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June Squibb Biography

Birth Name:
June Louise Squibb
Birth Place:
Vandalia, Illinois, United States

Fast Facts

  • Studied at the Cleveland Play House and the HB Studio in New York
  • Made her Broadway debut as a replacement in Gypsy, opposite Ethel Merman, in 1960
  • Her late husband, Charles Kakatsakis, was an acting coach
  • First worked with Alexander Payne on his film About Schmidt (2002) before landing her breakout role in Nebraska (2013)


  • 2014Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2014Independent Spirit Awards-Best Supporting Female: nominated
  • 2014Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Supporting Actress: nominated
  • 2013Detroit Film Critics Society-Best Supporting Actress: nominated
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2013Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated


  • Lewis Squibb -- Father
  • Charles Kakatsakis -- Husband (deceased)
  • JoyBelle Squibb -- Mother
  • Harry Kakatsakis -- Son