Connie Britton made her acting debut in the 1995 comedy-drama film ‘The Brothers McMullen’ directed by Edward Burns. The film opened to a positive reception and was a box office hit. She was next seen in films like ‘No Looking Back’ (1998), ‘One Eyed King’ (2001), and ‘The Next Big Thing’ (2001). In 2004, she starred as ‘Sharon Gaines’ in the American sports drama film ‘Friday Night Lights.’ The film received greatly positive reviews from critics and was a commercial success. In 2006, Britton joined the television series of the same name (‘Friday Night Lights’) as ‘Tami Taylor’ for which she won a ‘Satellite Award’ for ‘Best Actress – Television Series Drama.’ The show aired its final episode in 2011.
She went on to star in films like ‘The Last Winter’ (2006), ‘Women in Trouble’ (2009), ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ (2010), and ‘Conception’ (2011). In 2012, she joined the main cast of the American musical soap opera television series, ‘Nashville.’ She earned considerable praise for her performance as ‘Rayna Jaymes’ and even received several award nominations including the ‘Golden Globe Award’ nomination. Britton remained a part of the series until it went off-air in 2018.
In 2019, she starred in the English-language drama film ‘The Mustang’ directed by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre. The film saw its premiere at the ‘Sundance Film Festival’ and received universal acclaim upon release. Britton was last seen in the 2020 American biographical drama road film ‘Joe Bell.’ The film opened to a mixed response from critics with some calling it inspirational while others considering it to be forced and unnatural. Britton is all set to appear in the upcoming American thriller drama film ‘892’ directed by Abi Damaris Corbin. She will also be a part of the Mike Barker-directed upcoming mystery film ‘Luckiest Girl Alive.’