Filmographies is a recurring column for completists written by senior contributor Sheryl Oh. Every edition brings a working actor’s resumé into focus as we learn about what makes them so compelling.

Explore the entire Filmographies archive below

Carrie Coon The Leftovers

The Fierce, Fearless Love of Carrie Coon


We tip our hat to the queen of prestige TV. But beyond ‘The Leftovers,’ ‘Fargo,’ and ‘The Sinner,’ gripping big-screen projects await.

American Honey Sasha Lane

Sasha Lane Takes the Wheel of Her Budding Career


The ‘American Honey’ star stays on the road to success, making moves to thrive in indie and mainstream spaces alike.

A Quiet Place Cillian Murphy

The Cinematic Essentials of Cillian Murphy


The esteemed chameleonic performer behind our favorite villains and unlikely heroes touts a fascinating and diverse slate worth celebrating.

Haley Lu Richardson in Columbus

Haley Lu Richardson and the Art of Graceful Realism


We can trust the ‘Columbus’ star to handle our emotions with care in all of her tour-de-force performances.

Spider Man Far From Home Tom Holland

How Tom Holland Celebrates Potent Sentimentality


Having finessed all manner of vulnerable characters, the ‘Spider-Man’ star now treads deeper creative waters beyond the sensitivity that originally marked his claim to fame.

Emily Blunt A Quiet Place

An Exploration of The Splendid Allure of Emily Blunt


Time and time again, the versatile leading lady epitomizes an impressively malleable, unforgettable screen presence.

Jovan Adepo Watchmen Hbo

Jovan Adepo’s Extraordinary Everymen


At the cross-section of ‘Fences,’ ‘Overlord,’ and ‘Watchmen’ lies this actor’s remarkable, intuitive commitment to realistic soul-searching.

Fighting With My Family Florence Pugh

The Wild Wisdom of Florence Pugh


The young star of ‘Lady Macbeth’ and ‘Little Women’ already proves herself to be an authority on representing complex womanhood.

Steven Yeun Sorry To Bother You

Steven Yeun’s Trailblazing Artistry of Feeling


Throughout a notably consistent career filled with risky experiments, Yeun demonstrates a mastery of depth and empathy that drives his cross-genre appeal.