Abigail Spencer is an American television and film actress. She portrays Dana Scott on Suits.

Suits credits

Dana Scott

Selected other credits



Other credits

Biographical information

Personal life

Spencer was born and raised in Gulf Breeze, Florida, the daughter of Lydia Ann (Brown) and surfer Yancy Spencer III. She has two brothers, Yancy Spencer IV and Sterling Spencer.

Spencer was married to Andrew Pruett from 2004. The couple have a son named Roman. She filed for divorce in 2013.


Spencer's first major acting role was playing Rebecca "Becca" Tyree on All My Children. She later starred in Lifetime Television's original series Angela's Eyes, which was cancelled on December 1, 2006. In the following years she began playing guest roles on television series, such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, How I Met Your Mother, Private Practice, and Castle.

Spencer played the role as the blogging enthusiast in Twix advertisements, and portrayed Miss Farrell, a love interest to Don Draper on AMC's Mad Men in 2009. She appeared in several films, including In My Sleep (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), This Means War (2012), Chasing Mavericks (2012), and played the lead role in The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013).

Spencer appeared in fantasy adventure film Oz the Great and Powerful directed by Sam Raimi in 2013. As of 2013 she starred as Amantha Holden in Sundance Channel original drama series Rectify. She was nominated for Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Drama Supporting Actress for her performance in the series.

Spencer played the lead role in the upcoming indie drama Beautiful Now written by Daniela Amavia about a passionate dancer who finds herself mulling an extreme act when she reaches a crossroads in her life. She also was cast opposite Jason Bateman in This Is Where I Leave You, an ensemble comedy to be directed by Shawn Levy.

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