Kristen Connolly is a stage and screen actress based in New York. She currently appears in the CBS action-drama series “Zoo” and HBO’s The Wizard of Lies opposite Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer, directed by Barry Levinson. She also starred in “The Whispers,” an ABC drama produced by Steven Spielberg. Prior to that, Ms. Connolly co-starred opposite Adrien Brody in Houdini, the four-hour miniseries directed by Uli Edel for the History Channel. Concurrently to filming season two of “House of Cards,” she shot the independent film A Good Marriage opposite Joan Allen and Anthony LaPaglia, directed by Peter Askin. Her list of film credits includes The Bay, The Cabin in the Woods, Revolutionary Road, The Happening, and Confessions of a Shopaholic. On television, she has appeared on “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “New Amsterdam,” “Mercy,” “Nurse Jackie,” and “Life on Mars.” Her theatre credits include Love’s Labor’s Lost and Othello at The Old Globe, Measure for Measure and All’s Well That Ends Well at Shakespeare in the Park in New York, as well as King Lear at The Public Theater. She received her M.F.A. from Yale School of Drama.