Hope Davis, Class of 1982. Actress Hope Davis’s versatile career includes work in theater, television and film where she has garnered Golden Globe, Tony, Independent Feature Project Spirit Award and Emmy nominations, and an award for Best Actress by the New York Film Critics Circle for her role in American Splendor. Davis’ most recent film credits include Synecdoche, New York, opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman; and The Secret Lives of Dentists; Charlie Bartlett, with Robert Downey Jr. and Anton Yeltchin; Next Stop Wonderland, Arlington Road, Mumford, and About Schmidt among others. Television appearances include ABC’s Six Degrees and HBO’s Mildred Pierce, A Special Relationship, in which she portrayed first lady Hilary Clinton opposite Dennis Quaid, The Newsroom, and In Treatment. On stage, she has appeared in the 2009 Tony Award winning play God of Carnage, Camino Real at the famed Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Lincoln Center productions Spinning into Butter, Two Shakespearean Actors and Ivanov, opposite Kevin Kline, and in multiple Off-Broadway plays, including The Iceman Cometh and David Mamet's Speed the Plow. She also starred in Charlie Kaufman’s “Hope Leaves the Theatre,” alongside Meryl Streep and Peter Dinklage. She looks forward to the film Disconnect co-starring Jason Bateman and Alex Skarsgard and After the Fall opposite David Duchovny.