Joan Allen

Actor · Executive Producer
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Joan Allen is an American actress. She began her career with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 1977, won the 1984 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for And a Nightingale Sang, and won the 1988 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her Broadway debut in Burn This. She is also a three-time Academy Award nominee; receiving Best... read more

Joan Allen is an American actress. She began her career with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 1977, won the 1984 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for And a Nightingale Sang, and won the 1988 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her Broadway debut in Burn This. She is also a three-time Academy Award nominee; receiving Best Supporting Actress nominations for Nixon (1995) and The Crucible (1996), and a Best Actress nomination for The Contender (2000).

Born

Monday, 20 August 1956

Actress Filmography

Lisey's Story Amanda Debusher 2021
Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony Self 2021
Who Will Write Our History Rachela Auerbach 2018
Arthur Miller: Writer Self / Self (archive footage) 2017
The Family Claire Warren 2016
Room Nancy / Nancy Newsome 2015
Celebrity Conversations Self 2015
Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2014
A Good Marriage Darcy Anderson / Darcy 2014
Spotlight on Broadway Heidi Holland 2013
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Lisey's Story Amanda Debusher 2021
Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony Self 2021
Who Will Write Our History Rachela Auerbach 2018
Arthur Miller: Writer Self / Self (archive footage) 2017
The Family Claire Warren 2016
Room Nancy / Nancy Newsome 2015
Celebrity Conversations Self 2015
Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2014
A Good Marriage Darcy Anderson / Darcy 2014
Spotlight on Broadway Heidi Holland 2013
The Bourne Legacy Pam Landy / Pamela Landy 2012
Luck Claire Lachay 2011
The Killing Colonel Margaret Rayne / Margaret O'Neal 2011
Show People with Paul Wontorek Self 2010
The Talk Self 2010
Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City Narrator 2010
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards Self - Nominee 2010
Good Sharma Veronica 2010
Georgia O'Keeffe Georgia O'Keeffe 2009
Hachi: A Dog's Tale Cate Wilson 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Herself - Guest 2009
Blessed Is the Match Catherine Senesh 2009
Death Race Hennessey / Warden Hennessey 2008
The Rape of Europa Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2007
Trumbo Herself / Self 2007
The Bourne Ultimatum Pam Landy / Pamela Landy 2007
Rachael Ray Self - Guest, Self 2006
Bonneville Carol Brimm / Carol 2006
The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays Heidi Holland (segment "The Heidi Chronicles") 2006
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Self - Guest 2005
Yes She 2005
The 59th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 2005
The Upside of Anger Terry Ann Wolfmeyer 2005
The Bourne Supremacy Pamela Landy 2004
The Notebook Anne Hamilton 2004
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Kattan Miss Wallace 2003
Off the Map Arlene 2003
The Mists of Avalon Morgause 2001
The 73rd Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 2001
Inside 'Manhunter' Herself / Self 2001
The Contender Laine Hanson 2000
When the Sky Falls Sinead Hamilton 2000
New York: A Documentary Film (voice) 1999
All the Rage Helen / Helen Harding 1999
Independent Lens Self - Narrator 1999
Pleasantville Betty Parker / Betty 1998
Face/Off Eve Archer 1997
The 69th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1997
The Ice Storm Elena Hood 1997
The Crucible Elizabeth Proctor 1996
The 50th Annual Tony Awards Self - Previous Winner 1996
The 68th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1996
Nixon Pat Nixon 1995
Mad Love Margaret Roberts 1995
Josh and S.A.M. Caroline / Caroline Whitney 1993
Frasier Lydia 1993
Searching for Bobby Fischer Bonnie Waitzkin 1993
Ethan Frome Zeena / Zenobia Zeeman Frome 1993
HBO First Look Self 1992
Without Warning: the James Brady Story Sarah Brady 1991
In Country Irene 1989
The 43rd Annual Tony Awards Self - Nominee & Performer 1989
American Experience (voice), Self - Reader 1988
Tucker: The Man and His Dream Vera 1988
The 42nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Winner 1988
Peggy Sue Got Married Maddy Nagle 1986
Manhunter Reba McClane 1986
American Masters Self 1986
The Twilight Zone Sally Dobbs (segment "Shelter Skelter") 1985
Compromising Positions Mary Alice Mahoney 1985
Evergreen Iris Friedman 1985
American Playhouse Ann Deever 1982
A Wedding Extra 1978
Working in the Theatre Self 1976
Saturday Night Live Self - Host 1975

Producer Filmography

2010 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2010 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2010 Emmy Outstanding Made for Television Movie Nominated
2002 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2001 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
2001 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1997 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1997 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1996 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
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