Molly Ephraim (born May 22, 1986) is an American actress who has appeared in films, television, and Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theater productions. She is known for her role as Mandy Baxter in the ABC sitcom Last Man Standing during its original run (2011–2017). Ephraim has also appeared in a number of other TV series including Brockmire (2017), Halt and Catch Fire (2017), and Casual (2018). Most recently, Ephraim portrayed Irene Kelly in The Front Runner (2018).
Ephraim was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to a Jewish family. She grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Ephraim performed in shows at the Bucks County Playhouse as a child, and in professional productions at the Prince Music Theater and at the Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia as a teenager.
In 2008, Ephraim graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in Religious Studies. After going to Central Bucks East. At Princeton she was a member of the Triangle Club and performed in and choreographed various shows for Princeton University Players and Theatre Intime.