Fast Facts

  • Studied at the Moscow Art Theater Institute at Harvard and the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow.
  • Spent a summer teaching at Interlochen, an arts camp in Michigan.
  • Began her television career with a guest-starring role on Judging Amy.
  • Didn't eat meat for 12 years before moving to New Mexico.
  • Has been known to take spoons from restaurants, a quirk she has in common with her Breaking Bad character, Marie.

Awards

  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Grady Olson — Husband
  • Josephine — Daughter
  • Gary Brandt — Father
  • Freddy — Son
  • Janet Brandt — Mother

College

  • University of Illinois, Urbana, IL (BFA in Acting, 1996)

Details

  • Birth Place: Bay City, MI
  • Profession: Actor
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