Jessica Chastain


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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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(2012)
Molly's Game Molly Bloom
(2017)
A Most Violent Year Anna Morales
(2014)
The Tree of Life Mrs. O'Brien
(2011)

Filmography

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 2022-2023 George & Tammy (TV Series)
Tammy Wynette
- Episode #1.6 (2023) ... Tammy Wynette
- Episode #1.5 (2023) ... Tammy Wynette
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... Tammy Wynette
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... Tammy Wynette
- Stand By Your Man (2022) ... Tammy Wynette
 2022 The Good Nurse
Amy Loughren
 2022 Armageddon Time
Maryanne Trump
 2022 Reframed: Marilyn Monroe (TV Mini Series documentary)
Narrator
- Contender (2022) ... Narrator (voice)
 2022 The 355
Mace / Mason Browne
 2021 The Sands Between (Short)
Woman
 2021 The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Tammy Faye Bakker
 2021/III The Forgiven
Jo Henninger
 2021 Scenes from a Marriage (TV Mini Series)
Mira
- The Illiterates (2021) ... Mira
- The Vale of Tears (2021) ... Mira
- Poli (2021) ... Mira
- Innocence and Panic (2021) ... Mira
 2020/IV Ava
Ava
 2019 It Chapter Two
Beverly Marsh
 2019 X-Men: Dark Phoenix
Vuk
 2017 Jay-Z feat. Beyoncé: Family Feud (Music Video short)
Jessica
 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)
 2016 The Martian VR Experience (Short)
Melissa Lewis
 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 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
 2007 'Til Death (TV Series)
Hostess
- The Italian Affair (2007) ... Hostess
 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)
ADA Sigrun Borg
- Eros in the Upper Eighties (2006) ... ADA Sigrun Borg
- Vigilante (2005) ... ADA Sigrun Borg
- 41 Shots (2005) ... ADA 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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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

Gian Luca Pasi De Preposulo  (2 children)

Parents:

Michael Monasterio | Jerri Renee Hastey | Michael Hastey

Relatives:

Juliet Chastain (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

[on Zero Dark Thirty (2012)] I think a lot of people had their own idea of what the film was, but they had never seen it. It was a bit frustrating for a year, because I had to keep my mouth shut about what I was playing and what this film was, to not be able to defend it and say: 'This is not a propaganda film. It doesn't have a political agenda.' Any subtext that I have, any part of the ... See more »

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Completed work on The Color of Time (2012) in one day. See more »

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Often plays substantially younger than her actual age See more »

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