Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Michelle Chastain (born March 24, 1977) is an American actress and film producer. Known for her roles in films with feminist themes, she has received various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, in addition to nominations for two British Academy Film Awards. Time magazine 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 an early 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 series, 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 for her starring roles in the dramas Take Shelter (2011) and The Tree of Life (2011). Her performance as an aspiring socialite in The Help (2011) earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2012, she won a Golden Globe Award and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress for playing a CIA analyst in the thriller Zero Dark Thirty. Chastain made her Broadway debut in a revival of The Heiress in the same year. Her highest-grossing releases came with the science fiction films Interstellar (2014) and The Martian (2015), and the horror film It Chapter Two (2019), and she continued to receive critical acclaim for her performances in the dramas A Most Violent Year (2014), Miss Sloane (2016), Molly's Game (2017) and The Good Nurse (2022). For her portrayal of Tammy Faye in the biopic The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021), which she also produced, Chastain won the Academy Award for Best Actress. In television, Chastain starred in drama miniseries Scenes from a Marriage (2021) and George & Tammy (2022). For the latter, she won a SAG Award. Her performance also garnered her nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award. Chastain is the founder of the production company Freckle Films, which was created to promote diversity in film. She is vocal about mental health issues, as well as gender and racial equality. She is married to fashion executive Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo, with whom she has two children. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jessica Chastain, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Southern California, California, USA
    Birthday
    3/24/1977
Jolene
Jolene
6.2
Zero Dark Thirty
Zero Dark Thirty
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Mama
Mama
6.3
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
6.2
Miss Julie
Miss Julie
5.6
Salomé
Salomé
6.5
The Westerner
5
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her
6.7
The Zookeeper's Wife
The Zookeeper's Wife
7.4
Woman Walks Ahead
Woman Walks Ahead
6.7
Miss Sloane
Miss Sloane
7.4
Molly's Game
Molly's Game
7.1
I Am Jane Doe
I Am Jane Doe
5.9
Scripted Content
Scripted Content
6.7
Exploring 'The Tree of Life'
5.8
It Chapter Two
It Chapter Two
6.8
The 355
The 355
6.1
Ava
Ava
5.8
The Good Nurse
The Good Nurse
6.9
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
6.5
The Sands Between
The Sands Between
6.4
Memory
Memory
7.4
Take Shelter
Take Shelter
7
Wilde Salomé
Wilde Salomé
6.1
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him
6.7
The Martian
The Martian
7.7
A Most Violent Year
A Most Violent Year
6.6
Crimson Peak
Crimson Peak
6.6
The Summers of IT: Chapter One
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The Summers of IT: Chapter Two
The Summers of IT: Chapter Two
7.2
Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy
Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy
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Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour
Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour
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Mothers' Instinct
Mothers' Instinct
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The Forgiven
The Forgiven
5.8
Spheres
Spheres
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The Tree of Life
The Tree of Life
6.7
Texas Killing Fields
Texas Killing Fields
5.7
The Color of Time
The Color of Time
4.1
Interstellar
Interstellar
8.4
Interstellar: Nolan's Odyssey
Interstellar: Nolan's Odyssey
7.7
The Long Way Home: Making 'The Martian'
The Long Way Home: Making 'The Martian'
6
I Remember Crimson Peak
I Remember Crimson Peak
10
Hand Tailored Gothic
Hand Tailored Gothic
0
Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
8.3
The Huntsman: Winter's War
The Huntsman: Winter's War
6.3
The House Is Alive: Constructing 'Crimson Peak'
The House Is Alive: Constructing 'Crimson Peak'
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The Light and Dark of Crimson Peak
The Light and Dark of Crimson Peak
8.3
Stolen
Stolen
5.9
The Debt
The Debt
6.6
The Help
The Help
8.2
Coriolanus
Coriolanus
5.9
Seduced and Abandoned
Seduced and Abandoned
6.2
Inside 'Interstellar'
Inside 'Interstellar'
6.9
Lawless
Lawless
7
Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
6.6
Dark Phoenix
Dark Phoenix
6
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
6.6
Touch of Evil
Touch of Evil
6.8
Very Ralph
Very Ralph
6.7
Armageddon Time
Armageddon Time
6.5
This Changes Everything
This Changes Everything
6.2
The 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
The 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Unity
Unity
7.6
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