Elizabeth Perkins is an American actress who is known for role in the Showtime TV series ‘Weeds’. For her role, she has Her film roles received three Primetime Emmy nominations and two Golden Globe nominations. Her other notable roles include ‘About Last Night (1986)’, ‘Big (1988)’, ‘The Flintstones (1994)’, ‘Miracle on 34th Street (1994)’, and ‘Avalon (1990)’.
Furthermore, at the age of 44, she diagnosed with latent autoimmune diabetes, a form of type 1 diabetes that is most often diagnosed in middle age. Despite that, she has been actively working in the entertainment industry. Wanna know more about the actress, then let us scroll over.
Caption: The American actress, Elizabeth Perkins.
Elizabeth Perkins: Bio, Family, Education
The actress was born as Elizabeth Ann Perkins on 18 November 1960. She was born as the daughter to Jo Williams and James Perkins in Queens, New York, the U.S. Her mother worked as a drug treatment counselor and concert pianist, whereas her father, a farmer, writer, and businessman. She grew up with her two older sisters in Colrain, Massachusetts after the divorce of her parents in 1963.
Perkins attended Northfield Mount Hermon School, an elite preparatory school. From 1978 to 1981, she spent attaining her Certificate in Acting from the Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University, in Chicago. Then in 1984, she made her theatrical debut on Broadway in Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs. Following that, he worked in a number of ensemble companies, including The New York Shakespeare Festival and the Steppenwolf Theater.
Elizabeth Perkins: Career & Life Achievements
She started her acting career appearing in the small roles from the year 1986 debuting in Edward Zwick’s film ‘About Last Night’. She got her career breakthrough role when she worked in the 1988 film ‘Big’ opposite to actor Tom Hanks. Since then, she has appeared in several movies including 1990 ‘Avalon’, 1995 ‘Moonlight and Valentino’, 1998 ‘I’m Losing You’, 2000 ’28 Days’, 2005 ‘The Ring Two’, and 2016 ‘Ghostbusters’, amongst many others.
She has also worked in many television films like 1993 ‘For Their Own Good’, 2000 ‘If These Walls Could Talk 2’, 2002 ‘My Sister’s Keeper’, and 2011 ‘Vince Uncensored’. Since 1998, she has been actively working on the television appearing in a guest and recurring role. She has appeared in several series and dramas, however, she gained popularity as Celia Hodes in the series ‘Weeds’.
After featuring in series like How to Live with Your Parents, This Is Us, and Glow, she appeared in the main role of Melanie Cave in ‘Truth Be Told’ and Ann Moody in ‘The Moodys’. Additionally, she has also gained twelve nominations including Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Television Award.
Elizabeth Perkins: Personal Life & Husband
Talking about her personal life, she is married to Argentinian-born cinematographer, Julio Macat in 2000. After her marriage with Macat, she became the mother of three stepsons: Maximillian, Alexander, and Andreas. However, she is secretive of her private life that she has provided limited information on it. Further, this is not her first married rather it’s her second marriage.
Previously, in 1984, she first married to American actor and theatre director, Terry Kinney. But their married life didn’t go well which resulted in divorce in 1988. Then, she found love with Maurice Phillips and this relationship was serious that she had a daughter with him. Her daughter’s name is Hannah Jo Phillips born on 1 September 1991. Furthermore, there is no information on Phillips and when she hooked up or married him.
Caption: Elizabeth Perkins with her husband Julio Macat.
Elizabeth Perkins: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The American actress has earned a hefty amount from her career as an actress. She has been working in the entertainment industry over the decades. Further, she has a net worth estimated at around $5 million appearing in different series and dramas. However, she has not revealed information on her exact salary or income.
She is highly active over different social media platforms, except Facebook. On Instagram, she has a verified account @elizabethperkins with 42.1k followers. She also goes by the verified Twitter account @Elizabethperkins with 35.8k followers.
Elizabeth Perkins: Body Measurements
The beautiful actress has a slim and well-maintained body that has a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 meters. Her body has measurements of 36-26-36 inches and weighs 52 kg. Further, she has dark brown eyes color with blonde hair color.
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