Elizabeth Banks (b. 1974) is an American actress, producer, and director. She has appeared in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy, The 40-Year-Old Virgin (with Steve Carell), The Hunger Games movies, The Lego Movie, and recurring roles on 30 Rock, Scrubs, and Modern Family.
Banks made a cameo appearance as herself in the presentation pilot for the 2015 series The Muppets. Banks attends a meeting with the Muppets, suggesting that they include cameo appearances in their new show. Banks also appears as a celebrity guest on Up Late with Miss Piggy in the pilot episode of the series.