Connie Britton, after graduating from Dartmouth, studied with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse in the Two-Year Certificate program. Ms. Britton is best known for her lead television roles as Nikki Faber on Spin City, Tami Taylor on Friday Night Lights and Rayna Jaymes in the current hit ABC series Nashville. She received two Emmy nominations for “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series” for Friday Night Lights, as well as an Emmy nomination for “Lead Actress in a TV Miniseries or Movie” for American Horror Story. Her most recent film credits include This Is Where I Leave You (2014) and, for upcoming release, Me & Earl & the Dying Girl (2015) and American Ultra (2015). Her most recent award nomination was the honor of a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Actress in a Television Series Drama” for her current fole on ABC's Nashville.