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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 (42 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)
It Chapter Two (2019)
(Actress)
Dark Phoenix (2019)
(Actress)
Mama (2013)
(Actress)
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
(Actress)

Usually with

Al Pacino
Al Pacino
(2 films)
Xavier Dolan
Xavier Dolan
(2 films)
Tate Taylor
Tate Taylor
(2 films)
Jess Weixler
Jess Weixler
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jessica Chastain (34 films)

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Actress

Ava
Ava (2020)

Directed by Tate Taylor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell, John Malkovich, Diana Silvers, Geena Davis, Common
Roles Eve

Une femme assasin du nom de Eve travaille pour une importante organisation secrète. Elle parcourt le monde. Une de ses missions se passe mal, elle va être contrainte de lutter pour sa propre survie.
The Death & Life of John F. Donovan, 2h3
Directed by Xavier Dolan
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Themes Films about education, Films about children, Films about school violence
Actors Kit Harington, Jessica Chastain, Kathy Bates, Susan Sarandon, Jacob Tremblay, Taylor Kitsch
Roles Moira McCallister-King
Rating62% 3.1145453.1145453.1145453.1145453.114545
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.
Dark Phoenix, 1h54
Directed by Simon Kinberg
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Transport films, Dans l'espace, Rail transport films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films, Film se déroulant dans un train
Actors James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lawrence, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp
Roles Vuk
Rating58% 2.9023252.9023252.9023252.9023252.902325
En 1975, Jean Grey provoque un accident de voiture qui tue sa mère et blesse son père. Terrorisée et orpheline, la fillette est recueillie par le Professeur Xavier, qui lui présente son Institut.
It Chapter Two, 2h49
Directed by Andrés Muschietti
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, 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 Martell
Roles Beverly Marsh
Rating67% 3.3509753.3509753.3509753.3509753.350975
En 1989, sept enfants ont réussi à échapper à « Ça », une créature métamorphe dévorant les enfants de Derry. Vingt-sept ans plus tard, Bill Denbrough et ses amis reviennent à Derry à la suite de 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. Lorsqu'ils reviennent à Derry, ils découvrent la véritable histoire de « Ça » et comptent bien l'achever une bonne fois pour toutes.
Woman Walks Ahead, 1h41
Directed by Susanna White
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical, Western
Actors Jessica Chastain, Michael Greyeyes, Sam Rockwell, Ciarán Hinds, Michael Nouri, Chaske Spencer
Roles Catherine Weldon
Rating66% 3.3005253.3005253.3005253.3005253.300525
Dans les années 1890, Caroline Weldon , peintre américaine, se rend dans le territoire du Dakota pour faire le portrait de Sitting Bull.
The Zookeeper's Wife, 2h4
Directed by Niki Caro
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, 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% 3.5045053.5045053.5045053.5045053.504505
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, Medical-themed 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
Rating73% 3.697423.697423.697423.697423.69742
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: Winter's War, 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% 3.0517453.0517453.0517453.0517453.051745
L'histoire se déroule bien avant les événements de Blanche-Neige et le Chasseur. Les pouvoirs de la Reine Ravenna lui permettent de découvrir que non seulement sa soeur cadette, Freya, dont les pouvoirs ne se sont pas encore développés, entretient une liaison avec un duc nommé Andrew, mais qu'elle est aussi enceinte de lui. Freya donne naissance à une fille et découvre plus tard qu'Andrew a tué leur enfant. Enragée, son coeur, brisé, se glace et elle tue Andrew avec ses pouvoirs qui émergent soudainement — elle a le pouvoir de contrôler la glace.
Miss Sloane, 2h7
Directed by John Madden
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films, Children's films
Actors Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alison Pill, Michael Stuhlbarg, Sam Waterston
Roles Madeline Elizabeth Sloane
Rating74% 3.749783.749783.749783.749783.74978
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)
Rating73% 3.690813.690813.690813.690813.69081
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% 3.249983.249983.249983.249983.24998
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, Children's films, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Jessica Chastain, Matt Damon, Kate Mara, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Sebastian Stan
Roles Melissa Lewis
Rating79% 3.997223.997223.997223.997223.99722
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
Rating54% 2.7038852.7038852.7038852.7038852.703885
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: Them, 5h8
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Ciarán Hinds, William Hurt, Ryan Eggold
Roles Eleanor Rigby
Rating68% 3.4422753.4422753.4422753.4422753.442275
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
Rating83% 4.1583454.1583454.1583454.1583454.158345
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.