Beth Behrs is an actress and an author. She has appeared in approximately a half-dozen films and over a half-dozen television programs. Today, she is best known for her role on 2 Broke Girls.
Elizabeth Ann Behrs was born in 1985 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She moved with her parents to Lynchburg, Virginia in 1989. Around this time, she began performing in theater and also played soccer growing up. Her sister was born a couple years later. When Beth was fifteen, her family moved to Marin County, California. She studied at the American Conservatory Theatre and was classically trained as a singer.
In 2004, Beth moved to Los Angeles, California and studied at the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television. She graduated in 2008 with a degree in critical studies. She was awarded the Young Musician’s Foundation Vocal Scholarship.
Beth’s film debut was in American Pie Presents: The Book of Love in 2009. Other film roles have followed. She appeared on television first in a 2010 episode of NCIS: Los Angeles. Additional programs followed up in her career. Her stage debut was in 2016 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.
In 2011, Beth began equine therapy. She began this therapy to help manage panic attacks and anxiety. She has, also, founded the SheHerdPower Foundation to help pair women and horses to help the women after being victims of sexual assault.
In 2016, Beth became a co-creator and author of the young-adult webcomic Dents. In 2017, she published the book The Me-Tox: How to Ditch Your Diet, Move Your Body & Love Your Life.
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