Actress best known for her Academy Award-nominated role in Up in the Air. Her other notable films include Source Code, The Conjuring, and The Departed. She has also earned praise for her portrayal of Norma Bates in the A&E series Bates Motel.
Ukrainian was the first language she learned, and she danced with a Ukrainian folk-dancing group.
In 2011, she made her directorial debut with the drama Higher Ground, which she also starred in.
She played the love interest of George Clooney's character in the award-winning film Up in the Air.