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Constance Zimmer
Constance Zimmer attends the 59th Annual Emmy Awards Ceremony in 2007.
Personal Information
Gender/Sex: Female
Born: (1970-10-11) October 11, 1970 (age 53)
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Years active: 1996-present
Character information
Appeared on: Boston Legal
Character played: Claire Simms
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Constance Zimmer (born October 11, 1970) is an actress perhaps best known for her role as Claire Simms on ABC's Boston Legal series. She also is well recognized for her role as Dana Gordon in HBO's Entourage and as She also starred on NBC's short-lived series Love Bites. She currently stars in the Netflix Original Series House of Cards.

Early life and career[]

A native of Seattle, Washington, Zimmer also spent much of her childhood in Santa Monica and Newport Beach and decided to pursue a career in acting after she fell in love with the craft as a high school student. Once out of high school, Zimmer was accepted at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, and began appearing in local theater. She was the recipient of a "Best Actress" Dramalogue Award, for one of her first stage appearances in "Catholic School Girls."

Acting roles[]

After paying her dues in a number of notable commercial spots including being the "Rite Aid" girl for a year and also the unrecognizable daughter in the plastic "Duracell" commercials, she booked her first TV guest- starring roles on the hit shows "Seinfeld" and "Ellen." Working steadily ever since, Zimmer has appeared on "Royal Pains," "Cupid," "Out of Practice," "Pushing Daisies," "Jake in Progress","NYPD Blue", "Philly", "TheX-Files", "Gideon's Crossing", "Providence", "The King Of Queens" and "Chicago Hope" to name a few. She has also had recurring and regular roles on "Boston Legal," "In Justice," "Entourage," "Good Morning, Miami," "The New Adventures of Old Christine," "Joan of Arcadia," "The Fighting Fitzgeralds," "The Trouble With Normal," "Young Person's Guide to becoming a Rockstar" and the list goes on.