Sarah Catherine Paulson is a famous American actress who has starred in various popular TV shows like American Gothic and Jack & Jill. Sarah was born in Tampa, Florida on December 17, 1974. Sarah was a very young girl when her parents separated. She came to New York City with her mother when she was five, and she grew up there.
Paulson attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in Manhattan and then the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She began her acting career shortly after graduating from high school when she was just a teenager.
In the 1990s, she became a household name thanks to guest starring roles on shows including "Law & Order" and "American Gothic." Her roles on hit series including "American Horror Story," "Strip," and "Game Change" were among the most acclaimed of her television career.
Sarah Paulson made her acting debut in the Horton Foote drama Talking Pictures. Her first TV role was in the long-running American crime drama series "Law and Order." Her breakthrough television appearance was in the CBS horror series American Gothic, which ran from September 1995 to July 1996.
She had a role in a 2005 production of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie. 'Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip' was her second big TV role the following year. The NBC show, which Aaron Sorkin also created, lasted for only a single season.
Throughout the years that followed, she primarily played supporting roles in films like "Griffin and Phoenix" (2006) and "The Spirit" (2008). She had a significant part in the ABC comedy-drama series "Cupid" in 2009. However, the show was discontinued after only seven episodes.
She has continued her career in film with supporting appearances in films like "The Time Being" (2012), "12 Years a Slave" (2013), "Carol" (2015), and "Rebel in the Rye" (2016). (2017). She made her first TV appearance in 2016's "American Crime Story" season one. Paulson's performance in the show was so outstanding that it earned her an Emmy.
Sarah Paulson identifies as bisexual. At one time, she was set to wed Tracy Letts, a playwright. She ended her engagement and dated Cherry Jones from 2004 to 2009, a span that included two failed marriages. They've been together since 2015, and despite being 32 years apart in age, Holland Taylor is her long-time girlfriend.
The actress Sarah Paulson rose to unbelievable success, so her net worth is $12 million in 2022. "12 Years a Slave" is one of Sarah Paulson's most notable works. Steve McQueen's film is about an African American who was kidnapped in Northern states in 1841 and sold to the South into slavery. He was released after 12 years on Louisiana plantations. "12 Years a Slave" is one of Sarah Paulson's most notable works. The picture was a huge success and received several awards.
She received numerous accolades, including Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for her work in "The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story" in 2016.
For the same performance, she won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress. She's won two Satellite Awards and one SAG Award. She recently appeared in the movie RUN.