I just try and do the best with every role I get to do. Hopefully the experience in itself is a good experience and people will want to work with me.
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|Birth:||20th August, 1956|
Joan Allen was born in Rochelle, Illinois, USA. She is an American actress. She won the 1988 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her Broadway debut in Burn This. She studied at Eastern Illinois University. She graduated with a BFA in Theater from Northern Illinois University. Her role in several films include: Manhunter, In Country, Ethan Frome, Mad Love, Nixon (Nominated- Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role), The Crucible (Nominated- Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress), The Ice Storm, Pleasantville (Won- Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress, Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress), The Contender (Nominated- Academy Award for Best Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Female), Yes, The Upside of Anger, and A Good Marriage. Her role in television include: Evergreen (miniseries), The Room Upstairs (TV film), The Mists of Avalon (miniseries, Nominated- Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress), and Georgia O'Keeffe (TV film, Nominated- Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress).
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