Elisabeth Moss is a famous American actress, producer and writer. She has won a number of awards, including multiple Golden Globe Awards and two Primetime Emmy Awards. Her long screen career also earned her uncountable accolades. She is one of the few prominent faces of Hollywood, whose real name is Christian Elisabeth Moss. Born in Grenoble, France, Elisabeth moved to Los Angeles when she was eight years old.
Elisabeth has been credited with having a wide range of roles in television series, films and commercials, which have all made her one of the best known and respected actresses in the USA. She is best known for her role as Remy, in the acclaimed television series True Blood. From there, she went on to star in the film’s X-Men: The Wolverine and X-Men: Days of Future Past. She currently plays the recurring character of Cosmo in the animated Fox series X-Men: The Old Man and X-Men: The New Future.
The life and times of Elisabeth Moss are rich with anecdote and her performance as Remy is simply masterful. She is a true multi-faceted talent who not only can act but also produce strong characters, and can do so while still managing to keep up her youthful appearance. She is best known for her portrayal of Rebekah Brooks in the sitcom Happy Days and later went on to play the role of Rose in the movie Finding Nemo. Both of these roles earned her critical acclaim, as well as the Best Actress award at the 1996 Academy Awards.
After Happy Days, Elisabeth decided to concentrate on developing other roles, most notably those in which she played the teenage protagonist in the hit movie The Mask. These roles would prove to be Elisabeth’s crowning glory, as she was able to combine teen love interest/domineering figure with genuine emotions and a mischievous attitude that endeared her to audiences everywhere. In addition, Elisabeth continued to develop her stellar acting skills, landing key parts in a number of successful movies including The Pursuit of Happyness and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. She has also had some memorable supporting roles in movies including Seinfeld and Californication, as well as appearances on television shows such as Sex and the City and Entourage.
The third and final installment of the critically acclaimed miniseries The Mentalist, Elisabeth Moss returned to her recurring role of Remy West in the seventh season of The Mentalist. This time, the actress managed to top herself with her performance in the lead role, garnering her second Golden Globe nomination and winning the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. The Mentalist was a very successful series, becoming the second comedy on NBC to ever win the prestigious Writers Guild Award for Best Comedy Series, the first being The Office. It is widely considered to be one of the best comedies of all-time, with an exquisite balance of humor and romance. Each episode of The Mentalist showcases the brilliant back stories of some of its characters, masterfully intertwined with expertly paced action.
Following her amazing stint on The Mentalist, Elisabeth Moss was nominated for an Oscar for her role as Selina Kyle Chase on the hit movie American Sniper. The movie was a box office smash, bringing Moss back into the limelight after a few forgettable films. Her performance was again rewarded with two Golden Globe Awards and an additional screenplay win for her role as the aging, war-weary sniper. As a result of her stellar turn in American Sniper, Elisabeth Moss received multiple notices from Hollywood insiders regarding her possible success in playing another starring role. In the meantime, she continued to build her film portfolio, playing a similar role in the critically acclaimed War For The Wild. She also appeared in the popular TV drama Anonymous, in which she again dazzled, this time playing a pivotal role.