVD today!

Kristen Bell - Did U Know?

  • Kristen Bell has two sisters named Sara and Jody.
  • Kristen Bell is a vegetarian.
  • Kristen Bell starred in an episode of Everwood in 2003.
  • Kristen Bell has two dogs name Lola and Mr. Shakes.
  • Kristen Bell loves hockey.
Kristen Bell Says...

"I loved Veronica right off the bat. She was so strong and I think it is so important because there are so few shows that portray women, especially young women, as being strong and being able to stand up for themselves."

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KBell is hilarious! I hope to keep seeing her in more stuff! smile
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