In 2001, Elizabeth was nominated for a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for Death of a Salesman. Also for that role, Elizabeth was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie.
She attended at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Elizabeth wanted to pursue acting after seeing the movie The Bishop's Wife (1947).
She was married to Ed Binns until his death on December 4, 1990.