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Jessica Chastain is a Actor and Producer American born on 24 march 1977 at Sacramento (USA)

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain
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Birth name Jessica Michelle Chastain
Nationality USA
Birth 24 march 1977 (41 years) at Sacramento (USA)

Jessica Michelle Chastain (born March 24, 1977) is an American actress. Chastain began her Hollywood career in guest-roles on several television shows, before making her feature film debut in Jolene (2008). She gained wide public recognition in 2011 for her starring roles in six film releases, including Take Shelter, The Tree of Life and The Help. Her performance as Celia Foote in the latter earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role. In 2012, she made her Broadway debut in The Heiress.

Chastain garnered critical acclaim in 2012 for her performance in Zero Dark Thirty, winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama and the Critics Choice Movie Award for Best Actress and receiving a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role. Other notable films include Christopher Nolan's Interstellar (2014), A Most Violent Year (2014), for which she received her third Golden Globe and Critics' Choice nominations, Ridley Scott's The Martian and Guillermo del Toro's Crimson Peak (both 2015).

Chastain's performances in Zero Dark Thirty and in the horror-fantasy film Mama (2013) led film critic Richard Roeper to describe her as "one of the finest actors of her generation". In 2012, Time featured her as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World".

Biography

Chastain was estranged from her biological father and has refused to confirm various news reports on his identity. In an interview with Vogue in 2013, she stated that no father is listed on her birth certificate and she considers Michael Hastey, her stepfather, to be her father.

Chastain is the eldest of four siblings; she has two younger sisters and two younger brothers. In 2014, she revealed that her involvement with the non-profit To Write Love on Her Arms was prompted by the suicide of one of her sisters.

Chastain is a feminist and she is a vegan. As of June 2015, she lives in New York.

She was in a long-term relationship with film director Ned Benson before breaking up in 2010. As of 2012, she is in a relationship with Count Gian Luca Passi di Preposulo, an Italian-born executive for Italian fashion brand Moncler.

Best films

Interstellar (2014)
(Actress)
The Martian (2015)
(Actress)
Mama (2013)
(Actress)
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
(Actress)
The Help (2011)
(Actress)
Molly's Game (2017)
(Actress)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jessica Chastain (34 films)

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Actress

X-Men: Dark Phoenix
Directed by Simon Kinberg
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lawrence, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp
Roles Lilandra Neramani

Dix ans après les événements liés à l'attaque d'Apocalypse, les mutants sont devenus des héros nationaux. Le professeur Xavier se retrouve en couverture du magazine Time. Sa fierté ayant gonflé, il envoie son équipe sur des missions de plus en plus dangereuses. C’est lors de l’une d’entre elles, se passant dans l’espace, que le X-Jet est touché par les rayons d’une éruption solaire. L'énergie éveille une force maléfique chez Jean Grey.
It: Chapter 2
Directed by Andrés Muschietti
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about racism, Films about sexuality, Films about school violence, Films about child abuse
Actors Bill Skarsgård, Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, James Ransone, Bill Hader, Jaeden Lieberher
Roles Beverly Marsh

Vingt-sept ans plus tard, Bill Denbrough et ses amis reviennent à Derry suite à l'appel de Mike. Ils vont devoir à nouveau combattre le sinistre clown « Ça », qui s'est réveillé et recommence à se nourrir d'enfants. Les souvenirs resurgissent et le Club se souvient, qu'il y'a vingt-sept ans, la divinité Maturin (qui fait contraste à Grippe-Sou), manipulait les Ratés (bien qu'eux pensaient agir de leurs plein gré) en se servant de leur union pour détruire « Ça ». Lorsqu'ils reviennent à Derry, ils découvrent la véritable histoire de « Ça » et comptent bien l'achever, sous l’œil vaillant de Maturin.
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, 2h10
Directed by Xavier Dolan
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Actors Kit Harington, Jessica Chastain, Kathy Bates, Susan Sarandon, Jacob Tremblay, Taylor Kitsch
Roles Moira McCallister-King
Rating61% 3.0863353.0863353.0863353.0863353.086335
Dix ans après la mort d’une vedette de la télévision américaine, un jeune acteur se remémore la correspondance jadis entretenue avec cet homme, de même que l’impact que ces lettres ont eu sur leurs vies respectives.
Woman Walks Ahead, 1h41
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical, Western
Actors Jessica Chastain, Michael Greyeyes, Sam Rockwell, Ciarán Hinds, Michael Nouri, Chaske Spencer
Roles Catherine Weldon
Rating64% 3.200413.200413.200413.200413.20041
Dans les années 1890 Caroline Weldon, peintre américaine, se rend dans le Dakota pour faire le portrait de Sitting Bull.
The Zookeeper's Wife, 2h4
Directed by Niki Caro
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Documentary, Historical
Themes Feminist films, Politique, Political films
Actors Jessica Chastain, Daniel Brühl, Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton, Iddo Goldberg, Goran Kostić
Roles Antonina Żabińska
Rating70% 3.5034853.5034853.5034853.5034853.503485
L'histoire d'Antonina Żabiński et de son mari, gardiens du zoo de Varsovie, qui ont sauvé la vie de 300 juifs pendant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale.
Molly's Game, 2h20
Directed by Aaron Sorkin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Crime
Themes Films about families, Jeu, Mafia films, Films about drugs, Poker, Gangster films
Actors Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Chris O'Dowd, Brian d'Arcy James, Michael Cera
Roles Molly Bloom
Rating74% 3.7468153.7468153.7468153.7468153.746815
La prodigieuse histoire vraie d’une jeune femme surdouée devenue la reine d’un gigantesque empire du jeu clandestin à Hollywood ! En 2004, la jeune Molly Bloom débarque à Los Angeles. Simple assistante, elle épaule son patron qui réunit toutes les semaines des joueurs de poker autour de parties clandestines. Virée sans ménagement, elle décide de monter son propre cercle : la mise d’entrée sera de 250 000 $ ! Très vite, les stars hollywoodiennes, les millionnaires et les grands sportifs accourent. Le succès est immédiat et vertigineux.
The Huntsman, 1h54
Directed by Frank Darabont, Cédric Nicolas-Troyan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Inspiré de l'univers des contes et légendes, Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film, Children's films
Actors Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, Jessica Chastain, Sam Claflin, Nick Frost
Roles Sara
Rating61% 3.051523.051523.051523.051523.05152
Il y a fort longtemps, bien avant qu’elle ne tombe sous l’épée de Blanche-Neige, la Reine Ravenna, la méchante belle-mère de Blanche-Neige, avait dû assister, sans mot dire, à la trahison amoureuse qui avait contraint sa sœur Freya, la Reine de Glaces, à quitter leur royaume, le cœur brisé. Celle que l’on appelait Freya, la jeune reine des glaces, à cause de son habilité à geler n’importe quel adversaire, s’employa alors à lever une armée de guerriers impitoyables, au fond d’un palais glacé.
Miss Sloane, 2h12
Directed by John Madden
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alison Pill, Michael Stuhlbarg, Sam Waterston
Roles Elizabeth Sloane
Rating74% 3.7489353.7489353.7489353.7489353.748935
Madeline Elizabeth Sloane est l'une des lobbyistes les plus réputées de Washington, D.C..
Unity
Unity (2015)
, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Actors Aaron Paul, Adam Levine, Adrian Grenier, Lena Headey, Alison Eastwood, Amanda Seyfried
Roles Herself - Narrator (voice)
Rating74% 3.7388053.7388053.7388053.7388053.738805
UNITY will be a documentary that explores humanity’s transformation. It will be a film about "compassion for all beings", all “expressions of life”, and going beyond any and all “separation based on form”. The film is presented in five chapters: 'Cosmic', 'Mind', 'Body', 'Heart' and 'Soul'.
Crimson Peak, 1h59
Directed by Guillermo del Toro
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Films about families, Films about sexuality, Ghost films
Actors Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Charlie Hunnam, Jim Beaver, Burn Gorman
Roles Lady Lucille Sharpe
Rating64% 3.2499753.2499753.2499753.2499753.249975
In 1887, Edith Cushing, the young daughter of wealthy American businessman Carter Cushing, is visited by her mother's ghost who warns her, "beware of Crimson Peak."
The Martian, 2h21
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Dans l'espace, Mars in film, Films based on Robinson Crusoe, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Space opera, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Jessica Chastain, Matt Damon, Kate Mara, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Sebastian Stan
Roles Melissa Lewis
Rating79% 3.997493.997493.997493.997493.99749
In the 2030s, the crew of Ares III, a manned mission to Mars, has established a temporary artificial habitat, called the Hab, on Mars, where they are to stay for two months and depart back to Earth in their orbital probe. Eighteen days into the Mars mission, however, a massive Martian storm hits the base and the crew is forced to abandon the planet and launch themselves because of the danger that their escape vehicle will collapse and leave them stranded. While evacuating, astronaut Mark Watney is lost and presumed dead as his biomonitor is damaged. With the lives of her crew at stake, mission commander Melissa Lewis is forced to leave the planet, leaving Watney behind.
Miss Julie
Miss Julie (2014)
, 2h9
Directed by Liv Ullmann
Origin Norvege
Genres Drama
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton
Roles Miss Julie
Rating55% 2.7529252.7529252.7529252.7529252.752925
Tandis que tout le monde célèbre la nuit des feux de la Saint Jean, Mademoiselle Julie et John, le valet de son père, se charment, se jaugent et se manipulent sous les yeux de Kathleen, la cuisinière du baron et jeune fiancée de John.
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, 5h8
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Ciarán Hinds, William Hurt, Ryan Eggold
Roles Eleanor Rigby
Rating68% 3.443243.443243.443243.443243.44324
All three films follow the same time period, but are told from the differing perspectives of Conor Ludlow (James McAvoy) and Eleanor Rigby (Jessica Chastain), a young married couple living in New York. Him looks at their relationship from Conor's angle, while Her follows Eleanor's. Conor spends his days working in his restaurant while his wife Eleanor returns to college for further education. During the course of their daily lives, the couple encounters a life changing event that threatens the stability of their marriage.
Interstellar, 2h49
Directed by Christopher Nolan
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Adventure
Themes Environmental films, Space adventure films, Time travel films, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Space opera, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Mackenzie Foy, Topher Grace
Roles Murphy "Murph" Cooper
Rating82% 4.112784.112784.112784.112784.11278
Crop blight has made growing food on Earth nearly impossible, threatening the existence of humanity. Joe Cooper, a widowed former NASA pilot, runs a farm with his father-in-law Donald, son Tom, and daughter Murphy. Murphy believes her bedroom is haunted by a poltergeist. When the "ghost" creates a pattern of dust on the floor, Cooper realizes an unknown intelligence is using gravity to communicate, and interprets the pattern as geographic coordinates, which Cooper and Murphy follow to a secret NASA installation.
A Most Violent Year, 2h3
Directed by J. C. Chandor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Albert Brooks, Ashley Williams, Alessandro Nivola
Roles Anna Morales
Rating69% 3.497423.497423.497423.497423.49742
Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) is the owner of Standard Heating Oil Co, an up-and-coming company. The company has been plagued by the hijacking of several trucks, each carrying thousands of dollars in heating oil. One young driver, Julian (Elyes Gabel), is severely beaten when his oil truck is hijacked by two unknown assailants. Abel's wife, Anna Morales (Jessica Chastain), beseeches Abel to fight violence with violence, but Abel refuses. Morales and his company are under investigation by Assistant District Attorney Lawrence (David Oyelowo), who seems determined to expose price fixing, tax evasion, and various other illegalities committed by Morales and his competitors in the heating oil business.