Jessica ChastainOscar Nominee
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Jessica was born under the official name Chastain, Jessica Michelle on March 24th, 1977. She has been a credited actor since the 2009 film Stolen Lives.
To date, Jessica has only starred in the 2013 horror movie Mama. Jessica Chastain has yet to establish a position as a bankable star.
Jessica has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in ten films including: the 2014 action film A Most Violent Year as the character Anna Morales, the 2012 crime movie Lawless playing Maggie Beauford and the 2012 adventure release Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted cast as Gia.
Jessica Chastain has earned salaries up to $100 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2012 adventure film Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, which brought in $216,000,000 at the box office.
Jessica is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least eight magazines, captured in more than five pictorials and featured in five magazine articles.
As an actor Jessica Chastain has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. Her first nomination was for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her portrayal of Celia Foote in the 2011 film The Help. Jessica Chastain was also nominated for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Maya in the 2012 movie Zero Dark Thirty .