» Who is Brooke Elliott?

Posted On: Apr 8, 2013
Born on 16th November, 1974 in Fridley, Minnesota Brooke Elliott is an actress as well as a singer belonging to American nationality. Her height is 1.65 m. Her father name is Robert Elliott and mother name is Kathleen Elliott. The couple has three children Jamie Alexander and Adam Elliott including Brooke.

Brooke’s family shifted to few places before permanently settling at Blaine, Minnesota. She completed her high school education in 1993 from Gabriel Richard Catholic High School. During her time in high school she showed her acting skills in few dramas which include Joseph and The amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. She attended Western Michigan University from where she completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts regarding Musical Theatre performance. She also went to acting classes where she was trained by Bob Krakower and Jane Grace Kennedy. Before starting her career as an actor she used to work as a waitress in a restaurant which was 1950s themed and also served as a dancer and had to dance each hour on a table.

During 1990 Brooke was associated with a theatre company for few months at Chicago as a member and appeared in the few scenes in company’s production in Heathers, The Miracle Worker and Robin Hood: prince of thieves. Then she left the theater in order to pursue her professional career. She was seen doing a role in theater play which was adapted from Beauty and the Beast. Later she was seen in Wicked, North American musical tour with Adam Lambert. She also supported Lambert while he was a participant in the famous American reality show, American Idol. She was also seen in two Broadway’s theatrical production Taboo and Pirate Queen.

Brooke debuted in Hollywood in 2000 when she landed a role in What Women Want, a film by Mel Gibson. After a while she appeared in TV screen through Law & Order: Trial by Jury’s one episode.
Brooke’s career hit high when she was casted as the lead character in Drop Dead Dive which was broadcasted in Lifetime in 2009 and was produced by Craig Zadan. She portrays a lawyer Jane Bingum/Deb Dobkins who facing her parents’ divorce, love affairs, weight issue etc, and the show is currently running on season four. She has earned great reviews from the critics and the producer. She is also singer of the series’ soundtrack.

As Brooke’s body figure suggest she is a plus size actress but it does not concern her so much and had stated that the majority of the women in America belong to her size number. As of her personal life she is very private about it. So, the details related with topics such as Brooke Elliott married, husband, boyfriend, divorce and pregnant is still unknown. Brooke Elliott does not like to expose her personal affair in public.