Fast Facts

  • Was primarily a stage actress early in her career, with acclaimed turns in the plays Madame Melville, The Seagull and Noises Off, among others.
  • Breakthrough TV role came with the HBO Western Deadwood, on which she played the tough-talking Calamity Jane.
  • First major big-screen appearance was in Steven Soderbergh's 2006 drama The Good German.
  • In 2007, landed the part of Lt. Karen Davis on NBC police drama Life.

Awards

  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

College

  • Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (1991); New York University, New York, NY (MFA in Acting)

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Details

  • Birth Place: Washington, DC
  • Profession: Actor

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