An accomplished actress at once vibrantly potent and firmly grounded in her roles,
CATHERINE KEENER (Marianne) continues to be a dominant force on screen. Last summer,
she filmed CAN A SONG SAVE YOUR LIFE, produced by Judd Apatow, and starred alongside
Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley. Keener also worked on the animated adventure THE
CROODS, for Dreamworks Animation; CAPTAIN PHILLIPS for Sony, directed by Paul
Greengrass and co-starring alongside Tom Hanks; A LATE QUARTET with Philip Seymour
Hoffman and Christopher Walken; and MALADIES with James Franco.
Other recent credits include such varied films as PEACE, LOVE, AND
MISUNDERSTANDING, directed by Bruce Beresford and co-starring Jane Fonda; dramedy
THE ORANGES, co-starring Hugh Laurie, Oliver Platt and Allison Janney; the thriller TRUST
alongside Clive Owen and Viola Davis; the family film PERCY JACKSON AND THE
OLYMPIANS; and the dark comedy CYRUS with John C. Reilly and Jonah Hill. She has also
worked several times with acclaimed independent director Nicole Holofcener, most recently in
PLEASE GIVE with Oliver Platt and Rebecca Hall, and previously in FRIENDS WITH
MONEY, LOVELY AND AMAZING, and WALKING AND TALKING.
Additional projects include THE SOLOIST with Robert Downey, Jr. and Jamie Foxx;
Spike Jonze's WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE; and Showtime's "An American Crime"
opposite Ellen Page, for which Keener earned both a Golden Globe and Emmy nomination.
Previous roles include her Oscar-nominated roles in Charlie Kaufman's BEING JOHN
MALKOVICH; Bennett Miller's CAPOTE (as novelist Harper Lee); Barry Levinson's WHAT
JUST HAPPENED; Andrew Fleming's HAMLET 2; Sean Penn's INTO THE WILD; Judd
Apatow's THE 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN; Sydney Pollack's THE INTERPRETER with Sean Penn
and Nicole Kidman; Rebecca Miller's THE BALLAD OF JACK AND ROSE, opposite Daniel Day-Lewis; Spike Jonze's ADAPTATION; Andrew Niccol's S1M0NE; Steven
Soderbergh's FULL FRONTAL and OUT OF SIGHT; Danny DeVito's DEATH TO
SMOOCHY; Neil LaBute's YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS; and the screen adaptation of
Sam Shepard's SIMPATICO. She also appeared in four films by Tom DiCillo: BOX OF
MOONLIGHT, JOHNNY SUEDE, LIVING IN OBLIVION, and THE REAL BLONDE.
Keener's television work also include HBO's critically acclaimed anthology, "If These
Walls Could Talk," directed by Nancy Savoca, and a notable guest appearance on "Seinfeld." On
stage, she starred opposite Edward Norton in the Signature Theater Company's critically
acclaimed off-Broadway revival of Langford Wilson's Burn This.