Constance Zimmer has displayed great versatility as an actress throughout her career, well-known for playing a number of standout characters in notable projects. Zimmer recently won a 2016 Critics’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category for her role on “UnREAL,” which was named one of AFI’s Top 10 shows in 2015 and topped many “Best of” 2015 lists. Zimmer was also named one of TV’s MVPs for 2015 by TVLine.com. Additionally, she was recently seen recurring on the third season of Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Zimmer also voices characters on Cartoon Network’s animated series, “Transformers: Robots in Disguise,” as well as the Netflix animated series “BoJack Horseman.”
Starting in 2005, and for six seasons, Zimmer played the role of “Dana Gordon” on HBO’s critically acclaimed series “Entourage.” She reprised this role when Warner Bros. released the Entourage film on the big screen last year. Zimmer was also seen starring in the first and second season of the Netflix Emmy® nominated original series “House of Cards,” executive produced by David Fincher, and she recently returned on season four. Zimmer also had a recurring role on HBO’s Golden Globe nominated series “The Newsroom,” executive produced by Aaron Sorkin.
Zimmer was a series lead on ABC’s “Boston Legal,” created by David E. Kelley, which earned her a SAG Award nomination and had recurring roles on the IFC series “Maron,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “The New Adventures of Old Christine.” She also guest starred on “Seinfeld” and the sitcom “Ellen.”
Another recent noteworthy film project she completed is the independent feature film “Results” opposite Guy Pearce and Cobie Smulders, which premiered at The Sundance Film Festival last year.
Zimmer resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Russ, a director, and their daughter.