Willa Warren

played by Alison Pill
Character Biography

Willa Warren, the Warren’s perfect, tightly laced daughter, has never shaken her childhood guilt over letting Adam disappear on her watch and has become deeply religious in the ten years since it happened. In an effort to make up for the pain she's caused her family, she's thrown herself into shaping Claire's powerful political career, often at the expense of her own personal life. Smart, ruthless and cutting, Willa's cool and calm exterior often fools her rivals who never think to question what secrets of her own she's hiding.

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Actor Biography

Alison Pill recently wrapped shooting Goon 2 where she reprised her role as Eva, opposite Seann William Scott. She can be seen in the Lionsgate feature Cooties, released on September 17, in which she stars opposite Elijah Wood. She was recently seen in the acclaimed Aaron Sorkin HBO series The Newsroom and in the Joon-ho Bong-directed Snowpiercer, opposite John Hurt and Tilda Swinton.

On stage, she most recently starred in the Geffen Playhouse adaptation of Wait Until Dark, directed by Matt Shakman. Pill’s other upcoming films are the Coen Brothers feature Hail, Caesar! and the Pedro Morelli feature Zoom, opposite Gael Garcia Bernal. Her additional film credits include Woody Allen’s To Rome with Love and Midnight in Paris, Goon, Scott Pilgrim, Milk, Dan in Real Life, Dear Wendy and Pieces of April. Pill’s television work includes the HBO drama In Treatment, The Book of Daniel and Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows.

On stage, Pill starred opposite Ben Stiller in House of Blue Leaves and Edie Falco in This Wide Night and with Abigail Breslin in Broadway’s revival of The Miracle Worker. Her other theatre credits include Reasons to Be Pretty, Mauritius and Blackbird, for which she received Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle and The Drama League award nominations. She was nominated for a Tony Award for her Broadway debut in The Lieutenant of Inishmore and for a Lucille Lortel Award for On the Mountain. She won The Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble in the U.S. premiere of The Distance From Here.

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