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Sarah Paulson        

Actress Best Known for Her Roles in "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," "Game Change," "Martha Marcy May Marlene" & "American Horror Story"

Sarah Catharine Paulson is an American film, stage, and television actress. She began acting on stage, and in the 1990s starred in "American Gothic" (1995–96), and "Jack & Jill" (1999–2001). She later appeared in comedy films such as "What Women Want" (2000) and "Down with Love" (2003), and had dramatic roles in "Path to War" (2002) and "The Notorious Bettie Page" (2005). From 2006 to 2007, Paulson played the role of Harriet Hayes in the NBC comedy drama series "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination. In 2008, she starred as Ellen Dolan in the superhero noir film "The Spirit."

In 2011, Paulson began starring in the FX anthology series "American Horror Story," playing different characters in each of the show's five seasons. For her performance in the second season, she won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in 2013. Also in 2013, Paulson starred as Mary Epps in the Oscar-winning historical drama "12 Years a Slave," for which she received critical acclaim. She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for the third season of "American Horror Story" in 2014. In 2015 Paulson won a second Critics' Choice Television Award and received a nomination for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for the fourth season of "American Horror Story" and starred as Abby Gerhard in "Carol."

Most recently, Paulson has portrayed prosecutor Marcia Clark in "The People v. O.J. Simpson." The 10-part FX mini series began on February 2, 2016.


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When an actress has a role in a lesbian romance, a literal Horror Show, and the upcoming dramatization of the O.J. Simpson trial, there’s a lot to talk about. Let’s get started.

First Look: ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story’ Promises ‘You Don’t Know the Half of It’

“It’s not really about O.J. Simpson the man, it’s really about the case itself, and the lawyers on both sides,” says Sarah Paulson, who plays prosecutor Marcia Clark in the 10-episode limited series. “There’s a lot of things in this that people don’t know, or they certainly don’t remember.”

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