Robin Wright is the Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated star of the Netflix series House of Cards. Her 30-year career kicked off in 1984 on the soap opera Santa Barbara. Wright scored her onscreen breakthrough three years later with The Princess Bride and rose to more prominence with 1994's Forrest Gump, in which she played the object of Tom Hanks' affection, Jenny. More critically acclaimed parts followed with 1997's She's So Lovely, 2002's White Oleander and the 2005 TV movie Empire Falls. Wright has portrayed Claire Underwood on House of Cards since 2013.