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Overview (3)

Born in Seattle, Washington, USA
Birth NameConstance Alice Zimmer
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Constance Alice 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 reprised that role when Warner Brothers released the Entourage film on the big screen in 2015.

She also stars in Lifetime's drama series UnReal, which premiered on June 1st, 2015. On the show, she plays "Quinn" the executive producer of a fictional dating show. Other projects include the feature film Results with Guy Pearce and Cobie Smulders, which premiered in 2015 at The Sundance Film Festival; two appearances on USA's 2015 series Complications; a guest role on the IFC series Maron; and Cartoon Network's animated series, Transformers: Robots in Disguise. Zimmer was also seen in multiple seasons 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 (2)

Russ Lamoureux (9 October 2010 - present) (1 child)
Steve Johnson (1999 - 2001) (divorced)

Trivia (12)

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.
Has a daughter, Colette Zoe Lamoureux (b. January 5, 2008, weighing 8 lbs, 10 oz.), with her husband 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.
Her name Zimmer is German for 'room'.
Turned down an opportunity to be in Homeland (2011), a decision she later regretted.
Alumna of the AADA (American Academy of Dramatic Arts), Class of 1990.

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 than all my characters, let's just put it that way.

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