|Born||July 12, 1980|
Kristen Connolly (born July 12, 1980) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Dana in the 2011 film The Cabin in the Woods, Christina Gallagher on the Netflix series House of Cards and Jamie Campbell on the CBS series Zoo.
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 on two CBS daytime soap operas with 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. On September 1, 2014 the A&E Houdini miniseries premiered with 3.7 million viewers, Connolly plays Bess Houdini with Academy Award-winning Adrien Brody playing Harry Houdini. Connolly also portrayed Jamie, a passionate journalist in the CBS drama-thriller series Zoo and co-starred as Lena in the drama series The Whispers. In 2014 she portrayed Petra Anderson in the drama thriller film A Good Marriage, based on Stephen King's short story of the same name.
|2003||Mona Lisa Smile||Art History Student|
|2008||Revolutionary Road||Mrs. Brace|
|The Happening||Woman Reading on the Bench|
|Meet Dave||Make-Out Girl|
|2009||Confessions of a Shopaholic||Woman Who Wins Green Scarf Bid|
|The Cabin in the Woods||Dana Polk|
|2014||A Good Marriage||Petra Anderson|
|2022||Deep Water||Kelly Wilson|
|2008||New Amsterdam||Fanny||Episode: "Honor"|
|2008||Guiding Light||Jolene||16 episodes|
|2008||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Miranda/Teresa||Episode: "Vanishing Act"|
|2008–09||As the World Turns||Josie Anderson||39 episodes|
|2009||Life on Mars||Donna||Episode: "Let All The Children Boogie"|
|2009||Nurse Jackie||Mrs. Vogal||Episode: "School Nurse"|
|2009||Mercy||Carey Whitlow||Episode: "You Lose Me with the Cinderblock"|
|2011||The Good Wife||Maggie Reeves||Episode: "Get a Room"|
|2013–14||House of Cards||Christina Gallagher||17 episodes|
|2014||Houdini||Bess Houdini||2 episodes|
|2015||The Whispers||Lena Lawrence||10 episodes|
|2015–17||Zoo||Jamie Campbell||39 episodes|
|2017||The Wizard of Lies||Stephanie Madoff||Television film|
|2019–present||Evil||Mira Byrd||5 episodes|
|2019||Prodigal Son||Beth Saverstein||Episode: "Pied-A-Terre"|
|2022||Outer Range||Rebecca Abbott||1 Episode|
|2022||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Audrey O'Neill||Episode: "Confess Your Sins to Be Free"|
- "On This Date: Birthdays". The Fresno Bee. The Associated Press. July 12, 2018. p. 5B.
Kristen Connolly is 38.
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- "A&E's Houdini Premieres to 3.7 Million Total Viewers". BroadwayWorld. Retrieved September 6, 2014.
- "Zoo Fills Out With New Anima... Actors! – Dread Central". Dread Central. January 15, 2015. Retrieved March 8, 2015.
- Nellie Andreeva (January 15, 2015). "Kristen Connolly & Billy Burke To Co-Star In CBS Series 'Zoo'". Deadline. Retrieved March 8, 2015.
- "UK Premiere of A Good Marriage Happening During Grimm Up North's Stephen King Season – Dread Central". Dread Central. February 6, 2015. Retrieved March 8, 2015.
- Reich, Ronni (January 9, 2012). "Move over, Barrymores - here come the Connollys". NJ.com. Retrieved November 11, 2022.
- Keil, Jennifer Gould (April 10, 2019). "'House of Cards' star is ditching Brooklyn for the 'burbs".