Beanie Feldstein

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Beanie Feldstein
Beanie Feldstein at SXSW.jpg
Feldstein at the 2019 South by Southwest
Elizabeth Greer Feldstein[1]

(1993-06-24) June 24, 1993 (age 25)
EducationHarvard-Westlake School
Alma materWesleyan University
Years active2002–present
RelativesJonah Hill (brother)

Elizabeth Greer "Beanie" Feldstein (born June 24, 1993) is an American actress. She is best known for her role in the comedy film Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016), and for her performance in Greta Gerwig's comedy-drama film Lady Bird (2017). In 2017 she joined the cast of Hello, Dolly! on Broadway, alongside Bette Midler.

Early life and education[edit]

Feldstein was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of Sharon Lyn (née Chalkin), a costume designer and fashion stylist, and Richard Feldstein, a tour accountant for Guns N' Roses.[2][3][4] She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2015. Feldstein has two older brothers, music manager Jordan Feldstein (1977–2017) and actor Jonah Hill. She attended Stagedoor Manor, a theatre camp in New York.[5] She and fellow Broadway and film actor Ben Platt have been best friends since high school.[6] Feldstein is Jewish.[7][8]


Feldstein made her acting debut by appearing in the ABC comedy series My Wife and Kids (2002).[5] In 2012, she played Megan in the musical television pilot Madison High.[9]

In 2015, Feldstein appeared as a guest in the third season of the Netflix's comedy series Orange Is the New Black.[5] She played the role of Anna in the film Fan Girl.[10]

Feldstein had a significant role in the comedy Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, alongside Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.[5][10] The film was released on May 20, 2016, by Universal Pictures.[5]

Feldstein was also set to play Lydia Harris in the HBO's period drama series The Devil You Know.[11]

On October 18, 2016, it was announced that Feldstein would play Minnie Fay in the 2017 Broadway production of Hello, Dolly!, alongside Bette Midler, making her Broadway debut. The show began previews on March 15, 2017 and opened on April 20, 2017.

Feldstein also co-starred in Greta Gerwig's solo directorial debut Lady Bird, which was released to critical acclaim in 2017.

In 2019, she will star in the film adaptation of How to Build a Girl and in Olivia Wilde's directorial debut, Booksmart.



Year Title Role Notes
2016 Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Nora
2017 The Female Brain Abby
Lady Bird Julie Steffans
2019 Booksmart Molly
How to Build a Girl Johanna Morrigan Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2002 My Wife and Kids Beanie Episode: "Crouching Mother, Hidden Father"
2012 Madison High Marty Unsold television pilot
2015 Orange Is the New Black 2004 Party Girl Episode: "Where My Dreidel At"
Fan Girl Anna Television film
The Devil You Know Lydia Harris Episode: "Pilot"
2017 Will & Grace Stella Episode: "Who's Your Daddy", uncredited
2019 What We Do in the Shadows Jenna Recurring role

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist Ref.
2018 "Girls Like You" (Original, Volume 2 and Vertical Video versions) Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B [12][13][14]


Year Title Role Venue Notes
2017 Hello, Dolly! Minnie Fay Shubert Theatre Broadway
April 20, 2017 – January 14, 2018


  1. ^ "Elizabeth Greer Feldstein".
  2. ^ Sharon CHALKIN, b: Private. Retrieved on November 15, 2011.
  3. ^ Social Announcements – Weddings Engagements Births – Article – Retrieved on November 15, 2011.
  4. ^ Brevet, Brad. (June 2, 2010) Interview: Jonah Hill Talks Music and Movies Promoting 'Get Him to the Greek'. Rope of Silicon. Retrieved on November 15, 2011.
  5. ^ a b c d e Sneider, Jeff (August 7, 2015). "Jonah Hill's Sister Beanie Feldstein Joins Seth Rogen, Zac Efron in 'Neighbors 2'". Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  6. ^ Duboff, Josh. "Ben Platt and Beanie Feldstein, the High-School "Soul Mates" Who Made It to Broadway Together". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  7. ^ Torok, Ryan (January 3, 2018). "Hello, Beanie: Feldstein Having a Moment With 'Dolly' and 'Lady Bird'". Jewish Journal. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  8. ^ Lenker, Maureen Lee (January 26, 2018). "Lady Bird's Beanie Feldstein on her great audition and 'relentless weeps' after watching the movie". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  9. ^ Brill, Rebecca (April 30, 2015). "WesCeleb: Beanie Feldstein '15". Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  10. ^ a b Ford, Rebecca (August 7, 2015). "'Neighbors 2' Adds 'Dope' and 'Fan Girl' Actresses (Exclusive)". Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  11. ^ Petski, Denise (March 13, 2015). "HBO Pilot 'The Devil You Know': Ever Carradine & Damien Molony Among Additions". Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  12. ^ Amatulli, Jenna. "Maroon 5, Cardi B's 'Girls Like You' Video Is A Star-Studded Dance Party". HuffPost. Archived from the original on May 31, 2018. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  13. ^ Glicksman, Josh. "Maroon 5 Releases New Version of 'Girls Like You' Music Video: Watch". Billboard. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  14. ^ "Maroon 5 – Girls Like You (feat. Cardi B)". Spotify.

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