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(b. November 22, 1984)
Scarlett Johansson (b. November 22, 1984)-- American actress and singer. Johansson began her film career as a child actress in the 1994 film North and was later nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her performance in 1996's Manny & Lo. Johansson rose to fame with her roles in 1998's The Horse Whisperer and 2003's Lost in Translation, for which she was nominated for numerous awards.
Scarlett Johansson moved to adult acting roles with her performances in Girl with a Pearl Earring and Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation, for which she won a BAFTA Award, and both films earned her Golden Globe Award nominations in 2003. A role in A Love Song for Bobby Long earned her a third Golden Globe for Best Actress nomination.
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Following her appearance in The Island, Johansson won a fourth Golden Globe nomination, this time for Best Supporting Actress, in Woody Allen's Match Point. Scarlett Johansson the superhero blockbuster Iron Man 2 as Natasha Romanoff (AKA The Black Widow). A role in the 2010 Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge gave her some of her best reviews for her acting, and she received a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play.
Scarlett Johansson and Keir Knightly in theirVanity Fair Nude Photo Shoot
In 2008, Johansson began branching out as a vocalist, releasing herr first album, Anywhere I Lay My Head, containing primarily cover versions of songs by Tom Waits. Scarlett Johansson's second album, Break Up, with Pete Yorn, was released in September 2009.
Scarlett Johansson is also appearing in the 2012 movie The Avengers, along with other premier actors such as Robert Downey Jr., and Samuel L. Jackson.
In September of 2011, Scarlett Johansson's name appeared in the news as two embarassing pictures of her appeared on the internet. These two nude photos of Scarlett Johansson caused quite a stir in the blogosphere, prompting Scarlett Johansson to order her lawyers to contact websites that posted the photos and give them a cease and desist order and to take the nude photos of Scarlett Johansson down. Both photos appear to have been taken by Scarlett Johansson herself, one shows her shooting the picture over her shoulder in a mirror, with her nude backside revealed. The other picture shows Scarlett Johansson reclining, with her arm extended (holding her cell phone), and the resulting nude photo shows Scarlett Johansson's right breast.
Scarlett Johansson will play Janet Leigh in "Making of Psycho"
In March, 2012, it was announced that Scarlett Johansson would play the role of actress Janet Leigh in the film "Making of Psycho." This movie will be about director Alfred Hitchcock and his famous thriller. There is some speculation as to whether Scarlett Johansson will recreate the famous nude shower scene from Psycho.
Scarlett Johansson as the Black Widow in Iron Man 2
Scarlett Johansson Filmography:
Title Year Scarlett Johansson's Role Scarlett Johansson Film Notes
Manny & Lo
Limited release; NominatedIndependent Spirit Award for Best Lead Female
If Lucy Fell
Home Alone 3
The Horse Whisperer
YoungStar Award for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Drama Film; NominatedBlockbuster Entertainment Award for Best Supporting Actress Drama/Romance; NominatedChicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actress; NominatedYoung Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film Leading Young Actress
My Brother the Pig
The Man Who Wasn't There
Rachael 'Birdy' Abundas
Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress; NominatedOnline Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
An American Rhapsody
Zsuzsi/Suzanne Sandor (at 15)
Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film Leading Young Actress (tied with Emma Watson); NominatedYoung artist Award for Best Ensemble in a Feature Film (Shared with: Mae Whitman and Kelly Endresz-Banlaki)
Eight Legged Freaks
Lost in Translation
BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role; Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress; New York Film Critics Online Award for Best Supporting Actress; Upsteam Prize for Best Actress; NominatedBroadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress; NominatedChicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress; NominatedGolden Globe Award for Best Actress Motion Picture Musical or Comedy; NominatedMTV Movie Award for Best Female Breakthrough Performance; NominatedOnline Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress; NominatedSatellite Award for Best Supporting Actress Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Girl with a Pearl Earring
NominatedBAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role; NominatedBritish Independent Film Award for Best Actress; NominatedGolden Globe Award for Best Actress Motion Picture Drama; NominatedLondon Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
A Love Song for Bobby Long
Limited release; NominatedGolden Globe Award for Best Actress Motion Picture Drama
SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
The Perfect Score
In Good Company
Jordan Two Delta/Sarah Jordan
NominatedChicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress; NominatedGolden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress Motion Picture
The Black Dahlia
Katherine 'Kay' Lake
The Nanny Diaries
The Other Boleyn Girl
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Cast
He's Just Not That into You
Iron Man 2
Natalie Rushman/Natasha Romanoff
NominatedSaturn Award for Best Supporting Actress
We Bought a Zoo
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