She played Sister Mary Eunice in the thriller drama American Horror Story: Asylum alongside Jessica Lange.
She attended Northwestern University. She debuted in the 2001 film Never Again as Tess.
She played Portia in a production of The Merchant of Venice alongside Al Pacino in Central Park in New York City.
Her mother is the actress Jill Clayburgh and her father is the playwright David Rabe. She and actor Hamish Linklater had a daughter together in March 2017.
She was in the film Mona Lisa Smile with Julia Roberts.