On November 18th, Reaser will reprise her role as the matriarch of the Cullen clan in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1. The final installment, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 will appear in theaters on November 16, 2012.
In June 2011, Reaser starred in the independent film The Art of Getting By, opposite Emma Roberts, Freddie Highmore and Rita Wilson. The film premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was later released by Fox Searchlight. In the feature, written and directed by Gavin Wiesen, Reaser portrays the promiscuous mother to Roberts' character.
Also this year, Reaser finished production on the independent Liberal Arts, a film written and directed by Josh Radnor. The cast includes Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins and Allison Janney. Additionally, she recently guest starred on the CBS legal drama The Good Wife, which wrapped its second season in April 2011.
Sweet Land, directed by Ali Selim, tells the story of a woman named Inge (Reaser) who travels from Norway to rural Minnesota in the 1920s to meet the man who is destined to be her husband. Variety called her performance ...a marvel of strength, humor and sensuality and The Los Angeles Times raved, "Few actresses own the camera with as much authority as Reaser does here."
Additional film credits include Peter Callahan's Against the Current, opposite Joseph Fiennes and Justin Kirk; Maria Maggenti's Puccini for Beginners, which was selected in competition at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and opened the 2006 Outfest Film Festival as well; Ed Burns' Purple Violets, opposite Debra Messing, Selma Blair, Burns and Donal Logue; Thomas Bezucha's The Family Stone; Marc Forster's Stay; The Believer, opposite Ryan Gosling; Mind the Gap; Shut Up and Sing; and 13 Conversations About One Thing.
In television, she played the leading role of Bella Bloom in the critically acclaimed CBS one-hour romantic drama series, The Ex List. Television credits include the drama series Saved, alongside Tom Everett Scott, and appearances on Law & Order: Criminal Intent and The Sopranos.
Reaser graduated from The Julliard School of Arts. She currently splits her time between New York and Los Angeles.
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|Elizabeth Ann Reaser
|June 15, 1975 (48)
|Bloomfield, Michigan, USA
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