In 2014, Tolman starred in the first season of the FX black comedy crime series Fargo. Inspired by the classic 1996 Coen brothers film of the same name, Fargo starred veteran actors Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman and Bob Odenkirk. Tolman received accolades for her performance as Minnesota police officer Molly Solverson, with Vanity Fair writing that she "calmly and assuredly stole the entire show". For her role, she won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries and received Best Actress nominations at the Emmy Awards and for the Golden Globes.
In 2021, she starred as Alma Filcott in the second season of the drama series Why Women Kill, and will play Natalie Green in the The Facts of Life portion of the third edition of Live in Front of a Studio Audience.
Allison Tolman calls for writers to stop making jokes about weight in scripts: 'I promise they aren't funny'
January 19, 2022