Actress, writer, and producer who became known for her acting in the 2011 indie film Another Earth. She received additional fame for her roles in Sound of My Voice and The East. She co-created and would star in the Netflix series The OA.
She graduated with a degree in economics from Georgetown University in 2005.
She co-wrote, produced, and acted in Another Earth, which won the Alfred P. Sloan Prize at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
She was named Brit after her great-grandmother. She was once in a relationship with screenwriter Mike Cahill.
She appeared in the 2013 thriller The East with Ellen Page.