Actress who has earned widespread praise for her performances in such films as American Psycho (2000), Adaptation (2002) and Gangs of New York (2002). She is also known for her role as nun Sister Harriet on the Cinemax drama The Knick.
She grew up in a small town just outside of London, England. She later moved to New York City, where she gained notice for her work in a stage production of Ecstasy directed by Mike Leigh.
She was nominated for the Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Ensemble as a member of the casts of both Adaptation and An Education (2009).
She married famed photographer Josh Cheuse.
She was directed by Lars von Trier in the drama Dancer in the Dark (2000).