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Joan Allen

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).

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Aug 20, 1956 In Rochelle - Illinois - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Series Lisey's Story 2021-06-04
Known For
Poster of The Bourne Supremacy
Poster of Inside 'Manhunter'
Poster of Face/Off
Poster of Manhunter
Series Lisey's Story Amanda Debusher 2021-06-04
Movie Arthur Miller: Writer Self (archive footage) 2017-12-08
Series The Family Claire Warren 2016-03-03
Movie Room Nancy Newsome 2015-10-16
Movie A Good Marriage Darcy 2014-10-03
Movie Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power Narrator (voice) 2014-12-10
Movie The Bourne Legacy Pamela Landy 2012-08-08
Series The Killing Margaret O'Neal 2011-04-03
Movie Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides 2011-01-12
Movie Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City Narrator 2010-04-26
Movie Hachi: A Dog's Tale Cate Wilson 2009-06-08
Movie Georgia O'Keeffe Georgia O'Keeffe 2009-09-19
Movie Death Race Warden Hennessey 2008-08-22
Movie The Rape of Europa Narrator (voice) 2007-03-17
Movie Trumbo Herself 2007-09-10
Movie The Bourne Ultimatum Pamela Landy 2007-08-03
Movie The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays Heidi Holland (segment "The Heidi Chronicles") 2006-05-02
Movie Bonneville Carol 2006-09-11
Series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Unknown 2005-08-03
Movie The Upside of Anger Terry Ann Wolfmeyer 2005-01-23
Movie Yes She 2005-08-05
Movie The Notebook Anne Hamilton 2004-06-25
Movie The Bourne Supremacy Pamela Landy 2004-07-23
Movie Off the Map Arlene 2003-09-05
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Inside 'Manhunter' Herself 2001-02-13
Series The Mists of Avalon Morgause 2001-07-14
Movie When the Sky Falls Sinead Hamilton 2000-06-26
Movie The Contender Laine Hanson 2000-10-13
Movie It's the Rage Helen Harding 1999-09-11
Movie Pleasantville Betty Parker 1998-09-17
Movie The Ice Storm Elena Hood 1997-02-05
Movie Face/Off Eve Archer 1997-06-27
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie The Crucible Elizabeth Proctor 1996-11-27
Movie Nixon Pat Nixon 1995-12-22
Movie Mad Love Margaret Roberts 1995-05-26
Movie Searching for Bobby Fischer Bonnie Waitzkin 1993-08-13
Movie Ethan Frome Zenobia Zeeman Frome 1993-03-12
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie Josh and S.A.M. Caroline Whitney 1993-11-24
Movie Without Warning: The James Brady Story Sarah Brady 1991-06-16
Movie In Country Irene 1989-09-15
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
Movie Tucker: The Man and His Dream Vera 1988-08-12
Movie The Room Upstairs Ellie 1987-01-31
Movie Manhunter Reba McClane 1986-08-14
Movie Peggy Sue Got Married Maddy Nagle 1986-10-10
Movie Fat Guy Goes Nutzoid Lala 1986-09-05
Series Evergreen Iris Friedman 1985-02-24
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Movie Compromising Positions Mary Alice Mahoney 1985-08-30
Movie A Wedding 1978-08-29
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24