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She's nominated for a Golden Globe for her new series Nashville, in which she sings her heart out playing a country western star. Here are five things you probably don't know about Connie Britton.

1. Born March 6 1967, in Boston, Ma - her father was a physicist and her mother a music teacher.

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2. Studied Chinese for a summer during a study abroad program in Beijing.

3.  Became famous on TV playing opposite Michael J. Fox on the '90s sitcom Spin City.

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4. Taught aerobics in college and in-between acting jobs.

5.  Owns an adopted pit bull/Lab mix named Lucy.

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