Minnie Driver is a British actress currently starring as a free-spirited, over-protective single mother Fiona in the NBC comedy About a Boy. This year, she also starred as Maggie, a woman who suffers the devastating loss of giving birth to a stillborn child, in the Lifetime movie Return to Zero.
Driver starred opposite Chris O’Donnell in her breakout role of Benny in the 1995 film Circle of Friends. She earned Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild nominations for playing Skylar in the 1997 film Good Will Hunting.
She was nominated for both an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Dahlia Malloy in the FX drama The Riches. She also earned laughs for her guest turns as Lorraine Finster on Will & Grace and Valerie on Modern Family.
A regular presence on the stage as well, Driver starred opposite Matthew Perry and Hank Azaria in a London production of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Her numerous movie roles include Take, Return to Me, Big Night, Ella Enchanted and Sleepers. Also an accomplished singer, Driver recently released her third album Ask Me to Dance.