Busy Philipps filmography and biography
Date of birth: 25 June 1979, Oak Park, Illinois, USA
Busy Philipps trivia
- Auditioned for the role of Lindsay Weir on Freaks and Geeks before being cast as Kim Kelly.
- Auditioned for the television show Roswell.
- Her parents gave her the nickname Busy, because as an infant she was always moving, the name stuck, and it even appears on her driver's license.
- Raised in Scottsdale, Arizona
- She attended Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona where she was taught by high-school theatre teacher Deborah Carrick.
- She attended Loyola Marymount University at the same time as Colin Hanks, Linda Cardellini and Sarah Norton (VI).
- Worked the toy fair circuit as a real-life Barbie before making her show-business debut.
- Filmed a pilot for a 2004 TV series for NBC called "Foster Home" with Macaulay Culkin, but the show was never picked up.
- Godmother of Matilda Ledger, the daughter of her Dawsons Creekco-star Michelle Williams (I) and Heath Ledger.
- (January 2008) Announced that she's expecting her first child with husband Marc Silverstein (I).
- Daughter, Birdie Leigh Silverstein, was born on August 13, 2008, weighing in at 9 lbs, 7 oz and 21Â½ inches long.