Her film work includes Sleepers, Big Night, Grosse Pointe Blank, Tarzan, Return to Me, Ella Enchanted, The Phantom of the Opera, Conviction, Barney's Version, and Beyond the Lights.
She starred as Fiona Bowa on the NBC sitcom About a Boy and currently stars as Maya Di Meo on the critically acclaimed ABC sitcom Speechless.
, in which she searched for information about her late father and found that he had a brother, Leslie, who became an actor in repertory theatre.
Minnie Driver says she’s not dating anyone in particular but she still likes the concept. And when she does have time, would a suitor get to meet her 5-year-old son, Henry?
She followed this with supporting roles in Golden Eye (1995), Sleepers (1996), Big Night (1996) and Grosse Pointe Blank (1997).
She played opposite Matt Damon as Skylar in the drama Good Will Hunting (1997), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
In 1998, Driver starred in Sandra Goldbacher's film The Governess.
That same year, she co-starred opposite Christian Slater and Morgan Freeman in the action thriller Hard Rain.“He’s the executive producer of a movie I have coming out. “There was a crush of people we were about to walk through as we were going down the stairs and he said, ‘I’m going to get you through this,’ like a friend.And he took my hand and that’s how it was construed. Driver sang "Learn to be Lonely," an original song written for the film by Lloyd Webber.However, due to her lack of experience in opera, all her songs as Carlotta were dubbed by opera singer Margaret Preece.She appeared on British television with comedians Steve Coogan and Armando Iannucci, and had small parts in Casualty, The House of Eliott, Lovejoy and Peak Practice.