Ellen Adair has had recurring roles on "The Sinner," "Homeland," "Billions," "Veep," "The Slap," "The Family" and "As the World Turns." Her other television work includes "Bull," "The Good Fight," "Chicago Fire," "Nurse Jackie," "Shades of Blue," "The Blacklist," and "Brotherhood." Film highlights include Trick, opposite Omar Epps, Love and Communication, opposite Ryan Kennedy and Briana Evigan, and PBS films about Louisa May Alcott, Louis Brandeis, and John James Audubon.
Off-Broadway, her credits include The Suitcase Under the Bed and What the Public Wants (Mint Theatre), Cymbeline (Fiasco/TFANA/Barrow St), Playboy of the Western World (Pearl Theatre) and a special event performer in Sleep No More (Punchdrunk). Regionally, she has appeared in productions at the Huntington Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre of DC, St. Louis Repertory, Baltimore Centerstage, Pioneer Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, Folger Theatre, Commonwealth Shakespeare, Portland Stage, Kitchen Theatre, Pennsylvania Shakespeare, American Shakespeare Center, Lyric Stage, SpeakEasy Stage, New Repertory, and the Publick Theatre of Boston.