SARAH PAULSON (Xandra) is an award-winning actress who has
built an impressive list
of credits in film, television and on stage.
Paulson won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or
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, and a Television Critics
Association Award for this
Paulson was last seen starring in M. Night Shyamalan's thriller "Glass,"
McAvoy, Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson; and in Netflix's hit "Bird Box,"
Bullock, which has been watched by more than 45 million Netflix account holders.
Paulson starred in "Ocean's 8," which opened at number one in the U.S. and
topped the opening weekend figures for each of the previous "Ocean's" films.
Upcoming, she will be starring in Aneesh Chaganty's "Run," which will be
January 24, 2020. Paulson can also be heard voicing the character Dr. Zara in
adventure "Abominable," which will be released on September 27.
On the small screen, Paulson was most recently seen in the eighth installment
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
crossover episode, "Return to Murder House." Paulson has received five Emmy
her roles in the franchise: Ally Mayfair-Richards in "AHS: Cult"; Sally in "AHS:
Hotel"; Bette and
Dot Tattler, conjoined twins, in "AHS: Freak Show"; Cordelia Foxx in "AHS:
Coven"; and Lana
Winters in "AHS: Asylum." She has also earned two Critics' Choice Awards for her
work in the
Paulson is currently in production for the upcoming series "Ratched," in
which 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
Nest. She has also begun production on FX's "Mrs. America," in which she stars
Blanchett. The limited series tells the true story of the movement to ratify the
Amendment and the unexpected backlash led by Phyllis Schlafly. Also upcoming,
she will return
to "American Crime Story" in the role of Linda Tripp, additionally serving as an
producer on the show.
Paulson received her first Emmy nomination and second Golden Globe nomination
her portrayal of Nicolle Wallace in HBO's critically acclaimed telefilm "Game
by Jay Roach, the film goes behind the scenes of John McCain's 2008 presidential
first Golden Globe 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
and Steven Weber.
Paulson's other film credits include Todd Haynes' critically acclaimed
Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara; Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave," which won an
Award for Best Picture; Jeff Nichols' "Mud," for which the cast, also including
and Matthew McConaughey, received the Robert Altman Award at the Film
Awards. She has also appeared in Stephen Spielberg's "The Post," opposite Tom
Meryl Streep; Danny Strong's "Rebel in the Rye"; Alex Lehmann's "Blue Jay,"
Duplass; "Martha Marcy May Marlene," alongside Elizabeth Olsen; "The Spirit,"
with Samuel L.
Jackson, Eva Mendes and Scarlett Johansson; Mary Harron's "The Notorious Bettie
"Down with Love," with RenĂ©e Zellweger, Ewan McGregor and David Hyde Pierce;
Women Want," with Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt; Garry Marshall's "The Other
Diane Keaton and Juliette Lewis; and "Diggers" alongside Paul Rudd and Ken
On stage, Paulson last appeared in the Roundabout Theatre Company's
Lanford Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Talley's Folly." She previously
Broadway in the two-hander "Collected Stories," opposite Linda Lavin; as Laura
"The Glass Menagerie," alongside Jessica Lange; "The Cherry Orchard," alongside
and Annette Bening; and Tracy Letts' critically acclaimed "Killer Joe."