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Joan Allen was born on August 20, 1956 in Rochelle, Illinois, the youngest of four children. She attended Rochelle Township High School where she was voted most likely to succeed. Joining Chicago's famed Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble in 1977, she was one of the group's original members and starred in a number of its original productions. ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 31 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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Won the Tony Award in 1988 for best Actress in a play for her role of Ana in "Burn This". See more »

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5 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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To tell you the truth, if Oliver Stone had wanted Pat Nixon to wear a G-string and swing from a chandelier, I would have played it that way. See more »

Trivia:

Studied acting at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston under Glendon Gabbard. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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