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Jessica Phyllis Lange was born 1949 in Cloquet, Minnesota, to Dorothy Florence (Sahlman) and Albert John Lange, a traveling salesman and teacher. She is of Finnish (mother) and Dutch and German (father) descent. She obtained a scholarship to study art at the University of Minnesota, but instead went to Paris to study drama. She moved to New York ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 38 wins & 65 nominations. See more awards »

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Big Fish
Big Fish Sandra Bloom - Senior
Tootsie Julie
Cape Fear
Cape Fear Leigh Bowden
The Vow
The Vow Rita Thornton


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 2016 Wild Oats
 2016 Horace and Pete (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.10 (2016) ... Marsha (credit only)
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... Marsha (credit only)
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... Marsha (credit only)
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... Marsha (credit only)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Marsha (credit only)
 2014/III The Gambler
 2009 Grey Gardens (TV Movie)
Big Edie
 2007 Sybil (TV Movie)
Dr. Cornelia Wilbur
 2003 Normal (TV Movie)
Irma Applewood
 1999 Titus
 1995 Rob Roy
 1992 O Pioneers! (TV Movie)
Alexandra Bergson
 1988 Far North
 1984 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (TV Movie)
 1982 Tootsie
 1976 King Kong
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Guested on the daytime program "AM New York" also appearing Gene Wilder. See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 11 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Coming out of the '60s, when it was still the last gasp of bohemia, I just never thought in terms of career or profession. See more »


Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 36, a daughter Hannah Jane Shepard on January 13, 1986. Child's father is her now ex-partner, Sam Shepard. See more »


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