Elisabeth Singleton Moss born July 24,  is an American actor. Moss began acting in the early s and first gained recognition for playing Zoey Bartlet , the youngest daughter of President Josiah Bartlet , in the NBC political drama series The West Wing — Initially, Moss had aspirations of becoming a professional dancer. In order to manage her education and career, she began homeschooling , and graduated in at age sixteen. She appeared in the television remake of the film Gypsy and played Harvey Keitel 's younger daughter in the film Imaginary Crimes It required Zoey to be a bit of a pain with her fancy French boyfriend, but Moss always made her relatable, even when the plot required otherwise.
In , she had a supporting role as a patient in a mental institution in James Mangold 's Girl, Interrupted , opposite Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie ,  and a minor part in the drama Anywhere but Here. The same year, she had a small role in the movie Mumford , playing the daughter of a woman with a shopping addiction.
The spot proved enduringly popular and ran for several years, providing Moss with residual income as she struggled to make it as an actress.
Moss appeared in Heart of America and three other films in That year, she made the movie Virgin ,  for which she was nominated for a Independent Spirit Award. Moss had a supporting role in the — horror series Invasion ,  and appeared in television again on a episode of Grey's Anatomy entitled "My Favorite Mistake",  and on the series Medium opposite Patricia Arquette. Between and the series' final season in , Moss was nominated for five Emmy awards for the role  for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.
There were scripts for two pilots that everyone was talking about at the time that were really good, and Mad Men was one of them. Moss holds both British and American citizenship. Moss practices Scientology  and identifies as a feminist. She continued, "Religious freedom and tolerance and understanding the truth and equal rights for every race, religion and creed are extremely important to me.
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