Deirdre O'Connell is an American stage, film, and television actress, known for You Don't Know Jack, What Happens in Vegas, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and Secondhand Lions. Other film credits include The Boy Downstairs, St. Vincent, Gabriel, The Quitter, Wendy and Lucy, A Couple of Days and Nights, Imaginary Heroes, Hearts in Atlantis, Smoke, Fearless, State of Grace, Pastime, Misplaced, and Synecdoche, New York.
Television credits include Athena Bailey on Showtime’s The Affair and Sherri Rescott Watley on ABC’s Loving.
Theatre credits include her Broadway debut as Mollie Malloy in The Front Page (Vivian Beaumont Theatre) and Georgia Bird/Others in Magic/Bird (Longacre Theatre); and Off-Broadway, as Mary Murphy in By the Water (N.Y.C. Center Stage), Judy in In the Wake and Putana in Tis Pity She's a Whore (Newman Theatre), Marty in Circle Mirror Transformation (Playwrights Horizons), and Beth/Sally in A Lie of the Mind (Promendade Theatre).