Elliott, Alison 1970-

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Elliott, Alison 1970-


Born May 19, 1970, in San Francisco, CA; daughter of Robert (a computer executive) and Barbara (a teacher of nursing) Elliott. Education: Attended Urban School, San Francisco, CA.


Agent—Lisa Lieberman, Innovative Artists Talent and Literary Agency, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager—Andy Freedman, Andy Freedman Personal Management, 20 Ironsides St., Suite 18, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292.


Actress. Worked as a model for the Ford agency in the United States, Tokyo, and Paris.

Awards, Honors:

Boston Society of Film Critics Award nomination, best supporting actress, 1997, and Screen Actors Guild Award nomination, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award, and Sierra Award, Las Vegas Film Critics Society, all best supporting actress, 1998, all for The Wings of the Dove.


Film Appearances:

Lou Earp, Wyatt Earp, Warner Bros., 1994.

Tessa, Monkey Trouble (also known as Pet), New Line Cinema, 1994.

Rachel, The Underneath (also known as Present Tense), Gramercy, 1995.

Percy Talbott, The Spitfire Grill (also known as Care of the Spitfire Grill and c/o the Spitfire Grill), Columbia, 1996.

Millie Theale, The Wings of the Dove, Miramax, 1997.

Nora/Niamh, Trance (also known as The Eternal and The Eternal: Kiss of the Mummy), Trimark Pictures, 1998.

Winifred Rounds, Red Betsy, Lang Films, 2001.

Marie-Noel, 12, 2003.

Laura, Birth, Fine Line, 2004.

Martha Bolton, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (also known as The Assassination of Jesse James), Warner Bros., 2007.

Appeared in the unreleased film Pretty Hattie's Baby (also known as Colors of Love), 1989.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Peggy Ann Buckey, Indictment: The McMartin Trial (also known as Indictment, The Naked Movie Star Games, and Nothing but the Truth: The McMartin Story), HBO, 1995.

Thea Kronborg, The Song of the Lark, PBS, 2000.

Mrs. Who, A Wrinkle in Time (also known as Un raccourci dans le temps), ABC, 2003.

Terry, Griffin & Phoenix, Lifetime, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Martha Lambert, Living Dolls (also known as Planted), ABC, 1989.

Eve Saskatchewan, Black Tie Affair (also known as The Girl in 1216 and Smoldering Lust), NBC, 1993.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Ruth, A House Divided, ABC, 2006.

Long Island Confidential, Lifetime, 2008.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Martha Lambert, "Living Dolls," Who's the Boss?, ABC, 1989.

Paula Martin, "Out of Africa," ER, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Other:

Another Round, 1992.

Virginia St. George, "The Buccaneers" (miniseries), Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1995.

Television Associate Producer; Series:

The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1996.

Stage Appearances:

Anna Christie, by Eugene O'Neill, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, 2001.



Passion and Romance: The Wings of the Dove, 1999.

Audio Books; Reader:

Into the Forest, by Jean Hegland, Bantam, 1997.

Belle Prater's Boy, by Ruth White, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, 1998.

Anna Christie, by Eugene O'Neill, Los Angeles Theatre Works, 2001.

The Search for Belle Prater, by Ruth White, Listening Library, 2005.



(With Cathy Miranker) The Computer Museum Guide to the Best Software for Kids, HarperTrade, 1995.

(With Miranker) Great Software for Kids and Parents: With CD-ROM, IDG Books Worldwide, 1997.



Empire, February, 1998, p. 26.

Entertainment Weekly, September 6, 1996, p. 53.

Los Angeles Times, August 18, 1996.

People Weekly, May 29, 1995, p. 96; November 18, 1996, p. 77.

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