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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 27 March 1970Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameElizabeth Joanna Robertson
Nickname Liz
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Elizabeth Mitchell was born in Los Angeles in 1970. Shortly after her birth, her parents moved to Dallas, Texas. She was graduated from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas. Later, she earned a BFA degree in acting from Stephens College and also studied at the British American Drama Academy. Additionally, she spent six years at the respected Dallas Theatre Center and one year with that theater's Encore Company. Before her big screen debut, she started her acting career from theaters. Her theatrical stage credits include productions of "As You Like It", "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", "Measure for Measure", "Baby" and "Chicago", among many others.

Her breakthrough performance was opposite Angelina Jolie in Michael Cristofer's acclaimed HBO telefilm Gia (1998) endearing her to audiences and critics, alike. Following with the sci-fi time-travel adventure, Frequency (2000) with Dennis Quaid and Neil LaBute's highly anticipated Nurse Betty (2000) opposite Renée Zellweger, Elizabeth showed her charismatic acting skills. With numerous credits from theaters, TV series and movies, Elizabeth Mitchell continues to give her best in the acting field.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: The Old Fox {by_oldfox@yahoo.com}

Spouse (1)

Chris Soldevilla (13 June 2004 - 2013) (divorced) (1 child)

Trade Mark (2)

Long blonde hair
Soft blue eyes

Trivia (18)

Broke her nose during filming of the movie Frequency (2000).
In 1994, did Hertz Rent-A-Car commercial but "they pulled it because of the O.J. thing."
In 1995, lived with boyfriend David Lee Smith (ex-Brent on the soap One Life to Live (1968)) on Manhattan's Upper West Side.
Parents are real estate and tax attorneys with their own firm about 5 blocks from their house in Dallas.
Returned to the U.S. from Europe after a lengthy run as Rosalind in a theater production "As You Like It".
Shortly after she was born in LA in 1970, her parents moved to Dallas, Texas. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas.
Graduated from Stephens College in 1991 with a Fine Arts Degree.
Spent the back end of 2001 starring opposite Ioan Gruffudd as Cyd in Man and Boy (2002) which aired in March, 2002 on BBC 1 TV.
Parents live in the wealthy area of Highland Park, Texas (suburb of Dallas).
Two younger sisters Kristina Helen "Kristie" Mitchell (b. 1978) and Katherine Day "Kate" Mitchell (b. 1982). In ER (1994), Elizabeth's character, Dr. Legaspi, went out with two friends called 'Christy' and 'Kate', it is reported that the names were inspired by the names of Elizabeth's sisters.
Spent six years at the Dallas Theater Center & spent one year with its Encore Company
Has been cast in Rob Lowe's new pilot show, The Lyon's Den (2003), which is to start filming later in the year (2003).
Fell in love with her co-star, Gary Bakewell, who played her on-screen husband, Paul McCartney, when the two filmed The Linda McCartney Story (2000) (in which she starred as Linda McCartney).
Shooting in Hawaii the third season of the popular show Lost (2004) [October 2006]
Living with family on Bainbridge Island, Washington [May 2008]
In Hawaii filming the rest of season 4 of Lost (2004). [March 2008]
Shooting the pilot of ABC's Gramercy Park (2004). [March 2004]
Has a son named Christopher Joseph Soldevilla, Jr. (b.September 12, 2005) with her ex-husband Chris Soldevilla.

Personal Quotes (1)

I know it's so "in" to be blasé, but that's not going to get you anywhere. People feel good about doing things with you if you're enthusiastic. You've gotta go for it, and go for it with gusto.

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