Ellie Reed (actress)
February 2, 1988|
Deerfield, Illinois, U.S.
|Alma mater||Northwestern University (BA)|
Ellie Reed (born February 2, 1988) is an American actress who has worked primarily in theatre and television. She is known for playing the best friend of the main character in the Netflix series Girlboss.
Reed joined the Griffin Theatre (Chicago) in 2011 and starred in the productions "No More Dead Dogs," "Letters Home," and "Men Should Weep." She was also involved in the founding of and was casting director of the Buzz22 theatre company in Chicago, where she starred in "Hooters: A Play" and "Quake," as well as "She Kills Monsters" which was part of Steppenwolf Theatre Garage Rep's 2013 production.
Her play The Beecher Sisters had its premiere at Chicago’s Awkward Pause Theatre in 2015.
|No More Dead Dogs||Griffin theatre|
|Letters Home||Griffin theatre|
|Men Should Weep||Griffin theatre|
|Hooters: A Play||Buzz22 Chicago|
|She Kills Monsters||Steppenwolf Theatre Garage Rep|
|Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed||Lifeline Theatre|
|The Casuals||Jackalope Theatre|
|House Ensembles Twisty & Moxie||The Second City|
|Night of the Magician||Screen Door|
|Sam: A Fairy Tale||Screen Door|
Film and television career
Reed made her debut screen appearance in the short film Positive Comment in 2010 and went on to appear in three episodes of Touch 'n Dix in 2012. Since then she has appeared in such TV series as Betrayal, Chicago P.D., Empire, Future You, and 2 Broke Girls.
Television / Filmography
|2010||Positive Comment (Short film)||Additional sisters|
|2012||Touch 'n Dix||Ellie||for 3 episodes|
|2014||3 Nights (Short film)||Ella|
|2014||Chicago P.D.||Josie Valescu||"An Honest Woman"|
|2015||Empire||Fashion VP||"Our Dancing Days"|
|2016||Ten More (Short film)||Laurie|
|2016||Future You (TV series)||Marney||"Internet Casualties"|
|2016||2 Broke Girls||Claire||"And the Story Telling Show"|
|2017||Girlboss||Annie||Regular role 13 episodes|
|2018||The Big Bang Theory||Jenna||"The Sibling Realignment"|
|2018||The Greatest American Hero||Sarah Green|
- "BA #237: Ellie Reed". the Box Angeles podcast. July 23, 2018.
- "Ellie Reed". steppenwolf.org. 2018.
- Andreeva, Nellie (2016-04-28). "Ellie Reed Cast In Netflix Comedy Series 'Girlboss', Signs With CAA". deadline.com. Retrieved 2017-05-03.
- "Ellie Reed Member bio". griffintheatre.com. 2017.
- Kidder-Mostrom, Christopher. "Review: The Beecher Sisters/Awkward Pause Theatre". Newcity Stage.
- "The Casuals". jackalopetheatre.org. 2013.
- "The Greatest American Hero': Ellie Reed & Humphrey Ker Cast In ABC Reboot Pilot". deadline.com. 2018.