Mary Elizabeth Ellis
May 11, 1979
42 years old
5 ft 4 in | 163 cm tall
34-26-35 in | 86.5-66-89 cm
58 kg | 128 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Mary Elizabeth Ellis was born in Laurel, Mississippi, United States, on May 11, 1979, is an American actress.
Young Mary Elizabeth Ellis first started performing in local theater productions.
She made her big screen debut in drama film A Quiet Little Marriage (2008) in role as Olive.
She got her television debut in Fox sitcom Cracking Up (2004) in episode "Panic House", in role as Jennifer.
Her breakthrough performance came as The Waitress in FX/FXX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005- ).
She landed her stage debut in a play "The Tempest" (2001) in role as Ariel, at PCPA Theaterfest.
She co-wrote and starred in role as Olive in drama movie A Quiet Little Marriage (2008), for which won the Best Narrative Feature Award at the 2009 Slamdance Film Festival.
She was nominated for the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival Prize for Best Actress Short for her role as Marian in short comedy drama film Step 9 (2016).
She was nominated for the NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Award for Best Performance in a Comedy for her role as Sharon in romantic comedy film The Truth About Lies (2018).
Free State of Jones (2016) historical war opposite Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Mahershala Ali
Masterminds (2016) crime comedy with Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson and Kristen Wiig
Godmothered (2020) fantasy comedy opposite Jillian Bell and Isla Fisher
How It Ends (2021) comedy in role as Stoned Woman, opposite Zoe Lister-Jones, Whitney Cummings and Cailee Spaeny
She is best known for her role as The Waitress in FX/FXX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005- ).
Perfect Couples (2010-2011) NBC sitcom in role as Amy
New Girl (2011-2014) Fox sitcom in role as Caroline
Georgia (2012) comedy series in role as Georgia
Up All Night (2012) NBC sitcom in role as Connie Chafin
Happy Endings (2012-2013) ABC sitcom in role as Daphne Wilson
The Grinder (2015-2016) Fox single-camera legal comedy television series in role as Debbie Sanderson
Santa Clarita Diet (2017-2019) Netflix horror comedy series in role as Lisa Palmer
Lodge 49 (2019) AMC comedy drama series in role as Daphne Larson
Graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2002.
She also taught gymnastics for ten years.
Has a sister, Rebecca.
She is a member of the Los Angeles-based performance group, Discount Cruise to Hell.
She practices Yoga.
Featured in music video for The Lonely Island "Diaper Money".
She co-wrote and starred in stage show "Mother May I Dance with Mary Jane's Fist?: A Lifetime Original Play", with Artemis Pebdani, at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles.
She married Charlie Day in 2006, they have one son, Russell Wallace Day.