Elizabeth Ann Reaser (born June 15 1975 is an American film, television, and stage actress. Her work includes the films Stay, The Family Stone, Sweet Land, Against the Current, The Twilight Saga, Young Adult, and the TV series Saved, Grey’s Anatomy, The Ex-List, The Good Wife, and True Detective.
Reaser was born in Bloomfield, Michigan, an affluent Detroit suburb, the daughter of Karen Davidson (née Weidman) and John Reaser. Elizabeth was the middle of three sisters. In 1995, her mother Karen married billionaire businessman William Davidson.
Reaser attended the Avondale High School in Auburn Hills. After high school, she attended Oakland University for one year, then attended the Juilliard School’s Drama Division (1995-1999, Group 28) where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1999.