Elizabeth Mitchell

Elizabeth Joanna Mitchell (née Robertson; born March 27, 1970), is an American actress who is known for her roles as Dr. Juliet Burke on ABC's TV series Lost  and as FBI agent Erica Evans on V. She has starred such films as The Santa Clause 2, The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause and Gia. Mitchell currently co-stars in Eric Kripke's television series Revolution, airing on NBC. Her stepfather, Joseph Day Mitchell, and mother, Josephine Marian Mitchell (née Jenkins), are lawyers based in Dallas. Mitchell and her mother moved to Dallas, Texas in 1970, where her mother married Joseph Mitchell in 1975. Mitchell graduated from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, a public magnet school. She is the eldest of three sisters, the others being Kristina Helen "Kristie" Mitchell (b. 1977), and Katherine Day "Kate" Mitchell (b. 1981). In 1991, she graduated from Stephens College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting, and also studying at the British American Drama Academy.Mitchell worked for six years in Dallas Theater Center and a year at Encore Theater. Mitchell had a recurring role as psychiatrist Dr. Kim Legaspi, the first lesbian lover of Dr. Kerry Weaver (Laura Innes) during the 2000–01 season of TV series ER. She also played Angelina Jolie's hairdresser/lover in the movie Gia. In March 2009, Entertainment Weekly reported that Mitchell had been cast in new ABC pilot for V, its remake of the classic science fiction television miniseries. ...

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3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004)

A biopic of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt, Sr., documenting the driver's career from his earliest days onward and also looking at the family he built along the way. Earnhardt's death in 2001 rocked the sport, but his seven championships and 76 wins made an impact on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Ernest Whitted  •  Andrea Powell

A biopic of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt, Sr., documenting the driver's career from his earliest days onward and also looking at the family he built along the way. Earnhardt's death in 2001 rocked the sport, but his seven championships and 76 wins made an impact on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Barry Pepper  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Ernest Whitted  •  Andrea Powell

Frequency (2000)

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When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal murders he and his father ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Jim Caviezel  •  Shawn Doyle  •  Elizabeth Mitchell

When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal murders he and his father ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Hoblit
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Jim Caviezel  •  Shawn Doyle  •  Elizabeth Mitchell

Nurse Betty (2000)

What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he doesn't really exist. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Chris Rock  •  Greg Kinnear

What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he doesn't really exist. After ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil LaBute
CAST:  Renée Zellweger  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Chris Rock  •  Greg Kinnear

Running Scared (2006)

Joey Gazelle is a low level mobster whose job it is to dispose of "hot" guns from mob killings. But Joey has been hiding these guns in the drywall of his basement, instead of tossing them in the river. When Joey's son and his best friend, Oleg, witness Joey hiding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Kramer
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Cameron Bright  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Chazz Palminteri

Joey Gazelle is a low level mobster whose job it is to dispose of "hot" guns from mob killings. But Joey has been hiding these guns in the drywall of his basement, instead of tossing them in the river. When Joey's son and his best friend, Oleg, witness Joey hiding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Kramer
CAST:  Paul Walker  •  Cameron Bright  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Chazz Palminteri

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a plan to sabotage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lembeck
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Eric Lloyd  •  Judge Reinhold

Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a plan to sabotage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lembeck
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Eric Lloyd  •  Judge Reinhold

The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

Better watch out! The big guy in red is coming to town once again. This time, Scott Calvin -- also known as Santa Claus -- finds out there's an obscure clause in his contract requiring him to take on a wife. He has to leave the North Pole to fulfill his obligations ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lembeck
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  David Krumholtz  •  Eric Lloyd

Better watch out! The big guy in red is coming to town once again. This time, Scott Calvin -- also known as Santa Claus -- finds out there's an obscure clause in his contract requiring him to take on a wife. He has to leave the North Pole to fulfill his obligations ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lembeck
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  David Krumholtz  •  Eric Lloyd

Gia (1998)

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Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, Gia quickly shoots ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Cristofer
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Eric Michael Cole  •  Kylie Travis

Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, Gia quickly shoots ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Cristofer
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Eric Michael Cole  •  Kylie Travis

Molly (1999)

Molly McKay is a profoundly autistic twenty-something woman who has lived in an institution from a young age following her parents' death in a car accident. When the institution must close due budget cuts, Molly is left in the charge of her neurotypical, older ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Jill Hennessy  •  Thomas Jane

Molly McKay is a profoundly autistic twenty-something woman who has lived in an institution from a young age following her parents' death in a car accident. When the institution must close due budget cuts, Molly is left in the charge of her neurotypical, older ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Duigan
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Jill Hennessy  •  Thomas Jane

Man and Boy (2002)

When television executive Harry has a one-night-stand, his wife Gina walks out on him, leaving Harry to look after the couple's young son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Curtis
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Ian McShane  •  Shelley Conn

When television executive Harry has a one-night-stand, his wife Gina walks out on him, leaving Harry to look after the couple's young son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Curtis
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Ian McShane  •  Shelley Conn

Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013)

"Prosecuting Casey Anthony" reveals Florida prosecutor, Jeff Ashton’s inside story of the true crime drama that captivated and then shocked the nation when Caylee Anthony’s mother, Casey, was acquitted of killing her daughter, despite what many thought to be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Werner
CAST:  Rob Lowe  •  Virginia Welch  •  Oscar Nunez  •  Elizabeth Mitchell

"Prosecuting Casey Anthony" reveals Florida prosecutor, Jeff Ashton’s inside story of the true crime drama that captivated and then shocked the nation when Caylee Anthony’s mother, Casey, was acquitted of killing her daughter, despite what many thought to be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Werner
CAST:  Rob Lowe  •  Virginia Welch  •  Oscar Nunez  •  Elizabeth Mitchell

Kristin's Christmas Past (2013)

Given the opportunity to revisit her estranged family on Christmas Eve, 1996, Kristin Cartwright discovers that while its impossible to change the past, its important to learn from it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Fall
CAST:  Shiri Appleby  •  Judd Nelson  •  Hannah Marks  •  Debby Ryan

Given the opportunity to revisit her estranged family on Christmas Eve, 1996, Kristin Cartwright discovers that while its impossible to change the past, its important to learn from it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Fall
CAST:  Shiri Appleby  •  Judd Nelson  •  Hannah Marks  •  Debby Ryan

A Family Is a Family Is a Family: A Rosie O'Donnell Celebration (2010)

What is a family? Rosie O'Donnell looks at the many answers to this question in this documentary that features original songs and thoughtful kids musing on love and family. The show provides a less than moving portrait of the remarkable diversity of so called ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Schatz
CAST:  Rosie O'Donnell  •  Ziggy Marley  •  Elizabeth Mitchell

What is a family? Rosie O'Donnell looks at the many answers to this question in this documentary that features original songs and thoughtful kids musing on love and family. The show provides a less than moving portrait of the remarkable diversity of so called ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Schatz
CAST:  Rosie O'Donnell  •  Ziggy Marley  •  Elizabeth Mitchell

Answers to Nothing (2011)

Against the backdrop of a missing girl case, lost souls throughout Los Angeles search for meaning and redemption and affect each other in ways they don't always see.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Leutwyler
CAST:  Dane Cook  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Julie Benz  •  Barbara Hershey

Against the backdrop of a missing girl case, lost souls throughout Los Angeles search for meaning and redemption and affect each other in ways they don't always see.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Leutwyler
CAST:  Dane Cook  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Julie Benz  •  Barbara Hershey

Double Bang (2001)

An honest cop enters the dark world of murder and corruption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Heywood Gould
CAST:  William Baldwin  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Adam Baldwin  •  Sofia Milos

An honest cop enters the dark world of murder and corruption.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Heywood Gould
CAST:  William Baldwin  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Adam Baldwin  •  Sofia Milos

The Linda McCartney Story (2000)

In a dramatization of her life, Linda Eastman, takes a job snapping pictures for Rolling Stone Magazine, despite the objections of her straight-laced father, Lee Eastman. As Linda rubs elbows with music royalty, she bumps into rock star Paul McCartney, and they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Armand Mastroianni
CAST:  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Gary Bakewell  •  David Lewis  •  Nicole Oliver

In a dramatization of her life, Linda Eastman, takes a job snapping pictures for Rolling Stone Magazine, despite the objections of her straight-laced father, Lee Eastman. As Linda rubs elbows with music royalty, she bumps into rock star Paul McCartney, and they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Armand Mastroianni
CAST:  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Gary Bakewell  •  David Lewis  •  Nicole Oliver

Hollywood Palms (2000)

Set entirely in the Hollywood Palms apartment building and its yard, this movie shows how people there live and interact with each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Nachmanoff
CAST:  Dean Cameron  •  Judge Reinhold  •  Matt Winston  •  Patrick Labyorteaux

Set entirely in the Hollywood Palms apartment building and its yard, this movie shows how people there live and interact with each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Nachmanoff
CAST:  Dean Cameron  •  Judge Reinhold  •  Matt Winston  •  Patrick Labyorteaux

The Purge: Election Year (2016)

Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On the night of what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James DeMonaco
CAST:  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Frank Grillo  •  Mykelti Williamson  •  Edwin Hodge

Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On the night of what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James DeMonaco
CAST:  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Frank Grillo  •  Mykelti Williamson  •  Edwin Hodge

The Christmas Club (2019)

Two busy strangers meet when they help an elderly woman find her lost Christmas savings. Thanks to fate and Christmas magic, they also find something they were both missing: true love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Beesley
CAST:  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Cameron Mathison  •  Zoe Fish  •  Jenny Pudavick

Two busy strangers meet when they help an elderly woman find her lost Christmas savings. Thanks to fate and Christmas magic, they also find something they were both missing: true love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Beesley
CAST:  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Cameron Mathison  •  Zoe Fish  •  Jenny Pudavick

Witch Hunt (2021)

In a modern America where witches are real and witchcraft is illegal, a sheltered teenager must face her own demons and prejudices as she helps two young witches avoid law enforcement and cross the southern border to asylum in Mexico.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elle Callahan
CAST:  Abigail Cowen  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Christian Camargo  •  Gideon Adlon

In a modern America where witches are real and witchcraft is illegal, a sheltered teenager must face her own demons and prejudices as she helps two young witches avoid law enforcement and cross the southern border to asylum in Mexico.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elle Callahan
CAST:  Abigail Cowen  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  Christian Camargo  •  Gideon Adlon

What We Found (2020)

Close friends Marcus and Holly begin their freshman year at a tough public high school in Baltimore County, Maryland. When Cassie, a well liked senior at the school, disappears suspiciously, both of their lives change forever. Together, will they find out what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Hickernell
CAST:  Oona Laurence  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  James Ransone  •  Brandon Larracuente

Close friends Marcus and Holly begin their freshman year at a tough public high school in Baltimore County, Maryland. When Cassie, a well liked senior at the school, disappears suspiciously, both of their lives change forever. Together, will they find out what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Hickernell
CAST:  Oona Laurence  •  Elizabeth Mitchell  •  James Ransone  •  Brandon Larracuente
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