June 24, 1993 (29)
Beanie Feldstein, real name Elizabeth Greer Feldstein, is an American actress. She first caught the public’s attention with her breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy “Lady Bird,” which garnered critical acclaim and several award nominations. Since then, Beanie has worked on various televisions and films including the role of Molly in the 2019 film “Booksmart.” This comedy-drama was Feldstein’s first leading role and received widespread critical acclaim for its sharp writing, excellent performances, and poignant message about the value of female friendships. Feldstein’s portrayal of Molly, a straight-A student who realizes that she has missed out on some of the fun of high school, was praised for its nuance and authenticity.
Feldstein has collaborated with several notable celebrities throughout her career, including Jonah Hill, who is her older brother in real life. Feldstein and Hill appeared together in the 2016 comedy “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,” which marked Feldstein’s first feature film role. She has also worked with acclaimed directors such as Greta Gerwig, who directed her in “Lady Bird,” and Olivia Wilde, who directed her in “Booksmart.” Additionally, Feldstein has appeared alongside Hollywood regulars like Saoirse Ronan, Kaitlyn Dever, and Billie Lourd.
In addition to her work on the big screen, Feldstein has also made several appearances on stage. She made her Broadway debut in 2017 as Minnie Fay in the hit musical “Hello, Dolly!” and received critical acclaim for her performance. Feldstein has also appeared in other theater productions, including “The Wolves” and “Yen,” both of which were Off-Broadway productions.