Chloë Sevigny is a celebrated American actress, fashion designer, and former model, acclaimed for her breakout role in the critically-admired indie film, ‘Kids.’ This multifaceted artist has established a distinctive identity through her work in film and television.
Sevigny’s body of work spans across genres, mediums, and styles, each role adding to her diverse and distinctive acting repertoire. After gaining attention for her raw and powerful performance in ‘Kids’ (1995), she followed it up with ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ (1999), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. On the small screen, her role in the television series ‘Big Love’ garnered her a Golden Globe award and several Emmy nominations. Other notable performances include ‘American Psycho’ (2000), ‘Dogville’ (2003), ‘The Brown Bunny’ (2003), and the horror series ‘American Horror Story.’
In the course of her illustrious career, Sevigny has collaborated with an array of celebrated artists and personalities. Her first film, ‘Kids,’ was the result of a fruitful collaboration with director Larry Clark and screenwriter Harmony Korine, marking the beginning of a significant partnership with Korine. She worked with acclaimed director Lars von Trier in ‘Dogville’ and ‘Manderlay.’ She shared the screen with stars like Hilary Swank in ‘Boys Don’t Cry’, Christian Bale in ‘American Psycho’, Bill Paxton in ‘Big Love’, and starred alongside seasoned actors such as Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates in ‘American Horror Story.’
Sevigny’s performances have not only earned her audience appreciation but also significant industry recognition. Her standout performance in ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ earned her a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2000, a nod that cemented her reputation as a serious performer. She went on to win a Golden Globe Award in 2010 for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for her work in ‘Big Love,’ along with several Emmy nominations for the same.