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Biography #2 (for Identity)

Clea DuVall first worked with James Mangold and Cathy Konrad when she portrayed Georgina Tuskin in Mangold's 1999 film Girl, Interrupted, based on the best-selling memoirs of Susanna Kaysen and starring Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie.

DuVall first gained recognition in the independent feature How To Make The Cruelest Month, which was one of 16 films in dramatic competition at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. Later that same year, her starring role in The Faculty garnered her nominations for a Blockbuster and Teen Choice Award for Breakout Performance and then her starring role in the comedy But I'm A Cheerleader made her one of the most sought after young actresses in Hollywood.

She recently was seen in the star-studded HBO production of The Laramie Project, based on the true story of Matthew Sheperd, the film focused on a gay college student who was murdered in Wyoming. Coming up for DuVall are the independent films The Slaughter Rule and Thirteen Conversations, a drama co-starring Matthew McConaughey, John Turturro and Alan Arkin. All three films premiered at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival.

DuVall other films credits include John Carpenter's sci-fi thriller Ghosts of Mars, Committed, She's All That and The Astronaut's Wife.

On television, her credits include Showtime's The Defenders with Beau Bridges as well as appearances on the series Dangerous Minds, E.R. and Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, DuVall first became interested in acting while attending the Los Angeles High School of TheArts. During her time there, she performed in the theater and also took acting classes outside of school.

Bio courtesy Sony Pictures Entertainment for "Identity" (01-Jan-2000)