|Birth Day||April 12, 1979|
|Birth Place||New York City, NY|
|Age||41 YEARS OLD|
Longtime Actress known for her award-winning role as Carrie Mathison on the Showtime series Homeland. She also played Angela Chase on the high school drama series My So-Called Life and was cast as Juliet alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in the 1996 film Romeo + Juliet.
She made her film debut in 1994's Little Women. She later attended Yale University, but dropped out to focus on acting.
Her performance as the title character in the HBO biopic Temple Grandin earned her an Emmy, a Golden Globe, a Satellite and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
She married Hugh Dancy in 2009. She had her first child, a son named Cyrus, in 2012.
She played Cosette in the 1998 film Les Miserables, where Liam Neeson portrayed the great character Jean Valjean.