Sevigny, Chloe 1974–

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SEVIGNY, Chloe 1974–


Born November 18, 1974, in Springfield, MA; raised in Darien, CT; father, in insurance sales and a interior painter (some sources cite original occupation as accountant); mother's name, Janine Sevigny; sister of Paul Sevigny (a disc jockey). Avocational Interests: Sewing.


Agent—Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Danny Sussman, Brillstein–Grey Entertainment, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—Amanda Horton, ALH Public Relations, 686 South Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105.


Actress. Sassy (magazine), intern, beginning c. 1993; Liquid Sky (clothing and music store), Brooklyn Heights, New York, NY, salesclerk, beginning 1993; salesclerk at other stores. Appeared in television commercials and print advertisements; worked as a model; spokesperson for MAC Cosmetics, beginning 2004; Imitation of Christ (fashion label), model and creative director.

Awards, Honors:

Independent Spirit Award nomination, best supporting female, Independent Features Project/West, 1996, for Kids; Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award and Boston Society of Film Critics Award, both best supporting actress, 1999, Independent Spirit Award, National Society of Film Critics Award, Chicago Film Critics Association Award, Sierra Award, Las Vegas Film Critics Society, Golden Satellite Award, International Press Academy, Academy Award nomination, Golden Globe Award nomination, Screen Actors Guild Award nomination, Chlotrudis Award nomination, and Online Film Critics Society Award nomination, all best supporting actress, 2000, and MTV Movie Award nomination (with Hilary Swank), best kiss, 2000, all for Boys Don't Cry.


Film Appearances:

Jennie, Kids, Miramax, 1995.

Debbie, Trees Lounge, LIVE Entertainment, 1996.

Dot, Gummo, Fine Line Features, 1997.

Alice Kinnon, The Last Days of Disco, Gramercy Pictures, 1998.

Odette Malroux, Palmetto (also known as Dumme sterben nicht aus), Columbia, 1998.

Carole Mackessy, A Map of the World (also known as Unschuldig verfolgt), USA Films, 1999.

Lana Tisdel, Boys Don't Cry (also known as Take It Like a Man), Twentieth Century–Fox/Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1999.

Pearl, Julien Donkey–Boy (also known as julien donkey–boy and Dogme "6—Julien Donkey–Boy), Fine Line Features, 1999.

Jean, American Psycho, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

"Int. Trailer Night," Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet, Blue Dolphin Film Distribution, 2002.

Caitlin Avey, Shattered Glass, Lions Gate Films, 2003.

Herself, Dogville Confessions, Trust Film Sales, 2003.

Elise Lipsky, Demonlover, Palm Pictures, 2003.

Gitsie, Party Monster, Strand Releasing/ContentFilm, 2003.

Herself, Death of a Dynasty, TLA Releasing, 2004.

Herself, The Making of "Invasion of the Freedom Snatchers," Behind the Scenes Productions, 2004.

Daisy, The Brown Bunny, Wellspring Media, 2004.

Laurel, Melinda and Melinda, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2004.

Liz Henson, Dogville (also known as U—Der Film "Dogville" erzaehlt in neun Kapiteln und einem Prolog.), Lions Gate Films, 2004.

Clara, 3 Needles, ThinkFilm, 2005.

Philomena, Manderlay, Trust Film Sales, 2005.

Zodiac, Paramount, 2006.

Some sources cite an appearance in The Assumption.

Film Work:

Costume designer, Gummo, Fine Line Features, 1997.

Television Appearances; Series:

Nicki Henderson, Big Love, HBO, beginning 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Amy, "1972," If These Walls Could Talk 2, HBO, 2000.

Nurse, Mrs. Harris, HBO, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Herself, The Road to Manderlay (documentary), [Denmark], 2005.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 15th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, Bravo and Independent Film Channel, 2000.

The 72nd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2000.

The VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, VH1, 2000.

Presenter, The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (also known as The 16th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards), Independent Film Channel, 2001.

Herself, Ceremonia de apertura del festival de cine de San Sebastian, Canal+ Espana (Spain), 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Guest, The Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show), CBS, 1998, 2003.

Guest, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2003.

Monet, "East Side Story," Will & Grace, NBC, 2004.

Herself, Silenci?, Televisio de Catalunya (Spain), 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Nicki Henderson, Big Love, HBO, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Hazelwood Jr. High, New Group, New York City, 1998.

Miss Geraldine Barclay, What the Butler Saw, New Group Theatre at St. Clement's Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Appeared in summer theatre productions.



Herself, The Making of "American Psycho," Lions Gate Films, 2000.

(In archive footage) Sex at 24 Frames per Second (documentary; also known as Playboy Presents "Sex at 24 Frames per Second: The Ultimate Journey through Sex in Cinema"), Playboy Entertainment Group, 2003.

Music Videos:

Sonic Youth, "Sugar Kane," 1993.

The Lemonheads, "Big Gay Heart," 1994.



Newsmakers, Issue 4, Gale, 2001.


Current Biography, August, 2000.

Empire, October, 1998, pp. 58–59.

Entertainment Weekly, October 11, 1996, p. 69; March 1, 2000, p. 57.

Interview, August, 1995, pp. 62–66; November, 1999, p. 66; September, 2000, pp. 150, 183.

People Weekly, August 7, 1995, p. 12; October 14, 1996, p. 29; June 8, 1998, p. 37.

Premiere, March, 2004, pp. 84–87, 119.

Psychology Today, September/October, 2003, pp. 30–36.

Rolling Stone, November 13, 2003, pp. 49–50.

Sweater, October, 1997, pp. 40–43.

Vogue, July, 2000, pp. 30–32; August, 2002, pp. 230–33.