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Joan Cusack

Actress | * 10/11/1962 (56) | New York City, New York, USA
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Joan Mary Cusack (born October 11, 1962) is an American actress and comedian. She received Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in the romantic comedy-drama Working Girl (1988) and the romantic comedy In & Out (1997), as well as one Golden Globe nomination for her performance in the latter. She is also the voice of Jessie in the Toy Story franchise. Cusack was a cast member on the comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live from 1985 to 1986. She starred on the Showtime hit drama/comedy Shameless as Sheila Jackson, a role for which she has received five consecutive Emmy Award nominations, winning for the first time in 2015. She is the sister of actress Ann Cusack and actor John Cusack. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

Known for these Movies & Shows

Grosse Pointe Blank

R

1997 | 3.5/5 | 1h 47min
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

PG-13

2012 | 3.9/5 | 1h 43min
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In & Out

PG-13

1997 | 3.3/5 | 1h 30min
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Working Girl

R

1988 | 3.3/5 | 1h 54min
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Awards & Nominations for Joan Cusack

Annie Award Theatre World Award 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

Movies with Joan Cusack as Actress(63)

as Jessie (voice)2019 Toy Story 4
2019 Klaus
as Mrs. Howard2018 Instant Family
as Barb2017 Snatched
as Agnes2017 The Christmas Train
as Gene2017 Unicorn Store
as Peg Parker2015 Freaks of Nature
as Patty2015 The End of the Tour
as Jessie (voice)2014 Toy Story That Time Forgot
as Dawn Hurley2014 Welcome to Me
as Jessie2012 Partysaurus Rex
as Lead Elf #2 (voice)2011 Arthur Christmas
as Verushka the Witch (voice)2011 Hoodwinked Too! Hood VS. Evil
as Jessie (voice)2011 Small Fry
as Mom (voice)2011 Mars Needs Moms
as Jessie (voice)2011 Hawaiian Vacation
as Jessie the Yodeling Cowgirl (voice)2010 Toy Story 3
as Judge De Salvo2009 My Sister's Keeper
as Jane Bloomwood2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic
as Marsha Dillon2008 War, Inc.
as Liz2007 Martian Child
as Franny2006 Friends with Money
as Joan Carlyle2005 Ice Princess
as Abby Mallard (voice)2005 Chicken Little
as Jenny Portman2004 Raising Helen
as Rosalie Mullins2003 School of Rock
as Ruth Meyers2000 Where the Heart Is
as Liz2000 High Fidelity
as Peggy Flemming1999 Runaway Bride
as Jessie the Yodeling Cowgirl (voice)1999 Toy Story 2
as Hazel Huffman1999 Cradle Will Rock
as Cheryl Lang1999 Arlington Road
as Marcella1997 Grosse Pointe Blank
as Emily Montgomery1997 In & Out
as Nancy Tellen1997 A Smile Like Yours
as Inga Gunther1996 Mr. Wrong
as Gail Dwyer1995 Nine Months
as Gloria1995 Two Much
as Jonesy1994 Corrina, Corrina
as Debbie Jellinsky1993 Addams Family Values
as Evelyn Laplante1992 Hero
as Alsatia Zevo1992 Toys
as Hannah Stubbs1990 My Blue Heaven
as Jody1990 Men Don't Leave
as Constance Dobler1989 Say Anything...
as Irene Stein1988 Stars & Bars
as Cyn1988 Working Girl
as Rose1988 Married to the Mob
as Blair Litton1987 Broadcast News
as Gina1987 The Allnighter
as Geek Girl #11984 Sixteen Candles
as Mary Maine1984 Grandview, U.S.A.
as Shelley1980 My Bodyguard

TV Shows/Series with Joan Cusack as Actress(10)

as Justice Strauss2017 A Series of Unfortunate Events
as Sheila Jackson2011 Shameless
as Glenda2007 Phineas and Ferb
as Joan Gallagher2001 What About Joan?
as Various1975 Saturday Night Live

Additional Information

Full Name: Joan Cusack
Born: 10/11/1962 in New York City (current age: 56)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Educated at: University of Wisconsin–Madison
Father: Dick Cusack
Other names for Joan Cusack (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Joan Mary Cusack"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:676, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/13/2019