Jessica Chastain

Born Jessica Michelle Chastain
Date of birth: March 24, 1977

(Image via Ace Showbiz)
(Image via Ace Showbiz)


First film role: as the title character in Jolene
Most recent film role: as Anna Morales in A Most Violent Year
Coming soon: Crimson Peak,  The Martian

TMP’s favorites: Take Shelter and The Debt

Best known for…

…portraying strong, complex characters

…her knack for dramatic roles

…becoming one of Hollywood’s most well-respected leading ladies in the years since her breakout supporting role in The Help (2010)

Notable awards:

  • Nominated for two Academy Awards (for The Help and Zero Dark Thirty)
  • Nominated for a Golden Globe for The Help and won the next year for Zero Dark Thirty

More Jessica on TMP:
Tiny Interstellar review
Tiny Jolene review
Tiny Take Shelter review