Life and achievements
Elliott lived as a child for several years in Tokyo. After returning to San Francisco, she attended a high school with art profile. Since the age of 14 years she worked as a model.
Elliott made his debut as an actress in 1989 in the television series Who 's the Boss? in the wake Sam in the modeling agency. In the comedy Monkey Trouble, she played alongside Thora Birch, Harvey Keitel and Mimi Rogers. In the film drama Wings of the Dove - The Wings of the Dove, she played the role of wealthy American Millie Theale that of her friend Kate Croy (Helena Bonham Carter ) to marry those lover Merton Densher ( Linus Roache ) is to be moved. For this role she won in 1998, the Dallas - Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award and Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award and was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award.
In the film drama Red Betsy Elliott took over one of the main roles. In the film drama Birth ( 2004), she appeared alongside Nicole Kidman. In the comedy Griffin & Phoenix starred opposite Amanda Peet and Dermot Mulroney one of the major roles.