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Jessica Lange

1949-04-20 Cloquet, Minnesota, USA

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Jessica Phyllis Lange (born April 20, 1949) is an American actress. She is the 13th actress to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting, having won two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award, along with a Screen Actors Guild Award and five Golden Globe Awards. Lange made her professional film debut in Dino De Laurentiis's 1976 remake of the 1933 action-adventure classic King Kong, for which she also won her first Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year. In 1979, she starred in the acclaimed musical film All That Jazz. In 1983, she won her second Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as a soap opera star in Tootsie (1982) and was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of the troubled actress Frances Farmer in Frances (1982). Lange received three more nominations for Country (1984), Sweet Dreams (1985) and Music Box (1989), before winning her third Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as a bipolar housewife in Blue Sky (1994). In 2010, Lange won her first Primetime Emmy Award for her portrayal of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis's aunt Big Edie in HBO's Grey Gardens (2009). Between 2011 and 2014, she won her first Screen Actors Guild Award, first Critics Choice Award, fifth Golden Globe Award, three Dorian Awards and her second and third Emmy Awards for her performances in the first, second and third seasons of FX's horror anthology series American Horror Story (2011–2015, 2018). In 2016, Lange won her first Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play, an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for her performance in the Broadway revival of Long Day's Journey into Night.[14] She also had a supporting role in Louis C.K.'s Peabody Award-winning web series Horace and Pete. In 2017, for her portrayal of actress Joan Crawford in the miniseries Feud, Lange received her eighth Emmy, 16th Golden Globe, sixth Screen Actors Guild Award and second TCA Award nominations. In 2019, she received a tenth Emmy nomination for her performance in American Horror Story: Apocalypse. Lange is also a photographer with four published books of photography. She has been a foster parent and holds a Goodwill Ambassador position for UNICEF, specializing in HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Russia. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jessica Lange, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Wild Oats Maddie Reynolds 2016-09-22
The Gambler Roberta 2014-12-25
In Secret Madame Raquin 2013-09-17
The Vow Rita Thornton 2012-02-05
Shepard & Dark Self (archive footage) 2012-09-11
Behind the Fright: The Making of American Horror Story Self 2012-09-25
Grey Gardens Big Edie 2009-06-21
A Better Man: The Making of Tootsie Interviewee 2008-02-05
Sybil Dr. Cornelia Wilbur 2007-05-28
Bonneville Arvilla 2006-09-11
Neverwas Katherine Pierson 2005-09-09
Don't Come Knocking Doreen 2005-05-19
Broken Flowers Carmen 2005-08-05
The Peace! Herself 2005-09-20
Normal Irma Applewood 2003-01-21
Big Fish Older Sandra Bloom 2003-12-25
Masked and Anonymous Nina Veronica 2003-07-25
The Making of 'Cape Fear' Herself 2001-09-18
A Hollywood Life: Remembering Frances Herself 2001-01-01
Prozac Nation Mrs. Wurtzel 2001-09-08
Titus Tamora 1999-12-25
Hush Martha Baring 1998-03-06
Cousin Bette Cousin Bette 1998-06-12
A Thousand Acres Ginny Cook Smith 1997-09-19
A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche DuBois 1995-10-24
Rob Roy Mary MacGregor 1995-04-13
Losing Isaiah Margaret Lewin 1995-03-17
Blue Sky Carly Marshall 1994-09-16
Night and the City Helen Nasseros 1992-10-11
O Pioneers! Alexandra Bergson 1992-02-02
Cape Fear Leigh Bowden 1991-11-13
Men Don't Leave Beth Macauley 1990-02-02
Vivien Leigh: Scarlett and Beyond Self - Host / Narrator 1990-10-22
Music Box Ann Talbot 1989-12-22
Far North Kate 1988-11-09
Everybody's All-American Babs Rogers Grey 1988-11-04
King Kong Lives Dwan (archive footage) (uncredited) 1986-12-19
Crimes of the Heart Meg Magrath 1986-12-12
Sweet Dreams Patsy Cline 1985-10-02
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Maggie 1984-08-19
Country Jewell Ivy 1984-09-29
Notre Dame de la Croisette Self (uncredited) 1983-02-23
Tootsie Julie Nichols 1982-12-17
Frances Frances Farmer 1982-12-03
The Postman Always Rings Twice Cora Papadakis 1981-03-20
How to Beat the High Cost of Living Louise 1980-07-11
All That Jazz Angelique 1979-12-16
King Kong Dwan 1976-09-08