|Alma mater||Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama|
Elliott was born in Edinburgh, Scotland as Emun John Mohammadi. His father is of Persian descent; his mother is Scottish. He was raised in Duddingston, Portobello, Edinburgh, and attended George Heriot's School before beginning a degree in English literature and French at the University of Aberdeen. Dropping out of university after a year, he went on to train at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
Elliott's television credits include Monarch of the Glen, Feel the Force, Afterlife and Paradox, in which he played the lead role of Dr Christian King. He also plays Jay Adams in the BBC Three drama Lip Service, an episode of Inspector George Gently, and the crime drama Vera.
On stage, Elliott has appeared in Black Watch as Private Fraser, a role he played for two-and-a-half years with the National Theatre of Scotland. In 2010 he played Claudio in a production of Measure for Measure at the Almeida Theatre.
Elliott starred as Richie, a gay man who gets his friend pregnant, in the Comedy Central sitcom Threesome.. He appeared as charismatic 19th-century department store owner John Moray in the BBC One series The Paradise and played Andrew Brenner in the BBC One drama Trust Me. In 2019, he played Kenny Burns in the BBC Scotland drama Guilt.
|2005||Monarch of the Glen||Danny||Episode 7.5 (2005) |
|2006||Feel the Force||PC MacGregor||Sitcom|
|Afterlife||Tariq||Roadside Bouquets (2006) |
|2009||Paradox||Dr Christian King||Sci-fi Crime Drama|
|Inspector George Gently||Damien Barratt||Peace And Love (2010) |
Period Crime Drama
|2011||Vera||James Bennett||Telling Tales (S1, Ep2, 2011) |
|Game of Thrones||Marillion||Epic fantasy drama|
|2012||Labyrinth||Guilhem Du Mas|
|The Paradise||John Moray||Period drama|
|Falcón||Basilio Sánchez||Police drama|
|2016||Jonathan Creek||Stephen Belkin||Christmas Special (2016)|
|2017||Clique||Alistair McDermid||Series 1 |
|2017||Trust Me||Andy Brenner||Series 1 |
|2019–2021||Guilt||Kenny Burns||Series 1 & 2 |
Black Comedy - Drama
|2022||The Rig||Leck Longman||Drama series|
|2023||The Gold||TBC||Upcoming six-part drama|
|2007||Then a Summer Starts||Luke|
|2009||The Clan||Cal McKinley|
|The Ring Cycle||Richard||Short film|
|2014||Exodus: Gods and Kings|
|Star Wars: The Force Awakens||Brance|
|2017||6 Days||Roy||Biographical action|
|2018||Tell It to the Bees||Robert Weekes||Drama Romance|
|2021||Old||Adult Trent Cappa|
|2021||The King's Man||Black Watch Sergeant Major|
|2015||Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge||Marco||Young Vic, London|
|2016||Lolita Chakrabarti’s Red Velvet||Pierre LaPorte||Garrick Theatre, London|
|2017||Fatherland||Royal Exchange, Manchester|
|2019||The Rose Tattoo||Alvaro Mangiacavallo||American Airlines Theater, New York City|
- Swarbrick, Susan (5 August 2017). ""There was blood up the walls ..." Emun Elliott on new BBC drama Trust Me". heraldscotland.com.
- "North London actor Emun Elliott on why Prometheus is a big deal | Angel Magazine". Archived from the original on 11 November 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
- Dick, Sandra (5 December 2009). "Emun Elliott: Keep an eye on this one to watch!..." The Scotsman. Retrieved 24 December 2009.
- Hendry, Steve (22 November 2009). "Emun Elliot goes from tough squaddie in hit play to scientist in sci-fi drama". Daily Record. Retrieved 24 December 2009.
- BBC - Press Office - Inspector George Gently back for two new single dramas on BBC One Retrieved 2010-03-09.
- BBC - Press Office - Lip Service press pack: Emun Elliot plays Jay Retrieved 2010-09-17.
- National Theatre of Scotland - Emun Elliott as Fraz Retrieved 2009-12-24.
- BBC - Press Office - Paradox press pack: Emun Elliot is Dr Christian King Retrieved 2009-12-24.
- "First Look images and further casting announced for upcoming BBC Drama The Gold". bbc.co.uk/mediacentre. Retrieved 17 January 2023.
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