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Sarah Paulson

Sarah Paulson was born on December 17, 1974 in Tampa, Florida, to Catharine Gordon (Dolcater) and Douglas Lyle Paulson II. She spent most of her early years in New York and Maine, before settling in Manhattan to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the High School for Performing Arts. Although she made her Broadway debut in "The Sisters... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/I The Runner
Kate Haber
 2014 #twitterkills (Short)
Sarah Pendersen
 2012 The Time Being
 2012 Blue (TV Series)
- That's My Drug (2012) ... Lavinia
- You Rule (2012) ... Lavinia
 2012 Fairhaven
 2012 Mud
Mary Lee
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie)
Nicolle Wallace
 2011 After-School Special (Short)
 2011 Untitled Kari Lizer Project (TV Movie)
Mary Leahy
 2010 November Christmas (TV Movie)
Beth Marks
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Anne Gillette
- Shadow (2010) ... Anne Gillette
 2009 Whose Dog Is It Anyway? (Short)
 2008 The Spirit
 2008 Puppy Love (TV Series)
 2008 Pretty/Handsome (TV Movie)
Corky Fromme
 2006 A Christmas Wedding (TV Movie)
 2006 Griffin & Phoenix
 2006 Diggers
 2005 Swimmers
 2004 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Agatha Ripp
- Agatha Ripp (2004) ... Agatha Ripp
 2002 Path to War (TV Movie)
Luci Baines Johnson
 2002 Bug
 2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
- Manhunt (2001) ... Zoe
 2000 What Women Want
 2000 Metropolis (TV Movie)
 1999 Held Up
 1999 The Other Sister
 1998 The Long Way Home (TV Movie)
Leanne Bossert
 1998 Real Life (TV Series)
- Unaired Pilot (1998) ... Lucy
 1997 Cracker: Mind Over Murder (TV Series)
- True Romance: Part 2 (1997) ... Janice
- True Romance: Part 1 (1997) ... Janice
 1997 Levitation
 1996 Shaughnessy (TV Movie)
 1995 Friends at Last (TV Movie)
Diana - Age 21
 1994 Law & Order (TV Series)
Maggie Conner
- Family Values (1994) ... Maggie Conner
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"The Glass Menagerie," dramatic revival, written by Tennessee Williams, directed by David Leveaux, with Jessica Lange (portraying The Mother, Amanda Wingfield); Josh Lucas (portraying The Gentleman Caller, Jim O'Connor); Sarah Paulson (portraying The Daughter, Laura Wingfield); and Christian Slater (portraying The Son, Tom ... See more »

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I like to work and I like to work with great actors and great directors and great material - and there isn't a ton of it. It's not overflowing. My cup doesn't runneth over in opportunity that way. To me, this was the opportunity to act something that was so opposite of who I am as a person.. Someone quite famous whose name I won't mention told me, 'I can't believe you did that part. I couldn't ... See more »


Sarah and her Leap of Faith (2002) co-star Lisa Edelstein met on the set of the Mel Gibson comedy What Women Want (2000). It was just coincidence that they became cast mates again. See more »

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She is a Lesbian (am i late in knowing this ?) LadyAfrica
Seriously. Why?? e_larramore
her and Cherry Jones? What's the relation?? dracip20
Sarah Paulson and Cherry Jones are splitsville vantatoian
Looks like Elizabeth Perkins? jovix
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