Deirdre O'Connell is an American actress who has worked extensively on stage, screen, and television. She is known for her versatile and nuanced performances, often playing complex and challenging roles.
O'Connell began her career in the theater, appearing in productions at the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Public Theater, and the Manhattan Theatre Club. She has won a Tony Award and been nominated for Drama Desk Awards for her work on Broadway, including her acclaimed performance in the 2019 play Dana H.
O'Connell has also appeared in a wide range of films and television shows. Some of her notable credits include Fearless, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Little Children Dream of God, Magic/Bird, The Path, Nurse Jackie, and The Affair.