Elizabeth Liang

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5' 7" (1.70 m)
Multi-talented actress Elizabeth Liang is swiftly becoming recognized by independent filmmakers for her truthful performances in vastly diverse roles. Her starring portrayal in the film "Lossed" was wonderfully received at screenings at Women in Film and the Directors Guild of America. She has also carved out a niche in network television playing fiercely compassionate doctors, fearful grad students, and dry White House aides, among others.Born in Guatemala, of Chinese-Spanish-Irish-French-German-English-Dutch descent, Elizabeth was raised in Central America, North Africa, the Middle East, and Connecticut as a business brat. She developed an abiding respect for and curiosity about different cultures, which has served her well as an actor who loves to explore the multitude of human experiences.She attended both Wesleyan University and Wellesley College, where she won the Isabelle Eastman Fisk Performance Prize. In Los Angeles, Elizabeth was honored twice by Review Plays as one of the top five theatre actresses of the year, and has also won LA Weekly and Garland Awards for her ensemble work in comedy and drama. She has studied with Jonathan Banks, Marilyn Fox & Gar Campbell at Pacific Resident Theatre, and Cinda Jackson at The Lost Studio. She also studied improv with ComedySportz and Gary Austin, founder of The Groundlings. She is a member of Theatre of NOTE in Hollywood.Elizabeth is the co-host of a podcast/blog called "Hapa Happy Hour," which explores and celebrates the mixed race experience. She is writing her one-woman show, "Transmigration," about growing up as a multi-ethnic global nomad. She plans to adapt it to film.
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