Chloë SevignyChloë Stevens Sevigny (; born November 18, 1974) is an American actress, director, model, and fashion designer. She is mostly known for her work in independent films, often appearing in controversial or experimental features. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a Golden Globe, a Satellite Award, and an Independent Spirit Award, as well as Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. She also has a career in fashion design concurrent with her acting work. Over the years, her alternative fashion sense has earned her a reputation as a "style icon".
After graduating from high school, Sevigny found work as a model. She appeared in music videos for Sonic Youth and The Lemonheads, and acquired "it girl" status. In 1995, she made her film debut in ''Kids'', which earned her critical acclaim. A string of roles in small-scale features throughout the late 1990s further established her as a prominent performer in the independent film scene. She received particular attention for her portrayal of Lana Tisdel in the drama ''Boys Don't Cry'' (1999), which earned her nominations for the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award in the Best Supporting Actress category.
Throughout the 2000s, Sevigny appeared in supporting parts in numerous independent films, including ''American Psycho'' (2000), ''Demonlover'' (2002); ''Party Monster'' and ''Dogville'' (both 2003); and ''The Brown Bunny'' (2004). Her participation in the latter caused considerable controversy due to its featuring of a graphic unsimulated sex scene. From 2006 to 2011, Sevigny portrayed Nicolette Grant on the HBO series ''Big Love'', for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2010. She also appeared in mainstream films such as David Fincher's ''Zodiac'' (2007), and the biopic ''Mr. Nice'' (2010).
After the conclusion of ''Big Love'', Sevigny went on to appear in numerous television projects, starring in the British series ''Hit & Miss'' (2012), and having supporting roles in ''Portlandia'' (2013), two seasons of ''American Horror Story''; and in the Netflix series ''Bloodline'' (2015–2017). Sevigny made her directorial debut in 2016 with the short film ''Kitty'', followed by a second short film titled ''Carmen''. She had several supporting parts in 2017 before obtaining a lead role portraying Lizzie Borden in the independent thriller ''Lizzie'' (2018). Provided by Wikipedia