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This article's subject relates to Season 1 of 24.

Elizabeth Nash was a member of David Palmer's campaign advance team, and his goddaughter. Palmer was a close friend of her father's and had known her since childhood.

Before Day 1

View Elizabeth Nash's profile at Character profiles.

Elizabeth Nash was born twenty-six years before Day 1. Her father was a close friend of Senator David Palmer, who was named as her godfather.

Nash attended St. Anne's Preparatory School and graduated from Vassar with a double Bachelor of Arts in Art History and French Literature. During college, she participated in the University of Paris's study abroad program, as well as an IFE internship in Paris. Nash also took part in athletics, winning a bronze medal in Hunter Seat Equitation in the USET National Finals and playing on Vassar's lacrosse team. (Findings at CTU)

After college, she worked as the curator's assistant at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. and eventually joined David Palmer's campaign for President as an aide. During downtime at a bar in D.C., Nash met Alexis Drazen, who presented himself as an importer based in Berlin, Germany. The two began a torrid affair, which Drazen exploited as a means of gathering intel on Palmer's plans and security arrangements. On their third date, he gave her a diamond bracelet. ("Day 1: 3:00pm-4:00pm", Findings at CTU)

According to information on Alexis Drazen's PDA, her favorite drink was sangria, she was a vegetarian ("but ate most of my paté"), and she liked Julia Roberts movies and "angry-girl singers" like Alanis Morrissette. (Findings at CTU)

Day 1

She had been dating Alexis Drazen not knowing his terrorist connections, and had planned to meet him for a rendezvous in his hotel room. During an intelligence briefing given by Aaron Pierce she recognized his face. Jack Bauer and George Mason met with her and convinced her to use her next meeting with Alexis to plant a homing device on him. The hotel room was bugged with fiber optic cameras. Jack called her after she planted the device in Alexis's wallet, but she turned off her phone. Instead of leaving, she stabbed Alexis with a letter opener. She later claimed that she had gone into a blind rage when he said he loved her. ("1:00pm-2:00pm", "2:00pm-3:00pm", "3:00pm-4:00pm", "4:00pm-5:00pm")

Memorable quotes

  • Elizabeth Nash: He gave me this on our third date. It must've cost ten thousand dollars, it's real—which is more than I can say for him. ("Day 1: 3:00pm-4:00pm")

Background information and notes

  • The code words to end the undercover operation she participated in were "I hope I'm not getting a cold."


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