Bio: Connie Britton (born Constance Elaine Womack on March 6, 1967 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American actress and singer. She is most widely known for playing Tami Taylor on Friday Night Lights and Rayna James on Nashville. She was nominated for 2 Emmy Awards for her Friday Night Lights role. Connie starred as Vivien Harmon on the first season of American Horror Story. She’s also starred in films like Friday Night Lights, This Is Where I Leave You and Conception. She plays Faye Resnick on The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story miniseries.
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Connie is best known for playing Tami Taylor on Friday Night Lights and Rayna James on Nashville.
Connie married investment banker John Britton in 1991. They divorced in 1995. She later dated comedian Jason Mantzoukas. Connie adopted a son, Eyob “Yoby” Britton, in 2011.
Whoa! One week after Connie Britton was killed off ‘Nashville’ Hayden Panettiere revealed to James Corden on the ‘Late Late Show’ that she did not treat her co-star too kindly in the first scene they ever did together.
‘Nashville’ fans everywhere had their hearts crushed on Feb. 23 when Connie Britton’s Rayna James flatlined after a shocking car crash. However, just days later the actress admitted that she could one day return to the show!
Fans were stunned after the Feb. 23 episode of ‘Nashville’ ended with a shocking twist! To commemorate the occasion, Connie Britton wrote a heartfelt thank you note to her longtime character Rayna James. See for yourself, right here!
OMG! A central character on ‘Nashville’ exited the series after a shocking plot twist on the Feb. 23 episode, breaking hearts all over the world. Find out which star faced an untimely passing on the hit CMT series. WARNING: spoiler alert ahead!
The final moments of the Feb. 16 episode of ‘Nashville’ changed everything. After a horrific car accident, [SPOILER]’s life is on the line. Is this the end for one of the show’s main characters? Watch a new promo and get the scoop from the actor who plays the character in jeopardy.
Praise! Connie Britton isn’t leaving ‘Nashville’ anytime soon. The country queen revealed on the Jan. 4 edition of ‘Ellen’ that she’s totally in for the duration of the new season on CMT! Click to WATCH!
Sounds like Rayna is sticking around! Connie Britton trashed rumors that she’s leaving ‘Nashville’ in a red carpet interview at the Emmys on Sept. 18. She called the speculation ‘crazy’ and has no idea where it all came from! Click to WATCH!
I am BEYOND devastated to hear that Connie Britton will likely be exiting ‘Nashville’ after appearing in only 10 episodes of Season 5. If she really does leave the series, which HollywoodLife.com’s sister site TVLine says is likely to happen, then I think the show should be cancelled altogether!