Paula Malcomson

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Paula Malcomson
Born 1970 (age 44–45)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Other names Paula Williams
Occupation Actress
Years active 1992–present[1]

Paula Malcomson (born 1970) is a Northern Irish actress. She is sometimes credited as Paula Williams.[1]


Malcomson starred as Trixie in the HBO series Deadwood[2] and Colleen in ABC's Lost.[3] She played the role of Amanda Graystone in the Battlestar Galactica spin-off series Caprica, on the Sci Fi Channel, as well as the role of Maureen Ashby on the FX Series Sons of Anarchy.[2]

In March 2011, Malcomson guest starred in the Fringe episode "Stowaway".[3] She played Mrs. Everdeen in the film adaptation of The Hunger Games, her first major starring movie role.[4] She plays Abby Donovan, the wife of the title character, in the Showtime series Ray Donovan.


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Another Girl Another Planet Bartender
1993 Tombstone Allie Earp
1996 Dunston Checks In Bellman #4
1998 Trance Bartender
1998 Rocking Horse Winner, TheThe Rocking Horse Winner Jesse's Mother Short film
1999 Profiler Jean Stanley Episode: "Blind Eye"
1999 Auteur Theory, TheThe Auteur Theory Siobhan Meehan
1999 Green Mile, TheThe Green Mile Marjorie Detterick
2000 Hamlet Marcella
2000 Practice, TheThe Practice Suzie Greene Episode: "Settling"
2000 Strong Medicine Trish Episode: "Pre-Existing Conditions"
2000 Baby Julia Television film
2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence Patricia in Mirrored Room
2001 UC: Undercover Sasha Episode: "Zero Option"
2002 Providence Episode: "The Start of Something Big"
2002 Star Trek: Enterprise Madeline Reed Episode: "Silent Enemy"
2003 NYPD Blue Carla Whitford Episode: "Marine Life"
2003 Six Feet Under Woman in Bar Episode: "I'm Sorry, I'm Lost"
2003 Quintessence Ruth Short film
2003 June & Orlando June Short film
2004–2006 Deadwood Trixie 36 episodes
2006 Lost Colleen Pickett Episode: "The Glass Ballerina"
Episode: "Every Man for Himself"
2006–2007 ER Meg Riley 8 episodes
2007 Cold Case Marlene Bradford Episode: "A Dollar, a Dream"
2007 Death Strip, TheThe Death Strip Helene Short film
2007 Nonplussed Jenn Short film
2007 John from Cincinnati Jerri 5 episodes
2007 Criminal Minds Beth Jacobs Episode: "Seven Seconds"
2008 Woman in the West, AA Woman in the West Marion Faber Short film
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Susan Ross Episode: "Retro"
2009 Morning After Kat McKinley Short film
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Amanda / Emma Episode: "Disarmed and Dangerous"
2009–2010 Caprica Amanda Graystone 18 episodes
2010 Event, TheThe Event Madeline Jackson 3 episodes
2010 Sons of Anarchy Maureen Ashby 10 episodes
2011 Lie to Me Lightman's Mom Episode: "Funhouse"
2011 Private Practice Hillary Episode: "Home Again"
2011 Fringe Dana Gray Episode: "Stowaway"
2011 Law & Order: LA Jill Jennings Episode: "Benedict Canyon"
2012 Hunger Games, TheThe Hunger Games Mrs. Everdeen
2013–present Ray Donovan Abby Donovan
2013 Hunger Games: Catching Fire, TheThe Hunger Games: Catching Fire Mrs. Everdeen
2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Mrs. Everdeen
2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Mrs. Everdeen
2015 Grass Stains


  1. ^ a b "Paula Malcomson Biography". BuddyTV. Retrieved 2010-05-27. 
  2. ^ a b Rowles, Dustin (2010-10-13). "Grading the 7 Most Successful Post-Show Careers of "Deadwood" and "The Wire" Alumni". Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  3. ^ a b Hanson, Andrew (2011-03-19). "'Fringe' recap: 'The place where the mysteries of the universe get answered'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-03-21. 
  4. ^ Franich, Darren (2010-04-22). "'The Hunger Games': Paula Malcomson cast as Katniss Everdeen's mother". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2010-04-22. 

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