It was an era of few actresses born with great talent, and yet they were not in the vast spotlight because they have only worked in independent films. But Lili Taylor was different from all. She is well-known successful American actress who acted in movies, TV and even stage. She was born in Glencoe, Illinois, to Marie Taylor and George Park Taylor, a hardware store operator. 

From her birth, she had a skill in acting and singing, when she was 14, she got a chance to sing, and her voice was so loud that her audiences who sat in the last bench could hear her. Known for her tomboyish nature, she always wanted to grow up as a boy, fearless and self-made. To get her stardom, Lili graduated from New Tier High School in 1985 first. Then, she joined, Theatre School, in DePaul University and the Piven Theatre Workshop. Lili, first gained fame for acting in the 1988 movie, Mystic Pizza (1988), which co-starred Julia Roberts She’s one of the Hollywood’s heavyweight actresses >> Read More... . This was her first important role and she had made her performance so impressive, that her new actors felt, Lili was best in grabbing the toughest task, which many glamorous artistes would have declined. Then, she acted in a high number of hit movies, including Dogfight, which hit the screens in the year 1991 and Short Cuts went on floors in the year 1993.

But, she was more highly recognized for appearing in the 1996 film, I Shot Andy Warhol. She was nominated for several awards, and she is highly acclaimed for being a famous actress of Independent cinema in America. Later, she also joined HBO Series production too. Meantime, she was seen as a star in TV series like Six Feet Under Six Feet Under is an American comedy-drama televis >> Read More... (2001), Her notable works in TV movies are Anne Frank (2001) and Live from Baghdad (2002).

She also acted as ‘’Sheriff Lillian Holley’’ with Johny Deep in the film, Public Enemies Click to look into! >> Read More... (2009). She worked in another film with Johny Depp in 1993, Arizona Dream. Lili is also a veteran in stage acting. She has ventured in a lot of plays that was staged on Broadway, including "The Three Sisters" which was released in the year, 1997.

Lili Taylor still continues featuring on stages, TVs and films. She is now married to Nick Flynn, and they have a daughter. She had worked in diverse projects and had always insisted working will fully develop three-dimensional characters that had limited her options in mainstream cinema. As a competent actress in America, she had done more complex roles and will be remembered for her histrionics. Now she appears in stage and TV production. She will be seen in Season 2 of American Crime episode that will get ready for a 2016 premiere. She was born on February 20, 1967.

Patricia Clarkson

The 56-year-old America actress, Patricia Davies Clarkson was born on 29th December 1959. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to Jackie Clarkson, a politician, and a councilwoman and Arthur Clarkson, a school administrator at the Department of Medicine at the Louisiana State University. She studied speech pathology at the same college her father works for. She transferred to New York City’s Fordham University, where she graduated with a degree in Drama. She then went ahead and earned her MFA at the Yale School of Drama. Her acting career is impressive and diverse with a long list of accolades and critical acclaims. She has performed on Broadway, and the credits include The House of Blue Leaves, The Eastern Standard and The Elephant Man for which she got nominated for The Tony Awards for Best Featured Actress in a Play. Her debut was in the film The Untouchable in 1987, where she played the wife of Elliot Ness at the age of 27. She has played more of character roles than a leading role. Her breakthrough performance was in High Art in 1998 where she played Greta, a German drug addict, homosexual former model. She also featured in the movie The Dead Pool, Everybody’s All American and Rocket Gibraltar. Her television performances include Davis Rules, Alex Haley’s Queen, a miniseries, Murder One as Annie Hoffman, and her impeccable performance in Six Feet Under for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for the year 2002 and 2006. Her magnificent work in movies worth mentioning are in Pieces of April where she played a bad-mannered mother dying of cancer, for which she got nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2003, she starred in The Station Agent, which got her six awards and five nominations namely the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress and nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role. Her other movies include All the Real Girls in 2003 as Elvira Fine, ‘Good Night, and Good Luck’ in 2005 as Shirley Wershba, Shutter Island in 2010 and Easy A in 2010.

Patricia Clarkson  English Actress