Four-time Emmy® award-nominated Connie Britton stars as Debra Newell, a successful interior designer and single mother from Orange County, who falls in love with the charismatic John Meehan, in Bravo’s scripted anthology Dirty John. Britton also serves as an executive producer on the series.
Britton most recently starred in the first season of Ryan Murphy’s 9-1-1. and in the Golden Globe® nominated, SMILF. Britton is best known for her Emmy® award-nominated roles starring on Nashville and Friday Night Lights. Her role on Nashville also earned her a Golden Globe® nomination. She received another Emmy® Award nomination for her role in the first installment of American Horror Story. Additional television credits include: American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, Spin City, 24, and The West Wing.
Britton recently completed production on Land of Steady Habits, based on the debut novel from Ted Thompson, written and directed by Nicole Holofcener. Her film credits include Professor Marston & The Wonder Woman, Beatriz at Dinner, Me & Earl & the Dying Girl, This Is Where I Leave You, The To-Do List, Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World, and American Ultra.
In April 2014, Britton was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme. In this role, she raises awareness of UNDP’s work in poverty eradication and women’s empowerment, advocating to the American and global public.