SCARLETT JOHANSSON (DeeAnna
Moran) has proved to be one of Hollywood's most talented young actresses.
Johansson was recently seen Avengers: Age of Ultron and in Luc Besson's globally
successful action-thriller Lucy. She also starred opposite Chris Evans in
Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier and in Jonathan Glazer's sci-fi art
film Under the Skin. Johansson lent her voice to Spike Jonze's critically
acclaimed sci-fi romance Her, in which she was the voice of the operating system
Samantha. The role earned her a Best Actress award at the Rome Film Fest. Up
next, Johansson will voice the python Kaa in Walt Disney Pictures' live-action
and CGI animation adaptation of The Jungle Book from Jon Favreau, in theaters
April 15, 2016. She will also reprise her role as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
in Captain America: Civil War, in theaters May 6, 2016.
In 2003, Johansson received rave reviews and 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 feature film by director Sofia
Coppola. She also won a Tony for her Broadway debut in the Arthur Miller play A
View From a Bridge, which also starred Liev Schreiber. In 2013, she wrapped her
second run on Broadway as Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
At the age of 12, 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 a Best Supporting Actress award from the Toronto Film Critics
Association. Johansson was also featured in the Coen Brothers' dark drama The
Man Who Wasn't There, which also starred Billy Bob Thornton and Frances
Her other film credits include: Favreau's Chef, The Avengers; Don Jon, which
also starred Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Hitchcock opposite Anthony Hopkins; We Bought
a Zoo for Cameron Crowe; the box-office hit Iron Man 2; Paul and Chris Weitz's
film In Good Company; A Love Song for Bobby Long, which also starred John
Travolta and garnered her a Golden Globe nomination (her third in two years);
and Woody Allen's Match Point, which garnered her fourth consecutive Golden
Globe nominee in three years. Other film credits include He's Just Not That Into
You, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Other Boleyn Girl, The Spirit and The Nanny
Johansson's additional credits include Girl with a Pearl Earring, which also
starred Colin Firth; The Island, which starred Ewan McGregor; Brian De Palma's
The Black Dahlia; Christopher Nolan's The Prestige; Rob Reiner's comedy North;
the thriller Just Cause, which starred Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne; and
a breakthrough role at the age of 10 in the critically praised Manny & Lo, which
earned her an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead.
A New York native, Johansson made her professional acting debut at the age of
eight in the off-Broadway production of Sophistry, which also starred Ethan
Hawke, at New York's Playwrights Horizons.
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