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Award-winning actress SARAH PAULSON (Dr. Zara) has built an impressive list of credits in film, television and on stage.

Paulson earned a Primetime Emmy Award win for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for her portrayal of attorney Marcia Clark in the critically acclaimed mini-series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story on FX. Paulson also received a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Critics' Choice Award as well as a Television Critics Association Award for this role.

Paulson was last seen starring in M. Night Shyamalan's thriller Glass for Universal, opposite James McAvoy, Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson, and in Netflix's hit Bird Box, opposite Sandra Bullock, which has been watched by more than 45 million Netflix accounts. In mid-2018, Paulson starred in Warner Bros.' Ocean's 8, which opened at no. 1 in the U.S. and topped the opening weekend figures for each of the previous Ocean's films.

She can next be seen in Warner Bros.' The Goldfinch, which will be released on September 13, 2019, and will be starring in Aneesh Chaganty's Run, which Lionsgate will release on January 24, 2020.

On the small screen, Paulson was most recently seen in the eighth installment of Ryan's Murphy's award-winning television series American Horror Story for FX. In addition to starring as multiple characters that season, she also made her directorial debut with the 78-minute crossover episode, "Return to Murder House." Paulson has received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations for her roles in the franchise: Ally Mayfair-Richards in "American Horror Story: Cult"; Sally in "American Horror Story: Hotel"; Conjoined twins Bette and Dot Tattler in "American Horror Story: Freak Show"; Cordelia Foxx in "American Horror Story: Coven"; and Lana Winters in "American Horror Story: Asylum." She has also earned two Critics' Choice Awards for her roles in the anthology.

Paulson is currently in production for the upcoming series Ratched, where she will play the title role and serves as an executive producer. The series, distributed by Netflix, centers on the early life of Mildred Ratched from the 1962 Ken Kesey novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. She will also begin production on FX's Mrs. America later in 2019, in which she will star opposite Cate Blanchett. The limited series tells the true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment and the unexpected backlash led by Phyllis Schlafly.

Paulson received her first Primetime Emmy Award nomination and second Golden Globe Award nomination for her role as Nicolle Wallace in HBO's critically acclaimed telefilm Game Change. The film, directed by Jay Roach, follows John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign. Her first Golden Globe Award nomination was for her performance in Aaron Sorkin's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, in which she starred opposite Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet, Bradley Whitford and Steven Weber.

Paulson's additional film credits include Todd Haynes' critically acclaimed Carol alongside Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara; Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave, which received an Academy Award  for Best Picture; and Jeff Nichols' Mud alongside Reese Witherspoon and Matthew McConaughey, for which the cast received the Robert Altman Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. She also appeared in Stephen Spielberg's The Post opposite Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep; Danny Strong's Rebel in the Rye; Alex Lehmann's Blue Jay opposite Mark Duplass; Fox Searchlight's Martha Marcy May Marlene alongside Elizabeth Olsen; Lionsgate's The Spirit opposite Samuel L. Jackson, Eva Mendes and Scarlett Johansson; Marry Harron's The Notorious Bettie Page; Down with Love with Renee Zellweger, Ewan McGregor and David Hyde Pierce; What Women Want opposite Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt; The Other Sister, which was directed by Gary Marshall and starred Diane Keaton and Juliette Lewis; and Diggers alongside Paul Rudd and Ken Marino.

On stage, Paulson last appeared in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Lanford Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Talley's Folly. She previously starred on Broadway in the two-hander Collected Stories opposite Linda Lavin; as Laura Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie, alongside Jessica Lange; The Cherry Orchard alongside Alfred Molina and Annette Bening; and Tracy Letts' critically acclaimed Killer Joe.


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