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Jessica Chastain

Television Actress / Film Actress / Film Producer / Stage Actress | * 03/24/1977 (42) | Southern California, California, USA
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Jessica Michelle Chastain (born March 24, 1977) is an American actress and producer. She is known for her portrayals of strong-willed women in films with feminist themes. Chastain's accolades include a Golden Globe Award and two Academy Award nominations. Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2012. Born and raised in Sacramento, California, Chastain developed an interest in acting from a young age. In 1998, she made her professional stage debut as Shakespeare's Juliet. After studying acting at the Juilliard School, she was signed to a talent holding deal with the television producer John Wells. She was a recurring guest star in several television shows, including Law & Order: Trial by Jury. She also took on roles in the stage productions of Anton Chekhov's play The Cherry Orchard in 2004 and Oscar Wilde's tragedy Salome in 2006. Chastain made her film debut in the drama Jolene (2008), and gained wide recognition in 2011 for starring roles in half a dozen films, including the dramas Take Shelter and The Tree of Life... ()
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Jessica Chastain (born March 24, 1977) is an American theater, film and television actress. She played guest roles in several television shows before making her feature film debut with the 2008 independent film Jolene. In 2011, Chastain gained wide public recognition for her starring roles in seven film releases; for her performance in The Help she received Best Supporting Actress nominations at the Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Award ceremonies. In 2012, Time magazine featured her as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World". Chastain's performance in the 2012 military thriller Zero Dark Thirty and the 2013 horror film Mama led film critic Richard Roeper to describe her as "one of the finest actors of her generation". For the former, she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress (Drama) and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Jessica Chastain

Golden Globe Award Saturn Award Screen Actors Guild Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Jessica Chastain as Actress(51)

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as Ingrid Bergman2019 Seducing Ingrid Bergman
as Vuk2019 Dark Phoenix
as Tammy Wynette2019 George and Tammy
as Rachel2019 Plus One
as Beverly Marsh2019 It Chapter Two
as Eve2019 Eve
as Catherine Weldon2018 Woman Walks Ahead
as Molly Bloom2017 Molly's Game
as Antonina Żabińska2017 The Zookeeper's Wife
as Narrator (voice)2017 I Am Jane Doe
as Madeline Elizabeth Sloane2016 Miss Sloane
as Melissa Lewis2016 Ares III: Refocused
as Herself - Narrator (voice)2015 Unity
as Melissa Lewis2015 The Martian
as Lady Lucille Sharpe2015 Crimson Peak
as Murphy "Murph" Cooper2014 Interstellar
as Anna Morales2014 A Most Violent Year
as Miss Julie2014 Miss Julie
as herself2014 Scripted Content
as herself2013 Seduced and Abandoned
as Salome2013 Wilde Salomé
as Salomé2013 Salomé
as Annabel2013 Mama
as Maya2012 Zero Dark Thirty
as Mrs. Williams2012 The Color of Time
as Maggie Beauford2012 Lawless
as Celia Foote2011 The Help
as Young Rachel Singer2011 The Debt
as Samantha LaForche2011 Take Shelter
as Mrs. O'Brien2011 The Tree of Life
as Pam Stall2011 Texas Killing Fields
as The Fire Starter2011 Touch of Evil
as Virgilia2011 Coriolanus
as Daniel's Mother2010 The Westerner
as Sally Ann2009 Stolen
as Jolene2008 Jolene

TV Shows/Series with Jessica Chastain as Actress(9)

as herself2016 Chelsea
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Charlotte Ormand2006 Blackbeard
as herself2006 El Hormiguero 3.0
as Sarah Williams2004 Veronica Mars
as Dahlia Taslitz1994 ER
as Mary Debenham1989 Agatha Christie's Poirot
as Herself - Host??? Saturday Night Live

Movies with Jessica Chastain as Crew(13)

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Production/Producer2019 Seducing Ingrid Bergman
Production/Producer2019 The Division
Production/Producer2019 Untitled Holiday Comedy Project
Production/Producer2019 Eve
Production/Producer2019 Painkiller Jane
Production/Executive Producer2017 The Zookeeper's Wife
Production/Executive Producer2017 I Am Jane Doe
Production/Producer2010 The Westerner

Additional Information

Full Name: Jessica Chastain
Born: Thursday, 03/24 1977 (March) in Sacramento (current age: 42 years + 180 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Educated at: Juilliard School, American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Sacramento City College
Other names for Jessica Chastain (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jessica Howard"
"Джессика Честейн"
"جيسيكا شاستاين"
"제시카 채스테인"
"ジェシカ・チャステイン"
"杰西卡·查斯坦"
"제시카 차스테인"
"Τζέσικα Τσάστεϊν"
"Τζέσικα Τσάστειν"
"Jessica Michelle Chastain"
Jessica Chastain frequently works together with these people:
Ned Benson (11x, Crew)
Alec Baldwin (6x, Actor)
Martin Short (6x, Actor)
Raffi Ahmad (6x, Cast)
James McAvoy (5x, Actor)
Al Pacino (5x, Actor)
Robert De Niro (5x, Actor)
Gwyneth Paltrow (5x, Actress)
Viola Davis (5x, Actress)
Paul Rudd (5x, Actor)
Chris Rock (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:44, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/17/2019