March 24, 1977
44 years old
5 ft 4 in | 162.5 cm
36-25-35 in | 91.5-63.5-89 cm
56 kg | 123.5 pounds
7 US | 37.5 EU
Jessica Michelle Chastain was born in Sonoma, California, United States, on March 24, 1977, is an American actress.
Young Jessica Chastain first started performing in amateur productions as a child.
She began her professional acting career on stage in a play "Romeo and Juliet" (1998) in role as Juliet Capulet, at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "The Heiress" (2012-2013), in role as Catherine Sloper, at Walter Kerr Theatre.
She got her television debut in The WB pilot Dark Shadows (2004) in role as Carolyn Stoddard.
She made her big screen debut in drama movie Jolene (2008) in role as Jolene.
Her breakthrough performance came as Samantha LaForche in thriller movie Take Shelter (2011).
The 355 (2021) action thriller in role as Mace, opposite Lupita Nyong'o and Sebastian Stan
The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021) drama in role as Tammy Faye Bakker, with Andrew Garfield and Vincent D'Onofrio
Ava (2020) action thriller in role as Ava Faulkner, opposite John Malkovich, Common and Geena Davis
Dark Phoenix (2019) superhero in role as Vuk / Margaret
It Chapter Two (2019) supernatural horror in role as Beverly Marsh, with James McAvoy and Bill Hader
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Celia Rae Foote in drama film The Help (2011).
She was nominated for the Academy Award and she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Maya in thriller movie Zero Dark Thirty (2012).
Coriolanus (2011) drama thriller opposite Ralph Fiennes and Gerard Butlerand
The Tree of Life (2011) experimental epic drama in role as Mrs. O'Brien
Mama (2013) supernatural horror in lead role as Annabel
Interstellar (2014) science fiction with Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway
A Most Violent Year (2014) crime drama opposite Oscar Isaac
The Martian (2015) science fiction with Matt Damon
Crimson Peak (2015) gothic romance directed by Guillermo del Toro
The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) drama fantasy with Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron
Miss Julie (2014) period drama opposite Colin Farrell
Miss Sloane (2016) political thriller with Mark Strong
Molly's Game (2017) crime drama opposite Idris Elba and Kevin Costner
Woman Walks Ahead (2017) biographical drama with Sam Rockwell
The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) war drama opposite Daniel Brühl
Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005-2006) in role as ADA Sigrun Borg
She played Charlotte Ormand in adventure drama television miniseries Blackbeard (2006).
She hosted Saturday Night Live in 2018.
Studiedat the El Camino Fundamental High School in Sacramento.
Attended Sacramento City College (1996-1997).
Studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Has two sisters and two brothers.
Practicing yoga regularly.
She is a vegetarian.
Fan of television series Breaking Bad.
Featured in music video for Jay-Z (featuring Beyoncé) "Family Feud" (2017).
Good friends with actor Michael Urie.
She is the founder of the production company Freckle Films.
Fan of actress Marion Cotillard.
Lives in Greenwich Village, Lower Manhattan, New York City.
She dated Megan Ellison (2011).
She married Italian fashion executive Gian Luca Passi De Preposulo in 2017, they have a daughter, born through surrogacy.