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Early vitality and education

Driver was born in Marylebone, London. Her mother, Gaynor Churchward (née Millington), is a act designer and precedent couture measure. Her father, Charles Ronald Driver (1921–2009), was born in Swansea, Wales, of English and Scottish descent; he earned the Distinguished Flying Medal for his role in the Battle of Heligoland Bight and was a ruler of London United Investments.

Her parents never married, as her father was married to another woman throughout his relationship with her mother. Her parents separated when Minnie was six years aged. She was sent to Bedales School, Hampshire as a boarder. Ronald Driver moved to Barbados, where Minnie spent her school holidays. She later attended the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, and Collingham College, an independent college in Kensington. Minnie has an older sister, Kate, who is a film producer and director, and two younger half-brothers: Charlie Driver from her father's posterior espousals, and Ed Churchward from her mother's posterior espousals.

Career

Acting

Driver at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival

Driver's television debut was in a 1991 TV advertisement for Right Guard deodorant. Driver also made her stage debut in 1991, supplementing her proceeds by performing as a jazz vocalist and guitarist. She appeared on British television with comedians Steve Coogan and Armando Iannucci, and had little parts in Casualty, The House of Eliott, Lovejoy and Peak Practice. Driver gained broader open contemplation when she played the conduct role in Circle of Friends in 1995. She followed this with supporting roles in GoldenEye (1995), Sleepers (1996), Big Night (1996) and Grosse Pointe Blank (1997). She played facing Matt Damon as Skylar in the drama Good Will Hunting (1997), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

In 1998, Driver starred in Sandra Goldbacher's film The Governess. That identical year, she co-starred facing Christian Slater and Morgan Freeman in the action thriller Hard Rain. Driver has also worked on separate boused features, voicing Jane in Disney's 1999 rendering of Tarzan and Lady Eboshi in the 1999 English-dubbed free of the Japanese film Princess Mononoke. In 2003 and 2004, she had a recurring role on Will & Grace as Lorraine Finster, the nemesis of Karen Walker (Megan Mullally) and daughter of Karen's suitor, Lyle Finster (John Cleese).

In March 2007, Driver made her recur to television in the FX Network exhibit The Riches. She was nominated for an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award as Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2007 and 2008, respectively. She was scheduled to appear in The Simpsons Movie, although her advent was separate from the final rendering. Driver appeared in the January 2010 episode of Modern Family entitled "Moon Landing". She also starred in the television order The Deep and appeared in Conviction, in the comedy-drama Barney's Version, alluring a Genie Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In October 2013, Driver started filming for The Crash. , released January 13, 2017.

Driver landed the conduct role in the ABC sitcom Speechless, playing the mother of three children, one of whom has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. The order debuted in the 2016–17 TV period. On May 12, 2017, ABC announced that it had renewed the order for a second period.

Music

Driver began making music during boarding school. She was portion of the Milo Roth Band, which accepted a recording abridge when she was 19. In 2001 she signed with EMI and Rounder Records and performed at the SXSW music festival. The inscription poem of Everything I've Got in My Pocket, her leading album, reached No. 34 in the UK, and the poem "Invisible Girl" peaked at No. 68. Driver wrote 10 of the 11 songs on the album. In 2004, Driver was the supporting act for the Finn Brothers on the UK portion of their globe bound.

In 2004, Driver played Carlotta Giudicelli in Joel Schumacher's film The Phantom of the Opera, based on the melodious of the identical designation by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Driver sang "Learn to be Lonely," an first poem written for the film by Lloyd Webber. However, due to her failure of attempt in opera, total her songs as Carlotta were dubbed by opera singer Margaret Preece. Driver released her second album, Seastories, in July 2007, featuring visitor appearances by Ryan Adams, the Cardinals and Liz Phair. Driver released a third album in October 2014 named Ask Me to Dance that includes songs by Elliott Smith, Neil Young and The Killers.

Personal vitality

Driver was occupied to Josh Brolin in 2001. On September 5, 2008, Driver gave descent to a son, whom she named Henry, from a brief relationship with television writer and producer Timothy J. Lea (CSI: NY, Lie to Me, Unforgettable).

In 2013, Driver appeared on an episode of the documentary order Who Do You Think You Are?, in which she searched for training almost her slow father and establish that he had a brother, Leslie, who became an agent in repertory theatre.

On 11 October 2016, Driver said that she had been sexually assaulted at the period of 17 while on holiday in Greece.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes 1992 The Zebra Man Emily Ashdown Short 1995 Circle of Friends Bernadette "Benny" Hogan 1995 GoldenEye Irina 1996 Big Night Phyllis 1996 Sleepers Carol Martinez 1997 Grosse Pointe Blank Debi Newberry 1997 Good Will Hunting Skylar Satenstein 1998 Hard Rain Karen 1998 The Governess Rosina da Silva 1998 At Sachem Farm Kendal 1998 An All Dogs Christmas Carol Belladonna UK rendering (tone) 1999 An Ideal Husband Miss Mabel Chiltern 1999 Princess Mononoke Lady Eboshi Voice: English rendering 1999 Tarzan Jane Porter Voice 1999 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut Brooke Shields Voice 1999 An American Tail: The Mystery of The Night Monster Madame Mousey UK rendering (tone) 2000 Return to Me Grace Briggs 2000 Beautiful Mona Hiburd 2000 Slow Burn Trina McTeague 2000 The Upgrade Constance Levine Short 2001 High Heels and Low Lifes Shannon 2001 D.C. Smalls Waitress Short 2003 Owning Mahowny Belinda 2003 Hope Springs Vera Edwards 2004 Ella Enchanted Mandy 2004 Portrait Donna Short 2004 The Phantom of the Opera Carlotta 2006 The Virgin of Juarez Karina Danes 2007 Take Ana Nichols 2007 Ripple Effect Kitty 2009 Motherhood Sheila 2010 Conviction Abra 2010 Barney's Version Mrs. P 2011 Hunky Dory Vivienne Mae 2012 Goats Shaman Uncredited 2013 I Give It a Year Naomi 2014 Return to Zero Maggie Royal 2014 Stage Fright Kylie Swanson 2014 Beyond the Lights Macy Jean 2015 Unity Narrator Documentary 2017 The Crash Shannon Clifton 2017 The Wilde Wedding Priscilla Jones 2018 Spinning Man Ellen Birch

Television

Year Title Role Notes 1990 God on the Rocks Lydia Movie 1991 The House of Eliott Mary Episode #1.4 1991 Casualty Zena Mitchell Episode: "The Last Word" 1992 Lovejoy Sarah Episode: "Kids" 1992 Kinsey Louise Kinsey 3 episodes 1993 Maigret Arlette Episode: "Maigret and the Night Club Dancer" 1993 Mr. Wroe's Virgins Leah 4 episodes 1993 Screen One Sally Episode: "Royal Celebration" 1994 The Day Today Mila Milandrovicz / Lally Sampson 2 episodes 1994 Peak Practice Sue Keel Episode: "Enemy Within" 1994 Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge Daniella Forrest Episode #1.2 1994 That Sunday Rachel Short 1995 My Good Friend Ellie 7 episodes 1995 The Politician's Wife Jennifer Caird 3 episodes 1995 Cruel Train Flora Mussell Movie 1996 Murder Most Horrid Sgt. Cole Episode: "Confess" 2000 The X-Files Cinema Audience UncreditedEpisode: "Hollywood A.D." 2003; 2004; 2017 Will & Grace Lorraine Finster 7 episodes 2003 Absolutely Fabulous Herself Episode: "Panickin'" 2007–08 The Riches Dahlia Malloy 20 episodes 2010 Modern Family Valerie Episode: "Moon Landing" 2010 The Deep Frances Kelly 5 episodesMiniseries 2011 Hail Mary Mary Beth Baker Movie 2012 Lady Friends Jennifer Rensen Movie 2012 Web Therapy Allegra Favreau 3 episodes 2012 QuickBites Ellen Episode: "Food for Thought" 2012 Web Therapy Allegra Favreau 2 episodes 2013 Hollywood Game Night Herself Episode: "The Office Party" 2014 Hell's Kitchen Herself Episode: "7 Chefs Again" 2014 The Red Tent Leah 2 episodes 2014–2015 About a Boy Fiona Bowa Main role33 episodes 2014 Peter Pan Live! Narrator / Adult Wendy Darling TV particular 2015 Undateable Ally's Friend Episode: "A Live Show Walks Into a Bar: Part 1" 2016–existing Speechless Maya DiMeo Lead role

Web

Year Title Role Notes 2007 Revisioned: Tomb Raider Lara Croft (tone) 9 episodes

Video games

Year Title Role Notes 1998 Jurassic Park: Trespasser Anne Voice

Discography

Albums

Year Album US Heat Label 2004 Everything I've Got in My Pocket 43 Zoë 2007 Seastories 25 2014 Ask Me to Dance 11 Rounder

Singles

Year Single Album 2004 "Invisible Girl" Everything I've Got in My Pocket 2005 "Everything I've Got in My Pocket"

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated act Result 1995 Chicago Film Critics Association Award Most Promising Actress Circle of Friends Won 1996 London Film Critics' Circle Award British Supporting Actress of the Year Big Night Nominated Sleepers Nominated 1997 Academy Award Best Supporting Actress Good Will Hunting Nominated London Film Critics' Circle Award British Supporting Actress of the Year Won Satellite Award Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Nominated Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated 1998 MTV Movie Award Best Kiss (shared with Matt Damon) Nominated 1999 Annie Award Voice Acting in a Feature Production Tarzan Nominated 2004 Satellite Award Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture The Phantom of the Opera Nominated London Film Critics' Circle Award British Supporting Actress of the Year Nominated 2007 Golden Globe Award Best Actress – Television Series Drama The Riches Nominated Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actress – Drama Series Nominated Satellite Award Best Actress – Television Series Drama Nominated California Independent Film Festival Award Best Actress Take Won Phoenix Film Festival Best Acting Ensemble Won Tiburon International Film Festival Award Best Actress Won 2010 Genie Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Barney's Version Won London Film Critics' Circle Award British Supporting Actress of the Year Nominated Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award Best Supporting Actress in a Canadian Film Nominated 2015 Critics' Choice Television Award Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries Return to Zero Nominated Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated 2017 People's Choice Awards Favorite Actress in a New TV Series Speechless Nominated

Early vitality and education

Driver was born in Marylebone, London. Her mother, Gaynor Churchward (née Millington), is a act designer and precedent couture measure. Her father, Charles Ronald Driver (1921–2009), was born in Swansea, Wales, of English and Scottish descent; he earned the Distinguished Flying Medal for his role in the Battle of Heligoland Bight and was a ruler of London United Investments.

Her parents never married, as her father was married to another woman throughout his relationship with her mother. Her parents separated when Minnie was six years aged. She was sent to Bedales School, Hampshire as a boarder. Ronald Driver moved to Barbados, where Minnie spent her school holidays. She later attended the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, and Collingham College, an independent college in Kensington. Minnie has an older sister, Kate, who is a film producer and director, and two younger half-brothers: Charlie Driver from her father's posterior espousals, and Ed Churchward from her mother's posterior espousals.

Career

Acting

Driver at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival

Driver's television debut was in a 1991 TV advertisement for Right Guard deodorant. Driver also made her stage debut in 1991, supplementing her proceeds by performing as a jazz vocalist and guitarist. She appeared on British television with comedians Steve Coogan and Armando Iannucci, and had little parts in Casualty, The House of Eliott, Lovejoy and Peak Practice. Driver gained broader open contemplation when she played the conduct role in Circle of Friends in 1995. She followed this with supporting roles in GoldenEye (1995), Sleepers (1996), Big Night (1996) and Grosse Pointe Blank (1997). She played facing Matt Damon as Skylar in the drama Good Will Hunting (1997), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

In 1998, Driver starred in Sandra Goldbacher's film The Governess. That identical year, she co-starred facing Christian Slater and Morgan Freeman in the action thriller Hard Rain. Driver has also worked on separate boused features, voicing Jane in Disney's 1999 rendering of Tarzan and Lady Eboshi in the 1999 English-dubbed free of the Japanese film Princess Mononoke. In 2003 and 2004, she had a recurring role on Will & Grace as Lorraine Finster, the nemesis of Karen Walker (Megan Mullally) and daughter of Karen's suitor, Lyle Finster (John Cleese).

In March 2007, Driver made her recur to television in the FX Network exhibit The Riches. She was nominated for an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award as Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2007 and 2008, respectively. She was scheduled to appear in The Simpsons Movie, although her advent was separate from the final rendering. Driver appeared in the January 2010 episode of Modern Family entitled "Moon Landing". She also starred in the television order The Deep and appeared in Conviction, in the comedy-drama Barney's Version, alluring a Genie Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In October 2013, Driver started filming for The Crash. , released January 13, 2017.

Driver landed the conduct role in the ABC sitcom Speechless, playing the mother of three children, one of whom has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. The order debuted in the 2016–17 TV period. On May 12, 2017, ABC announced that it had renewed the order for a second period.

Music

Driver began making music during boarding school. She was portion of the Milo Roth Band, which accepted a recording abridge when she was 19. In 2001 she signed with EMI and Rounder Records and performed at the SXSW music festival. The inscription poem of Everything I've Got in My Pocket, her leading album, reached No. 34 in the UK, and the poem "Invisible Girl" peaked at No. 68. Driver wrote 10 of the 11 songs on the album. In 2004, Driver was the supporting act for the Finn Brothers on the UK portion of their globe bound.

In 2004, Driver played Carlotta Giudicelli in Joel Schumacher's film The Phantom of the Opera, based on the melodious of the identical designation by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Driver sang "Learn to be Lonely," an first poem written for the film by Lloyd Webber. However, due to her failure of attempt in opera, total her songs as Carlotta were dubbed by opera singer Margaret Preece. Driver released her second album, Seastories, in July 2007, featuring visitor appearances by Ryan Adams, the Cardinals and Liz Phair. Driver released a third album in October 2014 named Ask Me to Dance that includes songs by Elliott Smith, Neil Young and The Killers.

Personal vitality

Driver was occupied to Josh Brolin in 2001. On September 5, 2008, Driver gave descent to a son, whom she named Henry, from a brief relationship with television writer and producer Timothy J. Lea (CSI: NY, Lie to Me, Unforgettable).

In 2013, Driver appeared on an episode of the documentary order Who Do You Think You Are?, in which she searched for training almost her slow father and establish that he had a brother, Leslie, who became an agent in repertory theatre.

On 11 October 2016, Driver said that she had been sexually assaulted at the period of 17 while on holiday in Greece.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes 1992 The Zebra Man Emily Ashdown Short 1995 Circle of Friends Bernadette "Benny" Hogan 1995 GoldenEye Irina 1996 Big Night Phyllis 1996 Sleepers Carol Martinez 1997 Grosse Pointe Blank Debi Newberry 1997 Good Will Hunting Skylar Satenstein 1998 Hard Rain Karen 1998 The Governess Rosina da Silva 1998 At Sachem Farm Kendal 1998 An All Dogs Christmas Carol Belladonna UK rendering (tone) 1999 An Ideal Husband Miss Mabel Chiltern 1999 Princess Mononoke Lady Eboshi Voice: English rendering 1999 Tarzan Jane Porter Voice 1999 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut Brooke Shields Voice 1999 An American Tail: The Mystery of The Night Monster Madame Mousey UK rendering (tone) 2000 Return to Me Grace Briggs 2000 Beautiful Mona Hiburd 2000 Slow Burn Trina McTeague 2000 The Upgrade Constance Levine Short 2001 High Heels and Low Lifes Shannon 2001 D.C. Smalls Waitress Short 2003 Owning Mahowny Belinda 2003 Hope Springs Vera Edwards 2004 Ella Enchanted Mandy 2004 Portrait Donna Short 2004 The Phantom of the Opera Carlotta 2006 The Virgin of Juarez Karina Danes 2007 Take Ana Nichols 2007 Ripple Effect Kitty 2009 Motherhood Sheila 2010 Conviction Abra 2010 Barney's Version Mrs. P 2011 Hunky Dory Vivienne Mae 2012 Goats Shaman Uncredited 2013 I Give It a Year Naomi 2014 Return to Zero Maggie Royal 2014 Stage Fright Kylie Swanson 2014 Beyond the Lights Macy Jean 2015 Unity Narrator Documentary 2017 The Crash Shannon Clifton 2017 The Wilde Wedding Priscilla Jones 2018 Spinning Man Ellen Birch

Television

Year Title Role Notes 1990 God on the Rocks Lydia Movie 1991 The House of Eliott Mary Episode #1.4 1991 Casualty Zena Mitchell Episode: "The Last Word" 1992 Lovejoy Sarah Episode: "Kids" 1992 Kinsey Louise Kinsey 3 episodes 1993 Maigret Arlette Episode: "Maigret and the Night Club Dancer" 1993 Mr. Wroe's Virgins Leah 4 episodes 1993 Screen One Sally Episode: "Royal Celebration" 1994 The Day Today Mila Milandrovicz / Lally Sampson 2 episodes 1994 Peak Practice Sue Keel Episode: "Enemy Within" 1994 Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge Daniella Forrest Episode #1.2 1994 That Sunday Rachel Short 1995 My Good Friend Ellie 7 episodes 1995 The Politician's Wife Jennifer Caird 3 episodes 1995 Cruel Train Flora Mussell Movie 1996 Murder Most Horrid Sgt. Cole Episode: "Confess" 2000 The X-Files Cinema Audience UncreditedEpisode: "Hollywood A.D." 2003; 2004; 2017 Will & Grace Lorraine Finster 7 episodes 2003 Absolutely Fabulous Herself Episode: "Panickin'" 2007–08 The Riches Dahlia Malloy 20 episodes 2010 Modern Family Valerie Episode: "Moon Landing" 2010 The Deep Frances Kelly 5 episodesMiniseries 2011 Hail Mary Mary Beth Baker Movie 2012 Lady Friends Jennifer Rensen Movie 2012 Web Therapy Allegra Favreau 3 episodes 2012 QuickBites Ellen Episode: "Food for Thought" 2012 Web Therapy Allegra Favreau 2 episodes 2013 Hollywood Game Night Herself Episode: "The Office Party" 2014 Hell's Kitchen Herself Episode: "7 Chefs Again" 2014 The Red Tent Leah 2 episodes 2014–2015 About a Boy Fiona Bowa Main role33 episodes 2014 Peter Pan Live! Narrator / Adult Wendy Darling TV particular 2015 Undateable Ally's Friend Episode: "A Live Show Walks Into a Bar: Part 1" 2016–existing Speechless Maya DiMeo Lead role

Web

Year Title Role Notes 2007 Revisioned: Tomb Raider Lara Croft (tone) 9 episodes

Video games

Year Title Role Notes 1998 Jurassic Park: Trespasser Anne Voice

Discography

Albums

Year Album US Heat Label 2004 Everything I've Got in My Pocket 43 Zoë 2007 Seastories 25 2014 Ask Me to Dance 11 Rounder

Singles

Year Single Album 2004 "Invisible Girl" Everything I've Got in My Pocket 2005 "Everything I've Got in My Pocket"

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated act Result 1995 Chicago Film Critics Association Award Most Promising Actress Circle of Friends Won 1996 London Film Critics' Circle Award British Supporting Actress of the Year Big Night Nominated Sleepers Nominated 1997 Academy Award Best Supporting Actress Good Will Hunting Nominated London Film Critics' Circle Award British Supporting Actress of the Year Won Satellite Award Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Nominated Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated 1998 MTV Movie Award Best Kiss (shared with Matt Damon) Nominated 1999 Annie Award Voice Acting in a Feature Production Tarzan Nominated 2004 Satellite Award Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture The Phantom of the Opera Nominated London Film Critics' Circle Award British Supporting Actress of the Year Nominated 2007 Golden Globe Award Best Actress – Television Series Drama The Riches Nominated Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actress – Drama Series Nominated Satellite Award Best Actress – Television Series Drama Nominated California Independent Film Festival Award Best Actress Take Won Phoenix Film Festival Best Acting Ensemble Won Tiburon International Film Festival Award Best Actress Won 2010 Genie Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Barney's Version Won London Film Critics' Circle Award British Supporting Actress of the Year Nominated Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award Best Supporting Actress in a Canadian Film Nominated 2015 Critics' Choice Television Award Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries Return to Zero Nominated Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated 2017 People's Choice Awards Favorite Actress in a New TV Series Speechless Nominated


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