ELISABETH MOSS (Kitty Tyler) is currently in production on
the third season of the Emmy Award-winning Hulu drama series The Handmaid's
Tale, based on the acclaimed Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, on which
she also serves as executive producer. Among the many honors and accolades she
has received for her performance on the show are an Emmy and Golden Globe Award
for Best Actress in a Drama Series.
On the film side, Moss can next be seen starring in Us, Jordan Peele's highly
anticipated second feature film, also starring Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke,
followed by Her Smell, on which she also serves as producer and reunites her
with writer/director Alex Ross Perry for the third time. This fall she will star
in The Kitchen, an adaptation of the DC/Vertigo crime comic-book series of the
same name, in which she stars opposite Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish for
writer/director Andrea Berloff.
Moss recently completed production on Shirley, which she also produced,
starring opposite Michael Stuhlbarg. Directed by Josephine Decker, the film
tells the story of a young couple that moves in with the famed author Shirley
Jackson in the hopes of starting a new life but instead find themselves fodder
for a psycho-drama that inspires Jackson's next major novel. She is also set to
star in and produce the film Call Jane, a true story set in 1960s Chicago about
an underground network of suburban women who secretly provided safe abortions
before the landmark decision Roe v. Wade.
Her additional film credits include The Old Man & the Gun with Robert Redford
and Casey Affleck; The Seagull, based on the classic Chekov play, directed by
Michael Mayer and which starred Annette Bening and Saoirse Ronan; the Academy
Award-nominated foreign film The Square, from Danish director Ruben Ostlund,
which also won the Palme d'Or at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival; Mad to Be Normal
starring David Tennant; the short film Tokyo Project, directed by Richard
Shepard and starred opposite Ebon Moss-Bachrach; Chuck with Liev Schreiber;
High-Rise, a film directed by Ben Wheatley, which starred Tom Hiddleston, Sienna
Miller and Jeremy Irons; Truth, with Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford; Queen of
Earth, written and directed by Perry; The One I Love, in which she starred with
Mark Duplass; Listen Up Philip, directed by Perry and which starred Jason
Schwartzman; Walter Salles' adaptation of the classic Jack Kerouac novel "On the
Road"; Get Him to the Greek; The Missing; Girl, Interrupted; and Virgin, for
which she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress.
On television, Moss is developing the limited series Fever, in which she will
star and executive produce, based on the Mary Beth Keane novel which tells the
story of the first known healthy carrier of typhoid fever who became known as
"Typhoid Mary" as she spread typhoid across the burgeoning metropolis of early
twentieth century New York.
Moss's additional television credits include Jane Campion's highly acclaimed
miniseries Top of the Lake-for which she received both a Golden Globe Award and
a Critics' Choice TV Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Movie or
Miniseries, as well as Emmy and SAG Award nominations in the same category-and
its follow-up Top of the Lake: China Girl; the award-winning series Mad Men, for
which her performance as Peggy Olson earned her six Emmy Award nominations, a
Golden Globe Award nomination, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards; and Aaron
Sorkin's critically praised and award-winning drama, The West Wing, on which she
played Zoey Bartlet, daughter to Martin Sheen's president.
Moss starred on Broadway in The Heidi Chronicles, a Broadway revival of Wendy
Wasserstein's Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning play, for which Moss' performance
as the title character earned her a Tony nomination, Drama League and Outer
Critics Circle Award nominations. Moss' additional theater 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 at the Atlantic Theater Company in Franny's Way.