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Jessica Chastain

 
Bio:
After graduating from Julliard's drama school in 2003, Chastain has received major accolades for her roles in films like Ralph Fiennes' Coriolanus, John Madden's The Debt, John Hillcoat's Lawless, Jeff Nichols' Take Shelter, Terrence Malick's The Tree Of Life And Tate Taylor's The Help, for which ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
After graduating from Julliard's drama school in 2003, Chastain has received major accolades for her roles in films like Ralph Fiennes' Coriolanus, John Madden's The Debt, John Hillcoat's Lawless, Jeff Nichols' Take Shelter, Terrence Malick's The Tree Of Life And Tate Taylor's The Help, for which ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2020
Nora
  [Broadway]
2012
Catherine Sloper

Photos

Nnamdi Asomugha, Jessica Chastain, and Eddie Redmayne Photo

Nnamdi Asomugha, Jessica Chastain, and Eddie Redmayne

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Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne Photo

Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne

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Kim Dickens and Jessica Chastain Photo

Kim Dickens and Jessica Chastain

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09/12/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2020
Nora

  [Broadway]
2012
Catherine Sloper

Jessica Chastain Biography

After graduating from Julliard's drama school in 2003, Chastain has received major accolades for her roles in films like Ralph Fiennes' Coriolanus, John Madden's The Debt, John Hillcoat's Lawless, Jeff Nichols' Take Shelter, Terrence Malick's The Tree Of Life And Tate Taylor's The Help, for which she received her first nomination for an Academy Award.


She also be seen in Katherine Bigelow's Academy Award nominated film, ZERO DARK THIRTY, for which she won Best Actress at the National Board of Review, the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama and was nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards and Molly's Game, a role which earned her a second Best Actress nomination at the Academy Awards.

She made her Broadway-debut turn in the 2012 revival of THE HEIRESS.




Jessica Chastain News

'This is only the beginning!' West End Winners Announced for The Stage Debut Awards 2 Photo 'This is only the beginning!' West End Winners Announced for The Stage Debut Awards 2022
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 20, 2022

After a virtual ceremony in 2020 and a pandemic-induced silence in 2021, The Stage Debut Awards have finally returned in all their glitz and glamour the day before the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Stage veterans and shooting starlets gathered to celebrate their debuts and, after a nationwide minute of silence at eight sharp, Susan Wokoma kicked off the festivities.

Photos: Eddie Redmayne, Jessica Chastain & THE GOOD NURSE Cast Attend TIFF Premiere Photo Photos: Eddie Redmayne, Jessica Chastain & THE GOOD NURSE Cast Attend TIFF Premiere
by Michael Major - Sep 12, 2022

Check out photos of stars Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne, Nnamdi Asomugha, Kim Dickens, Noah Emmerich, and Alix West Lefler, Producers, Scott Franklin, Darren Aronofsky, Michael A. Jackman, Glen Basner, Director, Tobias Lindholm, and real-life hero Amy Loughren at The Good Nurse's world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

VIDEO: Jessica Chastain & Eddie Redmayne Star in THE GOOD NURSE Trailer Photo VIDEO: Jessica Chastain & Eddie Redmayne Star in THE GOOD NURSE Trailer
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

A thriller based on true events, THE GOOD NURSE is directed by Academy Award nominee Tobias Lindholm, written by Academy Award nominee Krysty Wilson-Cairns, and stars Academy Award winners Jessica Chastain as Amy Loughren and Eddie Redmayne as Charles Cullen, as well as Nnamdi Asomugha, Noah Emmerich, and Kim Dickens. Watch the video trailer now!

Broadway Streaming Guide: September 2022 - Where to Watch HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL & Mor Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: September 2022 - Where to Watch HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Sep 4, 2022

This September, Broadway fans can wind down from summer with a stacked lineup of new albums, concerts, television shows, and movies to binge. From the new live capture of Heathers: the Musical on the West End to the highly-anticipated Hocus Pocus 2, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

Brendan Fraser Honored With the TIFF Tribute Award for Performance at the 2022 TIFF T Photo Brendan Fraser Honored With the TIFF Tribute Award for Performance at the 2022 TIFF Tribute Awards
by Michael Major - Aug 22, 2022

Cameron Bailey, CEO of TIFF, has shared that Brendan Fraser will receive the TIFF Tribute Award for Performance for his outstanding performance in The Whale. The TIFF Tribute Awards presented by BVLGARI will return to an in-person gala fundraiser during the 47th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.

CNN Originals Hub Launches On Discovery+ Photo CNN Originals Hub Launches On Discovery+
by Michael Major - Aug 19, 2022

The CNN Originals hub on discovery+ has debuted in the United States allowing discovery+ subscribers to access a large, curated selection of library CNN content from the network’s prestige brands: CNN Original Series, CNN Films, and HLN Original Series. Subscribers will be able to enjoy over 800 episodes of current and legacy programming.

Dorset Theatre Festival Opens World Premiere of THIRST Directed By Theresa Rebeck Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Opens World Premiere of THIRST Directed By Theresa Rebeck
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

Dorset Theatre Festival's 45th Season of professional summer theatre will conclude with the World Premiere of Thirst, written by Irish-American playwright Ronán Noone, directed by the Festival's resident playwright, Theresa Rebeck. 

Sam Mendes to Receive Ebert Director Award at TIFF Photo Sam Mendes to Receive Ebert Director Award at TIFF
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022

Cameron Bailey, CEO of TIFF, has shared that Academy Award®–winning filmmaker Sam Mendes will receive the TIFF Ebert Director Award. The TIFF Tribute Awards presented by BVLGARI will return to an in-person gala fundraiser during the 47th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.

Theresa Rebeck Joins Broadway-Aimed Musical WORKING GIRL as New Book Writer Photo Theresa Rebeck Joins Broadway-Aimed Musical WORKING GIRL as New Book Writer
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

Award-winning Broadway playwright Theresa Rebeck will write the book for the Broadway-aimed Working Girl. While she's had more plays produced on Broadway than any female playwright of our time, Working Girl would mark Rebeck's Broadway debut as a book writer for a musical.

MY POLICEMAN Cast to Receive  2022 TIFF Tribute Award for Performance Photo MY POLICEMAN Cast to Receive 2022 TIFF Tribute Award for Performance
by Michael Major - Aug 8, 2022

The ensemble cast of My Policeman — Harry Styles, Emma Corrin, Gina McKee, Linus Roache, David Dawson, and Rupert Everett — will be honoured with the TIFF Tribute Award for Performance. As previously scheduled, My Policeman by director Michael Grandage will have its World Premiere at this year’s Festival.

Jessica Chastain Videos

VIDEO: Jessica Chastain & Eddie Redmayne Star in THE GOOD NURSE Trailer VideoVIDEO: Jessica Chastain & Eddie Redmayne Star in THE GOOD NURSE Trailer
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

A thriller based on true events, THE GOOD NURSE is directed by Academy Award nominee Tobias Lindholm, written by Academy Award nominee Krysty Wilson-Cairns, and stars Academy Award winners Jessica Chastain as Amy Loughren and Eddie Redmayne as Charles Cullen, as well as Nnamdi Asomugha, Noah Emmerich, and Kim Dickens. Watch the video trailer now!

VIDEO: Darren Criss & Julianne Hough Tease Their Tony Awards Opening Number on CBS MO VideoVIDEO: Darren Criss & Julianne Hough Tease Their Tony Awards Opening Number on CBS MORNINGS
by Michael Major - Jun 9, 2022

Tony Awards: Act One hosts Darren Criss and Julianne Hough touched on what audiences can expect from their hour-long portion of the Tony Awards, teasing the broadcast's opening number, which was written by Criss. Criss and Hough also discussed their Tony Awards memories, what their pre-show ritual is for their respective Broadway shows, and more.

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Teases What to Expect From the Tony Awards on CBS MORNINGS VideoVIDEO: Ariana DeBose Teases What to Expect From the Tony Awards on CBS MORNINGS
by Michael Major - Jun 8, 2022

Ariana DeBose appeared on CBS Mornings today to discuss hosting the 75th Annual Tony Awards. DeBose discussed her previous experiences as a Tony nominee, gave advice to this year's nominees, and teased how they will be honoring Broadway swings and understudies at this year's ceremony.

VIDEO: CBS Shares 75th Annual Tony Awards Teaser Trailer VideoVIDEO: CBS Shares 75th Annual Tony Awards Teaser Trailer
by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2022

The teaser trailer features a star-studded lineup of Tony nominees, including Hugh Jackman, Rachel Dratch, Sutton Foster, Billy Crystal, Uzo Aduba, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, L Morgan Lee, Jesse Williams, Rob McClure, Myles Frost, and more.

VIDEO: HBO Releases Official Teaser And First Image For SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE, Starr VideoVIDEO: HBO Releases Official Teaser And First Image For SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE, Starring Oscar Isaac & Jessica Chastain
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2021

SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE re-examines the original’s iconic depiction of love, hatred, desire, monogamy, marriage and divorce through the lens of a contemporary American couple, played by Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain.

VIDEO: Jessica Chastain Shows Off Her Voice in THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE Trailer VideoVIDEO: Jessica Chastain Shows Off Her Voice in THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE Trailer
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2021

The film also stars Andrew Garfield as Jim Bakker.

VIDEO: Dan Stevens Talks About the Broadway Shutdown on THE LATE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Dan Stevens Talks About the Broadway Shutdown on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2021

James Corden welcomes Dan Stevens to Stage 56 and for a second thought he was meeting the fourth Bee Gee. Dan recalls being in rehearsals for 'Hangmen' on Broadway when they received word the production was being shut down due to COVID-19. And James asks Dan about his early stand-up comedy aspirations before the 'Blithe Spirit' star pushes the boundaries of what you can say on CBS.

VIDEO: Jessica Chastain Talks Quarantine With Her Grandmother on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH VideoVIDEO: Jessica Chastain Talks Quarantine With Her Grandmother on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2020

Jessica Chastain explains what it is like to quarantine with her grandmother, discusses the inspiration behind her female-centered new film The 355 and talks about what it was like filming during the pandemic.

Broadway Rewind: THE HEIRESS Arrives on Broadway with Jessica Chastain and Dan Steven VideoBroadway Rewind: THE HEIRESS Arrives on Broadway with Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens in 2012
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 25, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012 for the fourth Broadway revival of The Heiress. Written by Ruth Goetz and Augustus Goetz, it played for 117 performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre, led by Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens in their Broadway debuts.

VIDEO: Jessica Chastain, Monica Lewinsky, Lizzo, Andy Cohen, and More Narrate Statue  VideoVIDEO: Jessica Chastain, Monica Lewinsky, Lizzo, Andy Cohen, and More Narrate Statue of Liberty Poem
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2019

HBO and World of Wonder released a video that features Jessica Chastain, RuPaul, Andy Cohen, Whoopi Goldberg, Monica Lewinsky, Lizzo, Cyndi Lauper, Wayne Brady, Regina Spektor, Charo, Big Freedia, and Courtney Love narrating the famous “The New Colossus” poem that sits at the base of the Statue of Liberty. 


Jessica Chastain Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jessica Chastain been in?
Jessica Chastain has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jessica Chastain been in?
Jessica Chastain has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Jessica Chastain's first West End show?
Jessica Chastain's first West End show was A Doll's House which opened in 2020