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Connie Britton

At the premiere of Grindhouse in Austin, Texas, March 2007.
Birth name Constance Womack
Born March 6, 1967 (1967-03-06) (age 40)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Connie Britton (born Constance Womack on March 6, 1967, in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American actress who is most well-known for her role as Tami Taylor in Friday Night Lights starring opposite Kyle Chandler and as Nikki Faber on ABC's Spin City from 1996-2000. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (750 × 1000 pixel, file size: 499 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... See also Planet Terror and Death Proof Grindhouse is a 2007 anthology film co-written, produced and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. ... Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas, the county seat of Travis County, and home to the University of Texas at Austin. ... March 2007 is the third month of the year. ... is the 65th day of the year (66th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... “Boston” redirects here. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... is the 65th day of the year (66th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... “Boston” redirects here. ... Friday Night Lights in the a 1990 book and 2004 movie that documents the coach and players of a high school football team and the small, economically-depressed Texas town of Odessa that supports and is obsessed with them. ... Kyle Martin Chandler (born September 17, 1965) is an Emmy-nominated American film and television actor. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... Spin City was an American sitcom television series that ran from 1996 to 2002 on ABC, and was created by Gary David Goldberg & Bill Lawrence, based on a fictional local government running New York City, originally starring Michael J. Fox as Mike Flaherty, the Deputy Mayor of New York. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ...


Britton uses her married name as her stage name, though she is now divorced from her husband. When she was 7 years old her family (mother Linda, father Allen, and sister Cynthia) moved to Lynchburg, Virginia. Lynchburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ...


She majored in Asian Studies at Dartmouth College (class of 1989). Upon graduation she moved to New York City, where she spent two years at the Neighborhood Playhouse studying with Sanford Meisner. While studying at the Neighborhood Playhouse, Britton (then Womack) made her NY theatrical debut in Caroline Kava's The Early Girl at The Courtyard Playhouse. Britton played seasoned prostitute, Laurel, opposite then unknown television and radio personality Cooper Lawrence, who played Joan. Britton's performance, while well received, nearly got her ousted from the Neighborhood Playhouse program, which prohibited students from taking professional employment during their course of study. After graduating, Britton spent two more years working in off-Broadway theatre productions. She moved to Los Angeles after the success of "The Brothers McMullen". In her free time, Britton, who resides in both New York and Los Angeles, enjoys hiking, yoga, and doing volunteer work. Dartmouth College is a private, coeducational university located in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the United States. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... The Neighborhood Playhouse is an actor training school in New York City, generally associated with the Meisner technique of Sanford Meisner. ... Sanford Meisner (August 31, 1905-February 2nd, 1997) was an actor and acting coach well known for the Meisner technique. ... Off-Broadway plays or musicals are performed in New York City in smaller theatres than Broadway, but larger than Off-Off-Broadway, productions. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... The Brothers McMullen is a 1995 US comedy drama film directed, written, produced by and starring Edward Burns. ... Two hikers in the Mount Hood National Forest Eagle Creek hiking Hiking is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery. ... For other uses, see Yoga (disambiguation). ...


Britton had a recurring role on 24, during its fifth season as Diane Huxley, the landlady of protagonist Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland). 24 (twenty four) is a current U.S. television action/drama series, produced by the Fox Network and syndicated worldwide. ... Diane Huxley was the single mother of Derek Huxley. ... Jack Bauer is the fictional protagonist of the American television series 24, in which he has trained and worked in various capacities as a government agent, including US Army Delta Force, LAPD SWAT, and finally the Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) Los Angeles. ... Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland (born December 21, 1966) is an Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning Canadian television and film actor, well known for his role of Jack Bauer on the series 24. ...


Britton co-starred in the indie-thriller The Last Winter in 2006. She is also appearing as Tami Taylor in the new NBC series Friday Night Lights, inspired by the book and the movie of the same name, in which she played virtually the same character. Synopsis In the Arctic region of Northern Alaska, an oil companys advance team struggles to establish a drilling base that will forever alter the pristine land. ... The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... For the 2004 film, see Friday Night Lights (film). ...


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Awards & Nominations

  • 2007 The Television Critics Association Award Nomination for INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA-Connie Britton (“Friday Night Lights”)[1]

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