Connie Inge-Lise Nielsen (born 3 July 1965) is a Danish actress. She got her first major role in an English language film with a supporting role in The Devil's Advocate (1997), and later gained international attention for her role in Ridley Scott's Gladiator (2000). She has appeared in films such as Mission to Mars (2000), One Hour Photo (2002), Basic (2003), The Hunted (2003) and The Ice Harvest (2005). She starred as Meredith Kane on the Starz TV series Boss (2011–2012). She currently portrays Lily Gray in the second season of The Following.