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Jessica Chastain


Jessica Michelle Chastain was born in Sacramento, California, and was raised in a middle-class household in a northern California suburb. Her mother, Jerri Chastain, is a vegan chef whose family is originally from Kansas, and her stepfather is a fireman. She discovered dance at the age of nine and was in a dance troupe by age thirteen. She began ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 68 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »

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  Steve Jobs (pre-production) (rumored)
 2013 Salomé
Salome
 2013/I Mama
Annabel
 2011 Wilde Salomé (Documentary)
Salome
 2010 The Westerner (Short)
Daniel's Mother
 2009 Stolen
Sally Ann
 2008 Jolene
Jolene
 2007 Journeyman (TV Series)
Tanna Bloom
- Friendly Skies (2007) ... Tanna Bloom
 2006 Blackbeard (TV Movie)
Charlotte Ormand
 2006 The Evidence (TV Series)
Laura Green
- Pilot (2006) ... Laura Green
 2006 Close to Home (TV Series)
Casey Wirth
- The Rapist Next Door (2006) ... Casey Wirth
 2005 Dark Shadows (TV Movie)
Carolyn Stoddard
 2004 Veronica Mars (TV Series)
Sarah Williams
- The Girl Next Door (2004) ... Sarah Williams
 2004 ER (TV Series)
Dahlia Taslitz
- Forgive and Forget (2004) ... Dahlia Taslitz
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Played "Catherine Sloper" in the Broadway production of "The Heiress", a play by Augustus Goetz and Ruth Goetz (Walter Kerr Theatre, NYC, NY, USA), with Daniel Stevens and David Strathairn. See more »

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5 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm not a weak person. I try to connect with people. And so if someone around me is suffering, I'm going to feel it. I'm going to take it in and have compassion for them. See more »

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One of five children of a fireman stepfather and a vegan-chef mother with a food truck. Jessica was the first member of her family to attend college. See more »

Trademark:

Red hair

Star Sign:

Aries

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