Character

Eleanor Shellstrop

Played by Kristen Bell

Actor Bio

Kristen Bell stars as Eleanor Shellstrop on NBC's comedy series "The Good Place."

Bell most recently narrated the IMAX documentary "Pandas" and will lend her voice to the upcoming animated film "Teen Titans Go! To the Movies," to be released this summer. She will also star in the Netflix comedy "Like Father," opposite Kelsey Grammer, to be released later this year.

Bell also executive produced and appeared in the ABC special "Encore!" and reprised her role as Anna in "Olaf's Frozen Adventure," a featurette based on Disney's blockbuster animated feature "Frozen." She is working on the 2019 sequel to "Frozen," which grossed more than $1.2 billion worldwide, making it the highest-grossing animated film of all time. Bell also starred in the sequel "A Bad Moms Christmas," alongside Mila Kunis and Kathryn Hahn.

From 2012-16, Bell co-starred on the Showtime series "House of Lies," opposite Don Cheadle. In 2014, she reprised her beloved title role in the Warner Bros. film "Veronica Mars," which raised $2 million on Kickstarter in less than 11 hours and broke the record at the time for the fastest project to reach both $1 million and $2 million. She appeared in a guest-starring role on NBC's critically acclaimed comedy series "Parks and Recreation" and played the lead in the independent film "The Lifeguard," which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

Her other film credits include: "CHiPs," "How To Be a Latin Lover," "The Boss," "Hit & Run," "Movie 43," "Some Girls," "Writers,"  "Big Miracle," "You Again," "Burlesque," "When in Rome," "Couples Retreat," "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," "Pulse," "Serious Moonlight" and David Mamet's "Spartan." Her television credits include "Veronica Mars," "Unsupervised," "Deadwood," "Heroes" and "Party Down."

Bell's Broadway credits include "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "The Crucible," opposite Liam Neeson and Laura Linney. Her off-Broadway credits include "Reefer Madness" and "A Little Night Music."

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