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Jessica Chastain


Jessica Chastain was raised in a middle-class family in a northern California suburb. She discovered dance at the age of nine. By the age of 13, she was in a dance troupe. She took her mother's maiden name and began performing in Shakespearean productions all over the Bay area. An actor in a production of "Romeo & Juliet" encouraged her to audition ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 43 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Salomé
Salome
 2013/I Mama
Annabel
 2011 Wilde Salomé (Documentary)
Salome
 2010 The Westerner (Short)
Daniel's Mother
 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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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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When I was a young girl I felt on the outside. I remember cutting all my hair very short at twelve years old, I was wearing red cowboy boots, had my own style. Then a lot of children at school tired to make me feel nervous and teased me a lot because I was different. Jerry Hall was such a great figure for me to see, at that time, because she was redhead and very powerful. I hope that this ... See more »

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"The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11" by Lawrence Wright and "Osama Bin Laden" by Michael Scheuer are two of the many books she researched in preparation for her role as CIA operative Maya in Zero Dark Thirty (2012). See more »

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Red hair

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Aries

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