Elizabeth McGovern Height Weight Body Measurements Age Net Worth

Elizabeth McGovern

Elizabeth McGovern
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Birth Date

July 18, 1961


61 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



5 ft 9 in | 175 cm

Net Worth

$4 Million

Body Measurements

34-23-32 in | 86.5-58-81 cm


59 kg | 130 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

8.5 US | 39 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Elizabeth Lee McGovern was born in Evanston, Illinois, United States, on July 18, 1961, is an American actress.

Young Elizabeth McGovern first started performing during her years at the North Hollywood High, in school theater productions.

She made her big screen debut in family drama film Ordinary People (1980) in role as Jeannine Pratt.

She got her television debut in CBS teen drama series California Fever (1979) in episode "The Girl from Somewhere", in role as Lisa Bannister.

Elizabeth's breakthrough performance came as Evelyn Nesbit in drama movie Ragtime (1981).

Elizabeth McGovern Height and Weight

How tall is Elizabeth McGovern and what is her weight? Elizabeth McGovern's height is 5' 9" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 175 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 130 іn pоunds or 59 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Elizabeth McGovern Age

Elizabeth McGovern is 61 years old.

Elizabeth McGovern Net Worth

Elizabeth McGovern net worth is around 4 million dollars.

Elizabeth McGovern Body Measurements

Elizabeth McGovern body measurements are bust-waist-hip 34-23-32 in inches or 86.5-58-81 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34C with cup size C.

Best Movies

She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress for her role as Evelyn Nesbit in drama movie Ragtime (1981).

Once Upon a Time in America (1984) epic crime drama opposite Robert De Niro, James Woods and Jennifer Connelly

Ordinary People (1980) family drama with Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore and Timothy Hutton

The Wings of the Dove (1997) romantic drama opposite Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache and Alison Elliott

She's Having a Baby (1988) romantic comedy with Kevin Bacon and Alec Baldwin

The Handmaid's Tale (1990) science fiction dystopian opposite Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway and Robert Duvall

The Bedroom Window (1987) neo-noir psychological thriller with Steve Guttenberg and Isabelle Huppert

A Shock To The System (1990) crime thriller opposite Michael Caine, Swoosie Kurtz and Peter Riegert

Tune in Tomorrow (1990) comedy with Keanu Reeves, Peter Falk and Barbara Hershey

Johnny Handsome (1989) neo-noir crime thriller opposite Mickey Rourke, Ellen Barkin and Forest Whitaker

Clash of the Titans (2010) action fantasy with Sam Worthington, Gemma Arterton and Mads Mikkelsen

The Wife (2017) drama opposite Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce and Christian Slater

The Commuter (2018) action thriller with Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson

The Chaperone (2018) drama opposite Haley Lu Richardson, Miranda Otto and Blythe Danner

She played Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham in historical drama films: Downton Abbey (2019) and Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022).

Best TV Shows

She was nominated for the CableACE Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role as Aileen Somerville in drama miniseries Ashenden (1991).

She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award, Satellite Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Cora, Countess of Grantham in British historical drama television series Downton Abbey (2010-2015), also she won two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

If Not for You (1995) CBS sitcom in role as Jessie Kent

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999) drama series in role as Lady Marguerite Blakeney

The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire (2003) CBS drama series in role as Helen Shaw

Three Moons over Milford (2006) science fiction series in role as Laura Davis

Freezing (2007-2008) BBC comedy series in role as Elizabeth

War of the Worlds (2019) science fiction series in role as Helen Brown


Attended North Hollywood High in Los Angeles.

Graduated from The Oakwood School.

Studied at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco.

Graduated from The Juilliard School in New York, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama.

Has younger sister, Cammie and brother, William Montgomery.

Has Scottish, English and German ancestry.

She also sings and plays guitar in her own band "Sadie & The Hot Heads".

Fan of Taylor Swift.

Lives in Chiswick, West London, England.


She dated Sean Penn (1983-1984) and Timothy Hutton (1981-1982).

She married British film director and producer Simon Curtis in 1992, they have two daughters, Matilda and Grace.

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