Elizabeth Banks; Fun Loving School Girl To Movie Villan

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Mar. 29 2012, Updated 8:04 a.m. ET

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Elizabeth Banks; Fun Loving School Girl To Movie Villan

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1. 'The Hunger Games' star Elizabeth Banks plays the role of villain Effie Trinket in the hit movie, but here she is as a fun-loving schoolgirl.

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'The Hunger Games' star Elizabeth Banks plays the role of villain Effie Trinket in the hit movie, but here she is as a fun-loving schoolgirl.

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2. Banks was known as Elizabeth Mitchell when she attended Pittsfield High School in Western Massachusetts in the early 1990s.

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Banks was known as Elizabeth Mitchell when she attended Pittsfield High School in Western Massachusetts in the early 1990s.

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3. She graduated from the school in 1992 when she was chosen as one half of the Class Couple.

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She graduated from the school in 1992 when she was chosen as one half of the Class Couple.

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4. Banks, 38, appears in her school's yearbooks in a series of plays, including 'The Madwoman of Chaillot', 'Man of La Mancha' and 'Our Town.' The actress was also in the Latin Club and won an award at the Berkshire Young Woman of the Year award in 1992.

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Banks, 38, appears in her school's yearbooks in a series of plays, including 'The Madwoman of Chaillot', 'Man of La Mancha' and 'Our Town.' The actress was also in the Latin Club and won an award at the Berkshire Young Woman of the Year award in 1992.

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5. Banks was a keen cheerleader but had to give up the sport when she broke her leg as a 12-year-old.

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Banks was a keen cheerleader but had to give up the sport when she broke her leg as a 12-year-old.

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6. But she stayed involved as a coach of the squad, and even posed for a picture at the top of a human pyramid. She can also be seen with her face covered in cream after a fun jelly bean eating competition.

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But she stayed involved as a coach of the squad, and even posed for a picture at the top of a human pyramid. She can also be seen with her face covered in cream after a fun jelly bean eating competition.

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7. Banks showed off her dance skills by winning the lip synching competition, performing Paula Abdul's 'Cold Hearted Snake' with her group The Snakes.

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Banks showed off her dance skills by winning the lip synching competition, performing Paula Abdul's 'Cold Hearted Snake' with her group The Snakes.

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