Kat Dennings (born Katherine Litwack; June 13, 1986) is an American actress. She began her career with a role in an episode of the HBO dramedy series Sex and the City. Dennings has since appeared in the movies The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Big Momma's House 2, Charlie Bartlett, Raise Your Voice, The House Bunny, Defendor, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, and Thor. She also co-stars in the CBS television series 2 Broke Girls. She has also guest starred in The Newsroom.
Dennings was born on June 13, 1986 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to poet and speech therapist Ellen Judith Litwack and molecular pharmacologist, professor and chairman Gerald J. Litwack. She was homeschooled; her only enrollment at a traditional school was for a half-day at Friends' Central School. She began appearing in commercials since she was 10. In December 2011, Dennings began dating 2 Broke Girls recurring actor Nick Zano.
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