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Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss currently stars on AMC's two-time Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning drama series Mad Men as Peggy Olson, for which she was nominated for a 2009 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series.

Most recently, Moss was seen on the big screen in the romantic comedy Did You Hear About the Morgans?, with Sarah Jessica Parker and Hugh Grant. Other film credits include Ron Howard's The Missing, with Cate Blanchett and Tommy Lee Jones; James Mangold's Girl, Interrupted; Lawrence Kasdan's Mumford; A Thousand Acres, opposite Michelle Pfeiffer and Michelle Williams; Bittersweet Place; The Joyriders; and Imaginary Crimes, with Harvey Keitel.

Moss was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead in 2004 for her starring role in the feature Virgin. Other independent features include Buddy Gilbert Comes Alive; Day Zero, with Elijah Wood and Chris Klein; New Orleans, Mon Amour; and El Camino.

Moss enjoyed a seven-year run on NBC's The West Wing, in which she played Zoey Bartlet, the daughter of the president (played by Martin Sheen). She also had a recurring role on ABC's Invasion, and guest starred on such shows as Mercy, Fear Itself, Medium, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Grey's Anatomy and The Practice.

In 2002, Moss made her stage debut in the title role in Richard Nelson's Franny's Way at the Atlantic Theater, and reprised the role in the Los Angeles premiere at the acclaimed Geffen Playhouse. Moss recently garnered rave reviews for her Broadway debut in the revival of David Mamet's Hollywood satire Speed-the-Plow, playing the female lead role of Karen, a temp secretary who works for a movie producer (played by Jeremy Piven, followed by William H. Macy).

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Elisabeth Moss Facts

Birth Name Elisabeth Singleton Moss
BirthdayJuly 24, 1982 (36)
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Height5' 3" (1m60)  How tall is Elisabeth Moss compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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