Elizabeth Anna Halcyon “Beth” Littleford (born July 17, 1968) is an American actress, comedienne, and television personality. She is perhaps best known for being one of the original correspondents on the popular Comedy Central satirical news series The Daily Show from 1996 to 2000; she is also known as Tripps mother Beth Campbell from Im in the Band.
Littleford was born in Nashville, Tennessee, the daughter of Jackie, a professor, and Philip O. Littleford, a cardiologist and inventor. She lives in Los Angeles, California with her son and adopted daughter. Her son Jackson Oliver Fox, was born on July 30, 2005. Her adopted daughter, Halcyon ‘Hallie’ Juna, was born on March 23, 2012.
Littleford guest-starred on numerous television programs during the late 1990s and 2000s such as Spin City (where she had a multi-year occasional role), The West Wing, Family Guy, and Frasier. Littleford was also a celebrity commentator on VH1s I Love the 80s Strikes Back in 2003, I Love the 90s in 2004, I Love the 90s: Part Deux in 2005, I Love the New Millennium and The Great Debate in 2009. She was the female lead on the short-lived Fox series Method and Red, and also starred as Ben Tennysons mother Sandra in Ben 10: Race Against Time, and reprised the role again in Ben 10: Alien Force episode 20 and in Ben 10: Ultimate Alien. More recently, Littleford appeared in TV commercials for Laughing Cow cheese and a hotel chain. She starred in the Disney XD original show Im in the Band, the 2010 Disney Channel movie, Starstruck, and played Suzanne Berger on MTVs The Hard Times of RJ Berger and Dana on ABCs Desperate Housewives.