Elisabeth Moss is an American actress known for her award-winning starring roles in the TV series’ such as ‘Mad Men’ and ‘The West Wing’. She started her acting career in the early 90s with films such as ‘Suburban Commando’, ‘Once Upon a Forest’ and ‘Imaginary Crimes’, and TV series’ such as ‘Anything But Love’, ‘Escape from the Witch Mountain’ and ‘Earthly Possessions’. But the biggest breakthrough of her career came to her in 1999 with a starring role in the series ‘The West Wing’, which earned her many acting honours. Another major role followed in the hit series ‘Mad Men’, which is known as the best role of her acting career so far. She got nominated for many Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe for her role in the series.
She further received praise for her leading roles in the series’ ‘Top of the Lake’ and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’. As she further achieved fame, she became part of some notable films such as ‘Girl, Interrupted’, ‘Queen’, ‘The One I love’, ‘Queen of Earth’, ‘Truth’ and ‘The Square’. For her roles in some highly successful series’ of the century, Elisabeth Moss was named as ‘Queen of Peak TV’ by Vulture.
She also missed the mark quite a few times in her career with failures such as ‘The Last Supper’ and ‘A Thousand Acres’.
This psychological drama, based on author Susanna Kaysen's memoir, is an account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown when she was 18 years old. Diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, she struggles to cope with her stay at the institution with fellow patients, especially the controlling sociopath Lisa.
The Invisible Man is a sci-fi horror film, which tells the story of a woman Cecilia who has an abusive boyfriend. After she leaves him, he seemingly commits suicide. However, Cecilia soon starts believing that he is still alive, and has become invisible to stalk and hunt her.
A couple whose relationship is crumbling, decide to see a therapist. They receive a recommendation to take a vacation to a beautiful and large estate. They experience bizarre circumstances but soon come to know that their doppelgangers are residing in the estate as well.
CBS anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes finds themselves in controversy, after the network broadcasts a report about former US President George W Bush and his military service.
In 1885, single mother Maggie Gilkeson looks after her two daughters and ranch in New Mexico. When her teenage daughter Lily gets kidnapped by Apache shaman, she unwillingly takes help of her estranged father in finding her daughter. But they must get over the past and work as a team to recover Lily before she is compelled into prostitution across the border.
Aaron Green, an employee of a record company facing recession, is given an assignment of escorting rock-star Aldous Snow from London to L.A.’s Greek Theater for a comeback concert. Green has only 72 hours to get the rock-legend, who has slipped back into drugs and wild ways after personal and professional crisis. How does Green achieve this to save his career?
A mother and her daughter leave their small town, and moves to Beverley hills hoping to make it big in their lives. However, although the girl wants to pursue academics, her mother wants her to take up a career in the film industry.
Based on the popular novel of the same name, On the Road is an American adventure drama film, which tells the story of a young writer, whose life changes after he meets Dean Moriarty and Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter several people who make an impact on the journey.
High-Rise is a British dystopian film, which revolves around the lives of the residents of a luxury tower block. Since the tower is equipped with almost all modern conveniences, its residents start losing interest gradually in the outside world. Things take a turn when the infrastructure begins to fail, and a murder occurs.
An estranged couple in New York, Paul and Meryl witness a murder, and after a while, they are sent to a small town as a part of a witness protection programme. Meanwhile, their strained relationship gets a second chance during this period.
Elisabeth Moss Awards
|The Handmaid's Tale||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama||2018|
|Top of the Lake||Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television||2014|
|The Handmaid's Tale||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series||2017|
|The Handmaid's Tale||Outstanding Drama Series||2017|
|The Handmaid's Tale||Best Performance in a Show||2019|