Tony and BAFTA winner and four-time Golden Globe nominee, SCARLETT
JOHANSSON (Natasha Romanoff/
Black Widow) was recently seen in theaters starring as Barbara in Joseph
Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut
"Don Jon." She also lent her voice to Spike Jonze's sci-fi romance "Her," which
was released in December 2013,
and played the lead role in Jonathan Glazer's film "Under the Skin," which is
slated to open in early 2014 after
premieres at the Venice and Toronto International Film Festivals. In 2013,
Johansson also wrapped her second
run on Broadway as Maggie in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
Johansson will appear in the Jon Favreau-directed ensemble comedy "Chef"
opposite Robert Downey Jr.,
Dustin Hoffman and Sofia Vergara, opening in May 2014. Johansson recently
wrapped production on Luc
Besson's action-thriller "Lucy," playing the title role opposite Morgan Freeman.
She is currently in production
reprising her role as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Marvel's "Avengers: Age
of Ultron" sequel.
Johansson received rave reviews and a Best Actress Award 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.
She also won a Tony for her Broadway debut in the Arthur Miller play, "A View
from a Bridge," opposite Liev
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 Circle.
Johansson was also featured in the Coen brothers' dark drama "The Man Who Wasn't
There," opposite Billy
Bob Thornton and Frances McDormand.
Her other film credits include: "Marvel's The Avengers"; "Hitchcock" opposite
Anthony Hopkins; "We Bought a
Zoo" for Cameron Crowe; the box-office hit Marvel's "Iron Man 2"; the Weitz
brothers' film "In Good Company";
opposite John Travolta in "A Love Song for Bobby Long," which garnered her a
Golden Globe nomination (her
third in two years); and Woody Allen's "Match Point," from which she garnered
her fourth consecutive Golden
Globe nomination in three years. Other film credits include "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
Johansson's additional credits include Rob Reiner's comedy "North"; the
thriller "Just Cause," with 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
A New York native, Johansson made her professional acting debut at the age of
8 in the off-Broadway production
of "Sophistry," with Ethan Hawke, at New York's Playwright's Horizons.