Elizabeth Anne Caplan is an American actress and model. Her first acting role was on the cult television series Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000). She received wider recognition with roles in the films Mean Girls (2004) and Cloverfield (2008), the latter of which earned her a nomination for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. Caplan has also starred on the TV shows Related (2005–2006), The Class (2006–2007), and Party Down (2009–2010). From 2013 to 2016, she played Virginia E. Johnson on the Showtime series Masters of Sex, a role that garnered her Primetime Emmy, Satellite, and Critics’ Choice Award nominations.
Her other film appearances include Hot Tub Time Machine, 127 Hours (both 2010), Save the Date, Bachelorette (both 2012), The Interview (2014), Now You See Me 2, Allied (both 2016), and Extinction (2018).
Caplan became engaged in May 2016 in New York to English actor Tom Riley. They had met in January 2015 while the actress was filming in London, and made their red carpet debut as a couple at the Prague Opera Ball in February 2016. The two were married in September 2017.