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Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange

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.

1949-04-20 (73 years old)
Place of Birth
Cloquet, Minnesota, USA
Also Known As :
Music Box
Music Box (1989)
as Ann Talbot
Frances (1982)
as Frances Farmer
Sybil (2007)
as Dr. Cornelia Wilbur
Losing Isaiah
Losing Isaiah (1995)
as Margaret Lewin
Sweet Dreams
Sweet Dreams (1985)
as Patsy Cline
Country (1984)
as Jewell Ivy
Hush (1998)
as Martha Baring
Cousin Bette
Cousin Bette (1998)
as Cousin Bette
Men Don't Leave
Men Don't Leave (1990)
as Beth Macauley
Blue Sky
Blue Sky (1994)
as Carly Marshall
O Pioneers!
O Pioneers! (1992)
as Alexandra Bergson
Vivien Leigh: Scarlett and Beyond
Vivien Leigh: Scarlett and Beyond (1990)
as Self - Host / Narrator
Rob Roy
Rob Roy (1995)
as Mary MacGregor
Titus (1999)
as Tamora
Tootsie (1982)
as Julie Nichols
Everybody's All-American
Everybody's All-American (1988)
as Babs Rogers Grey
Night and the City
Night and the City (1992)
as Helen Nasseros
All That Jazz
All That Jazz (1979)
as Angelique
A Thousand Acres
A Thousand Acres (1997)
as Ginny Cook Smith
Normal (2003)
as Irma Applewood
Grey Gardens
Grey Gardens (2009)
as Big Edie
Wild Oats
Wild Oats (2016)
as Maddie Reynolds
Cape Fear
Cape Fear (1991)
as Leigh Bowden
In Secret
In Secret (2013)
as Madame Raquin
Marlowe (2022)
as Dorothy Cavendish
Big Fish
Big Fish (2003)
as Older Sandra Bloom
Shepard & Dark
Shepard & Dark (2012)
as Self (archive footage)
Neverwas (2005)
as Katherine Pierson
Masked and Anonymous
Masked and Anonymous (2003)
as Nina Veronica
The Vow
The Vow (2012)
as Rita Thornton
Prozac Nation
Prozac Nation (2001)
as Mrs. Wurtzel
The Gambler
The Gambler (2014)
as Roberta
The Peace!
The Peace! (2005)
as Herself
Bonneville (2006)
as Arvilla
Notre Dame de la Croisette
Notre Dame de la Croisette (1983)
as Self (uncredited)
King Kong Lives
King Kong Lives (1986)
as Dwan (archive footage) (uncredited)
American Horror Story
American Horror Story (2011)
as Sister Jude Martin
American Horror Story
American Horror Story (2011)
as Constance Langdon
Hallmark Hall of Fame
Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)
as Alexandra Bergson
FEUD (2017)
as Joan Crawford
The Politician
The Politician (2019)
as Dusty Jackson
The View
The View (1997)
as Self
Country (1984)
as Producer
FEUD (2017)
as Producer