Connie Britton starred in the feature films The Next Big Thing and One Eyed King. Britton has received accolades for her starring roles in Ed Burns' acclaimed independent films The Brothers McMullen and No Looking Back. After nearly canceling her first audition with Burns the last meeting of the day turned into the role that would launch her career. She can currently be seen as Rachel on ABC's Lost At Home. She also appeared as Nikki Faber in Spin City. She was a series regular in The Fighting Fitzgeralds and appears in a recurring role as Connie Tate in The West Wing. Upon graduation she moved to New York where she spent two years at the Neighborhood Playhouse studying with Sanford Meisner and an additional two years performing in regional theater and off-Broadway productions.