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Lake Bell

Actress, Writer & Director; Known for "Boston Legal," "Surface" & "How to Make It in America"

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 Lake Bell Biography

Lake Bell is an American actress, writer and director. She has starred in the television series "Miss Match"; "The Practice" and its spinoff "Boston Legal" as Sally Heep; "Surface"; "How to Make It in America" and "Childrens Hospital" and in the films "Over Her Dead Body," "What Happens in Vegas," "Pride and Glory," "It's Complicated," "Burning Palms," "Little Murder," "No Strings Attached" and "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy."

She has also written and directed her own award-winning short film, "Worst Enemy," which débuted at the Sundance Film Festival.

Bell began her career in 2002 with roles in the film "Speakeasy" and in two episodes of "ER." Her first significant roles came in 2003, after appearing in the psychological thriller "I Love Your Work," she was cast alongside Jeff Goldblum as the female lead in the NBC television film "War Stories" and played Alicia Silverstone's wisecracking best friend, Victoria Carlson, in NBC's comedy-drama series "Miss Match." In 2004, Bell appeared in the wrestling film "Slammed" and made her début as Sally Heep in the final four episodes of "The Practice." Her character was carried over into the spinoff "Boston Legal," where she was made a regular cast member until she left the series in 2005.

Bell then played the lead role in the science fiction series "Surface," which aired between September 2005 and May 2006. 2006 also saw her star in the film "Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders" about the Hillside Strangler of the late 1970s and return to "Boston Legal" for two episodes, reprising her role as Sally Heep, opposing counsel to Alan Shore (portrayed by James Spader).

In 2008, she played the female lead in the thriller "Under Still Waters," for which she won the Newport Beach Film Festival Award for Outstanding Performance in Acting; starred alongside Paul Rudd and Eva Longoria in the romantic comedy "Over Her Dead Body"; played Cameron Diaz's best friend in the romantic comedy "What Happens in Vegas" and played the wife of Colin Farrell's character in crime drama "Pride and Glory." She was also cast as the lead female role, Dr. Cat Black, in Rob Corddry's satirical comedy "Childrens Hospital."

In 2009, Bell voiced the role of Dana Mercer in the video game "Prototype," played Alec Baldwin's wife in the romantic comedy "It's Complicated" and guest starred in an episode of the fourth season of the series "Wainy Days." 2010 saw Bell voice a supporting role in "Shrek Forever After," star in the satirical film "Burning Palms," guest star in an episode of the second season of the sitcom "The League" and cast as a lead character in the new HBO television series "How to Make It in America," which aired for two seasons from February 2010 to November 2011.

2010 saw Bell make her writing and directing début with the short film "Worst Enemy," which starred Michaela Watkins, Matt Walsh and Lindsay Sloane. Her film débuted at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and has also 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. Her film led to her being named one of the "2012 Inspiring Filmmakers" by LUNAFEST.

In 2011, Bell starred alongside Josh Lucas and Terrence Howard in the supernatural thriller "Little Murder"; played Ashton Kutcher's boss in the romantic comedy "No Strings Attached," a performance that won her critical praise and was called "scene-stealing"; starred in the ensemble comedy "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy" and guest starred in an episode of the first season of Zooey Deschanel's sitcom "New Girl." Bell has a lead role alongside Kate Bosworth in the upcoming thriller "Black Rock."

Bell first feature-length film premiered in the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. "In A World..." is written by, stars and is directed by Bell. She describes the film as "a comedy about a female voice-over artist and family dysfunction and relationships. I’m obsessed with the voice-over world, so it makes sense for me."

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

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

In 2015, Bell was cast in the new Netflix original comedy, "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp."

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    Booking fees for Lake Bell, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Lake Bell, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Lake Bell?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Lake Bell for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lake Bell for your next private or corporate function.
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Lake Bell

Actress, Writer & Director; Known for "Boston Legal," "Surface" & "How to Make It in America"

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Lake Bell Biography

Lake Bell is an American actress, writer and director. She has starred in the television series "Miss Match"; "The Practice" and its spinoff "Boston Legal" as Sally Heep; "Surface"; "How to Make It in America" and "Childrens Hospital" and in the films "Over Her Dead Body," "What Happens in Vegas," "Pride and Glory," "It's Complicated," "Burning Palms," "Little Murder," "No Strings Attached" and "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy."

She has also written and directed her own award-winning short film, "Worst Enemy," which débuted at the Sundance Film Festival.

Bell began her career in 2002 with roles in the film "Speakeasy" and in two episodes of "ER." Her first significant roles came in 2003, after appearing in the psychological thriller "I Love Your Work," she was cast alongside Jeff Goldblum as the female lead in the NBC television film "War Stories" and played Alicia Silverstone's wisecracking best friend, Victoria Carlson, in NBC's comedy-drama series "Miss Match." In 2004, Bell appeared in the wrestling film "Slammed" and made her début as Sally Heep in the final four episodes of "The Practice." Her character was carried over into the spinoff "Boston Legal," where she was made a regular cast member until she left the series in 2005.

Bell then played the lead role in the science fiction series "Surface," which aired between September 2005 and May 2006. 2006 also saw her star in the film "Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders" about the Hillside Strangler of the late 1970s and return to "Boston Legal" for two episodes, reprising her role as Sally Heep, opposing counsel to Alan Shore (portrayed by James Spader).

In 2008, she played the female lead in the thriller "Under Still Waters," for which she won the Newport Beach Film Festival Award for Outstanding Performance in Acting; starred alongside Paul Rudd and Eva Longoria in the romantic comedy "Over Her Dead Body"; played Cameron Diaz's best friend in the romantic comedy "What Happens in Vegas" and played the wife of Colin Farrell's character in crime drama "Pride and Glory." She was also cast as the lead female role, Dr. Cat Black, in Rob Corddry's satirical comedy "Childrens Hospital."

In 2009, Bell voiced the role of Dana Mercer in the video game "Prototype," played Alec Baldwin's wife in the romantic comedy "It's Complicated" and guest starred in an episode of the fourth season of the series "Wainy Days." 2010 saw Bell voice a supporting role in "Shrek Forever After," star in the satirical film "Burning Palms," guest star in an episode of the second season of the sitcom "The League" and cast as a lead character in the new HBO television series "How to Make It in America," which aired for two seasons from February 2010 to November 2011.

2010 saw Bell make her writing and directing début with the short film "Worst Enemy," which starred Michaela Watkins, Matt Walsh and Lindsay Sloane. Her film débuted at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and has also 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. Her film led to her being named one of the "2012 Inspiring Filmmakers" by LUNAFEST.

In 2011, Bell starred alongside Josh Lucas and Terrence Howard in the supernatural thriller "Little Murder"; played Ashton Kutcher's boss in the romantic comedy "No Strings Attached," a performance that won her critical praise and was called "scene-stealing"; starred in the ensemble comedy "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy" and guest starred in an episode of the first season of Zooey Deschanel's sitcom "New Girl." Bell has a lead role alongside Kate Bosworth in the upcoming thriller "Black Rock."

Bell first feature-length film premiered in the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. "In A World..." is written by, stars and is directed by Bell. She describes the film as "a comedy about a female voice-over artist and family dysfunction and relationships. I’m obsessed with the voice-over world, so it makes sense for me."

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

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

In 2015, Bell was cast in the new Netflix original comedy, "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp."

FAQs on booking Lake Bell

  • How to book Lake Bell?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Lake Bell for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Lake Bell, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Lake Bell or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Lake Bell?

    Booking fees for Lake Bell, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Lake Bell, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Lake Bell?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Lake Bell for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lake Bell for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Lake Bell or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Lake Bell or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Lake Bell is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Lake Bell for your event is available upon request. Lake Bell generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jon Hamm, Eva Longoria, Kate Bosworth, Cameron Diaz and Katie Aselton. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Lake Bell for an upcoming event.

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