Kristen Anne Bell (born July 18, 1980) is an American actress.
She gained fame and critical prase as the titol role on the critically acclaimed television series Veronica Mars from September 2004 to May 2007, a role wich many critics and viewers felt should have granted her an Emmy Award nomination.During her time on Veronica Mars, Bell appeard as Mary Lane in the film Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical, a reprise of the role she had played in the New York theatrical production of the musical on wich the film was based.In 2008 she played the title character in the comedy movie Forgettin Sarah Marshall.She has since reappeared in a number of comedy films, such as Fanboys, Couples Retreat, and When in Rome.Bell was also the voice of Cora in Astro Boy and is the voice and face of Lucy Stillman in the Assassin's Creed video game series.
Bell has recieved a Satellite Award and Saturn Award, and has been nominated several times for Television Critics Association Awards and Teen Choice Awards.In 2001, she made her Broadway debut as Becky Thatcher in The Adventures of Tom Swayer.After moving to Los Angeles, Bell landed various television guest appearences and small film parts before appearing in a lead role in the David Mamet film Spartan.If we didn't already love Kristen Bell with all our hearts, this would do it!As it stands, now we have laser beams of love shooting out from everywhere, all aimed at that sloth-loving, nugget of pure golden sunshine!But if you’re a person in the spotlight, I do think it’s of paramount importance that you realize how much good you could do for people who look up to you. If I struggled with an issue like this, I hope that I would be able to set that kind of example, because I’d want someone to set that example for me." On the coming-out of longtime friend Zachary Quinto: "Zach came out when he was ready, he did it for his own very specific reasons, and I’m wildly proud of him. He didn’t come to me for counsel about that, but Zachary needs no encouragement from anyone.