American actress Elizabeth McGovern Biography, Family, Height, Weight, Age, Measurements will be discussed here. Elizabeth McGovern’s personal details can be checked here. She played the role of Evelyn Nesbit in the 1981 drama film Ragtime for which she received an Academy Award nomination.
Elizabeth McGovern is an American actor and musician. She received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Evelyn Nesbit in the 1981 musical film Ragtime. She played Lady Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham in the British drama series Downton Abbey for which she received an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. Her other notable film appearances include: Once Upon a Time in America, She’s Having a Baby, The Bedroom Window, The Handmaid’s Tale, and The Wings of the Dove. Also a musician, McGovern’s band Sadie and the Hotheads released their first album titled Still Waiting on December 23, 2015.
Early Life and Family:
Born Elizabeth Lee McGovern on July 18, 1961 in Evanston, Illinois, to parents William Montgomery McGovern Jr. and Katharine Wolcott, her younger sister, Cammie McGovern, is a novelist, and her brother, William Montgomery McGovern, “Monty” is a professor of mathematics. Her paternal grandfather was adventurer William Montgomery McGovern, her maternal great-grandfathers were U.S. diplomat Ethelbert Watts and Admiral Charles P. Snyder, and her maternal great-great-grandfather was Congressman Charles P. Snyder.
She married Simon Curtis in 1992. They have two daughters named Matilda Curtis and Grace Curtis.
Elizabeth McGovern Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: July 18, 1961
Birth Place: Evanston, Illinois, USA
Residence: Chiswick, West London, England
Birth Name: Elizabeth Lee McGovern
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Occupation: Actress, Musician
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Elizabeth McGovern Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 130 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 59 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 9″
Height in Meters: 1.75 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 34-24-35 in (86-61-89 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 8.5 (US)
Dress Size: 2 (US)
Elizabeth McGovern Family Details:
Father: William Montgomery McGovern Jr. (Law Professor)
Mother: Katharine Wolcott (High School Teacher)
Spouse/Husband: Simon Curtis (m. 1992)
Children: Matilda Curtis (Daughter) (b. July 1993), Grace Curtis (Daughter) (b. 1998)
Siblings: William Montgomery McGovern (Brother) (Math Professor), Cammie McGovern (Younger Sister) (Novelist)
Others: William Montgomery McGovern (Paternal Grandfather) (prominent adventurer), Ethelbert Watts (Maternal Great-Grandfather) (U.S. diplomat), Charles P. Snyder (Maternal Great-Grandfather) (Admiral), Charles P. Snyder (Maternal Great-Great-Grandfather) (Congressman)
Elizabeth McGovern Education:
North Hollywood High
The Oakwood School
Music group: Sadie and the Hotheads
Elizabeth McGovern Facts:
*She was born on July 18, 1961 in Evanston, Illinois, USA.
*Her ancestry includes Scottish, English, and more distant German.
*She began acting in school plays at North Hollywood High.
*She made her feature film debut in Ordinary People (1980).
*She considers Kevin Spacey to be her inspiration.
*She is a fan of Taylor Swift.
*She counts Edith Wharton and Henry James among her favorite authors.
*Visit her official website: www.elizabethmcgovern.co.uk
*Follow her on Twitter.