What is Molly Ephraim doing now? Wiki Bio
Molly Ephraim was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, on 22 May 1986 – her zodiac sign is Gemini and she holds American nationality. She is an actress, best known for having portrayed Mandy Baxter in the sitcom “Last Man Standing” from 2011 to 2017 – the series is still airing, starring Tim Allen, Nancy Travis and Hector Elizondo, and follows a man who is raising his three children. The series has been nominated for 10 awards winning five.
There have been rumors that Molly has retired from acting, however, she is still shooting for several TV series.
Early life and education
Molly was raised a single child in Philadelphia by her Jewish parents – her father, William was a firefighter, while her mother Nina was working as a secretary at a local firm. Molly grew up being interested in acting, making her debut theatre play appearance at the age of seven at the Bucks County Playhouse. After turning 12, she started appearing in professional plays performed by both Arden Theatre Company and at the Prince Music Theatre.
Molly was physically active while attending high school, playing soccer and lacrosse, and she was interested in a variety of other things such as music, books, and creative writing.
Upon matriculation, she enrolled at Princeton University in New Jersey, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in religious studies in 2008, but also taking part in various productions of the University Players.
Appearances in movies and theatre plays
Molly appeared in her first Broadway play in 2002 starring as Little Red Riding Hood in the musical “Into the Woods”, and was for her performance nominated for a Drama League Award and a Barrymore Award. Her second Broadway appearance was in the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” in 2004. Molly has subsequently appeared in many off-Broadway plays, including “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” in 2008, “End Days” in 2009, and in “The Diary of Anne Frank” in 2010.
One of her latest appearances in plays has been in the dark comedy “Bad Jews”, in which she portrayed Daphna Feygenbaum in 2015.
Molly made her debut film appearance in 2008, when she portrayed Wendy Greenhut in the family comedy movie “College Road Trip”. In 2010, she was invited to appear as Ali Rey in the found footage supernatural horror movie “Paranormal Activity 2”, and four years later she reprised the role in “Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones”. Two of her latest appearances in movies have been in the comedy horror movie “Gravy” in 2015, and in the political drama movie “The Front Runner” in 2018.
Roles in TV series
Molly was cast as Ally Hench in the sitcom “Hench at Home” in 2003, but the pilot episode wasn’t picked up by any network. In 2008, she guest starred as Anne-Marie Liscomb in the episode “Tango” of the police procedural and legal drama series “Law & Order”, and then appeared as Beth Samuels in a single episode of the comedy drama show “Royal Pains” in 2009.
In 2010, Molly was supposed to play a recurring character in the drama series “The Wonderful Maladys” but the pilot episode was once again not picked up by any network, but then in 2011 she became famous after playing Mandy in “Last Man Standing”.
Molly then started playing The Bartender in the comedy drama series “Brockmire” in 2017, and is still shooting for it. It stars Hank Azaria, Tyrel Jackson Williams and Amanda Peet, and follows the story of a famous announcer of major league baseball, who loses his wife and his career after he finds out that his wife was cheating on him for years.
In 2017 Molly portrayed the recurring character Alexa Vonn in the period drama series “Halt and Catch Fire”, while some of her latest appearances in TV series have been in the comedy drama “Casual” in 2018, true crime web series “The Act” in 2019, and the mockumentary sitcom “Modern Family” in 2019 as well.
Love life and husband
Molly met her future husband John Krause while they were shooting for the same TV series in 2014, and they started dating just days after meeting. On 7 September 2019 they married at a big ceremony held at the Santa Barbara Zoo, which was attended by over 100 people and in February 2020 the two inked matching tattoos on their bodies reading ‘IX VII XIX’ – the date of their wedding in Roman numerals. They are currently living in Los Angeles, California.
Molly’s husband is also somewhat famous, known for appearing in the action comedy series “The Hunted: Encore” in 2016, which starred Megan Dorn and Ned Donovan, and follows the story of vampire slayers who are fighting against a syndicated group of vampires.
In 2017, he appeared in a single episode of the comedy series “His Wives and Daughters”, and in 2019 he appeared in the news show “The 73rd Annual Tony Awards” hosted by James Corden.
Hobbies and other interests
Molly is a huge lover of animals and has a pet dog and a pet cat, which can often be seen featured in her pictures on Instagram. She likes to travel, and enjoys being in the nature surrounded by trees and mountains; she has been to several US states while she has also visited many European countries including Switzerland, Spain and Portugal.
Molly is interested in music, and plays the guitar and the piano, while her favorite two genres are pop and blues. She is keen on going to concerts with her husband, and two of her favorite bands are The Lumineers and The Rolling Stones.
Molly has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Denzel Washington, Will Smith and Natalie Portman, while some of her favorite movies are “Independence Day”, “Enemy of the State”, and “Airplane!”.
Appearance and net worth
Molly is 33 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 1in (1.55m) tall, and weighs around 103lbs (47kgs). As of April 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $2 million.