Beth Behrs was born in Lancaster, Pa., and grew up in Lynchburg, Va. She began performing theater at age 5. When she was 15, her family relocated to Marin County near San Francisco, where Behrs began studying and performing at the Tony Award-winning American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.). While at A.C.T., she performed in the world premiere of the musical "Dangling Conversations: The Music of Simon and Garfunkel" as well as the West Coast premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher's play, "Korczak's Children." She also acted in television commercials and modeled in print ads.
Behrs was named a 2002 California Arts Scholar in Acting by Governor Gray Davis. As part of this honor, she spent the summer studying with Academy Award winner Helen Hunt at Cal Arts in Valencia, Calif. Subsequently, Behrs was accepted into UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television in 2004. After graduating from UCLA in 2008, Behrs won the coveted Young Musician's Foundation Vocal Scholarship.
Behrs' training paid off when she scored television appearances on "NCIS: Los Angeles," on the Network, as well as "Castle." Her feature film credits include "American Pie: Book of Love" and the upcoming indie comedy, "Serial Buddies."
In addition to singing and acting in musical theater, Behrs is an avid runner and grew up playing competitive soccer. Throughout college, she volunteered with "Children of the Night," an organization that assists children who have been forced into prostitution.
Currently, Behrs lives in Los Angeles. Her birth date is Dec. 26. She can be followed on Twitter @BethBehrs.