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CHLOE SEVIGNY (Mrs. Shepherd) is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning actress and director who is known for her groundbreaking work across film, television and theater. Sevigny has spent her career working with innovative and revolutionary filmmakers and artists including Lars von Trier, Jim Jarmusch, Mary Harron, David Fincher and Whit Stillman.

She is currently in production on We Are Who We Are, for HBO/Sky, which was created, written, show run and directed by Luca Guadagnino. The eight-episode drama is a coming-of-age story about two American teenagers who, along with their military and civilian parents, are living on an American military base in Italy. The series centers on friendship, first love and all the unknowns of being a teenager. We Are Who We Are is being produced by Wildside and distributed by Freemantle.

Sevigny was also seen in Jarmusch's third film for Focus Features and Universal Pictures International, The Dead Don't Die. The zombie-comedy boasts a cast including Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Adam Driver, Steve Buscemi and Selena Gomez. Carter Logan and Animal Kingdom produced. Sevigny previously worked with Jarmusch on Broken Flowers. The film made its world premiere opening the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Additional work includes Hulu's The Act, a true-crime anthology series written by Michelle Dean and Nick Antosca and directed by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre (The Mustang). The Act tells the true story of Gypsy Blanchard (Joey King), a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother, played by Patricia Arquette. Her quest for independence opens a Pandora's box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder. Sevigny plays Mel, who serves as the moral compass in the story.

Sevigny has now made the move into directing with three critically acclaimed short films: Her most recent, White Echo, premiered in competition at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, at which Sevigny was the only American female director in competition. Sevigny's directorial debut, Kitty, also debuted at Cannes in 2016 and her second short titled Carmen, proved equally successful at the 2017 Venice Film Festival.

Recent past projects include Lizzie, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018 after being developed and produced by Sevigny. The film, which she starred in alongside Kristen Stewart, was released by Roadside Attractions in September 2018. Sevigny also starred in Lean on Pete with Steve Buscemi in the coming-of-age story starring Charlie Plummer, based on the acclaimed novel by Willy Vlautin and directed by Andrew Haigh, which was released domestically in April 2018 by A24. Additional films include Golden Exits, directed by Alex Ross Perry; Oren Moverman's The Dinner; and Miguel Arteta's Beatriz at Dinner. Sevigny's television credits include the critically acclaimed series Bloodline, which aired its third and final season on Netflix in 2017.

On stage, Sevigny was most recently seen in The New Group's Downtown Race Riot, written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Scott Elliot. Sevigny was previously seen in The New Group's productions of What the Butler Saw and Hazelwood Jr. High.

Sevigny has also appeared in many celebrated indie and cult-favorite films including The Last Days of Disco, American Psycho, Gummo, Dogville, Party Monster, Broken Flowers and Love & Friendship, and she has appeared in television hits such as American Horror Story, Portlandia and Big Love, the latter for which she won a Golden Globe Award.

Sevigny made her film debut in the controversial Kids, directed by Larry Clark and written by Harmony Korine. For her performance in Kimberly Peirce's Boys Don't Cry, Sevigny received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations, among many others.

Sevigny currently resides in New York.


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