Patricia Clarkson is an American actress. Her Hollywood career began in the 1980s. During this time, she had roles in the films The Untouchables and The Dead Pool. Her career flourished the next decade with starring roles in the movies Jumanji, High Art, and The Green Mile. In the 2000s, she starred in The Safety of Objects, Dogville, and The Station Agent. Her performance in Pieces of April earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Her guest role as Sarah O’Connor on the TV series Six Feet Under also won her a Primetime Emmy. This year, she played Jane Davis in 7 episodes of House of Cards. She’s also played Chancellor Ava Paige in The Maze Runner and its sequels.