Elizabeth Mitchell

Elizabeth Mitchell

American actress
Date of Birth: 27.03.1970
Country: USA

  1. Biography of Elizabeth Mitchell
  2. Early Career in Theater
  3. Role in "ER" and Marriage
  4. Breakthrough in "Lost"
  5. Success in "V" and Future Projects

Biography of Elizabeth Mitchell

Elizabeth J. Robertson, better known as Elizabeth Mitchell, is an American actress best known for her role as Juliet Burke in the American television series "Lost". She was born in Los Angeles, California. In 1970, she moved to Dallas, Texas with her mother. Five years later, her mother got married for the second time to Joseph Mitchell. Elizabeth completed her education at the Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. In 1991, she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Stephens College.

Elizabeth Mitchell

Early Career in Theater

After performing in various stage productions such as "Chicago", "As You Like It", "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", "Measure for Measure", and "Baby", Mitchell began building her career in television. She started with episodic roles in several series including "House M.D.", "Law and Order", and "C.S.I.: Crime Scene".

Elizabeth Mitchell

Role in "ER" and Marriage

From 2000 to 2001, Mitchell portrayed the character of Dr. Kim Legaspi, the first lesbian love interest of Dr. Kerry Weaver (played by Laura Innes), in one of the seasons of the medical drama series "ER". On June 13, 2004, Mitchell married actor Chris Soldevilla. They have a son named Christopher Joseph, and the family resides in Bainbridge Island, Washington.

Breakthrough in "Lost"

In October 2006, Mitchell traveled to Hawaii to film the third season of "Lost" where she played the character of Juliet Burke. Initially, the character was poorly developed in the script, but Mitchell was able to interpret the role appropriately, making Juliet more mysterious. She described this opportunity as a "star moment for me and my career". Despite the initial uncertainty about the fate of Juliet Burke, Mitchell continued to appear in the series and gained recognition for her portrayal.

Success in "V" and Future Projects

In March 2009, the magazine "Entertainment Weekly" announced that Mitchell had been cast in the pilot episode of the new television series "V", a remake of the classic sci-fi series. Although it was initially stated that she was only invited for one episode, her appearance sparked speculation among fans that Juliet Burke had died in the fifth season. Later, it was confirmed that Mitchell would be one of the main actresses in the series and would also appear in the sixth season of "Lost".