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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 17 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Working Girl
(1988)
Say Anything...
Say Anything... Constance Dobler
(1989)
Toy Story 3
Toy Story 3 Jessie
(2010)
Toy Story 2
Toy Story 2 Jessie the Yodeling Cowgirl
(1999)

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 2018 Toy Story 4 (pre-production)
Jessie (voice)
 2015 Freaks of Nature
Peg Parker
 2014 Welcome to Me
Dawn Hurley
 2011 Arthur Christmas
Lead Elf (voice)
 2010 Toy Story 3
Jessie (voice)
 2009 Toys in the Attic
Madam Curie (English version, voice)
 2005 Chicken Little
Abby Mallard (voice)
 2004 The Last Shot
Fanny Nash (uncredited)
 1997 A Smile Like Yours
Nancy Tellen
 1996 Mr. Wrong
Inga Gunther
 1996 Two Much
Gloria
 1992/I Hero
Evelyn
 1990 Arrive Alive
Joy
 1989 Say Anything...
Constance Dobler (uncredited)
 1988 Working Girl
Cyn
 1988 Stars and Bars
Irene Stein
 1987 Broadcast News
Blair Litton (as Joan Cusak)
 1983 Class
Julia
 1980 Cutting Loose
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Other Works:

TV commercial: US Cellular (2002). See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joan Cusak

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

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.

Trivia:

Shares her birthday (October 11) with Michelle Trachtenberg, her on-screen daughter in Disney's Ice Princess (2005). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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