Who is Lilli Birdsell?
Lillian ‘Lilli’ Birdsell is an American actress, probably best recognized for landing the role of Chaney in the romantic comedy film “Love For Rent” (2005), playing Lucy Bauer in the ABC superhero series “Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.” (2016), and featuring as Jamie in the sci-fi romantic comedy film “Palm Springs” (2020).
How rich is she, as of now? Lilli Birdsell Net Worth
As of early 2022, Lilli Birdsell’s net worth is estimated at over $14 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment as an actress. She’s garnered over 50 television and film acting credits since she launched her career in the late 1990s.
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Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
Lilli Birdsell is an extremely private person, so the actual date and place of her birth are unavailable. Furthermore, she’s never shared any details about her early life and parents, and it’s also unknown whether she has siblings or is an only child. She holds American nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian. There is no information regarding her educational background.
Rise to Fame
Lilli Birdsell launched her acting career in 1998, when she made her debut TV appearance as Marylyn in the syndicated action-adventure series “Pensacola: Wings Of Gold”, after which she guest-starred in several other TV series, including “Fantasy Island”, “Brother’s Keeper”, and “Angel”, before she made her feature film debut in the role of Lurleena in the 2001 action drama film “Zoe”, which was co-written and directed by Deborah Attoinese.
She then had the part of Chaney in the 2005 romantic comedy film “Love For Rent”, next to Angie Cepeda, Ken Marino, and Nora Dunn; the film is about a female student who agrees to become a surrogate mother to a wealthy couple for money.
It was followed by her portrayal of Heather in the 2006 made-for-TV semi-autobiographical comedy film “You’ve Reached The Elliotts”, which was directed by Pamela Fryman. Thereafter, she made guest appearances as Jill Reynolds in the episode “Ex-File” of the highly popular CBS police procedural series “NCIS” (2007), and as Dean Vivian Harden in the episode “Andy In C Minor” of another CBS police procedural series entitled “Cold Case” (2008).
In 2009, Lilli Birdsell made her writing, directing and producing debut with the short comedy film “Once Upon A Crime”, in which she took the roles of Prosecutor and Snow White; she also worked as an art director and set designer for the film.
During the same year, she was cast as Gangly in the short comedy film “Enlightened!”, which was directed by Paul Pedreira, then took minor roles in such TV series as “Big Time Rush”, “Two And A Half Men”, and “The Mentalist”.
In 2011, she was chosen to portray Sandy in the made-for-TV family comedy-drama film “Geek Charming”, next to Sarah Hyland, Matt Prokop, and Sasha Pieterse. Later that year, she also featured as Hannah in the short TV series “The Walking Dead: Webisodes”, a series of short video clips based on the hit AMC post-apocalyptic horror series “The Walking Dead”; however, her appearance went uncredited. Afterwards, she also guest-starred in other TV series, including “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, “I’m Special And So Am I”, and “The Neighbors”.
In 2013, Lilli Birdsell landed the title role in the short family comedy film “Beth”, after which she was selected to play Laura Lee Kesowich in the made-for-TV drama film “Sea Of Fire” (2014), in which she shared the screen with Jennifer Carpenter, Michael Trucco, and Jack Davenport. She then guest-starred in a number of TV series, including “Good Luck Charlie”, “Bad Teacher”, “Major Crimes”, “How To Get Away With Murder”, and “NCIS: Los Angeles”, among many others.
Her next major appearances came in 2016, when she was cast as Heather in the musical comedy film “Dreamland”, directed by Robert Schwartzman, and had the part of Lucy Bauer in the ABC superhero series “Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.” which follows a Marvel Comics peacekeeping organization that deals with superhuman threats to international security in a world of superheroes.
From 2016 to 2017, she took the supporting role of Martha in the AMC period drama series “Turn: Washington’s Spies”.
Lilli Birdsell next appeared as Larissa in James Strong’s made-for-TV drama film “The Get” (2017), alongside Claire Forlani, Amy Brenneman, and Brad Garrett. The following year, she landed the guest-starring role of Mrs. McNamara in the HBO Europe / Paramount Network black comedy series “Heathers”, based on the 1989 film of the same title directed by Daniel Waters.
It was followed by her portrayal of Mother Archon in the DC Universe / HBO Max superhero series “Doom Patrol” (2019), developed by Jeremy Carver, and based on the DC Comics superhero team of the same name. In 2020, she played Jamie in the Golden Globe Award-nominated sci-fi romantic comedy film “Palm Springs”, in which she shared the screen with Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti and J. K. Simmons.
Most recently, she landed the minor part of Sylvia Mays in the Fox procedural series “9-1-1”, which was created by Ryan Murphy, and guest-starred as Lydia in an episode of the critically acclaimed CBS sitcom “Mom”, next to Anna Faris and Allison Janney.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Lilli Birdsell has long blonde-dyed hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), while her weight and information about her vital statistics, bra, dress and shoe size isn’t available. Although there is no information about the year when she was born, we can say that she seems to be in her 40s.
Lilli Birdsell is a married woman, and the name of her husband is Michael Kramer. He is a writer and producer, known for his work on “Men In Trees”, “Life Unexpected”, and “The Big House”. The two frequently work together, but nothing is known about their relationship and marriage, except that their current residence is in Los Angeles, California.