Elizabeth Anna Halcyon Littleford 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 Tripp's mother Beth Campbell from I'm in the Band. She played the role of Dana, a territorial mother and member of the PTA.
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 husband, Rob Fox, and their son, Jackson Oliver Fox, born July 30, 2005.
She has 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 VH1's 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 Tennyson's mother Sandra in Ben 10: Race Against Time, and reprised role again in the 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 currently stars in the Disney XD original show I'm in the Band, the 2010 Disney channel movie, Starstruck, and played Suzanne Berger on MTV's The Hard Times of RJ Berger and Dana on ABC's Desperate Housewives.