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Cherry Jones

Actress
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Cherry Jones (born November 21, 1956) is an American actress known for her roles on screen and stage. She has received various accolades for her performances in television and theatre including three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Tony Awards, three Drama Desk Awards and two Obie Awards. She also received a Laurence Olivier Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award nomination.Jones started her career in theatre in 1980 when she cofounded the American Repertory Theatre. She made her Broadway debut in the 1987 play Stepping Out. She received her first Tony nomination for her role in Our Country's Good in 1991. She continued working on and off broadway including portraying various roles in Tony Kushner's Angels in America in 1993. and She portrayed Catherine Sloper in the Broadway production of The Heiress in 1995 for which she earned her first Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. She received another Tony nomination for A Moon for the Misbegotten in 2000. She won her second Tony Award for originating the role of Sister Aloysius in John Patrick Shanley's Doubt in 2005. In 2014 she received her fifth Tony nomination as Amanda in the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, a role for which she reprised in London's West End earning a Laurence Olivier Award nomination in 2017. Her most recent Broadway performance was in The Lifespan of a Fact in 2018.She is also known for her work on television making her debut in 1987's Alex: The Life of a Child. She continued acting in television in various roles including Barbara Layton in The West Wing and President Allison Taylor in 24 the latter of which won her the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2009. She received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Transparent in 2015 and earned two more Primetime Emmy Awards this time for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her performances in the Hulu drama series The Handmaid's Tale in 2019 and the HBO drama series Succession in 2020. Her film appearances include The Horse Whisperer (1998), Erin Brockovich (2000), Signs (2002), The Village (2004), Amelia (2009), The Beaver (2011), A Rainy Day in New York (2019), and The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021).

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Actress
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Sarah Paulson
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