Golden Globes: 3 Nominations, 1 Win

Sarah Paulson (born December 17, 1974 in Tampa, Florida) began working as an actress right out of Manhattan’s Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

After beginning her career on stage, she appeared on the TV series American Gothic (1995-1996) and Jack & Jill (1999-2001), and then in films like What Women Want (2000) Down with Love (2003), Path to War (2002) and The Notorious Bettie Page (2005), Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011), 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Carol (2015).

Paulson portrayed the real life prosecutor Marcia Clark in the first season of the anthology series American Crime Story, subtitled The People v. O.J. Simpson.