|Education Juilliard (BFA 1999)|
Role Film actress
Height 1.59 m
|Years active 1998–present|
Upcoming movie Ouija 2
Name Elizabeth Reaser
|Full Name Elizabeth Ann Reaser|
Born July 2, 1975 (age 40) (1975-07-02) Bloomfield, Michigan, U.S.
TV shows The Ex List, Saved, Wainy Days
Parents Karen Davidson, John Reaser
Movies Twilight, The Twilight Saga: Bre, The Twilight Saga: Ecl, The Twilight Saga: Ne, The Twilight Saga: Bre
Similar People Peter Facinelli, Jackson Rathbone, Nikki Reed, Billy Burke, Ashley Greene
Elizabeth reaser and nikki reed on breaking dawn 2
Elizabeth Ann Reaser (born July 2, 1975) is an American film, television, and stage actress. Her work includes the films Stay, The Family Stone, Sweet Land, Against the Current, The Twilight Saga, Young Adult and Ouija: Origin of Evil, and the TV series Saved, Grey's Anatomy, The Ex-List, The Good Wife, True Detective.
- Elizabeth reaser and nikki reed on breaking dawn 2
- Elizabeth reaser tones it down for new moon premiere interview on air with ryan seacrest
- Early life and education
Elizabeth reaser tones it down for new moon premiere interview on air with ryan seacrest
Early life and education
Reaser was born in Bloomfield, Michigan, an affluent Detroit suburb, the daughter of Karen Davidson (born Weidman) and John Reaser. Elizabeth was the middle of three sisters. In 1995, her mother married billionaire businessman William Davidson.
Reaser attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Bloomfield Hills. After high school, she attended Oakland University for one year, then attended the Juilliard School's Drama Division (1995-1999, Group 28) where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1999.
Reaser prepared for her role on Saved by spending time in an emergency room, observing the behavior of medical staff. In October 2004, Interview magazine hailed her as one of the "14 To Be" emerging creative women. Her work in the film Sweet Land earned the "Jury Award" at the Newport Beach Film Festival and a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award "Best Female Lead" award. Reaser earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her recurring guest appearance throughout 2007 and 2008 on the television series Grey's Anatomy.
Reaser played the role of Esme Cullen in the movie Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon in 2009 and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse in 2010. She reprised the role in parts one and two of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn.
Reaser appeared on the CBS' legal drama, The Good Wife in October 2010.