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Jena Malone

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 12 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Contact Young Ellie
The Neon Demon
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire


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 2018 The Public
 2017 Bottom of the World
 2016 Nocturnal Animals
Sage Ross
 2016 The Caged Pillows (Video short)
 2016 The Neon Demon
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Jenet Klyburn
 2016 Lovesong
 2015 The Rusted (Short)
 2015 Angelica
 2014 Memory 2.0 (Short)
 2014 Encino (Short)
The Girl
 2014 Inherent Vice
Hope Harlingen
 2014 Time Out of Mind
 2014 10 Cent Pistol
 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Johanna Mason
 2013/I Teenage (Documentary)
American Girl (voice)
 2013/I The Wait
 2012 The Painted Lady (Short)
The Painted Lady (uncredited)
 2012 True Vulture (Short)
Voices (voice)
 2012 Dakota (TV Series)
- 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 In Our Nature
 2012 For Ellen
 2011 David Goldberg (Short)
 2011 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Boy George / Singer
- Beastmaster and Commander (2011) ... Boy George / Singer (voice)
 2011 Sucker Punch
 2011 I Think Bad Thoughts (Short)
 2010 Harper Simon feat Jena Malone: Berkeley Girl (Short)
Berkely Girl
 2010 Rachel (Short)
 2010 5 Star Day
Sarah Reynolds
 2009 The Soloist
Cheery Lab Tech
 2009/I The Messenger
 2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Michelle Landon
- Lost Boys (2008) ... Michelle Landon
 2008 The Ruins
 2007 Into the Wild
Carine McCandless / Additional Narrator
 2007 Hola to the World (Short)
 2007 The Go-Getter
 2007 Four Last Songs
 2006 Lying
 2006 Container
The Woman / Speaker (voice)
 2005 Pride & Prejudice
Lydia Bennet
 2005 The Ballad of Jack and Rose
Red Berry
 2004 Corn
Emily Rasmussen
 2004 Howl's Moving Castle
Lettie (English version, voice)
 2004 Saved!
 2003 Cold Mountain
Ferry Girl
 2003 Hitler: The Rise of Evil (TV Mini-Series)
Geli Raubal
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Geli Raubal
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Geli Raubal
 2003 The United States of Leland
Becky Pollard
 2002 American Girl
Rena Grubb
 2002 The Badge
Ashley Hardwick
 2002 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
Margie Flynn
 2001 Life as a House
Alyssa Beck
 2001 The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (TV Movie)
California Morning 'Lucy' Whipple
 2001 Donnie Darko
Gretchen Ross
 2000 Cheaters (TV Movie)
Jolie Fitch
 1999 For Love of the Game
Heather Aubrey
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Casey Peña
- Hearts (1999) ... Casey Peña
 1999 The Book of Stars
Mary McGuire
 1998 Stepmom
Anna Harrison
 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
 1997 Contact
Young Ellie
 1996 Hidden in America (TV Movie)
 1996 Bastard Out of Carolina
Ruth Anne 'Bone' Boatwright
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Stacy Morissey
- Sweet Surrender (1996) ... Stacy Morissey
 1995 Michael Jackson: Childhood (Video short)
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Was a model for the hardcover, paperback and audio editions of Ann M. Martin's novel "Here Today", published by Scholastic Press. See more »

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

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Alternate Names:

Debbie Malone


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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I get to play a lot of teenage girls with supposed problems. But I don't see them as problems - just part of the process of growing up. See more »


Briefly attended the Professional Children's School in Manhattan. See more »


Usually portrays teenage girls with problems or from dysfunctional families

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