Eleanor Shellstrop

Played by Kristen Bell

Actor Bio

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

Bell was most recently seen in "How to Be a Latin Lover," alongside Rob Lowe and Salma Hayek, as well as the Warner Bros. film adaptation of "CHiPs," opposite husband Dax Shepard, who also directed. Last year, she starred in "Bad Moms" alongside Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Jada Pinkett Smith, Annie Mumolo and Christina Applegate. She will return for the sequel, "A Bad Moms Christmas," to be released in November.

Bell starred as Anna in the blockbuster Disney animated feature "Frozen," which has earned more than $1.2 billion worldwide, making it the ninth highest-grossing movie of all time. In 2016 she starred opposite Melissa McCarthy in the Ben Falcone-directed comedy "The Boss," and co-starred as Jeannie Van Der Hooven in the Showtime series "House of Lies," opposite Don Cheadle.

In 2014 she reprised her beloved title role in 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. Bell appeared in a guest-starring arc on NBC's critically acclaimed comedy series "Parks and Recreation."  She also played the lead role in the independent film "The Lifeguard," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival as well as starred in and co-produced the comedy "Hit and Run," written and directed by Shepard. 

Her other film credits include "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." Additional 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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