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ELISABETH MOSS (Heidi Holland) stars as ‘Peggy Olson’ on the award-winning series “Mad Men.” In addition to the series’ numerous honors, Moss has received five Emmy Award nominations, a Golden Globe nomination, and two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for her performance on the show. She has also joined with the entire cast to win the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series for three consecutive years. Prior to “Mad Men,” Moss played ‘Zoey Bartlett,’ daughter to Martin Sheen’s president, for seven seasons on Aaron Sorkin’s critically praised and award-winning drama, “The West Wing.” Moss most recently starred in TOP OF THE LAKE, Jane Campion’s highly-acclaimed seven-part miniseries for the BBC and the Sundance Channel, for which she won the Golden Globe and Critics Choice TV Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Movie or Miniseries and received Emmy and SAG Award nominations in the same category. Moss can be seen starring opposite Mark Duplass in THE ONE I LOVE, directed by Charlie McDowell, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. She can next be seen starring with Jason Schwartzman in Alex Ross Perry’s LISTEN UP PHILIP, which also premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and will be released this October. Moss recently wrapped production on HIGH-RISE, a film directed by Ben Wheatley also starring Luke Evans, Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller and Jeremy Irons. She’s currently in production on the psychological thriller MEADOWLAND, directed by Reed Morano and starring Olivia Wilde and Luke Wilson. Later this Fall she will star in another psychological thriller, QUEEN OF EARTH which will reunite her with writer/director Alex Ross Perry. Moss is also attached to star in THERE ARE MONSTERS, a horror film from director Bryan Bertino. Moss’s additional film credits include Walter Salles’s adaptation of the classic Jack Kerouac novel ON THE ROAD, DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE MORGANS?, GET HIM TO THE GREEK, THE MISSING, GIRL INTERRUPTED, MUMFORD, A THOUSAND ACRES, and VIRGIN, for which she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress. Moss’s stage credits include The Children’s Hour in London’s West End opposite Keira Knightley, the Broadway revival of David Mamet’s Speed the Plow opposite William H Macy and her New York theater debut with Playwrights Horizons in Franny's Way.

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Elisabeth Moss STAGE CREDITS

Broadway Revival, 2015
Heidi Holland

[West End]
London Production, 2011
Martha Dobie

20th Anniversary Revival, 2008

Young Franny, age 17

Elisabeth Moss Movies

[1991]Suburban Commando Little Girl

[1993]Once Upon a Forest Michelle

[1994]Imaginary Crimes Greta Weiler

[1995]Separate Lives Ronni Beckwith

[1995]The Last Supper Jenny Tyler

[1997]A Thousand Acres Linda

[1999]Girl, Interrupted Polly

[1999]Anywhere But Here Rachel

[1999]Mumford Katie Brockett

[1999]The Joyriders Jodi

[2002]West of Here Cherise

[2002]Heart of America Robin Walters

[2003]Temptation Wind, Morgan

[2003]Virgin Jessie Reynolds

[2003]The Missing Anne

[2005]Bittersweet Place Paulie Schaffer

[2007]Day Zero Patricia

[2008]New Orleans, Mon Amour Hyde

[2008]El camino Lily

[2009]Did You Hear About the Morgans? Jackie Drake

[2009]The Pack Diana Whelan

[2010]Get Him to the Greek Daphne Binks

[2010]A Buddy Story Susan Adams

[2011]Smoking Nonsmoking Diana Whelan

[2012]On the Road Galatea Dunkel, Helen Hinkle

[2012]Darling Companion Grace

[2014]The One I Love Sophie

[2014]Listen Up Philip Ashley Kane

[2015]Queen of Earth Catherine

[2015]Meadowland Shannon

[2015]Truth Lucy Scott

[2015]High-Rise Helen

[2016]Chuck Phyliss Wepner

[2016]The Free World Doris Lamb

[2017]Mad to Be Normal Angie Wood

[2017]The Square Anne

[2018]The Seagull Mha

[2018]The Old Man & the Gun Dorothy

[2018]Her Smell Becky Something

[2019]Light of My Life Mom

[2019]Us Kitty Tyler, Dahlia

[2019]The Kitchen Claire Walsh

[2019]Light from Light producer

[2020]The Invisible Man Cecilia Ks

[2020]Shirley Shirley Jackson

[2020]The French Dispatch Alumna

Elisabeth Moss TV Shows

Invasion Christina

Mad Men Peggy Olson

Picket Fences Cynthia Parks

The Handmaid's Tale June Osborne

The West Wing Zoey Bartlet

Top of the Lake Robin Griffin

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Elisabeth Moss News

BAM to Present AMERICAN FICTION: The Characters of Jeffrey Wright

Through Sunday, February 11, 2024, BAM will present American Fiction: The Characters of Jeffrey Wright, a look at almost four decades of celluloid creations from the Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor.

POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive Extended at Steppenwolf

 Steppenwolf Theatre Company will present a second extension of its wildly popular production of POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, Selina Fillinger's outrageous farce, directed by Artistic Director Audrey Francis.

Common Joins Honorees at Black Theatre United Gala; Josh Groban, Lorna Courtney & More to Present

Emmy, Grammy & Academy Award winner Common has been added to the list of honorees at Black Theatre United's inaugural Gala on Monday, October 30 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom.

Stonestreet Studios to Premiere Two Short Films at the Soho International Film Festival

Stonestreet Studios is having their world premieres of two socially poignant short films, Crowbar and Compulsion, both directed by Alyssa Rallo Bennett, at the Soho International Film Festival. Get all the details on the new films and purchase tickets now!

20 SECONDS, Award-Winning Play with Music, to Make New York City Premiere in September

Discover the details of the New York City premiere of '20 Seconds,' an award-winning play with music. Get ready for an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Amy Brenneman to Star in the LA Premiere of THE SOUND INSIDE at Pasadena Playhouse

Get ready for a captivating experience as Amy Brenneman takes center stage in the LA premiere of 'The Sound Inside' at Pasadena Playhouse. Don't miss this must-see production!

The Yesters Debut Macabre Song 'Kingston City Morgue'

The Yesters, an innovative musical and filmmaking duo composed of real life partners Alyssa Rallo Bennett & Gary O. Bennett have unveiled their debut pièce de resistance: “Kingston City Morgue.” The song is available to stream on all streaming platforms, and the music video is available for streaming on YouTube.

SCHMIGADOON, Annaleigh Ashford & More Receive 2023 Emmy Nominations - Full List of Nominees

Yvette Nicole Brown and Television Academy chairman and CEO Frank Scherma will reveal the nominations for the 2023 Emmy Awards. Eligible nominees include Schmigadoon!, Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Only Murders in the Building, Ted Lasso, The Crown, The White Lotus, and more. Check back for live updates!

ILLINOIS World Premiere Adds Performance at Fisher Center at Bard

The Fisher Center at Bard has added a seventh performance (June 29 at 7:30 pm) to its world premiere production of Illinois, a music-theater work based on Sufjan Stevens’ acclaimed album of the same name.

Cast Set for Justin Peck-Directed ILLINOIS World Premiere at Bard Fisher Center

The Fisher Center at Bard will present Illinois, a world premiere music-theater work based on Sufjan Stevens’ acclaimed album of the same name, June 23–July 2.

Michael R. Jackson & Common to Join Second Stage Theater's Winter's Ball

Second Stage Theater will host a Winter’s Ball geared towards young professionals and arts patrons, featuring Michael R. Jackson and Common. The fundraising event will take place on Monday, February 27 at The Pierre Hotel. See

Meet the Cast of BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

Second Stage Theater's Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' play, Between Riverside and Crazy, directed by Austin Pendleton begins previews  tonight, Wednesday, November 30th. Meet the cast here!

Listen: Amy Brenneman Talks JUDGING AMY and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS

Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. This week's episode features Amy Brenneman, who discussed her career, activism efforts, and more.

Common Will Make His Broadway Debut in BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY

Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winner COMMON will  make his Broadway debut in the role of “Junior” in the Broadway debut production of Stephen Adly  Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Between Riverside and Crazy, directed by Austin Pendleton.  

Meet the Cast of THE PIANO LESSON, Beginning Previews Tonight!

The first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson begins previews tonight, September 19, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for its 17-week engagement.  Meet the cast bringing this play back to Broadway!

All Seven MAD MEN Seasons Now Available to Stream on Amc+

Jon Hamm (Don Draper) leads the ensemble cast, which includes January Jones (Betty Francis/Betty Draper), Vincent Kartheiser (Pete Campbell), Elisabeth Moss (Peggy Olson), Christina Hendricks (Joan Harris/Joan Holloway), John Slattery (Roger Sterling), Aaron Staton (Ken Cosgrove), Rich Sommer (Harry Crane), and more.

VIDEO: Hulu Shares THE HANDMAID'S TALE Season Five Teaser

Watch Hulu’s teaser for the fifth season of 'The Handmaid's Tale.' June faces consequences for killing Commander Waterford while struggling to redefine her identity and purpose. The series stars Elisabeth Moss, Bradley Whitford, Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella, O-T Fagbenle, Samira Wiley, Ann Dowd, Madeline Brewer, Amanda Brugel, Sam Jaeger.

DIGNITY, ALWAYS DIGNITY, JELLY'S LAST JAM Concert & More Announced for Long Wharf Theatre 2022/2023 Season

Long Wharf Theatre yesterday announced the launch of its 2022/2023 season, “Everywhere for Everyone.” Under its new model, audiences will see programming radiating out from the institution's storied home at 222 Sargent Drive and into communities across Greater New Haven.

Photos: First Look at THE HANDMAID'S TALE at English National Opera

The English National Opera’s Artistic Director Annilese Miskimmon will makes her company directorial debut with a powerful new production of Poul Ruders’ The Handmaid’s Tale. Based on Margaret Atwood’s seminal novel, this outstandingly relevant work was last staged at the London Coliseum in 2003 when it received its first English language debut. 

VIDEO: Elisabeth Moss Stars in Apple TV+ Series SHINING GIRLS Trailer

Based on Lauren Beukes’ best-selling novel, “Shining Girls” follows Kirby Mazrachi (Moss) as a Chicago newspaper archivist whose journalistic ambitions were put on hold after enduring a traumatic assault. The series also stars Phillipa Soo, Amy Brenneman and Jamie Bell. 


Elisabeth Moss has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Elisabeth Moss has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Elisabeth Moss's first West End show was The Children's Hour which opened in 2011

Elisabeth Moss has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. Some of her notable nominations include the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for her role in "The Heidi Chronicles," the Outstanding Actress in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "The Heidi Chronicles," and the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards, also for "The Heidi Chronicles."

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