She played American novelist in 's film.
The play ran from October 2016 to January 2017.
McTeer made her professional stage debut in 1984, and was nominated for the 1986 for The Grace of Mary Traverse.
In 1991, she appeared in 's The Black Velvet Gown, with and ; this won the award for best drama.
She performed locally with the Rowntree Players at Joseph Rowntree Theatre, then trained at the , beginning a successful theatrical career with the after graduating.
McTeer received a Tony Award nomination for her role in Mary Stuart, and won the.