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Jessica Michelle Chastain
Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign:
March 29, Aries
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Jessica Chastain Fast Facts:
Started dancing when she was 9.
Was inspired to go into acting when she was a little girl after she attended a play with her grandmother, who later helped her move to New York.
A lover of Shakespeare, she chose to audition for Juilliard with a soliloquy from
Romeo & Juliet
. She was awarded a scholarship to the school from alumnus Robin Williams, whom she had never met.
In 2008, won the Seattle International Film Festival's Best Actress Award for her debut film performance in
Starred opposite Al Pacino in a 2006 stage production of Oscar Wilde's
and also appeared in Pacino's drama documentary
(2011), which looked at his fascination with the play.
Jessica Chastain Relationships:
Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo - Significant Other
Jessica Chastain Awards:
2012 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
2011 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
2012 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2013 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
2015 Independent Spirit Awards: Best Supporting Female - Nominee
2015 Critics' Choice Movie Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Nominee
2011 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Nominee
2012 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Leading Actress - Nominee
2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
2015 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
The Juilliard School, New York, New York, United States
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