Top 5000
Down 121 this week

Jessica Lange (I)

Jessica Lange was born in Cloquet, Minnesota, USA on April 20, 1949, 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 »

Celebrate IMDb's 25th Anniversary with Photos We Love

IMDb turns 25 on October 17! To celebrate, we put together a gallery of some of our favorite movie, TV, and event photos from the last 25 years.

See the Photos We Love

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 people
created 15 Feb 2012
a list of 21 images
created 03 Apr 2012
a list of 28 people
created 06 May 2013
a list of 40 people
created 10 Jun 2013

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Jessica Lange's work have you seen?

User Polls

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

Known For


To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Actress: Movie (33 credits)
Show Show Actress: TV (8 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack: TV (2 credits)
Show Show Producer: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (69 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (8 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (5 credits)
Show Show Self: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (23 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

"The Glass Menagerie," dramatic revival, written by Tennessee Williams, directed by David Leveaux, with Jessica Lange (portraying The Mother, Amanda Wingfield); Josh Lucas (portraying The Gentleman Caller, Jim O'Connor); Sarah Paulson (portraying The Daughter, Laura Wingfield); and Christian Slater (portraying The Son, Tom ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


5' 8" (1.73 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »


Has two older sisters named Ann Lange and Jane Lange and a younger brother named George Lange who is a pilot. See more »


Voluptuous figure See more »



Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
AHS Season 5 dimsung_09
So here's what's next for her ... jackthemack
Leaving AHS after this season? rayoniscool
Proudest of which film? jackthemack
Lange: The ONLY Actor in History to... gray-leblanc
just met her today! albert-carpenter
Discuss Jessica Lange on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page