Four-time Golden Globe nominee and BAFTA winner, SCARLETT
JOHANSSON (Janet Leigh) has proven to be one of Hollywood's most
talented young actresses. She also won a Tony for her Broadway
debut in the Arthur Miller play A View from a Bridge opposite Liev
Schreiber. Johansson was recently seen in the worldwide box office
hit THE AVENGERS. She has also recently wrapped production on the
independent film UNDER THE SKIN for director Jonathan Glazer (SEXY
BEAST) playing the lead role.
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.
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 WE BOUGHT A ZOO for Cameron
Crowe, the box office hit IRON MAN 2, the Weitz brothers' film IN
GOOD COMPANY, as well as 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, which garnered her 4th
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, GIRL WITH A PEARL EARING opposite
Colin Firth, THE ISLAND opposite Ewan McGregor, Brian DePalma's THE
BLACK DAHLIA, Christopher Nolan's THE PRESTIGE and THE NANNY
Her 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 Lead."
A New York native, Johansson made her professional acting
debut at the age of eight in the off-Broadway production of
Sophistry, with Ethan Hawke, at New York's Playwright's Horizons.
Johansson currently divides her time between New York and Los