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Jessica Chastain Biography

Training: The Juilliard School, BFA. Theatre: The Cherry Orchard (Williamstown), Rodney’s Wife (Playwrights Horizons), Salome (L.A. Wadsworth Theatre), Othello (Vienna, Germany, The Public Theater). Film: The Help (Oscar®, Golden Globe®, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild, Critics’ Choice nominations), Tree of Life, Take Shelter, The Debt, Coriolanus, Lawless, Texas Killing Fields, Madagascar 3, Wilde Salome, Jolene. Upcoming: Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty (December 2012), Mama (January 2013), The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby. Chastain won more than 30 film critics’ awards for her work in 2011.