32 Facts About Lake Bell


Lake Siegel Bell was born on March 24,1979 and is an American actress, screenwriter, and director.


Lake Bell wrote and directed the short film Worst Enemy, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012, followed by her 2013 feature film directing debut, In a World.


Lake Bell bought the Virginia International Raceway after it had closed, and converted it to a racetrack country club.


Lake Bell has stated that she was raised in a "comically dysfunctional" family.


Lake Bell attended The Chapin School in New York and Westminster School in Simsbury, Connecticut.


Lake Bell attended Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, but decided to focus on acting and transferred to Rose Bruford College in London, which emphasized theater and the arts.


Lake Bell next played Alicia Silverstone's wisecracking best friend, Victoria Carlson, in NBC's comedy-drama series Miss Match.


In 2004, Lake Bell appeared in the wrestling film Slammed and made her debut as Sally Heep in the final four episodes of the series The Practice.


Lake Bell's character was carried over into the spinoff Boston Legal, where she was a regular cast member until she left the series in 2005.


Lake Bell appeared alongside Dustin Hoffman in an Audi commercial that spoofed his well-known film The Graduate.


Lake Bell played the lead role in the science fiction series Surface, which aired between September 2005 and May 2006.


Lake Bell starred in the film Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders about the Hillside Strangler of the late 1970s; and returned to Boston Legal for two episodes, reprising her role as Sally Heep, opposing counsel to Alan Shore.


Lake Bell starred alongside Paul Rudd and Eva Longoria in the romantic comedy Over Her Dead Body, played the best friend of Cameron Diaz's character in the romantic comedy What Happens in Vegas; and played the wife of Colin Farrell's character in the crime drama Pride and Glory.


Lake Bell was cast as the lead female role, Dr Cat Black, in Rob Corddry's satirical comedy Childrens Hospital.


In 2009, Lake Bell voiced the role of Dana Mercer in the video game Prototype.


In 2010 Lake Bell voiced a supporting role in Shrek Forever After, starred in the satirical film Burning Palms, guest starred in an episode of the second season of the sitcom The League, and was cast as a lead character in the HBO series How to Make It in America, which aired for two seasons from February 2010 to November 2011.


Lake Bell was to play Deputy Judy Hicks in Scream 4, but dropped out four days before filming due to scheduling conflicts, with the role going to Marley Shelton.


Lake Bell had a lead role alongside Kate Bosworth in the 2012 thriller Black Rock.


In 2021, Lake Bell lent her voice to the adult animated film Cryptozoo.


In 2010, Lake Bell made her writing and directing debut with the short film Worst Enemy, which starred Michaela Watkins, Matt Walsh and Lindsay Sloane.


Lake Bell's film debuted at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and has played at the Nantucket Film Festival, the Dallas International Film Festival, the Gen Art Film Festival and Aspen Shortsfest, winning the Tony Cox Award for Screenwriting in a Short Film from Nantucket and receiving a Shorts Jury Special Mention from Dallas.


Lake Bell's film led to her being named one of the "2012 Inspiring Filmmakers" by LUNAFEST.


Lake Bell made her writing and directing feature film debut at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival with In a World.


In 2007, Lake Bell appeared in a photo shoot for GQ; in 2008 she appeared in a photo shoot for Marie Claire; in 2009 she modeled for Scott Caan, for his first book, Scott Caan Photographs, Vol.


In September 2011, Lake Bell modeled at Pirelli's Fashion Week in Milan, Italy.


For New York Fashion Week 2013, Lake Bell modeled nude with strategic body painting on the cover of New York shot by Mark Seliger.


Lake Bell has an automotive column in The Hollywood Reporter called Test Drive and is the magazine's automotive contributing editor.


In 2011, Lake Bell began dating Scott Campbell, an artist and tattoo artist.


In late October 2014, her representative confirmed that Lake Bell had given birth to their daughter, Nova.


In May 2017, Lake Bell gave birth to their second child, a son named Ozgood.


In October 2020, the couple announced that they were separating, with Lake Bell filing for divorce on October 28,2020.


On July 7,2022 it was reported that Lake Bell started dating comedian and actor Chris Rock.