Four-time Emmy® award-nominated Connie Britton stars as Debra Newell, a successful interior designer and single mother from Orange County, who falls in love with the charismatic John Meehan, in Bravo’s scripted anthology “Dirty John.” Britton also serves as an executive producer on the series.
Britton most recently starred in the first season of Ryan Murphy’s “9-1-1.” and in the Golden Globe® nominated, “SMILF.” Britton is best known for her Emmy® award-nominated roles starring on “Nashville” and “Friday Night Lights.” Her role on “Nashville” also earned her a Golden Globe® nomination. She received another Emmy® Award nomination for her role in the first installment of “American Horror Story.” Additional television credits include: “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson,” “Spin City,” “24” and “The West Wing.” Read More
Britton recently completed production on “Land of Steady Habits,” based on the debut novel from Ted Thompson, written and directed by Nicole Holofcener. Her film credits include “Professor Marston & The Wonder Woman,” “Beatriz at Dinner,” “Me & Earl & the Dying Girl,” “This Is Where I Leave You,” “The To-Do List,” “Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World” and “American Ultra.”
In April 2014, Britton was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme. In this role, she raises awareness of UNDP’s work in poverty eradication and women’s empowerment, advocating to the American and global public.
Eric Bana stars as the charismatic John Meehan, who sweeps Debra Newell off her feet and pulls her into his web of lies, in Bravo’s scripted anthology “Dirty John.”
He also serves as an executive producer on the project.
Bana was first introduced to American audiences in the title role of Mark “Chopper” Read in the feature film “Chopper,” which premiered at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival and was then released in the U.S. to critical notice after its Australian success. Shortly thereafter, he co-starred in Ridley Scott’s “Black Hawk Down” as Delta Sgt. First Class “Hoot” Gibson, one of a group of elite U.S. soldiers opposite Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor and Tom Sizemore. The war epic is based on journalist Mark Bowden’s best-selling account of the 1993 US mission in Mogadishu, Somalia. Read More
Bana was next seen as Bruce Banner in Ang Lee’s “The Hulk,” based on the Marvel Comics character, followed by “Troy,” where he played Hector the Prince of Troy. Bana later starred in Steven Spielberg’s critically acclaimed “Munich,” about the aftermath of the 1972 Munich Olympics. He also starred opposite Drew Barrymore in “Lucky You,” and opposite Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson in “The Other Boleyn Girl.”
Bana has starred in the Australian films “Romulus, My Father” and “The Nugget.” His other film credits include: J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek,” “Funny People,” “The Time Traveler’s Wife” “Hanna,” “Deadfall,” “Closed Circuit,” “Lone Survivor,” “Deliver Us From Evil,” “The Finest Hours,” “Special Correspondents” and “The Secret Scripture.” Most recently, he was seen in “The Forgiven” and “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.”
Bana made his directorial debut for the drama documentary “Love the Beast” that premiered at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. The filmed featured Bana, Jay Leno, Dr. Phil and Jeremy Clarkson, and explored the meaning of Bana’s 25-year-long relationship with his first car, and the importance of the bonds that form through a common passion.
Bana currently resides in Australia with his wife and two children.