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Name:
Jessica Chastain
D.O.B:
March 24,

DOB: March 24, 1977

Background: Chastain was born in Northern California but attended Juilliard in New York City, where she appeared in several stage productions and student film projects.

Filmography: Her early career included mostly TV appearances, including guest spots on "ER," "Veronica Mars," "Law & Order: Trial By Jury," and "Close to Home." Her first feature film role was in "Jolene" (2008), in which she played the title character. In 2011 she starred in several films: the Terrence Malick drama "The Tree of Life," the thriller "The Debt," the period comedy "The Help," and Ralph Fiennes's adaptation of Shakespeare's "Coriolanus." In 2012 she appeared in "Lawless" and "Zero Dark Thirty."


Academy Awards:

Best Actress Nomination
"Zero Dark Thirty" (2012); lost to Jennifer Lawrence ("Silver Linings Playbook")

Best Supporting Actress Nomination
"The Help" (2011); lost to Octavia Spencer ("The Help")

Golden Globes: Win - Best Film Drama Actress ("Zero Dark Thirty," 2013)

Best Film Supporting Actress Nomination
"The Help" (2012); lost to Octavia Spencer ("The Help")

SAG Awards: Win - Best Film Ensemble ("The Help," 2012)

Best Film Actress Nomination
"Zero Dark Thirty" (2013); lost to Jennifer Lawrence ("Silver Linings Playbook")

Best Film Supporting Actress Nomination
"The Help" (2012); lost to Octavia Spencer ("The Help")

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