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Tracee Chimo is an American stage and film actress, best known for portraying Regan in Leslye Headland’s Bachelorette,[1] originating the role of Fanka Silberman in Irena's Vow as well as originating the role of Lauren in Annie Baker’s “Circle Mirror Transformation,” a hit that closed in January, 2010 after several extensions at Playwrights Horizons.[2]

She played Margaret in the 2012 Judd Apatow-produced film The Five-Year Engagement, starring Jason Segel and Emily Blunt.[3]

Chimo was born in Saugus, Massachusetts, and is of Albanian and Italian descent.[4] She splits her time between living in Los Angeles and New York City.

Awards and Nominations

2011 Stage Scene Award LA for "Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Drama" for her work in Neil LaBute's The Break of Noon[5]

2011 Clarence Derwent Award on June 14th for "most promising actress in New York City"[6]

2011 Lucille Lortel Nomination for "Outstanding Lead Actress" in Bachelorette[7]

2010 Drama Desk Award for "Outstanding Ensemble Performance" in Circle Mirror Transformation[8]

2010 Obie Award for her performance in Circle Mirror Transformation[9]

2010 Lucille Lortel Nomination for "Outstanding Featured Actress" in Circle Mirror Transformation[10]

Quotes About Her Work

"The cast is uniformly winning, but Ms. Chimo’s Lauren stands out as a symbol of childlike authenticity."[11] - Anita Gates, New York Times

"...Chimo turns out to be a master of the comic silent reaction."[12] - Elisabeth Vincentelli, New York Post

"Ms. Chimo, so superb as the mousy nerd in Annie Baker’s “Circle Mirror Transformation,” proves equally terrific as this cold, confident but emotionally brittle manipulator."[13] - Charles Isherwood, New York Times

“She’s like a predatory beast, slinging herself around, arching her back, flinging her lioness’s mane of hair. It feels like only someone who has had years and years of dance training would be able to be in that much control and command of her body.”[14] - Trip Cullman, director of Bachelorette

"If, at the same time, you could meet the shy, expressionless Lauren, mumbling into the wall of her red hoodie, and the glittering, claws-extended Regan, the meanest predator on the hunt, it would be hard to believe that they are the same person underneath."[15] - Erik Piepenburg, New York Times

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