Began a recurring, and later series regular, role as Sgt. Trudy Platt on "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago PD"
Second Tony nomination for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Played George Clooney's sister in "Up in the Air"
Received a Tony nomination for "August: Osage County"
Joined the Steppenwolf Theatre Company
First feature film appearance in the Dolly Parton comedy "Straight Talk"
TV debut in the made-for-TV feature "Through Naked Eyes"
Lost 15 pounds during the Broadway run of "August: Osage County," and required chiropractic therapy to deal with the intensity of the performance and the toll upon her body.
Jason Reitman told Morton that he was having trouble writing the character she would eventually play until he saw her in "Osage County" and realized not only that he knew how the character would unfold, but also that she should play the role.
Was frequently mistaken for restaurateur Amy Morton and even received birthday flowers meant for her.