Beth Behrs is an American actress from Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Behrs landed her first film role in the teen comedy American Pie Presents: The Book of Love, which she filmed in Vancouver for seven weeks beginning in March 2009. The seventh in the American Pie series, the film was released direct-to-video on December 22, 2009. She starred in Adventures of Serial Buddies, an independent comedy about an inept group of serial killers, produced by TV personality Maria Menounos. The film also starred Christopher Lloyd, Kathie Lee Gifford, and Artie Lange. In late 2010, Behrs shot the independent feature Route 30, Too! in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, playing an alien girl.
Behrs began working in television with guest appearances on NCIS: Los Angeles and ABC's Castle. In 2011, she was working as a nanny and at the Geffen Playhouse in Westwood when she auditioned for the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls. She landed the lead role after seven auditions. Behrs stars as Caroline Channing, an heiress from Manhattan's Upper East Side, who is forced to become a waitress at a diner in Williamsburg, Brooklyn after her father is arrested for financial wrongdoing. Her character is a graduate of the Wharton School who teams up with a cynical waitress named Max (Kat Dennings) in a business venture. The series is produced by comedian Whitney Cummings and Sex and the City-producer Michael Patrick King. CBS renewed the series for a fourth season on March 13, 2014.
In 2013, Behrs appeared on It's a Brad, Brad World, a Bravo reality television series featuring fashion stylist Brad Goreski. Behrs was also a presenter at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards. She voiced sorority girl Carrie Williams in the Pixar animated film Monsters University. The film is a prequel to 2001's Monsters, Inc. and opened on June 21, 2013. She will also star alongside Sally Field and Max Greenfield in the independent comedy, Hello, My Name Is Doris, directed by Michael Showalter.