Brooke Elliott is an American actress and singer. In 2000, she made her cinematic debut in the film What Women Want. She next performed in the Broadway musical Taboo. Later in 2005, she had her first television appearance in an episode of Law & Order: Trial by Jury. She then performed in the Broadway productions of Wicked and The Pirate Queen. She had her breakthrough role on television as Jane Bingum in the Lifetime series Drop Dead Diva. She starred on the show from 2009 to 2014. After the show ended, she starred in a couple of pilots before landing a starring role in the new Netflix series Sweet Magnolias.