Elisabeth Moss turns 37 and here is a list of her top five performances you can binge on
It's Elisabeth Moss's birthday, and we've curated a list for your viewing pleasure
You may know her as Peggy Olson from Mad Men or as the Handmaid, June Osborne from the series, The Handmaid’s Tale. And if you are a true fan, then you may also recognize her playing Catherine Hewitt in the hit psychological thriller Queen of Earth. With two Primetime Emmys and two Golden Globes to her credit, there is no denying that Elisabeth Moss is a phenomenal actress. And, now, as the actress steps into another glorious year of her life, we reminisce some of her noteworthy performances. Also, celebrate her birthday by binge-watching on her most popular character, Offred in the popular dystopian series, The Handmaid’s Tale only on AXN.
1. Mad Men
Set in New York in the 1960s, Mad Men is a drama about one of the city’s most prestigious ad agencies, Madison Avenue. The show focusses on one of the firm’s most mysterious yet extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper. Mad Men is a well-scripted drama series which not only won many accolades but also gave Elisabeth Moss wider recognition for her secretary-turned-copywriter character Peggy Olson.
2. The Handmaid’s Tale
The show, adapted from Margret Atwood’s book with the same title, is set in a totalitarian society that faces a plunging birth-rate. In order to repopulate the town, the women who can conceive are placed into sexual servitude of the elite. Elisabeth Moss stars as Offred, one of the women in servitude determined to survive and locate the daughter who was stolen from her. The show has made Elisabeth Moss a household name and has won her many accolades. Do not miss out on catching up on this popular series only on AXN.
3. The One I Love
From being mysterious and dramatic to insightful and romantic, The One I Love has all the right ingredients to make it a must-watch. The show traces the vacation of a troubled couple, who end up in bizarre circumstances and complicated situations. While Mark Duplass’ performance will make your heart skip a beat, Elisabeth Moss will keep you hooked to the show till the end. Elisabeth’s character adds authenticity, subtleness and more, making it a memorable performance.
4. Top of the Lake
Obsessed with the disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl near a freezing lake in New Zealand, a brave detective finds herself against small-town secrets and a side of herself that was meticulously kept at bay. While the plot urges you to watch out for the series, Elisabeth’s act as Robin Griffin, a detective specializing in sexual assault, will make you fall in love with her all over again. She won a Golden Globe for her outstanding act in the show.
5. The West Wing
The West Wing is one of the most popular political drama where Presidential advisers get their personal lives tangled up with professional duties as they try to run a country. While the show follows the struggle of fictional President Jed Bartlett (Martin Sheen) and his staff, the audience also gets to witness Elisabeth playing the role of president’s daughter, Zoey Bartlet.