Elizabeth Berridge was born on May 2, 1962 in Westchester, N.Y. She is a graduate of Mamaroneck High School and also studied acting at the Strasberg Institute.
Elizabeth has strong roots in the theatre, having graced many a stage in New York, Los Angeles, and London. In 1986, she received a Drama Desk nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play for WRESTLERS as well as CRUISE CONTROL, in a part written specifically for her. In 1989, she was nominated for the San Diego Critics Award and won the Dramalogue Award for Best Lead Actress for LULU at the La Jolla Playhouse in Southern California.
Among her numerous film credits are starring roles in AMADEUS, THE FUNHOUSE, FIVE CORNERS, and WHEN THE PARTY’S OVER. On TV, she was a cast member of the series THE JOHN LARROQUETTE SHOW and THE POWERS THAT BE and guest-starred on numerous other shows, including THE EQUALIZER, LEG WORK, MIAMI VICE, TRUE STORIES, and ONE OF THE BOYS.
Elizabeth is married to fellow actor Kevin Corrigan, with whom she has appeared in the film BROKE EVEN and the TV show on which he was a cast member, GROUNDED FOR LIFE.
More facts about Elizabeth Berridge:
Elizabeth was once Helen Hunt’s roommate. According to an interview with Helen Hunt, she first met her MAD ABOUT YOU co-star Paul Reiser at a dinner party hosted by Elizabeth, who was also a friend of Reiser’s wife Paula.
Elizabeth has been a host of the Eddie Awards, the Academy Awards of film and television editing.
Elizabeth contributed to the executive-producing debut of one-time co-star Sandra Bullock, a short film entitled MAILMAN.
During her summer hiatus from shooting THE JOHN LARROQUETTE SHOW in 1996, Elizabeth appeared in TARTUFFE, BORN AGAIN at the Circle in the Square Theatre in New York, as part of the Circle’s 45th anniversary celebration.
In 1998, Elizabeth, along with Jake Johannsen, was set to participate in a reading of James Morrison’s BEING FRANK, a play about sexual dysfunction, incest, and child abuse to benefit RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network). The reading, expected to be held at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, was cancelled for unknown reasons.
The December 17, 1984 issue of People Magazine featured a short article on Elizabeth. Click here to read it.