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Emmys 2014: 'Fargo's' Allison Tolman marks a major understatement of the year
Emmys 2014: 'Fargo's' Allison Tolman marks a major understatement of the year

Not that long ago, Allison Tolman was working temp jobs in Chicago, scraping together dough and auditioning for anything and everything. One possibility seemed a long shot but worth pursuing: the role of Molly Solverson, the determined Minnesota deputy in the FX miniseries "Fargo." Tolman taped a reading, sent it in and ... you know the rest. The 32-year-old "newcomer" landed the role, leading her first to Calgary, Canada, for the six-month shoot and now to Los Angeles, where she is a newly minted Emmy nominee. Tolman stopped by The Times for a video chat while ballots were out. These are excerpts from the conversation. What was the key to understanding Molly for you?...

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