Don't Say a Word - About the Cast - Brittany Murphy

Last Update: 24 September 2001

BRITTANY MURPHY plays Elisabeth Burrows, a young woman who, traumatized at a young age after witnessing her father's murder, has been institutionalized for a decade. A decade later, her troubled mind holds the key that can save a young kidnap victim's life.

Murphy is currently starring in Ed Burns' ensemble drama "Sidewalks of New York." She will next be seen starring opposite Drew Barrymore in Penny Marshall's "Riding in Cars with Boys" and in the ensemble film "Spun," directed by Jonas Akerlund.

Murphy starred alongside Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie in "Girl, Interrupted," and in Alan Rudolph's "Trixie" opposite Emily Watson. She gained national attention from her breakthrough role as 'Tai Fraiser' in "Clueless." Her credits include "Summer Catch," "Cherry Falls" and "Drop Dead Gorgeous."

On television, Murphy's voice can be heard each week on the animated comedy "King of the Hill." She starred opposite Lukas Haas and Sidney Poitier in "David and Lisa," opposite Kirsten Dunst in Showtime's acclaimed "Devil's Arithmetic" and in Showtime's "Common Ground."

Murphy performed on Broadway with Allison Janney in Arthur Miller's Tony® Award-winning "A View From the Bridge."

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