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Catherine Keener is a Actor and Producer American born on 23 march 1959 at Miami (USA)

Catherine Keener

Catherine Keener
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Birth name Catherine Ann Keener
Nationality USA
Birth 23 march 1959 (60 years) at Miami (USA)

Catherine Ann Keener (born March 23, 1959) is an American actress. She has been twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles as Maxine Lund in Being John Malkovich (1999) and Harper Lee in Capote (2005). Keener also appeared in the critically acclaimed films Into the Wild (2007) and Synecdoche, New York (2008). Keener is also the noted muse of director Nicole Holofcener having appeared in every work of hers to date.


Keener married actor Dermot Mulroney in 1990. They have a son, Clyde, born in 1999. In June 2007, Mulroney filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. The divorce became final on December 19, 2007.

Best films

The Croods (2013)
Get Out (2017)
The Interpreter (2005)
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013)
The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)
Captain Phillips (2013)

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Filmography of Catherine Keener (60 films)

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Directed by Stefano Sollima
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Films about drugs, Gangster films
Actors Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Catherine Keener, Jeffrey Donovan, Christopher Heyerdahl, Isabelle Moner
Roles Cynthia Foards
Rating70% 3.5469953.5469953.5469953.5469953.546995
Quelques années après avoir affronté le cartel de Juárez, Alejandro Gillick et Matt Graver sont à nouveau envoyés près de la frontière américano-mexicaine, une région aux mains des trafiquants de drogues. Ils sont cette fois chargés de retrouver Carlos Reyes, un ancien ponte de cartels aujourd'hui en lien avec des terroristes. Cette opération coup de poing parfaitement réglée va se révéler être une sombre affaire orchestrée dans l'ombre par la CIA.
Incredibles 2
Directed by Brad Bird
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about families, Superhero films, Children's films
Actors Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Vowell, Brad Bird, Jonathan Banks
Roles Evelyn Deavor (voice)
Rating76% 3.846683.846683.846683.846683.84668
La famille Parr, alias les Indestructibles, mène une vie paisible. Du moins c'est la vie qu'ils auraient espéré. Mais lorsqu'on s'appelle Mr Indestructible la vie n'est jamais facile. Alors qu'Helen prend la tête d'une dangereuse mission, Bob doit veiller sur sa famille tout en essayant de paraître normal aux yeux de tous, malgré les antécédents de sa famille.
November Criminals, 1h25
Directed by Sacha Gervasi
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Ansel Elgort, Chloë Grace Moretz, Catherine Keener, David Strathairn, Tessa Albertson, Terry Kinney
Roles Fiona
Rating52% 2.6488652.6488652.6488652.6488652.648865
Se sentant coupable du décès de sa mère, Addison, un jeune étudiant, enquête sur le meurtre de son meilleur ami avec l'aide de Phoebe, une de ses amies dont il est amoureux.
Get Out
Get Out (2017)
, 1h44
Directed by Jordan Peele
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Psychologie, Films about racism
Actors Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Keith Stanfield, Erika Alexander, Bradley Whitford
Roles Missy Armitage
Rating76% 3.8477353.8477353.8477353.8477353.847735
Chris Washington est un jeune photographe noir qui partage depuis plusieurs mois la vie de Rose Armitage. Il accepte de passer un week-end chez les parents de Rose, pour rencontrer sa belle-famille. Alors qu'il est inquiet des réactions que sa couleur de peau pourrait susciter, il est accueilli très chaleureusement par Dean et Missy Armitage. L'ambiance dans la grande propriété recèle cependant une atmosphère étrange, qui ne va pas en s'arrangeant lorsque les parents de Rose organisent une grande réception avec tous leurs proches.
Accidental Love, 1h41
Directed by David O. Russell
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Political films
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Biel, James Marsden, Catherine Keener, Paul Reubens, Kirstie Alley
Roles Rep. Pam Hendrickson
Rating41% 2.052782.052782.052782.052782.05278
Alice Eckle est serveuse dans un restaurant. Un jour, elle reçoit un clou dans la tête. Elle n’a cependant pas les moyens de payer l’assurance maladie pour soigner ses séquelles. Elle part donc à Washington et se lie avec Howard, un jeune politicien qui souhaite l'aider.
War Story
War Story (2014)
, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Catherine Keener, Hafsia Herzi, Ben Kingsley, Donatella Finocchiaro
Roles Lee
Rating38% 1.9312951.9312951.9312951.9312951.931295
A war photographer, Lee goes to Sicily instead of going back home New York, to forget about being taken hostage in Libya. In Sicily, she crosses paths with her former lover and mentor Albert and tries to help Hafsia, a young Tunisian migrant escape to France.
Elephant Song, 1h50
Directed by Charles Binamé
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Bruce Greenwood, Xavier Dolan, Catherine Keener, Carrie-Anne Moss, Colm Feore
Roles Nurse Susan Peterson
Rating66% 3.3087253.3087253.3087253.3087253.308725
The film stars Bruce Greenwood as Toby Green, an independent psychiatrist who is gradually drawn into a psychological mind game by Michael (played by Xavier Dolan), whom he is interviewing about the disappearance of Green's colleague Dr. Lawrence (Colm Feore). Michael, a disturbed young man, the son of an opera singer and a distant father he has only seen once has an aura of charm about himself and displays signs of rationality and intelligence that draws the doctor deeper into the plot despite warnings by nurse Susan Peterson (Catherine Keener) to keep a distance from the patient.
Begin Again, 1h41
Directed by John Carney
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Hailee Steinfeld, Adam Levine, Catherine Keener, Mos Def
Roles Miriam Hart
Rating73% 3.698263.698263.698263.698263.69826
Dan Mulligann (Mark Ruffalo) is a formerly successful record label executive living in New York City who is estranged from his wife Miriam and struggling to keep up with the changing music industry. After being fired from his job, he goes on a drinking binge which leads him to a bar in the Lower East Side where he encounters Gretta James (Keira Knightley). Gretta is a young and fiercely independent songwriter who has just broken up with her long-time boyfriend and songwriting partner Dave Kohl (Adam Levine), a newly successful musician who had an affair with one of his producers' assistants. Captivated by Gretta's music, Dan offers to sign her to his former record label, and although she initially refuses she reconsiders the offer and agrees.
Captain Phillips, 2h14
Directed by Paul Greengrass
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Documentary, Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Seafaring films, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Pirate films, United States Armed Forces in films, Films about hijackings
Actors Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, David Warshofsky, Yul Vazquez, Barkhad Abdi
Roles Andrea Phillips
Rating77% 3.898913.898913.898913.898913.89891
Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks) takes command of the MV Maersk Alabama, an unarmed container ship from the Port of Salalah in Oman, with orders to sail through the Gulf of Aden to Mombasa, Kenya. Wary of pirate activity off the coast of the Horn of Africa, he and First Officer Shane Murphy (Michael Chernus) order strict security precautions on the vessel and carry out practice drills. During a drill, the vessel is chased by Somali pirates in two skiffs, and Phillips calls for help. Knowing that the pirates are listening to radio traffic, he pretends to call a warship, requesting immediate air support. One skiff turns around in response, and the other – manned by four heavily armed pirates led by Abduwali Muse (Barkhad Abdi) – loses engine power trying to steer through the Maersk Alabama‍ '​s wake.
The Croods
The Croods (2013)
, 1h38
Directed by Chris Sanders, Kirk DeMicco
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, La préhistoire, Animaux préhistoriques, Children's films
Actors Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke, Cloris Leachman
Roles Ugga Crood (voice)
Rating71% 3.5953953.5953953.5953953.5953953.595395
A cave family called the Croods survives due to the overprotective nature of their stubborn, stern patriarch, Grug. The only one who questions the family's sheltered life is his teenaged daughter Eep who frequently disobeys her father's orders out of curiosity, which he finds dangerous. After stealing an egg for their meal and running afoul with a carnivorous cat; Grug and Eep, along with her mother Ugga, her grandmother Gran, and her younger brother and sister Thunk and Sandy face time sheltered in their cave home.
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, 1h32
Directed by Jeff Tremaine
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Musical films, Road movies
Actors Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Georgina Cates, Jackson Nicoll, Spike Jonze, Steve-O
Roles Ellie
Rating64% 3.24723.24723.24723.24723.2472
Billy is sitting in the waiting room of a law office. His mom comes out to grab him and tell him they're going to see his grandpa. Irving Zisman is sitting in the waiting room of a hospital, checking out a magazine and looking at the sexual images. A nurse comes in to tell Irving that his wife has died. After a brief moment of silence, Irving starts laughing, overjoyed that his wife is dead. Irving leaves the hospital to get himself off, but unfortunately for him, the massage parlor and strip club are closed. Desperate, he sticks his penis in the slot of a vending machine. That's when he gets himself stuck and starts asking onlookers for help.
Enough Said, 1h33
Directed by Nicole Holofcener
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors James Gandolfini, Toni Collette, Catherine Keener, Ben Falcone, Jessica St. Clair, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Roles Marianne
Rating69% 3.498623.498623.498623.498623.49862
Eva, a masseuse and the divorced mother of a teenage girl, attends a party in Pacific Palisades with her friends, married couple Will and Sarah. There she meets a poet, Marianne, and Will introduces Eva to one of his friends, Albert. After the party, Albert asks Will for Eva's number and, although hesitant since she is not physically attracted to him, Eva agrees to go on a dinner date with Albert, which goes well. Marianne contacts Eva for a massage, and after taking an immediate liking to one another they become friends.
A Late Quartet, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Actors Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken, Catherine Keener, Imogen Poots, Mark Ivanir, Wallace Shawn
Roles Juliette Gelbart
Rating70% 3.548093.548093.548093.548093.54809
As the Fugue String quartet approaches its 25th anniversary, the onset of a debilitating illness to cellist Peter Mitchell (Christopher Walken), forces its members to reevaluate their relationships. After being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, Peter announces his decision to play one final concert before he retires. Meanwhile the second violinist, Robert (Philip Seymour Hoffman), voices his desire to alternate the first violinist role, long held by Daniel (Mark Ivanir). Robert is married to Juliette (Catherine Keener), the viola player of the group. Upon discovering Juliette does not support him in this matter, Robert has a one-night stand. Further complicating matters, their daughter, Alexandra (Imogen Poots), begins an affair with Daniel, whom her mother once pined for. Yet bound together by their years of collaboration, the quartet will search for a fitting farewell to their shared passion of music and perhaps even a new beginning.
Maladies (2012)
, 1h36
Origin USA
Actors James Franco, Catherine Keener, David Strathairn, Jon Prescott, Jermaine Crawford, Alan Cumming

Maladies is divided into chapters, titled "Feelings", "Symmetry", and "I See You". The course of the narrative lacks a specific timeframe; although the environment, setting and costumes appears designed for the early 1960s, repeated allusions to the cult leader Jim Jones in the film are somewhat jolting, as the footage of Jones used is from 1978. The film follows the foibles of its four main characters as they seek to resolve "maladies" that make it difficult for them to relate with one another and cope with themselves. James (James Franco) is an ex-TV star cum writer who finds himself unable to complete a novel. Patricia (Fallon Goodson), James' sister, is unable to speak. Catherine (Catherine Keener), their house-painter, is a cross-dresser. And Delmar, their neighbor (David Strathairn), must struggle with his unrequited love for James.
The Oranges, 1h30
Directed by Julian Farino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Hugh Laurie, Leighton Meester, Catherine Keener, Adam Brody, Alia Shawkat, Oliver Platt
Roles Paige Walling
Rating57% 2.8961152.8961152.8961152.8961152.896115
David and Paige Walling (Hugh Laurie and Catherine Keener) and Terry and Cathy Ostroff (Oliver Platt and Allison Janney) are best friends and neighbors living on Orange Drive in suburban West Orange, New Jersey. Their comfortable existence goes awry when prodigal daughter Nina Ostroff (Leighton Meester), newly broken up with her fiancé Ethan (Sam Rosen), returns home for Thanksgiving after a five-year absence. Rather than developing an interest in the successful son of her neighbors, Toby Walling (Adam Brody), which would please both families, it is her parents' best friend David who captures Nina's attention. When the connection between Nina and David is discovered, everyone's lives are thrown into upheaval, particularly Vanessa Walling's (Alia Shawkat), Nina's childhood best friend. It is not long before the ramifications of the affair begin to work on both families in unexpected ways, leading everyone to reassess what it means to be happy.