12 Things You Did Not Know About Nashville’s Connie Britton

This list will make you love her more.

1. Her full name is Constance Elaine Britton

Although she divorced Britton uses her married name as her stage name. Her birth name is Constance Womack

2. She has been nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys and 1 Golden Globe

Two Primetime Emmy Nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress for Friday Night Lights

One Primetime Emmy Nomination As Vivien Harmon in American Horror Story for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie.

One Golden Globe Nomination for her role of Rayna Jaymes in Nashville for Best Actress Television Series Drama

3. She nails the southern accent, But did you know Connie was born in Boston MA?

4. Connie is a twin

Her fraternal twin sister is named Cynthia

5. Connie speaks fluent Chinese

She attended Dartmouth College where she majored in Asian Studies.

6. Connie and actress Lauren Graham use to be roommates

Lauren Graham revealed

“We lived in an empty house that we weren’t supposed to be living in,” Graham, 46, revealed. “We had no furniture and all we ate were Rice Krispies Treats.”

7. Her Hair has it’s own Twitter Page

Britton’s long, flowy, light auburn tresses have inspired hair envy in her most ardent fans

8. Connie lives under a landmark

Her Hollywood Hill’s home is right beneath the “D” of the Hollywood sign?

9. In 2011 she adopted son from Ethiopia

His name is Eyob

10. She is not a fan of Horror despite starring in AHS and Nightmare on Elm Street

Ordinarily, Connie Britton is so scary-movie averse, she couldn’t get through a recent episode of her own show, American Horror Story, “I started watching it at night, and I just couldn’t,” she says. “I had to turn it off. I’m such a baby.”

11. She parodied Plan Parenthood for Funny Or Die

Watch it Here! / Via funnyordie.com

It is called Wing It Parenthood with Connie Britton and it is HILARIOUS

12. She auditioned for Jerry Maguire but lost to Renee Zellweger

“That happened”

Thankfully she became a huge success and we get to see her every Wednesday Night on NASHVILLE!


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