Elliott is best known as Dr. Nick Biancavilla in Lifetime's Strong Medicine. Among his most prominent roles are his leading roles in the 1999 movie The Silencer and G-Saviour from 2000. Additionally, he had a role in the horror film, Curse of Chucky
After appearing in episodes of Canadian television series like Madison, Viper, The Outer Limits, Welcome to Paradox, First Wave, The Net and Poltergeist: The Legacy in the 1990s, Elliott has appeared in episodes of current American television hit series like Monk, House M.D.,Criminal Minds, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The 4400, Cold Case, What About Brian, Castle and Desperate Housewives.
Elliott appeared on Grey's Anatomy as the father of a son who is a drug abuser. He made appearances in the series Ghost Whisperer and Private Practice and starred as 9/11 hero Todd Beamer in Flight 93. Currently, the actor plays the role of Warren Saget on the first series ever produced by The Hallmark Channel, Cedar Cove.