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Scarlett Johansson

Highest Rated:   96% Chasing Ice (2012)
Lowest Rated:   0% Fall (1997)
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Birthplace:   New York City, NY
Universally known as one of the sexiest women in Hollywood, Scarlett Johansson has actually been acting professionally since the age of eight. A native of New York City, where she was born on November 22, 1984, Johansson was raised -- along with her twin brother -- as the youngest of four children, and she developed an interest in acting at the age of three. After enrolling in classes at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute for Young People, she made her stage debut opposite Ethan Hawke in the off-Broadway production of Sophistry. Her film debut followed in 1994, when she had a supporting role in North, and she subsequently appeared in the little-seen Just Cause (1995) and If Lucy Fell (1996). Johansson had her first significant screen breakthrough with her role as one of two orphaned teenaged sisters in Manny & Lo (1996), a coming-of-age drama directed by Lisa Krueger. Johansson, who shared the screen with Aleksa Palladino and Mary Kay Place, earned an Independent Spirit Award Best Actress nomination for her work in the film, and she soon found herself being tapped by Robert Redford to star as Kristin Scott Thomas' daughter in The Horse Whisperer (1998). Although the film met with a very mixed reception, Johansson was widely praised for her portrayal of a girl who loses her leg and her best friend in a horrific accident.In 2000, the actress signed on to play one of the heroines (alongside Thora Birch) of Terry Zwigoff's screen adaptation of Ghost World, Daniel Clowes' celebrated comic about the adventures of two teen girls grappling with post-high school life. That same year, she starred in American Rhapsody, in which she portrayed a young girl who escapes communist Hungary in the 1950s and travels to the U.S.Though she would take a brief detour into camp with the 2002 giant spider fiasco Eight Legged Freaks, the respect Johansson had gained in the film industry as a result of her previous dramatic roles found the young actress in high demand among indie directors while quickly catching the eye of the Hollywood elite. With Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation, Johansson's touching performance as a young girl who strikes a tentative friendship with a washed-up American actor (memorably portrayed by Bill Murray) left no doubts regarding her dramatic skills, and although a Best Actress Oscar nomination eluded her, she received a boatload of nods from critics' groups and the Golden Globes. The rising starlet was soon cast in the lead of such subsequent films as The Girl with the Pearl Earring (2003) and The Perfect Score (2003).After sticking to form in 2004 with roles in In Good Company and A Love Song for Bobby Long, Johansson took her first stab at a lead role in a big budget Hollywood flick, starring opposite Ewan MacGregor in Michael Bay's futuristic actioner The Island. While the picture was panned by critics and avoided by audiences, it did nothing to slow the young star down. She closed out the year by receiving virtually unanimous praise for her performance in Woody Allen's Match Point.She immediately reteamed with Allen, who was full of praise for the young actress after their first collaboration, for the supernatural comedy/murder mystery Scoop in 2006. Johansson would spend the next several years enjoying her status as an A-list actress, appearing in a wide range of projects, like The Nanny Diaries and Vicky Cristina Barcelona. In 2012, she joined The Avengers as Natasha Romanoff, playing the character in several more films in the series.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Isle of Dogs
  • Actor
2018
No Score Yet Rock That Body
  • Jess
2017
No Score Yet Ghost in the Shell
  • The Major
2017
73% Sing
  • Ash
2016
90% Captain America: Civil War
  • Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
2016
95% The Jungle Book
  • Kaa
2016
86% Hail, Caesar!
  • DeeAnna Moran
2016
75% Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
2015
67% Lucy
  • Lucy
2014
86% Chef
  • Molly
2014
89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
2014
85% Under the Skin
  • Laura
2014
95% Her
  • Samantha
2013
81% Don Jon
  • Barbara Sugarman
2013
62% Hitchcock
  • Janet Leigh
2012
96% Chasing Ice
  • Actor
2012
92% Marvel's The Avengers
  • Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
2012
66% We Bought a Zoo
  • Kelly Foster
2011
81% The Whale
  • Executive Producer
2011
95% Woody Allen: A Documentary
  • Actor
2011
72% Iron Man 2
  • Natalie Rushman/Black Widow
2010
No Score Yet Amazon (2007)
  • Actor
2010
40% He's Just Not That Into You
  • Anna
2009
14% The Spirit
  • Silken Floss
2008
81% Vicky Cristina Barcelona
  • Cristina
2008
42% The Other Boleyn Girl
  • Mary Boleyn
2008
No Score Yet Mary Queen of Scots
  • Actor
2008
34% The Nanny Diaries
  • Annie Braddock
2007
No Score Yet Amazon
  • Actor
2007
76% The Prestige
  • Olivia Wenscombe
2006
32% The Black Dahlia
  • Kay Lake
2006
40% Scoop
  • Sondra Pransky
2006
37% A Good Woman
  • Meg Windermere
2006
No Score Yet View From the Bridge
  • Actor
2006
77% Match Point
  • Nola Rice
2005
40% The Island
  • Jordan Two Delta/Sarah Jordan
2005
43% A Love Song for Bobby Long
  • Pursy Will
2004
83% In Good Company
  • Alex Foreman
2004
68% The Spongebob Squarepants Movie
  • Mindy
2004
17% The Perfect Score
  • Francesca
2004
72% Girl With a Pearl Earring
  • Griet
2004
95% Lost In Translation
  • Charlotte
2003
No Score Yet Borgia
  • Actor
2003
48% Eight Legged Freaks
  • Ashley Parker
2002
81% The Man Who Wasn't There
  • Birdy Abundas
2001
55% An American Rhapsody
  • Suzanne
2001
92% Ghost World
  • Rebecca
2001
No Score Yet My Brother the Pig
  • Kathy Cauldwell
1999
74% The Horse Whisperer
  • Grace MacLean
1998
27% Home Alone 3
  • Molly
1997
0% Fall
  • Little Girl
1997
62% Manny & Lo
  • Manny
1996
18% If Lucy Fell
  • Emily
1996
25% Just Cause
  • Kate
1995
15% North
  • Laura Nelson
1994
No Score Yet Mary Queen of Scots
  • Actor
No Score Yet Brilliant
  • Actor

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
  • Guest
No Score Yet Late Show With David Letterman
1993-2015
  • Guest
67% Entourage
2004-2011
  • Herself
  • Guest
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
No Score Yet Robot Chicken
2005
  • Voice
91% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
  • Actor
  • Guest
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
  • Guest
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Guest
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
  • Host
  • Performer

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