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Connie Britton (born March 6, 1967; age 53) played Diane Huxley during Season 5 of 24.

Biography Edit

Connie Britton is an American actress who was most well known for her role as Tami Taylor in Friday Night Lights TV series opposite Kyle Chandler, as Nikki Faber on ABC's Spin City from 1996-2000, and as Vivian Harmon in the FX horror-drama series American Horror Story.

Born Constance Womack in Boston, Massachusetts, she uses the name of her ex-husband, Britton, as her stage name. When she was 7 years old her family (mother Linda, father Allen and sister Cynthia) moved to Lynchburg, Virginia.

Connie majored in Asian Studies at Dartmouth College (class of 1989). Upon graduation she moved to New York City, where she spent two years at the Neighborhood Playhouse studying with Sanford Meisner and two more years at off-Broadway theatres. She moved to Los Angeles after the success of Edward Burn's "The Brothers McMullen". In her free time, Britton, who resides in both New York and Los Angeles, enjoys hiking, yoga, and doing volunteer work.

From 2012 to 2017, Britton starred in the ABC musical drama series Nashville as Rayna James, a legendary country music superstar whose star begins fading. The series also starred Hayden Panettiere and 24 alum Powers Boothe.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • The Mustang (2019)
  • Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
  • American Ultra (2015)
  • The To Do List (2013)
  • Conception (2011)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
  • Women in Trouble (2009)
  • The Last Winter (2006)
  • Friday Night Lights (2004)
  • Lost at Home (2003)
  • The Next Big Thing (2001)
  • No Looking Back (1998)
  • The Brothers McMullen (1995)

Television appearances

  • Dirty John (2018-2019)
  • 9-1-1 (2018)
  • Nashville (2012–2017)
  • Family Guy (2014)
  • American Horror Story (2011)
  • Friday Night Lights (2006-2011)
  • Life as We Know It (2005)
  • Lost at Home (2003)
  • The West Wing (2001)
  • The Fugitive (2000-2001)
  • Cupid (1998)
  • Spin City (1996-2000)
  • Ellen (1995-1996)

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