Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain

24.03.1977 (46 years) (Southern California, California, USA)

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. Her performance as an aspiring socialite in The Help 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 she continued to receive critical acclaim for her performances in the dramas A Most Violent Year (2014), Miss Sloane (2016), and Molly's Game (2017). 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 a daughter.

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Armageddon Time (2022)

IMDB: 6.6 (8346 votes)
The Good Nurse (2022)

IMDB: 6.8 (53143 votes)
355 (2022)

IMDB: 5.5 (30948 votes)
The Forgiven (2021)

IMDB: 6 (5271 votes)
The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)

IMDB: 6.6 (34111 votes)
Ava (2020)

IMDB: 5.7 (871 votes)
Dark Phoenix (2019)

IMDB: 5.8 (136252 votes)
Very Ralph (2019)

IMDB: 6.9 (675 votes)
It Chapter Two (2019)

IMDB: 6.6 (161964 votes)
This Changes Everything (2018)

IMDB: 7.7 (1741 votes)
The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)

IMDB: 7.0 (35825 votes)
Molly's Game (2017)

IMDB: 7.4 (126444 votes)
The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)

IMDB: 6.1 (93540 votes)
Miss Sloane (2016)

IMDB: 7.5 (59348 votes)
The Martian (2015)

IMDB: 8.0 (699727 votes)
Inside Interstellar (2015)

IMDB: 8.1 (70 votes)
Unity (2015)

IMDB: 7.4 (828 votes)
Crimson Peak (2015)

IMDB: 6.5 (124860 votes)
Interstellar (2014)

IMDB: 8.6 (1263398 votes)
A Most Violent Year (2014)

IMDB: 7.0 (65696 votes)
Salomé (2013)

IMDB: 6.5 (1554 votes)
Seduced and Abandoned (2013)

IMDB: 6.6 (1734 votes)
Madagascar 3 (2012)

IMDB: 6.8 (156104 votes)
The Color of Time (2012)

IMDB: 4.1 (1506 votes)
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

IMDB: 7.4 (261999 votes)
Wilde Salomé (2011)

IMDB: 6.6 (977 votes)
The Help (2011)

IMDB: 8.1 (406418 votes)
Coriolanus (2011)

IMDB: 6.1 (30378 votes)
Texas Killing Fields (2011)

IMDB: 5.7 (18125 votes)
Touch of Evil (2011)

IMDB: 6.7 (753 votes)
The Tree of Life (2011)

IMDB: 6.8 (162992 votes)

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