Actress Allison Tolman earned a BFA in theatrical performance from Baylor University. She first appeared as a nurse on the FOX series Prison Break in 2006. Two years later she resumed her acting on TV as she was cast as Tink on Sordid Lives: The Series. In 2009, she was accepted into Second City's Conservatory Training Program and simultaneously landed a part in A Thousand Cocktails Later. She later wrote and performed sketch with several groups throughout Chicago, most notably the monthly comedy podcast The City Life Supplement. At present, she is part of the FX series Fargo.