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This precocious thespian┬ámade her professional debut at age 12 in an off-Broadway show, but Paulson would have to wait two decades before landing her breakout role on Aaron Sorkin's flawed dramedy Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Not that the versatile actre… (more)

Birth Place: Tampa, FL

Birthday: December 17, 1975, Sagittarius

Profession: Actor

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Sarah Paulson Photos

  • Sarah Paulson - 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, August 25, 2014
    Photo By: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters/Landov
  • Sarah Paulson - "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, May 5, 2014
    Photo By: Larry Busacca/Getty Images
  • Sarah Paulson - 86th Annual Academ Awards in Hollywood, California, March 2, 2014
    Photo By: Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • Sarah Paulson - 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California, January 18, 2014
    Photo By: Ethan Miller/Getty Images
  • Sarah Paulson - 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, January 12, 2013
    Photo By: Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • Sarah Paulson - 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, September 22, 2013
    Photo By: Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • Sarah Paulson - 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, Januay 13, 2013
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage
  • Sarah Paulson - 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, September 23, 2012
    Photo By: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
  • Sarah Paulson - The "Game Change" premiere in New York City, March 7, 2012
    Photo By: Theo Wargo/WireImage.com
  • Sarah Paulson - The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards, January 15, 2012
    Photo By: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com
  • Sarah Paulson, David Hyde Pierce and Peyton Reed - The 2003 Tribeca Film Festival "Down With Love" after party, May 6, 2003
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Lisa Edelstein, Sarah Paulson and Charles Worthington - Oscars '02
    Photo By: Lester Cohen/WireImage.com
  • Sarah Paulson and Amanda Peet - "The Good Girl" Los Angeles Industry Screening, August 2002
    Photo By: Chris Weeks/WireImage.com
  • American Horror Story: Asylum - Sarah Paulson as Lana Winters
    Photo By: Frank Ockenfeld/FX
  • American Horror Story: Asylum - "Welcome to Briarcliff" - Sarah Paulson
    Photo By: Michael Yarish/FX
  • American Horror Story: Coven - "The Axeman Cometh" - Sarah Paulson as Cordelia
    Photo By: Michele K. Short/FX
  • American Horror Story: Coven - "Fearful Pranks Ensue" - Sarah Paulson as Cordelia, Jessica Lange as Fiona
    Photo By: Michele K. Short/FX
  • American Horror Story: Coven - "Fearful Pranks Ensue" - Sarah Paulson as Cordelia, Jessica Lange as Fiona
    Photo By: Michele K. Short/FX
  • American Horror Story: Coven - "Fearful Pranks Ensue" - Sarah Paulson as Cordelia, Robin Barlett as Cecily, Frances Conroy as Myrtle, Leslie Jordan as Quentin
    Photo By: Michele K. Short/FX
  • Desperate Housewives - Season 8 - "Watch While I Revise the World" - Sarah Paulson
    Photo By: Ron Tom/ABC
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 11 - "Shadow" - Sarah Paulson as Anne Gilette
    Photo By: Will Hart/NBC
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 11 - "Shadow" - Sarah Paulson as Anne Gilette and Naveen Andrews as Ashok Ramsey
    Photo By: Will Hart/NBC
  • Cupid - Season 1 - "My Fair Masseuse" - Sarah Paulson as Claire McCrae
    Photo By: Eric Liebowitz/ABC
  • Cupid - Season 1 - "The Great Right Hope" - Sarah Paulson
    Photo By: Eric Liebowitz/ABC
  • Cupid - Season 1 - "The Great Right Hope" - Sarah Paulson and Bobby Cannavale
    Photo By: Eric Liebowitz/ABC
  • Cupid - Season 1 - Sarah Paulson as Claire and Bobby Cannavale as Trevor
    Photo By: Eric Liebowitz/ABC
  • Cupid - Season 1 - Sarah Paulson as Claire
    Photo By: Eric Liebowitz/ABC
  • Cupid - Season 1 - Sarah Paulson as Claire
    Photo By: Kevin Foley/ABC
  • Cupid - Season 1 - Bobby Cannavale as Trevor, Sarah Paulson as Claire, Rick Gomez as Felix and Camille Guaty as Lita
    Photo By: Kevin Foley/ABC
  • Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip - Timothy Busfield, Nathan Corddry, Sarah Paulson, D.L. Hughley, Steven Weber, Mathew Perry, Amanda Peet, Bradley Whitford
    Photo By: Art Streiber/NBC Photo
  • Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip -"The Harriet Dinner, Part 2"- Sarah Paulson, Matthew Perry
    Photo By: Mitch Haddad/NBC Photo
  • Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip - "The Harriet Dinner" - Sarah Paulson as Harriet Hayes, Masi Oka as himself
    Photo By: Mitch Haddad/NBC Photo
  • Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip - "The Harriet Dinner" - Matthew Perry as Matt Albie, Sarah Paulson as Harriet Hayes
    Photo By: Mitch Haddad/NBC Photo
  • Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip - "The West Coast Delay" - D.L. Hughley and Sarah Paulson
    Photo By: Mike Ansell/NBC Photo
  • Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip - (l-r) D.L. Hughley, Nate Corddry, Sarah Paulson, Timothy Busfield, Bradley Whitford, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet, Steven Weber
    Photo By: Mitch Haaseth/ NBC Photo

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