How tall is Elizabeth McGovern?
Wondering, how tall is Elizabeth McGovern? This actress stands at 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm). Elizabeth McGovern height is above average for a female.
Elizabeth Lee McGovern was born on July 18, 1961 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. Her mother is Katharine Wolcott (née Watts), a high school teacher, and her father is William Montgomery McGovern, Jr., a university professor. She is an American film, television, and theater actor, and musician. She received an Academy Award nomination for her role as Evelyn Nesbit in the 1981 film Ragtime. She is also known for her performance as Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham in the British drama series Downton Abbey, for which she has been nominated for an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. Her other films include Ordinary People (1980), Once Upon A Time In America (1984), The Handmaid’s Tale (1990) and The Wings of the Dove (1997).
Her screen debut was in Robert Redford’s Oscar-winning Ordinary People (1980). McGovern gave a great performance as Evelyn Nesbit in Ragtime (1981) for which she earned an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress. She has continued performing on stage between film assignments rather than concentrate on being a film star.
Still wondering, how tall is Elizabeth McGovern? She is 5’9″ tall or (175 cm).
Elizabeth McGovern Height Comparison
Here is Elizabeth McGovern with Laura Carmichael who is 5 feet 6.5 inches (169 cm). As we can see, Elizabeth is taller than Laura by about 3 inches.