Lake Bell

Lake Bell stars in the irreverent Emmy®-winning comedy series Childrens Hospital as Dr. Cat Black, a sexy surgeon who is getting herself into all sorts of sexy situations this season.

Bell was most recently seen on the big screen in the comedy No Strings Attached, opposite Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher and Kevin Kline, directed by Ivan Reitman. She also starred in the second season of HBO's How to Make It in America.

Bell also recently appeared in the supernatural thriller Little Murder, opposite Terrence Howard and Josh Lucas; It's Complicated (winner of the National Board of Review's 2009 Best Ensemble) with Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin; and the comedy A Good Old Fashion Orgy, opposite Leslie Bibb, Jason Sudeikis, Will Forte, and Tyler Labine, which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival. In addition, Bell had a guest starring role in the hit comedy New Girl, with Zooey Deschanel.

Bell's prior film credits include What Happens in Vegas, Pride and Glory, Burning Palms and the independent film Under Still Waters, for which she received the Newport Beach Film Festival award for Outstanding Performance in Acting.

Past television credits include NBC's Surface, ABC's critically acclaimed drama Boston Legal, opposite James Spader and William Shatner, and NBC's Miss Match, opposite Alicia Silverstone. Additionally, Bell starred opposite Jeff Goldblum in the NBC telefilm War Stories, which followed journalists covering the civil war in Uzbekistan in the wake of the U.S. campaign in Afghanistan.

Bell was also proud to have her first short film accepted at the Sundance Film Festival. She wrote and directed the film Worst Enemy, a comedy about a female misanthrope (Michaela Watkins) who gets herself stuck in a full body girdle. Worst Enemy also won a special mention prize at the Dallas Film Fest.