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Joan Allen

1956-08-20 Rochelle, Illinois, USA

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Joan Allen (born August 20, 1956) is an American actress. She worked in theatre, television and film during her early career, and achieved recognition for her Broadway debut in Burn This, winning a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play in 1989. She has received three Academy Award nominations; she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for Nixon (1995) and The Crucible (1996), and for Best Actress for The Contender (2000). Her other films include The Ice Storm (1996), Face/Off (1997), Pleasantville (1998), The Notebook (2004), The Bourne Supremacy (2004) and The Bourne Ultimatum (2007).


The Mists of Avalon Morgause 2021-07-15
Arthur Miller: Writer Self (archive footage) 2017-12-08
Making “Room” Self / Nancy 2016-03-01
Room Nancy Newsome 2015-10-16
Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power Narrator (voice) 2014-12-10
A Good Marriage Darcy Anderson 2014-10-03
The Bourne Legacy Pamela Landy 2012-08-08
Kitten's First Full Moon 2011-01-01
Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides Self 2011-01-12
Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City Narrator 2010-04-26
Georgia O'Keeffe Georgia O'Keeffe 2009-09-19
Hachi: A Dog's Tale Cate Wilson 2009-06-08
Death Race Warden Hennessey 2008-08-22
The Bourne Ultimatum Pamela Landy 2007-08-03
Trumbo Self 2007-09-10
The Rape of Europa Narrator (voice) 2007-03-17
The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays Heidi Holland (segment "The Heidi Chronicles") 2006-05-02
I Could Do That! Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote 2006-01-01
Bonneville Carol Brimm 2006-09-11
The Upside of Anger Terry Wolfmeyer 2005-03-11
Yes She 2005-08-05
The Bourne Supremacy Pamela Landy 2004-07-23
The Notebook Anne Hamilton 2004-06-25
Off the Map Arlene 2003-09-05
Inside 'Manhunter' Herself 2001-02-13
The Contender Laine Hanson 2000-10-13
When the Sky Falls Sinead Hamilton 2000-06-26
It's the Rage Helen Harding 1999-09-11
Pleasantville Betty Parker 1998-09-17
Face/Off Eve Archer 1997-06-27
The Ice Storm Elena Hood 1997-02-05
The Crucible Elizabeth Proctor 1996-11-27
Mad Love Margaret Roberts 1995-05-26
Nixon Pat Nixon 1995-12-22
Searching for Bobby Fischer Bonnie Waitzkin 1993-08-13
Ethan Frome Zenobia Zeeman Frome 1993-03-12
Josh and S.A.M. Caroline Whitney 1993-11-24
Without Warning: The James Brady Story Sarah Brady 1991-06-16
In Country Irene 1989-09-15
Tucker: The Man and His Dream Vera 1988-08-12
All My Sons Ann Deever 1987-01-19
The Room Upstairs Ellie 1987-01-31
Manhunter Reba McClane 1986-08-14
Peggy Sue Got Married Maddy Nagle 1986-10-10
Compromising Positions Mary Alice Mahoney 1985-08-30