Connolly worked steadily in television and film throughout his career. But landing a spot on the HBO series "Entourage" in his 30s thrust him into a whole new realm of celebrity, earning the actor a Golden Globe nomination and inviting offers for higher-profile projects on the big screen.
Connolly also enjoyed a run on the WB sitcom "Unhappily Ever After" (1995-99). Other notable credits include Antwone Fisher (2002), The Notebook (2004) and She's Just Not That Into You (2009).
Best friends Max and Ellie decide to leave their rural hometown on an adventurous, cross-country road trip to meet former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Sneaking away in a bright blue convertible belonging to Ellie's dad, they set out with the wind in their hair and the radio turned up. While trying to stay a step ahead of Ellie's father and the police, the girls cross paths with an eclectic mix of people which truly make this an entertaining, once-in-a-lifetime experience.