Jessica Chastain is a Actor and Producer American born on 24 march 1977 at Sacramento (USA)
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Birth name Jessica Michelle ChastainNationality USABirth 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".
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.