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Connolly in 2014
September 1, 1980 |
Montclair, New Jersey, U.S.
Kristen Nora Connolly (born September 1, 1980) is an American actress and former professional tennis player. She is best known for her roles as Dana in the 2012 film The Cabin in the Woods, and Christina Gallagher on the Netflix series House of Cards. She has also had several roles on soap operas, including recurring roles on Guiding Light and As the World Turns.
Connolly began her career with recurring roles on several CollegeHumor digital shorts. She appeared as an extra on the films Mona Lisa Smile, Meet Dave, and The Happening. She has also appeared in several soap operas, including recurring roles on Guiding Light and As the World Turns.
She first gained mainstream recognition in 2012, after starring as the main protagonist Dana in the Joss Whedon/Drew Goddard film The Cabin in the Woods. She also starred in the horror film The Bay. In 2013, she had a starring role as Christina Gallagher on the Netflix series House of Cards alongside Kevin Spacey.
|2003||Mona Lisa Smile||Art History Student|
|2008||The Happening||Woman Reading on the Bench|
|Meet Dave||Make-Out Girl|
|The Cabin in the Woods||Dana Polk|
|Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Miranda / Teresa||Episode 17: "Vanishing Act"|
|2009||Life on Mars||Donna||Episode: "Let All The Children Boogie"|
|As the World Turns||Josie Anderson|
|2011||The Good Wife||Maggie Reeves||Episode: "Get a Room"|
|2013–present||House of Cards||Christina Gallagher|
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