Tony and BAFTA award-winning actress
(Lucy) has proven to be
one of Hollywood's most
talented young actresses.
The Golden Globe Award
nominee recently starred in
Marvel's Captain America:
The Winter Soldier,
opposite Chris Evans;
Jonathan Glazer's Under
the Skin; and Jon Favreau's ensemble comedy Chef,
opposite Robert Downey, Jr. and Dustin Hoffman. In
addition, she lent her voice to Spike Jonze's critically
acclaimed sci-fi romance Her, in the role of Samantha,
an operating system, and earned the Best Actress Award
at the Rome Film Festival. She also starred in Joseph
Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut, Don Jon. Next,
Johansson will reprise her role as Natasha Romanoff/
Black Widow in the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron.
In 2003, Johansson received rave reviews and was
awarded the Upstream Prize for Best Actress at the
Venice Film Festival for her starring role opposite Bill
Murray in Lost in Translation, the critically acclaimed
second film by director Sofia Coppola. Additionally, she
won a Tony Award in 2010 for her Broadway debut in
Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge, opposite Liev
Schreiber. In 2013, Johansson wrapped her second run
on Broadway as Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
At age 14, Johansson attained worldwide recognition
for her performance as Grace MacLean, the teen
traumatized by a riding accident in Robert Redford's The
Horse Whisperer. She went on to star in Terry Zwigoff's
Ghost World, garnering Best Supporting Actress at the
Toronto Film Critics Association Awards. Johansson
was also featured in Joel and Ethan Coen's dark drama
The Man Who Wasn't There, opposite Billy Bob
Thornton and Frances McDormand.
Her other film credits include The Avengers;
Hitchcock, opposite Anthony Hopkins; Cameron
Crowe's We Bought a Zoo; the box-office hit Iron Man
2; Paul Weitz's In Good Company; A Love Song for
Bobby Long, opposite John Travolta, which garnered
her a Golden Globe Award nomination (her third in
two years); Woody Allen's Match Point, for which she
earned her fourth consecutive Golden Globe Award
nomination in three years; He's Just Not That Into
You; Vicky Cristina Barcelona; The Other Boleyn Girl;
The Spirit; Girl With a Pearl Earring, opposite Colin
Firth; The Island, opposite Ewan McGregor; Brian
De Palma's The Black Dahlia; Christopher Nolan's
The Prestige; and The Nanny Diaries.
Additionally, Johansson was seen in Rob Reiner's
comedy North and the thriller Just Cause, with
Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne, and had a
breakthrough role at age 12 in the critically praised
Manny & Lo, which earned her a Film Independent
Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead.
A New York native, Johansson made her
professional acting debut at age eight in the off-
Broadway production of Sophistry, with Ethan Hawke,
at New York's Playwrights Horizons theater.
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