Kristen Anne Bell was born on July, 18, 1980 near Detroit, Michigan.
Kristen started acting in 2001 in the movie PootieTang. Then she had roles in The Shield, Ameican Dreams, Everwood, Deadwood, Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical, Deep Water, Fifty Pills, and Flatland: the Movie. But she is best known as high school student-detective Veronica Mars of the TV program of the same name. She played Elle Bishop in twelve episodes of Heroes, and was the uncredited voice in Gossip Girl. She was in the movie Couples Retreat, and starred as Sarah Marshal in the movie Forgetting Sarah Marshal, and is in the romantic comedy, When in Rome. She has several movies coming out this year.