American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
She also starred on National Broadcasting Company"s short-lived series Love Bites. From 2013 to 2014, she starred in the Netflix original series House of Cards. She currently stars in the television series UnREAL that premiered on Lifetime on June 1, 2015.
Zimmer decided to pursue a career in acting after she fell in love with the craft as a high school student.
Following high school, she was accepted to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena. After starring in several national commercials, most notably for Duracell, she started making guest appearances in such shows as Ellen, Seinfeld, The X-Files, Gideon"s Crossing, and The King of Queens, as well as having recurring roles in The Wayans Brothers, Hyperion Bay, and The Trouble With Normal.
During that same period, she was cast in a few independent movies such as Spin Cycle, Home Room, and Warm Blooded Killers. Zimmer eventually booked her first television series regular role on the National Broadcasting Company comedy Good Morning, Miami as the lazy and burned-out office assistant, Penny Barrington.
After the series was canceled, she spent the second season recurring as Sister Lilly Waters in the Columbia Broadcasting System drama, Joan of Arcadia, as well as guest-starring in episodes of New York City Police Department Blue and Jake in Progress.
Also in 2005, she acted in the short film Just Pray, directed by Tiffani Thiessen. lieutenant was accepted into the Tribeca Festival. In early 2006, Zimmer was cast as Brianna, the competitive law undergrad, in the American Broadcasting Company crime/drama series In Justice.
Her character did not return in season four.
Zimmer also portrayed industry powerhouse and studio executive Dana Gordon in the Home Box Office original series Entourage from 2005 to 2011, arguably her most known role to date. Zimmer performed in the world-premiere play, Girls Talk, alongside Brooke Shields, Andrea Bendewald, and Nicole Paggi.
The play was written and directed by Roger Kumble. She also starred in the National Broadcasting Company summer series Love Bites as Colleen Rouscher and had a guest appearance on United States of America’s Royal Pains, playing psychiatrist Doctor Abby Burton.
In 2014, she was cast in the series regular role of Quinn King on the Lifetime dramedy series UnREAL. In 2015, she had a recurring role on season three of American Broadcasting Company"s Agents of South.H.I.E.L.D. as Rosalind Price.