Brooke Elliott has one of those delicious dual roles most actresses crave.
On Lifetime’s surprise hit “Drop Dead Diva,” Elliott plays Deb, a vapid, aspiring model who dies and hits the “return” button at heaven’s gate, only to come back to life in the body of the also recently deceased Jane Bingum, a shy, plus-size attorney.
When viewers first met the reborn Jane last year, she was groping her new, more substantial body and shrieking that she had been mistakenly sent to hell.
By season’s end, she was learning to reconcile her beauty queen ways with her new frame and seriously brilliant mind.
StyleList caught up with Elliott, who is also an accomplished Broadway performer, to chat about her on- and off-screen style, as well as the show’s inspired message that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. Read more …