About Jessica Chastain
The beginnings -
Born and raised in Sacramento, California, She made her professional stage debut in 1998 as Shakespeare's Juliet.
‘The Debt’ (2010) -
In 2010, Chastain starred in the dramatic thriller 'The Debt', portraying a young Mossad agent sent to East Berlin in the '60s to capture a former Nazi doctor.
'The Tree of Life’ (2011) -
One of her breakthrough roles was in the experimental drama 'The Tree of Life' as the loving mother of three children.
‘Take Shelter’ (2011) -
'Take Shelter' is a psychological thriller that explores themes of existential uncertainty, fear of death, and love.
'The Help’ (2011) -
2011 was a big year for Chastain. Her performance as an aspiring socialite in 'The Help' earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
‘Zero Dark Thirty’ (2012) -
In 2012, she won a Golden Globe Award and received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress for playing a CIA analyst in the thriller 'Zero Dark Thirty.'
‘Interstellar’ (2014) -
Starring Matthew McConaughey, 'Interstellar' tells the story of an astronaut who takes on a mission to travel through a wormhole near Saturn.
‘Crimson Peak’ (2015) -
This gothic romance by Guillermo del Toro had Chastain playing the villain of the film.
‘Miss Sloane’ (2016) -
In this political thriller, Chastain portrays the kind of character she plays best: a strong, determined woman.
‘Molly’s Game’ (2017) -
This film is based on the true story of former Olympic athlete Molly Bloom, who starts hosting poker games for celebrities and members of the elite.
‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ (2019) -
Chastain took on the role of another dark character in this superhero film.
'Ava' (2020) -
Chastain produced and starred in the action film 'Ava,' which is about a professional assassin working for a black op organization.
‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ (2021) -
Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield star as the controversial televangelists Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker.
Her first Oscar -
She finally won her first Academy Award on March 27, 2022.
Italian count husband - She is married to fashion executive Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo, who is an Italian count from a noble family.
The actress has made a mark in fashion, often channeling old school Hollywood glam, shimmering looks, and rich colors.
Hollywood royalty -
Over the last decade, Chastain has risen as an important figure in Hollywood.