Brooke Elliott is an American actress and singer best known for her starring role as Jane Bingum on the television dramedy fantasy series Drop Dead Diva, from 2009-2014. It was her first major screen role.
Elliott starred on Broadway in The Pirate Queen, an original musical from the writers of Les Miserables and Miss Saigon. She also starred on Broadway in Taboo, the musical composed by Boy George and produced by Rosie O'Donnell.
She toured nationally with Beauty and the Beast and was in the original cast of the first national tour of Wicked.
Prior to her breakout role in Drop Dead Diva, Elliott was in an episode of Law and Order: Trial by Jury and had a memorable cameo in the comedy feature What Women Want with Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt.
Born in Minnesota, Brooke Elliott graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in musical theater performance. After college, she moved to Chicago, becoming a member of the all-female stage combat theatre group Babes with Blades.
She currently lives in Los Angeles.