Hope Davis
Hope Davis
as Jill Carlan

Actor Biography

With extensive experience in theater, television and film, Hope Davis is one of the most versatile and poised actors working today. Davis most recently starred in ABC's critically acclaimed Emmy®-nominated series American Crime and reprised her role as the unforgettable Megan Fisher in the second season of FOX's hit series Wayward Pines. Davis also starred in the leading role of matriarch Katya O'Connor in NBC's Allegiance and had a multi-episode arc on Aaron Sorkin's HBO show The Newsroom. Davis received an Emmy nomination for her work on HBO's In Treatment and was also honored with both Emmy and Golden Globe® nominations for her portrayal of Hillary Clinton in the HBO Film The Special Relationship. She will next be seen on ABC's For The People.

In 2003, Davis was named Best Actress by the New York Film Critics Circle for her work in two of the year's most critically acclaimed independent features: Alan Rudolph's The Secret Lives of Dentists and the Oscar®-nominated American Splendor, directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, for which Davis also received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.

Davis was recently seen on the big screen in Danny Strong's Rebel in the Rye, opposite Sarah Paulson; and in Marvel's highly anticipated Captain America: Civil War, directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo. Her other film credits include: Simon West's Wild Card; Anthony Fabian's Louder Than Words, opposite David Duchovny; Henry Alex Rubin's Disconnect; Shawn Levy's Real Steel; Michael Winterbottom's Genova; Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York, opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman; The Hoax directed by Lasse Hallström; The Nines with Ryan Reynolds; Charlie Bartlett with Robert Downey Jr. and Anton Yeltchin; and Driving Lessons opposite Dermot Mulroney. Davis was also part of an ensemble cast in the ABC series Six Degrees and the HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce, directed by Todd Haynes.

In theater, Davis received a Tony nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Annette Raleigh in the Broadway run of God of Carnage. Her other theater credits include: Red Barn at the National's Lyttelton in the West End, Camino Real at the famed Williamstown Theatre Festival, PterodactylsThe Food ChainThe Iceman ComethIvanov and David Mamet's Speed the Plow.