Elizabeth McGovern

Actor · Producer · Writer
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Elizabeth Lee McGovern is an American film, television, and theater actor, and musician. She received an Academy Award nomination for her role as Evelyn Nesbit in the 1981 film Ragtime. She is also known for her performance as Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham in the British drama series Downton Abbey, for which she has been nominated for an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. read more

Elizabeth Lee McGovern is an American film, television, and theater actor, and musician. She received an Academy Award nomination for her role as Evelyn Nesbit in the 1981 film Ragtime. She is also known for her performance as Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham in the British drama series Downton Abbey, for which she has been nominated for an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. Her other films include Ordinary People (1980), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), The Handmaid's Tale (1990), The Wings of the Dove (1997) and The Chaperone (2018).

Born

Tuesday, 18 July 1961

Actress Filmography

War of the Worlds Helen Brown 2019
A Name Without a Place Gretchen Lansing 2019
A Little Late with Lilly Singh Self 2019
Downton Abbey Cora Crawley 2019
JFK Jr. and Carolyn's Wedding: The Lost Tapes Narrator / Staring 2019
The Chaperone Norma 2018
The Wife Elaine Mozell 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
The Commuter Karen MacCauley 2018
Showing Roots Shirley 2016
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

War of the Worlds Helen Brown 2019
A Name Without a Place Gretchen Lansing 2019
A Little Late with Lilly Singh Self 2019
Downton Abbey Cora Crawley 2019
JFK Jr. and Carolyn's Wedding: The Lost Tapes Narrator / Staring 2019
The Chaperone Norma 2018
The Wife Elaine Mozell 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
The Commuter Karen MacCauley 2018
Showing Roots Shirley 2016
Our Queen at Ninety Narrator (US version) (voice) 2016
Swung Dolly 2015
Unexpected Carolyn 2015
Woman In Gold Judge Florence Cooper 2015
Million Dollar American Princesses Self 2015
Portrait Artist of the Year Self - Sitter 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Cheerful Weather For The Wedding Mrs Thatcham 2012
Larry King Now Herself - Guest 2012
Sunday Brunch Self - Guest 2012
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Herself - Nominee 2012
Angels Crest Jane 2011
The Chew Herself 2011
The Jonathan Ross Show Self - Guest 2011
My Life in Books Herself 2011
The Talk Self 2010
Downton Abbey Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham 2010
Clash Of The Titans Marmara 2010
Kick-Ass Mrs. Lizewski 2010
Skavlan Self - Guest 2009
Inconceivable Tallulah 'Tutu' Williams 2008
Freezing Elizabeth 2008
A Room With A View Mrs Honeychurch 2007
Daphne Ellen Doubleday 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest 2007
Three Moons Over Milford Laura Davis 2006
The Truth Donna 2006
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire Helen Shaw 2003
Buffalo Soldiers Mrs. Berman 2001
The Flamingo Rising Edna Lee 2001
The House Of Mirth Mrs. Carry Fisher 2000
Manila Elizabeth 2000
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. Faith Sutton 1999
Loose Women Herself 1999
The Scarlet Pimpernel Lady Marguerite Blakeney 1999
Twice Upon a Yesterday Diane 1998
The Misadventures of Margaret Till Turner 1998
The Wings of the Dove Susan 1997
Clover Sara Kate 1997
The Summer of Ben Tyler Celia Rayburn 1996
Broken Glass Margaret Hyman 1996
If Not for You Jessie Kent 1995
Broken Trust Janice Dillon 1995
Wings of Courage Noëlle 1995
The Favor Emily Embrey 1994
Me And Veronica Fanny 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Herself - Guest 1993
King Of The Hill Lydia 1993
Performance Beatrice-Joanna, Helen Schwartz 1991
Tune in Tomorrow... Elena Quince 1990
Women And Men: Stories Of Seduction Vicki 1990
A Shock To The System Stella Anderson 1990
The Handmaid's Tale Moira 1990
Johnny Handsome Donna McCarty 1989
Tales from the Crypt Laura Kendall 1989
Poirot Dame Celia Westholme 1989
She's Having A Baby Kristy Briggs 1988
Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam Me (voice) 1987
The Bedroom Window Denise 1987
Native Son Mary Dalton 1986
Once Upon a Time in America Deborah 1984
Racing With The Moon Caddie Winger 1984
Lovesick Chloe Allen 1983
Faerie Tale Theatre Snow White 1982
Ragtime Evelyn Nesbit 1981
Ordinary People Jeannine 1980
California Fever Lisa Bannister 1979
Arena Herself - Narrator (voice) 1975
Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951

Producer Filmography

2012 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2011 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Nominated
1982 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1982 Golden Globe New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture Nominated
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