HOPE DAVIS (Lydia Boyd) co-starred in the HBO movie A Special Relationship, in which she portrays first lady Clinton, receiving an Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe nomination.
On stage, she recently reunited with her cast mates of the 2009 Tony Award winning play God of Carnage for a Los Angeles based run at the Ahmanson Theater. Davis received a Tony nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play for her performance. She was last seen on television in the second season of the critically acclaimed HBO series In Treatment, once again receiving an Emmy nomination.
Davis' most recent film credits include, Real Steel, Genova, Synecdoche, New York, The Hoax, The Nines, Charlie Bartlett, and Driving Lessons, opposite Dermot Mulroney. Davis was also part of an ensemble cast in the ABC television series Six Degrees,and the HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce.
In 2003, Davis was named Best Actress by the New York Film Critics Circle for her work in two of the year's most critically acclaimed independent features -- Oscar nominated American Splendor, and The Secret Lives of Dentists, for which she also received a Golden Globe Award nomination and an Independent Spirit Award nomination.
Additionally, Davis garnered critical attention for her work in a trio of independent hits -- The Daytrippers, The Myth of Fingerprints and Next Stop Wonderland. Her film credits also include Infamous, The Matador, The Weatherman, Proof,Hearts in Atlantis, Final,Joe Gould's Secret, The Imposters, Arlington Road, Mumford and About Schmidt.
In addition to God of Carnage and Camino Real at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Davis' theatre credits include the Lincoln Center productions of Rebecca Gilman's Spinning into Butter, Two Shakespearean Actors and Ivanov, multiple Off-Broadway plays, including Pterodactyls, The Food Chain, The Iceman Cometh and David Mamet's Speed the Plow. Davis also starred in Hope Leaves the Theatre, written by Charlie Kaufman and performed alongside Meryl Streep and Peter Dinklage, part of the sound play project, Theatre of the New Ear, for Sirius Radio.