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Juliette Lewis

Juliette Lewis received Best Supporting Actress Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for her layered performance as adolescent Danielle, opposite Robert De Niro, in Martin Scorsese's thriller Cape Fear.

She reunites with Todd Phillips on Due Date, having previously collaborated on Old School and Starsky & Hutch.

Lewis was most recently seen alongside Hilary Swank, Melissa Leo, Minnie Driver and Sam Rockwell in the independent drama Conviction, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and opened in October. Prior to that, Lewis appeared in the romantic comedy The Switch, alongside Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman and Patrick Wilson. She also starred alongside Orlando Bloom, Mark Ruffalo and Laura Linney in Ruffalo's directorial debut, Sympathy for Delicious, which took home the US Dramatic Special Jury Prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Last year, she played roller derby girl Dinah Might opposite Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristen Wiig, Jimmy Fallon and Eve in Drew Barrymore's directorial debut, Whip It.

Among Lewis' many other films are Gary Marshall's The Other Sister; Evening Star, with Shirley MacLaine; Quentin Tarantino's vampire tale From Dusk Till Dawn, opposite George Clooney; the sci-fi actioner Strange Days, alongside Ralph Fiennes and Angela Bassett; Nora Ephron's comedy Mixed Nuts, opposite Steve Martin and Adam Sandler; Oliver Stone's controversial Natural Born Killers; What's Eating Gilbert Grape, with Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio; Romeo Is Bleeding; Kalifornia; Woody Allen's Husbands and Wives; Crooked Hearts and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation," with Chevy Chase.

At 12, Lewis landed her first leading role in the Showtime miniseries Home Fires.

At 16, her performance in the critically acclaimed longform Too Young to Die? led to film roles. Lewis' other television credits include Showtime's My Louisiana Sky, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special, and Mira Nair's HBO film Hysterical Blindness, alongside Uma Thurman and Gena Rowlands. She also had recurring roles in several series.

In addition to film and television, Lewis's music career continues to evolve. Her third studio album, Terra Incognito, was released in fall 2009.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.
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Juliette Lewis Facts

BirthdayJune 21, 1973 (50)
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Juliette Lewis compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Catch and Release (2005)
Blueberry (2004)
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Old School (2003)
Hysterical Blindness (2002)
The 4th Floor (1999)
The Other Sister (1999)
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
Strange Days (1995)
Kalifornia (1993) as Adele (breakthrough)
What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
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