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Jena Malone was born in Sparks, Nevada, to Deborah Malone and Edward Berge. Her grandfather owned a casino, Karl's Silver Club, in Sparks. She was raised by her mother and her mother's partner. Beginning as a child actress, and then stepping up to roles as a young adult, Malone's career path has been compared to that of Jodie Foster, herself a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Neon Demon (completed)
Ruby
 2016 Bottom of the World (completed)
Scarlett
  Claire (pre-production)
Claire
 2016 Lovesong
Mindy
 2015 The Rusted (Short)
Karen
 2014 Memory 2.0 (Short)
Sophie
 2014 Encino (Short)
The Girl
 2013 Teenage (Documentary)
American Girl (voice)
 2013/I The Wait
Angela
 2012 The Painted Lady (Short)
The Painted Lady (uncredited)
 2012 True Vulture (Short)
Voices (voice)
 2012 Dakota (TV Series)
Dakota
- Almost Up $6,640 (2012) ... Dakota
- Down $1,170 (2012) ... Dakota
- Down $770 (2012) ... Dakota
 2012 Hatfields & McCoys (TV Mini-Series)
Nancy McCoy
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Nancy McCoy
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Nancy McCoy
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Nancy McCoy
 2012 For Ellen
Susan
 2011 David Goldberg (Short)
Vida
 2011 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Boy George / Singer
- Beastmaster and Commander (2011) ... Boy George / Singer (voice)
 2011 I Think Bad Thoughts (Short)
Jena
 2010 Rachel (Short)
Rachel
 2010 5 Star Day
Sarah Reynolds
 2009 The Soloist
Cheery Lab Tech
 2009/I The Messenger
Kelly
 2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Michelle Landon
- Lost Boys (2008) ... Michelle Landon
 2008 The Ruins
Amy
 2007 Into the Wild
Carine McCandless / Additional Narrator
 2007 Hola to the World (Short)
 2006 Lying
Grace
 2006 Container
The Woman / Speaker (voice)
 2004 Corn
Emily Rasmussen
 2004 Howl's Moving Castle
Lettie (English version, voice)
 2004 Saved!
Mary
 2003 Hitler: The Rise of Evil (TV Mini-Series)
Geli Raubal
 2002 American Girl
Rena Grubb
 2002 The Badge
Ashley Hardwick
 2000 Cheaters (TV Movie)
Jolie Fitch
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Casey
- Hearts (1999) ... Casey
 1998 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Debbie Straub
- Kellerman, P.I.: Part 2 (1998) ... Debbie Straub
- Kellerman, P.I.: Part 1 (1998) ... Debbie Straub
 1997 Ellen Foster (TV Movie)
Ellen Foster
 1997 Hope (TV Movie)
Lilly Kate Burns
 1996 Hidden in America (TV Movie)
Willa
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Stacy Morissey
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Made her stage debut as "Sister James" in "Doubt, A Parable", a play by John Patrick Shanley - Walter Kerr Theatre, NYC. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 5 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Debbie Malone

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I have this camera so I just taped myself doing this little piece of voice-over and I sent [director Sean Penn] a DVD. Four days later, he called me back and said he usually never hires anyone without meeting them, but could I do it? Literally, I would wash the floor for him. I just respect every part of what he's done with his career. (On landing her role in Into the Wild (2007)). See more »

Trivia:

In a Broadway play "Doubt". See more »

Trademark:

Usually portrays teenage girls in problems or from dysfunctional families

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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