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Jessica Lange

DOB: April 20, 1949

Background: Lange is an American actress who was born in Cloquet, Minnesota. She studied art and photography at the University of Minnesota before dropping out to get married. She then moved to France and studied mime. She followed by moving to New York to start work as a model and study acting.

Filmography: Her first film role was in "King Kong" in 1976. Her extensive film career since then has included "All That Jazz," "The Postman Always Rings Twice," "Tootsie," "Frances," "Country," "Sweet Dreams," "Crimes of the Heart," "Everybody's All-American," "Men Don't Leave," "Cape Fear," "Blue Sky," "Rob Roy," "Big Fish," "Broken Flowers," and "The Big Valley." Her major TV roles have been in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," "O Pioneers!," "A Streetcar Named Desire," "Normal," "Sybil," "Grey Gardens," and her current role on "American Horror Story."
 

Academy AwardsWins - Best Actress ("Blue Sky," 1994); Best Supporting Actress ("Tootsie," 1982)

Best Actress Nominations
"Music Box" (1989); lost to Jessica Tandy ("Driving Miss Daisy")
"Sweet Dreams" (1985); lost to Geraldine Page ("A Trip to Bountiful")
"Country" (1984); lost to Sally Field ("Places in the Heart")
"Frances" (1982); lost to Meryl Streep ("Sophie's Choice")

Emmy Awards: Wins - Best TV Movie/Miniseries Actress ("American Horror Story: Coven," 2014); Best TV Movie/Miniseries Actress ("Grey Gardens," 2009); Best TV Movie/Miniseries Supporting Actress ("American Horror Story," 2012)

Best TV Movie/Miniseries Actress Nominations
"American Horror Story: Asylum" (2013); lost to Laura Linney ("The Big C: Hereafter")
"Normal" (2003); lost to Maggie Smith ("My House in Umbria")
"A Streetcar Named Desire" (1996); lost to Helen Mirren ("Prime Suspect: Scent of Darkness")

Golden Globes: Wins - Best Film Drama Actress ("Blue Sky," 1995); Best Film Supporting Actress ("Tootsie," 1983); Best TV Supporting Actress ("American Horror Story," 2012); Best TV Movie/Miniseries Actress ("A Streetcar Named Desire," 1996); Best Film Acting Debut ("King Kong," 1977)

Best Film Drama Actress Nominations
"A Thousand Acres" (1998); lost to Judi Dench ("Mrs. Brown")
"Music Box" (1990); lost to Michelle Pfeiffer ("The Fabulous Baker Boys")
"Country" (1985); lost to Sally Field ("Places in the Heart")
"Frances" (1983); lost to Meryl Streep ("Sophie's Choice")

Best TV Movie/Miniseries Actress Nominations
"American Horror Story: Coven" (2014); lost to Elisabeth Moss ("Top of the Lake")
"American Horror Story: Asylum" (2013); lost to Julianne Moore ("Game Change")
"Grey Gardens" (2010); lost to Drew Barrymore ("Grey Gardens")
"Normal" (2004); lost to Meryl Streep ("Angels in America")
"O Pioneers!" (1993); lost to Laura Dern ("Afterburn")

SAG Awards: Win - Best TV Drama Actress ("American Horror Story," 2012)

Best Film Actress Nomination
"Blue Sky" (1995); lost to Jodie Foster ("Nell")

Best TV Drama Actress Nominations
"American Horror Story: Coven" (2014); lost to Maggie Smith ("Downton Abbey")
"American Horror Story: Asylum" (2013); lost to Claire Danes ("Homeland")

Best TV Movie/Miniseries Actress Nomination
"Grey Gardens" (2010); lost to Drew Barrymore ("Grey Gardens")

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