Elizabeth Alderfer

Elizabeth Alderfer

Date Of BirthFebruary 5, 1986
Age38 years 5 months 13 days
Day of BirthWednesday
Place Of BirthNew York, United States
Zodiac SignAquarius
ProfessionsDancer , Actress
Nickname Liz
Other Name Liz Alderfer

Personal Information
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
New York, United States
Religion Christianity (Non-practicing)
Language English
Star SignAquarius
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Body Features & Measurements
Height170 CM
5 Feet 7 Inches
Eye colorGreen
Hair color Brown
Weight55 KG
121 lbs
Figure Measurements 33-26-34
Figure Type Hourglass
Body Type Athletic
Family Information
Father Larry Alderfer
Mother Janet Alderfer
Brother Mike Alderfer
Niece Jaclyn Alderfer
Sister In-Law Ashley Alderfer
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Journalism Major (Double Major)
Alma MaterPlaywrights Horizons Theatre School
Love, Romance, Marriage
Husband Ali Bouzari (Culinary scientist; married in 2018)
Boyfriend Jamie Effros (Ex 2014)
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Turtle Island (2013)
Years Active 2009–
Debut(Short movie) Crown of Thorns (2009)
Debut (TV series) The Good Wife (2013)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
HobbyCooking
Favorite Food Chicken (roast chicken)
Favorite Singer Beyonce
LikesFugees (Music Band)
Elderflower (Flower)
Jack Johnson (Musician)
Melissa McCarthy
Favorite Sports Teams Philadelphia Eagles
New York Mets
Favorite Beverage Coffee
Favorite Brand Apple
Social Networks, Web links
Facebook ProfileElizabeth Alderfer Facebook Profile
Twitter ProfileElizabeth Alderfer Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileElizabeth Alderfer Instagram Profile
Contact
Contact(Phone)(212) 868-5233
AddressElizabeth Alderfer, #24, 115, West 29th Street Suite 1102 New York, NY 10001 USA (Fan Mail)
Talent Agents The Gersh ([3])
Door 24 ([3])
More Information
Friends Yung-I Chang
Eileen Sheehan (friend since childhood)
Net worth$1 Million- $5 Million

Biography

Elizabeth Alderfer is an American actress. Elizabeth Alderfer is popular for her roles- Olivia in Netflix series Disjointed, Ricki in Game Day(2017), Evy in Better Off Single(2016), Lindsey in The Passing Season(2016).

She plays Lynette in the NBC sitcom- A.P. Bio(2019-2021) and she plays the lead role of Lizzy Dugan in CBS sitcom United States of Al.

Childhood - Family

Elizabeth Alderfer was born on 5th February 1986 in New York, United States to Janet Alderfer(Mother) & Larry Alderfer(father) [13].

Elizabeth Alderfer childhood

[ Elizabeth Alderfer childhood ]

Parents

Elizabeth Alderfer's mother Janet Alderfer

[ Elizabeth Alderfer's mother Janet Alderfer ]

 

Elizabeth Alderfer with father

[ Elizabeth Alderfer with father ]

Brother

She has a brother named Mike Alderfer who is married to Ashley Alderfer. Jaclyn Alderfer is her niece through her brother.

 Elizabeth Alderfer with brother Mike

[ Elizabeth Alderfer with brother Mike ]

Education

  • Playwrights Horizons Theatre School: She has attended the 'Playwrights Horizons' theater school
  • High school: She participated in the musicals and the dancing events at high school. It eventually attracted her towards acting.
  • Graduation: she is a graduate with double majors in journalism.
  • Tisch School of Arts: She is a graduate from NYU's 'Tisch School of Arts'.

 

Marriage

Elizabeth Alderfer & Ali Bouzari

Elizabeth had been dating Chef, Culinary scientist Ali Bouzari (author of IACP award winning book- INGREDIENT) [6] for some time. The couple got married in September 2018

Elizabeth Alderfer with boyfriend Ali Bouzari

[ Elizabeth Alderfer with boyfriend Ali Bouzari ]

 

Career

Elizabeth started her career with the short horror film Crown of Thorns(2009), The story was about the test of a couple's faith and trust in God as unnatural forces enter their life. It was written and directed by Renato Chagas. Elizabeth played the role of Christina. Nathan Dame, Christina Pawl, John K. Hart, Leila Lallali and David Stadler were also in the cast.

In 2012, she appeared in the short comedy drama "Incoming", A coming out story of criminal Jenna (played by Kristin Shields) and her partner in crime Avery (played by Elizabrth), Bryan Langlitz played Elliot. It was written and directed by Molly Mussbaum.

She appears in the Crime Drama series "The Good Wife" as Anna Buday, in the Episode "Je Ne Sais What?" (Season 4 Episode 12). 

In the 2013 Crime Drama "Golden Boy", she played Angie McGuire in the episode McKenzie on Fire(2013) (S1.E7)

In the 2013 Horror Thriller full feature movie Turtle Island, Elizabeth played the main role of Laura. The story written and directed by David Wexler is about a documentary filmmaker and his three friends who go out into the woods of Vermont in search of the Bigfoot. Rick Burns, John Carlson, Devin Kelley, Erin Keskeny, Samantha Miller, Tom Pelphrey and director David Wexler himself were in the cast.

In the 2013 short film Delilah Descends, she plays the fallen Angel Delilah who falls on a young musician's New York City rooftop. Jason Hurt plays the musician. It was directed by Roan Bibby.

[ Delilah Descends short movie on Viemo]

In the 2013 comedy movie Sperm Boat, she plays Johnette. It was written by Matt Harrigan, Directed by Peter Lauer and had Peter Stormare, Nick Fondulis, Lavell Crawford and others in the cast. 

In the CBS Crime Drama series Unforgettable, she played Lauren in the Episode Til Death (2014) (S2.E8)

In the ABC Fantasy drama Forever, she played Lydia in the episode "The King od Columbus Circle (2015) (S1.E15)

In the MTV Horror Crime series Eye Candy, She appeared as Dr Vivian Wells in the Episode ICU(2015) (S1.E6)

In the 2016 Comedy movie Better off Single, an NYC dating comedy, she plays the role of Evy. It was written and directed by Benjamin Cox, with Aaron Tveit, Abby Elliott, Lauren Miller Rogen, Kal Penn, Shane McRae and others in the cast.

In the Netflix Comedy Drama "Orange Is the New Black" , she appeared as Ann-Marie in the episode "It Sounded Nicer in My Head (2016) (S4.E7)

In the 2016 Drama movie The Passing Season, Elizabeth plays Lindsey, one of the main characters of the movie. The drama movie co-written and directed by Gabriel Long is about a Hockey player Sam (played by Brian J Smith) who returns to his hometown after the sudden end of his career. The movie also had Gayle Rankin, Christopher Murney, Patrick Murney, Derek Goh, Nick Choksi in the cast.

Game Day

Gameday poster

[Game day poster]

In the John Susman written and directed Sports Comedy Game Day, she plays the lead role of Ricki, a tech whiz who has lost everything when her startup goes bust. She now needs to be a team player and her success at the new job depends on her becoming good team player in the all-male basketball team at her new company. She now takes the help of a basketball savvy teen who reluctantly agrees to coach her.

The movie has Romeo Miller, playing the basketball savvy teen Lucas. Fyvush Finkel, Chris Johnson, Amy Holland Pennell, Jerod Haynes, Jurgen Hooper, Mike Geraghty also appear in the movie.

Disjointed

In the Netflix sitcom series Disjointed, created by David Javerbaum and Chuck Lorre, Elizabeth plays Olivia, a budtender and love interest of Travis, She appears in all the 20 episodes of the series. 

Kathy Bates played the main role of Ruth Whitefeather Feldman, Asron Moten played Travis feldman, the son of Ruth Feldman and love interest of Olivia (played by Elizabeth). Tone Bell, Elizabeth Ho, Dougie Baldwin, Betsy Sodaro are als oin the cast.

 

In the 2019 adventure drama series "The Passage", she plays Rachel in the episode Whoe Blood is that? (2019) (S1.E4)

In the CBS Crime Comedy series Bull, she appears as Whitney Holland in the episode Fantastica Voyage (2019) (S4.E2)

She was also part of the cast in the pilot episode of the unaired series Super Simple Love Story.

A.P.Bio

In the Peacock original Comedy series A.P.Bio, she plays Lynette in a total of 14 episodes of the second,  third and fourth seasons.

The series is centered around Jack Griffin, a philosophy professor fired from Harvard, who on returning to his hometown, is teaching Advanced Placement Biology, played by Glenn Howerton.

Lynette is a payroll accountant who becomes friends with the lead role Jack and eventually dates him in 2nd, 3rd and 4th seasons.

 

The United States of AL

The United States of AL- Cover

In the comedy CBS original series The United States of AL, the story of Awalmir Karimi (played by Adhir Kalyan), a refugee from Afghanistan who was the translator of Riley Dugan, a combat veteran (played by Parker Young) when he was stationed in Afghanistan.

Elizabeth plays Lizzie Dugan, the sister of Riley, Dean Norris plays Art Dugan (the father of Riley and a veteran himself), Kelli Goss plays Venessa, Riley's estranged wife and mother of their daughter. Farrah Mackenzie plays Hazel Dugan, the daughter.

 

Facts & Trivia

  • General Electric ad: Elizabeth Alderfer has appeared as jet engine building Engineer Sarah in a General Electric ad campaign of 2016. Those were titled [2]
    • Sarah: Building Amazing Things
    • Sarah: Building Machines That Can Talk
    • Sarah Explains: Digidustrial?
  • Animal Lover: She likes puppies and has a few at home, one of her pets is named Mochi.
  • First ever Apple item: Her first Apple brand device was an ipod.
  • Photography: She likes photographing Flowers & other beautiful things.
  • Dancing: She started as a dancer, she participated in the musicals at High School which developed her interest in acting.
  • She has a fun take on her being an actress. Her Twitter profile in 2020 read "I Make Faces" [4]
  • She called Adam Sandler's acceptance at the "Independent Film Spirit Awards" in 2020 as the "best acceptance speech of all time" [5]
  • Car: She drives a Corolla [8]
  • Lez: She was nicknamed "Lez" in her elementary school. At home she is called "Liz" though. [14]
  • Basketball: she is good at sports, especially basketball.
  • Are Elizabeth Alderfer and Debra Messing related?
    • No, the two have facial similarities, but they are not related

[ Christopher Spartz & Elizabeth Alderfer playing basketball]

Activism

  • Gun violence in the United States: She is a Gun Control advocate, has demanded for strict control of guns in the United States.
  • Women's March: She participated in the 2017 Women's march of the United States against the president of USA (2017) Donald Trump..
  • Free Rodney Reed: She signed the petition to stop the execution of Rodney Reed, who is believed to have been wrongly convicted in the murder of a woman named Stacey Stites. [7]
  • Salty Brine's Living Record Collection: She donated to 'Salty Brine's Living Record Collection', an attempt to bring new cabaret to New York City audience.
  • 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike and WGA strike: She supported the Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and Writers Guild of America Strikes of 2023. The strike was over labor dispute with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP)
  • Rescue Afghanistan: She voice her support to solve the plight of 78,000 Afghan refugees the ran away from the Taliban govt in Afghanistan  (as the US army withdrew in 2020-2021) to the USA and are now under legal uncertainty. 

 

Filmography

Movies List

Year Movie Character Comments
2017 Game Day Ricki  
2016 The Passing Season Lindsey  
2016 Better Off Single Evy  
2013 Sperm Boat Johnette TV Movie
2013 Turtle Island Laura  

 

TV Series List

Year Series Character Comments
2021-2022 The United States of Al Lizzy Dugan Main Role
2019 Super Simple Love Story   "Pilot" (season 1 Episode 1)
2019 Bull Whitney Holland "Fantastica Voyage" (Season 4 Episode 2)
2019 A.P. Bio Lynette Recurring; 8 episodes; Season 2-4; can be streamed on Hulu
2019 The Passage Rachel "Whose Blood Is That?" (Season 1 Episode 4)
2017-2018 Disjointed Olivia All 20 episodes; Main Role; Netflix series
2016 Orange Is the New Black Ann-Marie It Sounded Nicer in My Head" (Season 4 Episode 7)
2015 Eye Candy Dr. Vivian Wells "ICU" ( Season 1 Episode 6)
2015 Forever Lydia "The King of Columbus Circle" (Season 1 Episode 15)
2014 Unforgettable Lauren "Til Death" ( Season 2 Episode 8)
2013 Golden Boy Angie McGuire "McKenzie on Fire" (Season 1 Episode 7)
2013 The Good Wife Anna Buday "Je Ne Sais What?" (Season 4 Episode 12)

 

Short Movies List

Year Movie Character Comments
2013 Delilah Descends Delilah Lead Role
2012 Incoming Avery  
2009 Crown of Thorns Christina  

 

Stage/ Theater

Year Play Character Comments
  Debutante    
  All the Rats and Rags    
  The Footage    
  Ideal    
  Ivanoff    
  Blind Alley Guy    

 

Quotes

  • It's going to be a dropped-half-my-cliff-bar-between-the-seat-and-the-window kind of flight
  • When I'm wearing a onesie and go to pee I like to pretend I'm a superhero rather than just a stupid slave to fashion.
  • The Siri voice changed with my phone update and now there’s a stranger in my house
  • Never stop demanding the best from our leaders and each other
  • I'm a lady in the streets but a freak when I'm eating roast chicken.
  • There are two kinds of people: those who move shit to clean, and those who don't.
  • Is it weird that I did my hair and makeup for a voiceover audition?
  • Dear Men with beards, kindly groom along your actual jaw line. Not where you wish your jaw line was. Thanks.
  • I am the luckiest gal [About her husband being a fantastic cook]
  • Hi I’m 32 and just discovered how helpful lists are. [10]
  • The Siri voice changed with my phone update and now there’s a stranger in my house [11]

Sources

  1. Elizabeth Alderfer Wiki
  2. Elizabeth Alderfer General Electric ads
  3. Elizabeth Alderfer- Talent agents
  4. "I Make Faces"
  5. Adam Sandler Acceptance speech
  6. Ali Bouzari twitter
  7. Free Rodney Reed
  8. Owns a Corolla car
  9. "I am the luckiest gal"
  10. Liz about lists
  11. New phone update
  12. Mother's 1 week anniversary wish to Elizabeth
  13. Father Larry
  14. Elizabeth- Lez
  15.  

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  1. Glenn Howerton

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