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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 77 wins & 109 nominations. See more awards »

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(2012)
The Tree of Life Mrs. O'Brien
(2011)
Interstellar Murph
(2014)
Crimson Peak Lucille Sharpe
(2015)

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  Painkiller Jane (announced)
Jane Vasko
  Seducing Ingrid Bergman (announced)
Ingrid Bergman
  George and Tammy (pre-production)
Tammy Wynette
  Eve (filming)
 2019 It: Chapter Two (filming)
Beverly Marsh
 2019 Dark Phoenix (post-production)
Smith
 2018 Spheres (Short)
Narrator (segment "Spheres: Songs of Spacetime")
 2018 Jay Z: Family Feud ft. Beyoncé (Video short)
 2017 Woman Walks Ahead
Catherine Weldon
 2017 Molly's Game
Molly Bloom
 2017 I am Little Red (Short)
Little Red (voice)
 2017 The Zookeeper's Wife
Antonina Zabinska
 2016 Miss Sloane
Madeline Elizabeth Sloane
 2016 Animals. (TV Series)
Sarah
- Turkeys (2016) ... Sarah (voice)
 2015 Crimson Peak
Lucille Sharpe
 2015 The Martian
Melissa Lewis
 2015 Ares III: The Right Stuff (Video short)
Melissa Lewis
 2015 Ares III: Farewell (Video short)
Melissa Lewis
 2014 A Most Violent Year
Anna Morales
 2014 Interstellar
Murph
 2014 Miss Julie
Miss Julie
 2013 Salomé
Salome
 2013/I Mama
Annabel
 2012 Zero Dark Thirty
Maya
 2012/II The Color of Time
Mrs. Williams
 2012 Lawless
Maggie Beaufort
 2011 Touch of Evil (Short)
The Fire Starter
 2011 Texas Killing Fields
Pam Stall
 2011 Wilde Salomé (Documentary)
Salomé
 2011 The Help
Celia Foote
 2011 The Tree of Life
Mrs. O'Brien
 2011 Coriolanus
Virgilia
 2011 Take Shelter
Samantha
 2010 The Westerner (Short)
Daniel's Mother
 2010/I The Debt
Young Rachel
 2010 Poirot (TV Series)
Mary Debenham
- Murder on the Orient Express (2010) ... Mary Debenham
 2009 Stolen
Sally Ann
 2008 Jolene
Jolene
 2007 Journeyman (TV Series)
Tanna Bloom
- Friendly Skies (2007) ... Tanna Bloom
 2006 Blackbeard (TV Mini-Series)
Charlotte Ormand
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Charlotte Ormand
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Charlotte Ormand
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... 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
 2005-2006 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
A.D.A. Sigrun Borg
- Eros in the Upper Eighties (2006) ... A.D.A. Sigrun Borg
- Vigilante (2005) ... A.D.A. Sigrun Borg
- 41 Shots (2005) ... A.D.A. Sigrun Borg
 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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Other Works:

Played "Lee" in "Rodney's Wife", a play by Richard Nelson (Playwright's Horizon, NYC, NY, USA), with David Strathairn. See more »

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12 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

My advice to any woman in a field that has been in the past that was dominated by men, by numbers and by seniority, would be to look at the great examples set by women like Kathryn Bigelow and Maya, the woman I play in this film and, instead of complaining about the numbers not matching -- and of course that's an important issue -- but I've found that if you do really good work, it'll rise to the... See more »

Trivia:

Was in consideration for the role of Annabel Richter in A Most Wanted Man (2014), but Rachel McAdams was cast instead. See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Aries

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