Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress
The Silence of the Lambs, In Her Shoes, Vanya on 42nd Street, Fair Game, Bad Company, Series 7: The Contenders, Iron Jawed Angels, Labor Day, Melinda and Melinda, A Little Help, Random Hearts, Last Summer in the Hamptons, The Namesake, Mr. Wonderful, Trees Lounge, The Moderns, The Broken Giant, The …
[About the Grey’s Anatomy (2005) set.] They got rid of bottled water. We got thermoses that say “Grey’s Anatomy Season 4” with our names on it. Cool. (2007)
[on filming her torture scenes in The Silence of the Lambs (1991).] I had bad dreams before shooting, but when we started, it was cathartic. I screamed so much, it was like primal therapy. (2007)
[About gaining notoriety from her work on Grey’s Anatomy (2005).] I’m anxious about losing anonymity. I keep asking Chyler Leigh, “How’s the supermarket?”. (2007)
She costarred with her future Grey’s Anatomy cast member Ellen Pompeo on the March 13, 1996 episode of “Law and Order”.
Was originally cast as Andrea Smithson for the ABC series Dirty Sexy Money (2007) in its pilot episode but was replaced by Sheryl Lee.
She adopted a baby girl from Ethiopia named Lucy Dinknesh Lubensky.