Elisabeth Moss Wiki Height Weight Family Affairs Biography & More

Elisabeth Singleton Moss (born July 24, 1982) is a British-American actor and producer. She is known for her work in several television dramas, garnering many accolades, including two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, which led Vulture to name her the “Queen of Peak TV”.

Moss began acting in the early 1990s and first gained recognition for playing the youngest daughter of President Josiah Bartlet, in the NBC political drama series The West Wing (1999–2006). She earned wider recognition for playing Peggy Olson, a secretary-turned-copywriter, in the AMC period drama series Mad Men (2007–2015), and subsequently won the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film for portraying Detective Robin Griffin in the BBC miniseries Top of the Lake (2013). For producing and starring as June Osborne in the Hulu dystopian drama series The Handmaid’s Tale (2017–present), Moss won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Outstanding Drama Series, among other accolades.

Moss has also attracted acclaim for her film performances, notably supporting roles in Girl, Interrupted (1999), Get Him to the Greek (2010), and Us (2019), and starring roles in The One I Love (2014), The Square (2017), The Invisible Man (2020) and Shirley (2020). She has also starred in three films by Alex Ross Perry, including Her Smell (2018). On stage, she has performed in the Broadway productions of David Mamet‘s Speed the Plow and Wendy Wasserstein‘s The Heidi Chronicles. For the latter, she received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. She also appeared in the West End production of Lillian Hellman‘s The Children’s Hour.

Elisabeth Moss Wiki Height Weight Family Affairs Biography & More

Elisabeth Moss Wiki and Biography
NameElisabeth Singleton Moss
Date Of Birth24 July 1982
Age40 Years (as in 2023)
Profession / OccupationActress (Hollywood)
Mother TongueEnglish
NationAmerican – British
Zodiac SignLeo
Height / Weight5’2″ / 52kg
First MovieSuburban Commando (1991)
DebutFilm: Suburban Commando (1991)
Money Factor$24 million (USD)
Elisabeth Moss Family and Relatives
FatherRon (Musician)
MotherLinda Moss (Musician)
BrothersDerek Moss (Younger)
Marital StatusDivorced
HusbandFred Armisen (m. 2009; div. 2011)
Boyfriends/ AffairsFred Armisen (Actor)
Adam Arkapaw
Elisabeth Moss Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Height in Centimeters160 cm
Height in Meters1.60 m
Height in Feet Inches5’2″
Body Measurement33-25-35
Chest Size33 inches
Waist Size25 inches
Hips Size35 inches
Eye ColourGreen
Hair ColourLight brown
Elisabeth Moss Favorites
Favorite ColourBlack
Favorite ActorNot Known
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite FoodChocolate, Sweets, Candy & Ice-Cream
Favorite MusicianNot Known
Favorite MoviesNot Known
Sexual OrientationStraight
Elisabeth Moss Education School and Colleges
Education QualificationGraduation (Home-schooling)
SchoolThe School of American Ballet,  New York City
College / UniversityNot Known
OthersNot Known
Elisabeth Moss Residence and Contact Address
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Home TownLos Angeles, California, USA
Present ResidenceLos Angeles, California, USA
House AddressLos Angeles, California, USA
Phone No / Mobile NoNot Known
Email IDNot Known
WebsiteNot Known
Elisabeth Moss Awards, Honours, Achievements
Academy Award (Oscar)Not Known
Golden Globe AwardNot Known
Screen Actors Guild AwardNot Known
ControversiesNot Known
Elisabeth Moss Social Media
TwitterNot Known
FacebookNot Known
InstagramNot Known

Early life

Moss was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Ronald Charles Moss, who is British, and Linda Moss (née Ekstrom), an American of part-Swedish descent. Both of Moss’s parents are musicians; her mother plays jazz and blues harmonica professionally. Moss has one younger brother. She was raised a Scientologist.

Initially, Moss aspired to be a professional dancer. In her adolescence, she traveled to New York City to study ballet at the School of American Ballet, after which she studied with Suzanne Farrell at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C She continued to study dance through her teenage years, but started getting acting roles as well. To manage her education and career, she began homeschooling, and graduated in 1999.

Personal life

Moss holds both British and American citizenship.

She met Fred Armisen in October 2008,and they became engaged in January 2009, marrying on October 25, 2009, in Long Island City, New York. They separated in June 2010, and in September 2010, Moss filed for divorce, which was finalized on May 13, 2011.

Moss practices Scientology  and identifies as a feminist. After a fan questioned whether her role in the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale made her think about her involvement with the Church of Scientology, Moss defended her beliefs on Instagram, writing that the idea that Gilead in the series and Scientology “both believe that all outside sources are wrong or evil”, as the fan had described, is “actually not true at all”. She continued, “Religious freedom and tolerance and understanding the truth and equal rights for every race, religion and creed are extremely important to me.”



1991Suburban CommandoLittle Girl
1993Once Upon a ForestMichelleVoice
Recycle RexUnknownVoice, short film
1994Imaginary CrimesGreta Weiler
1995Separate LivesRonni Beckwith
The Last SupperJenny Tyler
1997A Thousand AcresLinda
1998AngelmakerLittle TurcottShort film
1999The JoyridersJodi
MumfordKatie Brockett
Anywhere but HereRachel
Girl, InterruptedPolly ‘Torch’ Clark
2002West of HereCherise
Heart of AmericaRobin Walters
2003TemptationWind, Morgan
VirginJessie Reynolds
The MissingAnne
2005Bittersweet PlacePaulie Schaffer
2007The AtticEmma Callan
They Never Found HerAnnaShort film
Day ZeroPatricia
HonoredKatieShort film
2008El caminoLily
New Orleans, Mon AmourHyde
2009Did You Hear About the Morgans?Jackie Drake
2010A Buddy StorySusan
Get Him to the GreekDaphne Binks
2011Green Lantern: Emerald KnightsArisia RrabVoice
2012Smoking/Non-SmokingDiana Whelan
Darling CompanionGrace Winter
On the RoadGalatea Dunkel
2014Listen Up PhilipAshley
The One I LoveSophie
2015Queen of EarthCatherineAlso producer
TruthLucy Scott
High-RiseHelen Wilder
2016The Free WorldDoris Lamb
ChuckPhyllis Wepner
2017Mad to Be NormalAngie Wood
Tokyo ProjectClaireShort film
The SquareAnne
2018The SeagullMasha
The Old Man & the GunDorothy
Her SmellBecky SomethingAlso producer
2019Light of My LifeMom
UsKitty Tyler / Dahlia
The KitchenClaire Walsh
2020ShirleyShirley JacksonAlso producer
The Invisible ManCecilia Kass
2021The French DispatchAlumna
2023Next Goal WinsTBAPost-production


1990Bar GirlsRobinTelevision film
Lucky ChancesLucky – Age 63 episodes
1991Prison Stories: Women on the InsideLittle MollyTelevision film
Anything but LoveUnknownEpisode: “A Tale of Two Kiddies”
1992Midnight’s ChildChristinaTelevision film
Frosty ReturnsHolly DeCarloVoice, television special
It’s Spring Training, Charlie BrownGirl PlayerVoice, television special
1992–1995Picket FencesCynthia Parks7 episodes
1993Batman: The Animated SeriesKimmy VentrixVoice, episode: “See No Evil”
Johnny BagoAgnesEpisode: “Hail the Conquering Marrow”
AnimaniacsKatrinaVoice, 2 episodes
GypsyBaby LouiseTelevision film
1995Escape to Witch MountainAnnaTelevision film
Freakazoid!Kathy, additional voicesVoice, 2 episodes
1999Earthly PossessionsMindyTelevision film
1999–2006The West WingZoey Bartlet25 episodes
2001SpiritKellyTelevision film
2003The PracticeJessica PalmerEpisode: “Rape Shield”
2005Law & Order: Trial by JuryKatie NevinsEpisode: “Baby Boom”
2005–2006InvasionChristina5 episodes
2006Law & Order: Criminal IntentRebecca ColemarEpisode: “The Good”
2007Grey’s AnatomyNina RogersonEpisode: “My Favorite Mistake”
MediumHaley Heffernan, JennieEpisode: “No One to Watch Over Me”
Ghost WhispererNikki DrakeEpisode: “Unhappy Medium”
2007–2015Mad MenPeggy Olson88 episodes
2008Fear ItselfDanny BannermanEpisode: “Eater
Saturday Night LivePeggy OlsonEpisode: “Jon Hamm/Coldplay”; uncredited
2009MercyLucy MortonEpisode: “The Last Thing I Said Was”
2013, 2017Top of the LakeRobin Griffin13 episodes
2013The SimpsonsGretchenVoice, episode: “Labor Pains
2017–presentThe Handmaid’s TaleJune OsborneLead role; also producer and director of 6 episodes[59]
2020A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All VoteHerselfTelevision special
2022Shining GirlsKirby Mazrachi8 episodes; also executive producer and director of 2 episodes


2002Franny’s WayYoung Franny – Age 17Linda Gross Theater, Off-Broadway
2008Speed-the-PlowKarenEthel Barrymore Theatre, Broadway
2011The Children’s HourMartha DobieThe Comedy Theatre, West End
2015The Heidi ChroniclesHeidi HollandMusic Box Theatre, Broadway

Awards and nominations

Main article: List of awards and nominations received by Elisabeth Moss

Moss earned critical acclaim and numerous accolades for her performances in film and television. She received two Golden Globe Awards from four nominations, two Primetime Emmy Awards from fourteen nominations, two Critics’ Choice Television Awards from five nominations, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards from fifteen nominations.

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