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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 11 October 1970Seattle, Washington, USA
Birth NameConstance A. Zimmer
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Constance Zimmer decided to pursue a career in acting after she fell in love with the craft as a high school student. Once out of high school, Zimmer was accepted at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, and began appearing in local theater. She was the recipient of a "Best Actress" Dramalogue Award, for one of her first stage appearances in "Catholic School Girls".

She is well-known for playing a number of standout characters in notable projects. Starting in 2005, and for six seasons, she played the role of Dana Gordon on HBO's critically acclaimed series Entourage. She will reprise this role when Warner Brothers releases the Entourage film on the big screen in June.

She also stars in Lifetime's new drama series UnReal, premiering on June 1st. On the show, she plays "Quinn" the executive producer of a fictional dating show. Other upcoming projects include the feature film Results opposite Guy Pearce and Cobie Smulders, which premiered earlier this year at The Sundance Film Festival, a recurring role on USA's new series Complications, and a guest starring role on the IFC series Maron, and Cartoon Network's animated series, Transformers: Robots in Disguise. Zimmer was most recently seen starring in the first and second season of the Netflix Emmy® nominated original series House of Cards, executive produced by David Fincher, as well as HBO's The Newsroom, executive produced by Aaron Sorkin.

Zimmer was also a series lead on ABC's Boston Legal, created by David E. Kelley, which earned her a SAG Award nomination and had major roles on Grey's Anatomy, The New Adventures of Old Christine, Seinfeld and the sitcom Ellen.

Zimmer's feature film credits include The Babymakers, opposite Paul Schneider and Olivia Munn, Demoted, opposite Sean Astin and Michael Vartan, and the Warner Bros. feature Chaos Theory, starring Ryan Reynolds and Emily Mortimer.

She resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Russ, a director, and their daughter.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Russ Lamoureux (9 October 2010 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (9)

Makes handmade jewelry, candles, greeting cards and many other self-designed endeavors.
She is also the recipient of a "Best Actress" Dramalogue Award, for her work on stage in "Catholic School Girls."
Is a heavily involved AIDS activist and attends a lot of celebrity benefits for charity.
Was a gymnast until she hit puberty.
Daughter, Colette Zoe, born 5 January 2008, weighing 8 lbs, 10 oz. with Russ Lamoureux.
Has become a partner in the store opening of House of Petro Zillia on Third Street in Los Angeles this summer. [2006]
Her parents, Ingrid Mueller and Gunter Zimmer, are German.
Prior to her acting success, she worked with the American Cinematheque for their tribute to Rob Reiner (1994).
Splurged on an 8-person dining room table on her first big check from acting. She still has the table to this day, over 20 years later.

Personal Quotes (12)

I definitely learned about the inner workings of campaigns enough to know that I'm glad that I'm not in politics.
I think I brush the surface of being involved politically with the issues and the personalities in the news.
I'm kind of a 'Daily Show,' Bill Maher junkie. I listen to NPR and I still get the 'New York Times' paper delivered to my door, even though I live in L.A.
I think the best thing that you can do with your kids is to talk to them like they're human beings, not like they're children and they don't know what they're doing.
Everybody always thinks I'm a lesbian because I'm a very tough broad. I have a lot of lesbian fans.
You can't really compare any TV show to a show written by Aaron Sorkin.
I would be terrified if Bill Maher was like, 'Hey, do you want to come on the show?' I would be like, 'Oh, God.' It would completely terrify me, even though I'm such a junkie for the show.
I have this obsession with really cool, old books.
In politics, they play games. In Hollywood, they play games. I think that, overall, everybody is trying to do whatever it takes to get ahead.
I think any time someone's dreams are crushed, there's the people who can fight to still try and fulfill those dreams and then there's the people who just give up.
On my first day on the set of 'Boston Legal,' I thought the director was calling me 'Candice' instead of 'Constance.' But I didn't realize he was actually talking to Candice Bergen.
I'm much nicer then all my characters, let's just put it that way.

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