Elizabeth McGovern Height Weight Body Measurements Age Net Worth

Elizabeth McGovern

Elizabeth McGovern
Photo: Olivier Strecker / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0

Birth Date

July 18, 1961


62 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 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 62 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).

She was nominated for the BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actress - Film for her role as Dolly in romantic comedy drama film Swung (2015).

Once Upon a Time in America (1984) epic crime drama as Deborah Gelly (adult)

The Wings of the Dove (1997) romantic drama as Susie "Sue" Stringham

She's Having a Baby (1988) romantic comedy as Kristy Bainbridge Briggs

The Handmaid's Tale (1990) science fiction dystopian as Moira

The Bedroom Window (1987) neo-noir psychological thriller as Denise

A Shock To The System (1990) crime thriller as Stella Anderson

Tune in Tomorrow (1990) comedy as Elena Quince

Johnny Handsome (1989) neo-noir crime thriller as Donna McCarty

Clash of the Titans (2010) action fantasy as Marmara

The Wife (2017) drama as Elaine Mozell

The Commuter (2018) action thriller as Karen McCauley

The Chaperone (2018) drama as Norma

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 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film for her role as Cora, Countess of Grantham in British historical drama television series Downton Abbey (2010-2015).

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

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

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

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

Freezing (2007-2008) BBC comedy series as Elizabeth

War of the Worlds (2019) Fox/Canal+ science fiction series 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.