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Sarah Paulson


Born on December 17, 1974 in Tampa, Florida, Sarah Paulson 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 Rosensweig" and performed in the off-Broadway "Talking Pictures", ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 #twitterkills (Short) (completed)
Sarah Pendersen
 2011-2015 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Bette / Dot / Cordelia Foxx / ...
- Episode #4.13 (2015) ... Bette / Dot
- Episode #4.12 (2015) ... Bette / Dot
- Episode #4.11 (2015) ... Bette / Dot
- Episode #4.3 (2014) ... Bette / Dot
- Episode #4.2 (2014) ... Bette / Dot
 2012 Blue (TV Series)
Lavinia
- That's My Drug (2012) ... Lavinia
- You Rule (2012) ... Lavinia
 2012 Fairhaven
Kate
 2012 Mud
Mary Lee
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie)
Nicolle Wallace
 2007-2011 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Lydia Lindquist
- Watch While I Revise the World (2011) ... Lydia Lindquist
- You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover (2007) ... Lydia Lindquist
 2011 After-School Special (Short)
Woman
 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)
Emma
 2008 The Spirit
Ellen
 2008 Puppy Love (TV Series)
Emma
 2008 Pretty/Handsome (TV Movie)
Corky Fromme
 2006 A Christmas Wedding (TV Movie)
Emily
 2006 Griffin & Phoenix
Peri
 2006 Diggers
Julie
 2005 Serenity
Dr. Caron
 2005 Deadwood (TV Series)
Miss Isringhausen
- Advances, None Miraculous (2005) ... Miss Isringhausen
- Amalgamation and Capital (2005) ... Miss Isringhausen
- Childish Things (2005) ... Miss Isringhausen
- Something Very Expensive (2005) ... Miss Isringhausen
- Complications (2005) ... Miss Isringhausen
 2005 Swimmers
Merrill
 2004 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Agatha Ripp
- Agatha Ripp (2004) ... Agatha Ripp
 2002 Path to War (TV Movie)
Luci Baines Johnson
 2002 Leap of Faith (TV Series)
Faith Wardwell
- Carmic Behavior (2002) ... Faith Wardwell
- The Baby Snugglers (2002) ... Faith Wardwell
- Peeps (2002) ... Faith Wardwell
- The Balls Game (2002) ... Faith Wardwell
- Whole in One (2002) ... Faith Wardwell
 2002 Bug
Eilleen
 2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Zoe
- Manhunt (2001) ... Zoe
 1999-2001 Jack & Jill (TV Series)
Elisa Cronkite
- And Jack and Jill Came Down the Hill (2001) ... Elisa Cronkite
- ...And Nothing But the Truth (2001) ... Elisa Cronkite
- Bag Full of Love (2001) ... Elisa Cronkite
- Battle of the Bahamas (2001) ... Elisa Cronkite
- The Time/Sex Continuum (2001) ... Elisa Cronkite
 2000 Metropolis (TV Movie)
Audrey
 1999 Held Up
Mary
 1999 The Other Sister
Heather
 1998 The Long Way Home (TV Movie)
Leanne Bossert
 1998 Real Life (TV Series)
Lucy
- Unaired Pilot (1998) ... Lucy
 1997 Cracker: Mind Over Murder (TV Series)
Janice
- True Romance: Part 2 (1997) ... Janice
- True Romance: Part 1 (1997) ... Janice
 1997 Levitation
Acey
 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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Other Works:

: Played "Laura Wingfield" in "The Glass Menagerie", a play by Tennessee Williams (Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Sister of casting director Liz Paulson. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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She is a Lesbian (am i late in knowing this ?) LadyAfrica
Sarah Paulson and Cherry Jones are splitsville vantatoian
her and Cherry Jones? What's the relation?? dracip20
Looks like Elizabeth Perkins? jovix
What should she do now that Studio 60 is over and done with? ryan-710
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