She followed up with Steve Buscemi's TREES LOUNGE, Harmony Korine's GUMMO, for which Sevigny also was costume designer, and Whit Stillman's THE LAST DAYS OF DISCO, and again for Korine in JULIEN DONKEY BOY.
Sevigny also starred in two Off-Broadway plays for director Scott Elliot: Hazelwood Jr. High, written by Rob Urbinati and What The Butler Saw, written by Joe Orton.
In 1999, Sevigny emerged as one of Hollywood's most critically acclaimed young actresses, starring in Fox Searchlight Pictures' BOYS DON'T CRY. She received nominations for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors' Guild Award, as well as winning an Independent Spirit Award, the Los Angeles Film Critics Award, the Boston Film Critics Award, Chicago Film Critics Award and the National Society of Film Critics Award.
Other film credits followed including A MAP OF THE WORLD, starring Sigourney Weaver and Julianne Moore; AMERICAN PSYCHO; Lars von Trier's DOGVILLE, with Nicole Kidman and Paul Bettany; SHATTERED GLASS, with Hayden Christiansen and Peter Sarsgaard; PARTY MONSTER, with Macauley Culkin, and DEMONLOVER, directed by Olivier Assayas.
Premiering in September 2005 is Big Love, a new series for HBO, from Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman's Playtone Productions. Big Love centers on a polygamist's (Bill Paxton) relationship with his three wives. Chloe plays his wife, along with Ginnifer Goodwin and Jeanne Tripplehorn. Harry Dean Stanton will play her father and patriarch of the familial commune.
Sevigny's upcoming film projects include: THREE NEEDLES, filmed on South Africa's Wild Coast, written and directed by Thom Fitzgerald (THE HANGING GARDEN). Sevigny plays a nun in an African village that is overtaken by AIDS; MRS. HARRIS, the story if Dr. Herman Tarnower, the inventor of the Scarsdale diet, who was murdered by his lover, a headmistress of a prestigious girls' academy, in 1980. Sevigny plays the doctor's nurse and lover. Annette Bening and Ben Kingsley also star; and MANDERLAY from director Lars Von Trier. Set on a plantation in 1930s America and focusing on slavery, the film is the second in von Trier's trilogy U, S and A following DOGVILLE. Sevigny plays the daughter of a plantation owner. Also starring are Bryce Dallas Howard, Danny Glover and John C. Reilly.
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Chloë Sevigny Facts
|Birthday||November 18, 1974 (49)|
|Birthplace||Darien, Connecticut, USA|
|Height||5' 7" (1m70) How tall is Chloë Sevigny compared to you?|
|Awards||2010 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie (for Big Love)|
|Love & Friendship|
|Boys Don't Cry|
|Melinda And Melinda|
|Big Love: Season 3|
|My Son, My Son|