Molly Ephraim

Molly Ephraim


5/22/1986, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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  • Molly Ephraim on Last Man Standing.
  • Molly Ephraim on Last Man Standing.
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Molly Ephraim is an upcoming American actress who started acting before she was ten. She performed in several plays at the Bucks County Playhouse in Pennsylvania and made her film debut as Wendy Greenhut in the 2008 film, College Road Trip. She was also cast as Ali in…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • When Molly was required to do camera work for Paranormal Activity 2, she was required to read the instruction book because she shook the camera a lot.

    • Molly went on a vacation with Paranormal Activity 2 co-star, Sprague Grayden, who played her step-mom in the film.

    • Molly describes herself as a "scaredy-cat." When it comes to horror movies, she says her current most scariest movie she'll watch is Casper.

    • Molly received a Drama League Award nomination for her performance as Little Red Ridinghood in a Broadway production of "Into The Woods".

    • Molly graduated from Princeton University in 2008.

    • As a child, Molly performed at the Bucks County Playhouse in Pennsylvania.

    • Molly says about 98% of the script in one of her films, Paranormal Activity 2, was improvised.

    • Although starring in the movie Paranormal Activity 2, Molly says she was not a fan of the first film in the series.

    • Molly describes her sleeping pattern as a Broadway star the same as a college student: go to bed at 1:00 A.M. and wake up at noon, saying she likes being a night owl.

    • On the movie set of College Road Trip, Molly would frequently stash Starburst candies in her purse.

    • The same summer she starred in the film College Road Trip, Molly had a job in the Rubin Museum of Himalayan Art in Chelsea.

    • Molly's parents joke that for her tenth birthday, she requested an acting agent.

    • Molly first started acting around age eight, but did not star in her first show until she was thirteen.

    • Despite being an actress today, Molly's first passion as a child was dancing.

    • Molly tries to find time to work on her thesis, an investigation of female figures in Hindu and Buddhist religions when she is not busy onstage.

  • Quotes

    • Molly: I'd stash Starbursts in a little purse that I carried. And I was so happy to have my makeup done by someone else, but the makeup artist could always tell that I was snacking, because my lipstick would come off.

    • Molly: There isn't the instant gratification of doing something in front of an audience, but working on a movie is much less stressful than being on Broadway.

    • Molly: A Broadway actor's schedule isn't much different than a college student's: go to bed after a show at 1 a.m. and wake up at noon.

    • Molly: When you're used to doing theater, you know the lingo, but when you do a movie, nobody sits you down and says, "Here's the vocabulary list you need to know."

    • Molly: (on her character in College Road Trip) She's really really happy, she loves her dad, more than anything in the whole wide world. She's a little torn up I think to go to college in the first place, to be away from her dad, but, she loves music theater, loves sunshine, puppy dogs, hugs and kisses and all that fun stuff.