The 29-year-old scribe went from writing for Cartoon Network's Adult Swim to selling the screenplay for the Portmam-Kutcher vehicle, No Strings Attached, which was last year's Deep Impact to Friends With Benefits' Armageddon. Now, Meriwether writes and produces New Girl, starring Zooey Deschanel.
Self-Deprecating Autobiographical Role: Zooey Deschanel in New Girl.
Hollywood Fairy Godmother: Ivan Reitman
Awkward Trademark: Liz is responsible for the word “adorkable.”
Extra Credit: Liz wrote an episode of the twisted, deliriously funny web series “Children’s Hospital.”
The Takeaway: You can be a formidable woman even if you can’t say the word “penis.”
Photo: Courtesy of Liz Meriweather