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Davis, second of three children, was born in Englewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Joan, a librarian (at one time, for the elementary section of Elisabeth Morrow School), and William Davis, an engineer. Davis has described her mother as a "great storyteller" who would take Davis and her siblings to museums or to "something cultural" every Sunday ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Splendor
American Splendor Joyce Brabner
(2003)
Captain America: Civil War
(2016)
Synecdoche, New York
Synecdoche, New York Madeleine Gravis
(2008)
About Schmidt
About Schmidt Jeannie Schmidt
(2002)

Filmography

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 2018 The Rock Pile (pre-production)
Tina Wilson
 2017 Rebel in the Rye
Miriam Salinger
 2015-2016 Wayward Pines (TV Series)
Megan Fisher
- Time Will Tell (2016) ... Megan Fisher
- City Upon a Hill (2016) ... Megan Fisher
- Sound the Alarm (2016) ... Megan Fisher
- Exit Strategy (2016) ... Megan Fisher
- Once Upon a Time in Wayward Pines (2016) ... Megan Fisher
 2016 Captain America: Civil War
Maria Stark
 2016 American Crime (TV Series)
Steph Sullivan
- Season Two: Episode Ten (2016) ... Steph Sullivan
- Season Two: Episode Nine (2016) ... Steph Sullivan
- Season Two: Episode Eight (2016) ... Steph Sullivan
- Season Two: Episode Five (2016) ... Steph Sullivan
- Season Two: Episode Three (2016) ... Steph Sullivan
 2015 Allegiance (TV Series)
Katya O'Connor
- Family Crisis (2015) ... Katya O'Connor
- Those Who Help Themselves (2015) ... Katya O'Connor
- Blowback (2015) ... Katya O'Connor
- A Convenient Place to Die (2015) ... Katya O'Connor
- Clean Hands (2015) ... Katya O'Connor
 2015 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
Special Segment Actor
- Infrastructure (2015) ... Special Segment Actor
 2015 Wild Card
Cassandra
 2013/II Louder Than Words
Brenda Fareri
 2012-2013 The Newsroom (TV Series)
Nina Howard
- One Step Too Many (2013) ... Nina Howard
- Willie Pete (2013) ... Nina Howard
- The Greater Fool (2012) ... Nina Howard
- Amen (2012) ... Nina Howard
- I'll Try to Fix You (2012) ... Nina Howard
 2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Viola Mesner
- Born Psychopath (2013) ... Viola Mesner
 2013 The Ordained (TV Movie)
Packy
 2012/I Disconnect
Lydia Boyd
 2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie)
Mandy Vance
 2011 Real Steel
Aunt Debra
 2011 The Family Tree
Bunnie Burnett
 2011 Mildred Pierce (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Forrester
- Part Four (2011) ... Mrs. Forrester
- Part Two (2011) ... Mrs. Forrester (credit only)
- Part One (2011) ... Mrs. Forrester
 2011 Spring/Fall (TV Movie)
Eden
 2010 The Special Relationship (TV Movie)
Hillary Clinton
 2009 In Treatment (TV Series)
Mia Nesky
- Mia: Week Seven (2009) ... Mia Nesky
- Mia: Week Six (2009) ... Mia Nesky
- Mia: Week Five (2009) ... Mia Nesky
- Mia: Week Four (2009) ... Mia Nesky
- Mia: Week Three (2009) ... Mia Nesky
 2009 The Lodger
Ellen Bunting
 2008 A Summer in Genoa
Marianne
 2008 Synecdoche, New York
Madeleine Gravis
 2007 Charlie Bartlett
Marilyn Bartlett
 2006-2007 Six Degrees (TV Series)
Laura Morgan
- A Simple Twist of Fate (2007) ... Laura Morgan
- Objects in the Mirror (2007) ... Laura Morgan
- Surstromming or a Slice (2007) ... Laura Morgan
- Ray's Back (2007) ... Laura Morgan
- Sedgewick's (2007) ... Laura Morgan
 2007 The Nines
Sarah / Susan Howard / Sierra
 2006 The Hoax
Andrea Tate
 2006 Infamous
Slim Keith
 2005 The Weather Man
Noreen
 2005 Proof
Claire
 2005 Duma
Kristin
 2005 The Matador
Carolyn 'Bean' Wright
 2003 American Splendor
Joyce Brabner
 2002 The Secret Lives of Dentists
Dana Hurst
 2002 About Schmidt
Jeannie Schmidt
 2001 Hearts in Atlantis
Liz Garfield
 2001 Final
Dr. Ann Johnson
 2000-2001 Deadline (TV Series)
Brooke Benton
- Shock (2001) ... Brooke Benton
- Red Herring (2001) ... Brooke Benton
- The First Commandment (2001) ... Brooke Benton
- Just Lie Back (2001) ... Brooke Benton
- The Undesirables (2001) ... Brooke Benton
 2000 Joe Gould's Secret
Therese Mitchell
 1999 Mumford
Sofie Crisp
 1999 Arlington Road
Brooke Wolfe
 1998 The Impostors
Emily Essendine
 1998 Next Stop Wonderland
Erin Castleton
 1997 The Myth of Fingerprints
Margaret
 1996 Guy
Camera
 1996 Mr. Wrong
Annie
 1996 The Daytrippers
Eliza Malone D'Amico
 1995 Run for Cover
Prescott's Secretary
 1995 Kiss of Death
Junior's Girlfriend
 1990 Home Alone
French Ticket Agent
 1990 Flatliners
Anne Coldren
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Two Shakespearean Actors (1992). See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've been lucky. I've made films that I really like. It's been a combination of what comes to me and what I choose. I've gone after lots of things that I didn't get, pet projects that everybody ends up chasing after. Really, you're lucky if you get anything. See more »

Trivia:

Studied under Uta Hagen at the HB Studio in the West Village in Manhattan. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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