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Born: June 29, 1982 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York, New York, USA Profession:

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The daughter of playwright David Rabe and actress Jill Clayburgh, Lily Rabe was born in New York City and spent her childhood in Bedford, NY. She attended the Hotchkiss School in Connecticut, and later went on to pursue her college degree at Northwestern. She graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Theatre. After college Rabe returned to New York City where she took roles in local theater including a series of one-act plays mounted by the Naked Angels theater company. Rabe made her debut on Broadway in 2005, playing Annelle in the stage revival of "Steel Magnolias," a performance which garnered her a Drama Desk Award nomination. In 2006 Rabe played Ellie in a production of George Bernard Shaw's play "Heartbreak House," mounted by the Roundabout Theatre Company. Rabe's big screen debut came when she played the role of Tess in "Never Again" (2001), a movie starring her mother. In 2003 Rabe appeared as a student in the ensemble drama "Mona Lisa Smile." In 2007 Rabe was cast in a minor role in the Catherine Zeta-Jones romantic comedy "No Reservations." In 2008 Rabe appeared in two episodes of the TV series "Medium" (NBC/CBS 2005-2011), which starred Patricia Arquette. In 2011 Rabe was given a...

The daughter of playwright David Rabe and actress Jill Clayburgh, Lily Rabe was born in New York City and spent her childhood in Bedford, NY. She attended the Hotchkiss School in Connecticut, and later went on to pursue her college degree at Northwestern. She graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Theatre. After college Rabe returned to New York City where she took roles in local theater including a series of one-act plays mounted by the Naked Angels theater company. Rabe made her debut on Broadway in 2005, playing Annelle in the stage revival of "Steel Magnolias," a performance which garnered her a Drama Desk Award nomination. In 2006 Rabe played Ellie in a production of George Bernard Shaw's play "Heartbreak House," mounted by the Roundabout Theatre Company. Rabe's big screen debut came when she played the role of Tess in "Never Again" (2001), a movie starring her mother. In 2003 Rabe appeared as a student in the ensemble drama "Mona Lisa Smile." In 2007 Rabe was cast in a minor role in the Catherine Zeta-Jones romantic comedy "No Reservations." In 2008 Rabe appeared in two episodes of the TV series "Medium" (NBC/CBS 2005-2011), which starred Patricia Arquette. In 2011 Rabe was given a recurring role in the popular anthology series "American Horror Story" (FX 2011- ). In 2015 Rabe was cast in "Pawn Sacrifice," a biopic about the chessmaster Bobby Fischer. She was also cast as the star in the thriller series "The Whispers" (ABC 2015).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Backseat (2018)
2.
 Golden Exits (2017)
3.
 Wizard of Lies (2017)
4.
 Miss Stevens (2016)
5.
 Veil, The (2016)
9.
 All Good Things (2010)
10.
 Toe Tactic, The (2008)
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2001:
Made her feature film debut in romantic comedy "Never Again," which starred her mother, Jill Clayburgh
2003:
Played an art history student in the ensemble drama "Mona Lisa Smile"
2005:
Made her television debut on "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (NBC)
2005:
Made her Broadway debut in "Steel Magnolias"
2007:
Cast in a supporting role opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones and Aaron Eckhart in "No Reservations"
2008:
Appeared on episode of "Nip/Tuck" (FX), created by Ryan Murphy
2010:
Gave a Tony Award-nominated performance in the NYC Shakespeare in the Park production of "William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice," opposite Al Pacino
2011:
Landed a featured role in the gothic drama "American Horror Story," co-created by Murphy and Brad Falchuk
2015:
Was cast in "The Whispers"
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Education

Hotchkiss School: -
Northwestern University: - 2000 - 2004

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