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Joan Cusack

Actress Joan Cusack was born in New York City, New York, and is the daughter of Nancy (née Carolan) and Dick Cusack. Her father was an advertising executive, writer and actor, and her mother was a math teacher. Her siblings - Susie Cusack, John Cusack, Ann Cusack and Bill Cusack also act. Her family is of Irish descent. Raised in Illinois, Cusack ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Toy Story 4 (pre-production)
Jessie (voice)
 2014 Toy Story That Time Forgot (TV Short)
Jessie (voice)
 2014 Welcome to Me
Dawn Hurley
 2013 Toy Story of Terror (TV Short)
Jessie (voice)
 2013 The Office (TV Series)
Erin's Biological Mother
- Finale (2013) ... Erin's Biological Mother
 2012 Kinect Fun Labs: Kinect Rush - A Disney Pixar Adventures: Snapshot (Video Game)
Jessie (English version, voice)
 2012 Toy Story Toons: Partysaurus Rex (Short)
Jessie (voice)
 2011 Toy Story Toons: Small Fry (Short)
Jessie (voice)
 2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures (Video Game)
Jessie (voice)
 2011 Arthur Christmas
Lead Elf (voice)
 2011 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Glenda Wilkins
- Run, Candace, Run/Last Train to Bustville (2011) ... Glenda Wilkins (voice)
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Pamela Burton
- Locum (2010) ... Pamela Burton
 2010 Toy Story 3: The Video Game (Video Game)
Jessie (voice)
 2010 Toy Story 3
Jessie (voice)
 2009 Acceptance (TV Movie)
 2009 Toys in the Attic
Madam Curie (English version, voice)
 2008 Toy Story Midway Mania! (Short)
Jessie (voice)
 2006 Chicken Little: Ace in Action (Video Game)
Abby (voice)
 2005 Chicken Little
Abby Mallard (voice)
 2004 The Last Shot
Fanny Nash (uncredited)
 2004 Peep and the Big Wide World (TV Series)
- The Trip to Green Island/Give Me a Call (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
- Wandering Beaver/Peep's New Friend (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
- Quack Hatches an Egg/The Whatchamacallit (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
- That's a Cat/Faster Than a Duck (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
- Hide and Go Peep/A Peep of a Different Color (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
 2000-2001 What About Joan (TV Series)
Joan Gallagher
- The Curse of the Sweater (2001) ... Joan Gallagher
- Mr. Roboto (2001) ... Joan Gallagher
- Joan Sets Up Alice (2001) ... Joan Gallagher
- Jack's Dilemma (2001) ... Joan Gallagher
- It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Joan (2001) ... Joan Gallagher
 1999 Toy Story 2 (Video Game)
Jessie - Yodeling Cowgirl (voice)
 1997 A Smile Like Yours
Nancy Tellen
 1996 Mr. Wrong
Inga Gunther
 1995 Two Much
 1994 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Paddy Chayefsky's 'The Mother' (1994) ... Annie
 1994 Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (TV Series)
Mrs. Bean
- The Radish Cure (1994) ... Mrs. Bean
- The Pet Forgetters Cure (1994) ... Mrs. Bean
 1992/I Hero
 1990 Arrive Alive
 1989 Say Anything...
Constance Dobler (uncredited)
 1988 Working Girl
 1988 Stars and Bars
Irene Stein
 1987 Broadcast News
Blair Litton (as Joan Cusak)
 1985-1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Brooke Shields / Jennifer Hicks / ...
- Tony Danza/Laurie Anderson (1986) ... Queen Elizabeth / Various
- Oprah Winfrey/Joe Jackson (1986) ... Various
 1984 All Together Now (TV Movie)
Linda Parker
 1983 Class
 1980 Cutting Loose
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TV commercial: US Cellular (2002). See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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I was never the 'babe,' so I knew I'd never get those big roles. I'd always be the best friend or the quirky sidekick.


One of her conditions for starring in the show What About Joan (2000) was that it had to be produced in Chicago so she would not have to leave her family. See more »

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