Graduated from The Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama in 2005.
His father is of Persian descent and his mother is Scottish.
Was raised in Duddingston, Portobello, Edinburgh.
Attended George Heriot's School before beginning a degree in English Literature and French at the University of Aberdeen. Dropped out of university after a year.
Name pronounced Ee-mon.
In 2009 Elliott starred in a TV mini-series called "Paradox" in which the lab he works at as a physicist is named 'Prometheus' and he has a "chance' to change the future because he has insight to the future. In Elliott's real future. Three years later, he would star in Ridley Scott's film named 'Prometheus' as a character named "Chance".