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Bio For: Carrie Coon
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CARRIE COON (Morgan Hunter) is one of Hollywood's most exciting emerging talents. With a wide variety of roles across film, television and theater, she has garnered acclaim throughout her career and fostered an impressive body of work.

Upcoming, Carrie will be seen in Jody Hill's "The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter," which Netflix will debut March 10, 2018; as well as Christian Papierniak's "Izzy Gets the F across Town" opposite Mackenzie Davis, which Shout! has slated for release May 4, 2018.

Later this year, Carrie will be seen in Steve McQueen's heist thriller "Widows," which features Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell and Daniel Kaluuya. The story, based on the 1980s British TV series of the same name, tells of a group of armed robbers being killed during a heist attempt and their widows who decide to finish the job their spouses started. Carrie portrays a widow who declines to join the others in their plan.

Carrie can currently be seen in Stephen Spielberg's "The Post," alongside Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks portraying 'Meg Greenfield.' The film was inspired by The Washington Post's role in publishing the infamous Pentagon Papers and received a 2018 Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.

Carrie's breakout role was in the highly critically acclaimed film "Gone Girl" opposite Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike and Neil Patrick Harris. Based on the best-selling novel by Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl tells the story of, Nick (Affleck), a man in a rocky marriage whose life implodes when his wife goes missing and he becomes a suspect for murder. Carrie portrays 'Margo "Go" Dunne,' Nick's twin sister.

Additional film credits include Katherine Dieckmann's "Strange Weather" and Karen Moncrieff's "The Keeping Hours."

In 2017, Carrie made history by winning the first ever double TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Drama for her brilliant work in both HBO's "The Leftovers" and FX's anthology series, "Fargo." The latter of which also earned Coon an Emmy nomination in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie as well as a Critics Choice Award nomination for Best Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series. Additional television credits include "Intelligence," "Ironside," "Law And Order: SVU" and "The Playboy Club."

A Tony Award-nominated actress, Carrie returned to the New York stage this fall as the titular character in Amy Herzog's "Mary Jane." The critically acclaimed one act play about a single mother caring for her chronically ill son enjoyed a successful extended run at the New York Theatre Workshop.

On stage, Carrie's regional credits include "Our Town" and Anna Christie at The Madison Repertory Theatre, four seasons with American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin, and "Reasons to be Pretty" and "Blackbird" with Renaissance Theaterworks. Carrie made her Chicago debut in "Magnolia" at the Goodman Theater, directed by Anna Shapiro, followed by "The Girl in the Yellow Dress at Next Theatre," and Annie in "The Real Thing at Writers Theatre."

In 2013, after performing in "Three Sisters" and "The March" at the renowned Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Coon reprised the role of Honey in their production of Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" on Broadway, for which she received a Tony Award nomination for Featured Actress as well as a Theatre World Award. More recently in 2015, Carrie made her off-Broadway debut as Louise in "Placebo" at Playwrights Horizons and in 2016, she returned to Steppenwolf in Chicago where she starred as the title role in "Mary Page Marlowe."

Born and raised in Copley, Ohio, she received her B.A. from the University of Mount Union and her M.F.A. in acting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006. She currently resides in Chicago with her husband and creative collaborator, Tracy Letts.

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