Elisabeth Moss is an American actress best known for her roles as Zoey Bartlet, the youngest daughter of President Josiah Bartlet, on the NBC television series The West Wing, Peggy Olson on the AMC series Mad Men, which earned her six Emmy Awards nominations and a Golden Globe nomination, Det. Robin Griffin in the BBC miniseries Top of the Lake, which won her a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Film and Offred on the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale, for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series as a producer.

Birth Name

Elisabeth Singleton Moss

Nickname

Elisabeth

Profession

Actress, Voice Actor

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Elisabeth Moss was born on 24 July 1982, in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Age

She’s currently 36 years old.

Sun Sign

Leo

Ethnicity

White

Religion

She practices Scientology.

Education

She was homeschooled by a private tutor and managed to graduate from high school two years early in 1999, at the age of 16. While homeschooling, she started learning ballet at the School of American Ballet in New York City. After that, Moss went to John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

Family Details

  • Father – Ronald Charles Moss (Musician)

  • Mother – Linda Moss (Musician)
  • Siblings – Derek Moss (Younger Brother)
  • Others – Bernard Hugo Ekstrom (Maternal Grandfather), Betty Jane Hammersmith (Maternal Grandmother)

Marital Status

Divorced

Boyfriend / Spouse

Elisabeth Moss has dated –

  • Fred Armisen (2008-2011) – Moss met American actor, musician and Saturday Night Live comedian Fred Armisen in October 2008 and started dating. In January 2009, they got engaged and finally got married in October 2009 in Long Island City in New York. But somehow, in June 2010, they separated. In September 2010, Elisabeth filed for divorce, which was finalized on May 13, 2011.
  • Adam Arkapaw (2012-2015) – Moss was in a relationship with an Australian cinematographer, Adam Arkapaw from 2012 to 2015.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
  • In centimeters – 160 cm
  • In meters – 1.6 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 53 kg
  • In Pounds – 117 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-25-35
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist –  25 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32A

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Green

Hair Color

Light Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing Peggy Olson in the AMC series Mad Men (2007-2015), Hulu series The Handmaid’s
Tale and the film The One I Love (2014).

Film Debut

She started acting at a very young age of 8, where she made her acting debut as a little girl in the 1991 film Suburban Commando.

Television Debut

In 1990, Elisabeth was seen in television mini-series Lucky Chances in the role of Lucky.

Elisabeth Moss Favorites

  • Favorite Color – Black
  • Favorite Food – Chocolate, Sweets, Candy, Ice-Cream
  • Favorite Word – Coconut
  • Favorite Books – Anything by Salinger
  • Favorite Smell – Jasmine

Elisabeth Moss Net worth

Elisabeth Moss has a net worth of $14 million dollars with salary of $185K per episode on TV series.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Elisabeth Moss

  • She aspired to become a dancer and learned dancing since she was a child through her teenage years.
  • Moss graduated from high school 2 years early.
  • Elisabeth learned ballet along with Suzanne Farrell when she was at Kennedy Center.
  • Elisabeth Moss won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as well as Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series as a producer in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale.
  • In 1996, she rendered her voice for the animated series ‘Freakazoid!’ and the television film ‘It’s Spring Training, Charlie Brown!’
  • Elisabeth practices Scientology and identifies as a feminist.
  • In 2007, she was cast as Peggy Olson, secretary turned copywriter in the AMC dramatic series Mad Men.
  • In 2017, Moss began playing Offred in the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale, for which she received critical acclaim and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.
  • In 2018, she won a Golden Globe for her role in the TV series The Handmaid’s Tale.
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