The Sound of Music
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Anastasia Griffith stars as paramedic Nancy Carnahan in NBC's new ensemble medical drama series, "Trauma."
Born in Paris to an American father and Northern Irish actress mother, Griffith has proven herself a formidable talent on whichever continent she settles. Best known for her role as Katie Connor on the Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated drama series "Damages," starring Glenn Close, Griffith has accumulated a variety of credits since moving stateside, including the upcoming film "Solitary Man" with Michael Douglas.
Additional television credits include guest-starring roles on NBC's "Law & Order: SVU," "The Cleaner" with Benjamin Bratt, "Lipstick Jungle," and "New Amsterdam," which reunited her with co-star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau from the film "The Headsman." She has also appeared in the BAFTA-winning drama "Dirty Filthy Love" opposite Michael Sheen, and in the remake of "Alfie" with Jude Law.
Griffith trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, having previously completed a degree in history of art at Bristol University. As a result of her theatrical background, she has mastered a variety of dialects and starred in numerous stage productions.
Caretaker and lifesaver. Nancy has the gift for medicine. She even has an MD. She graduated med school to make dad the doctor proud, but took a detour before her internship and became a paramedic instead. Dad was none too happy about that.
But when Nancy lost her partner in the same rescue disaster that almost claimed Rabbit, her foundation was rocked, which has left her questioning a lot of things about her life. If there were a race for self-destruction, she would be right behind Rabbit at the finish line. She can patch up the patients, but dealing with her own damage... that's just not her style.