Hope Davis is an American actress. She is known for her performances on stage and screen earning various awards and nominations including a Tony Award nomination, as well two Primetime Emmy Awards, and two Golden Globe Award nominations. She made her film debut in Joel Schumacher's Flatliners in 1990. She then starred in the critically acclaimed films The Daytrippers (1996), About Schmidt (2002), and Infamous (2006). She received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture nomination for her role in American Splendor (2003). She received an Independent Spirit Award and a Gotham Independent Film Award with the cast of Synecdoche, New York (2008). In 2016, she joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe portraying Tony Stark's mother Maria Stark in Captain America: Civil War. In 1992, she made her Broadway theatre debut in Two Shakespearean Actors. In 1997 she starred as Sasha in Ivanov opposite Kevin Kline and Marian Seldes. She earned acclaim for her role in Yazmina Reza's God of Carnage in 2009 acting alongside Jeff Daniels, Marcia Gay Harden, and James Gandolfini. For her performance she received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. She made her television debut in the Dick Wolf NBC series Deadline which ran from 2000 to 2001. She then starred in ABC drama Six Degrees from 2006 to 2007. She earned a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series nomination for HBO's In Treatment in 2009. The following year she earned nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie, and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for her portrayal of Hillary Clinton in HBO television movie The Special Relationship (2010). She continued acting in projects such as the limited series Mildred Pierce (2011), the political drama The Newsroom (2012-2013), the miniseries Your Honor (2020), and Succession (2021-present). The latter earned her an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.