August 20, 1956
67 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
32-24-33 in | 81-61-84 cm
53 kg | 117 lbs
10 US | 41 EU
Joan Allen was born in Rochelle, Illinois, United States, on August 20, 1956, is an American actress.
Young Joan Allen began her professional acting career as a stage actress.
She made her big screen debut in mystery comedy film Compromising Positions (1985) in role as Mary Alice Mahoney.
She got her television debut in drama film Say Goodnight, Gracie (1983) in role as Ginny.
Joan's breakthrough performance came as Pat Nixon in epic historical drama film Nixon (1995).
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Burn This" (1987-1988) in role as Anna, at Plymouth Theatre, for which she won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.
How tall is Joan Allen and what is her weight? Joan Allen's height is 5' 10" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 178 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 117 іn pоunds or 53 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Joan Allen is 67 years old.
Joan Allen net worth is around 8 million dollars.
Joan Allen body measurements are bust-waist-hip 32-24-33 in inches or 81-61-84 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 32B with cup size B.
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role as Pat Nixon in epic historical drama film Nixon (1995).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture also won the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Elizabeth Proctor in historical drama film The Crucible (1996).
She was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama and the London Film Critics Circle Award for Actress of the Year for her role as Elena Hood in drama movie The Ice Storm (1997).
She was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actress – Action / Adventure and the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Dr. Eve Archer in science fiction action thriller film Face/Off (1997).
She won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Betty Parker in teen fantasy comedy drama movie Pleasantville (1998).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama for her role as Senator Laine Billings Hanson in political drama film The Contender (2000).
She won the Seattle International Film Festival Award for Best Actress and was nominated for the British Independent Film Award for Best Actress for her role as She in romantic drama film Yes (2004).
She won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress and was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress for her role as Terry Ann Wolfmeyer in romantic comedy drama movie The Upside of Anger (2005).
She played CIA Dep. Dir. Pamela Landy in action thriller films:
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
The Bourne Legacy (2012)
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Prison Warden Claire Hennessey in dystopian action thriller film Death Race (2008).
She won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role as Nancy Newsome in drama movie Room (2015).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film for her role as Georgia O'Keeffe in biographical drama film Georgia O'Keeffe (2009).
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988) biographical comedy drama as Vera Tucker
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) drama as Bonnie Waitzkin
The Notebook (2004) romantic drama as Ann Hamilton
Bonneville (2006) comedy drama as Carol
A Good Marriage (2014) psychological thriller as Darcy Anderson
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for her role as Morgause in TNT television miniseries The Mists of Avalon (2001).
Luck (2012) HBO drama series as Claire Lachay
The Killing (2014) AMC crime drama series as Colonel Margaret Rayne
The Family (2016) ShondaLand thriller series as Claire Warren
Lisey's Story (2021) Apple TV+ horror drama miniseries as Amanda Debusher
Attended Rochelle Township High School.
Graduated from Northern Illinois University (1976), with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theater.
Has two sisters: Mary Allen, Lynn Allen and one brother, David Allen.
Has English, Scots-Irish and German ancestry.
She was one of Steppenwolf Theatre Company original members.
She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Heidi in a play "The Heidi Chronicles" (1989-1990), at the Plymouth Theatre.
She played Ellen Fine in a play "The Waverly Gallery" (2018), at John Golden Theatre.
She voiced Delphine in video game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011).
She was married to actor Peter Friedman (1990-2002), they have one daughter, Sadie.