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Jessica Phyllis Lange was born April 20, 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 ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 34 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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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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[on what counts in her career] Box office success has never meant anything. I couldn't get a film made if I paid for it myself. So I'm not 'box office' and never have been, and that's never entered into my kind of mind set. It is the kind of acknowledgment by other actors, really. That's really what is most meaningful. See more »


When starting out, Jessica once shared a Paris apartment with then fledgling models Jerry Hall and Grace Jones in the late 1970s. See more »


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