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Scarlett Johansson

With more than a decade of work under her belt, four-time Golden Globe nominee and BAFTA winner Scarlett Johansson has proven to be one of Hollywood's most talented young actresses. Johansson received rave reviews and a Best Actress Award at the Venice Film Festival for her starring role opposite Bill Murray in Lost in Translation, the critically acclaimed second film by director Sofia Coppola. Johansson also portrayed the title character in the much-admired Girl With a Pearl Earring, a film adapted from the novel of the same name about the painter Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth). Johansson also received Golden Globe nominations for her performances in A Love Song for Bobby Long and Woody Allen's Match Point.

At the age of 14, Johansson attained worldwide recognition for her performance as Grace Maclean, the teen traumatized by a riding accident in Robert Redford's The Horse Whisperer. She went on to star in Terry Zwigoff's Ghost World, garnering a Best Supporting Actress award from the Toronto Film Critics Circle. Johansson was also featured in the Coen Brothers' dark drama The Man Who Wasn't There, opposite Billy Bob Thornton and Frances McDormand. She most recently starred in The Nanny Diaries, opposite Laura Linney; Christopher Nolan's The Prestige, opposite Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale; the critically acclaimed Weitz brothers' film In Good Company; and The Island, opposite Ewan McGregor for director Michael Bay.

Her additional credits include Rob Reiner's comedy North; the thriller Just Cause, with Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne; and a breakthrough role in the critically praised Manny & Lo, which earned her an Independent Spirit Award nomination. A New York native, Johansson made her professional acting debut at the age of eight in the off-Broadway production of Sophistry, with Ethan Hawke, at New York's Playwright's Horizons.

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Scarlett Johansson Facts

BirthdayNovember 22, 1984 (38)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Scarlett Johansson compared to you?
Awards2004 BAFTA Awards: Actress in a Leading Role (for Lost in Translation)

Selected Filmography

Marvel's The Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Marvel's The Avengers
Captain America: Civil War
Iron Man 2
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
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