Joan Allen


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Joan Allen was born on August 20, 1956 in Rochelle, Illinois, the youngest of four children. She is the daughter of homemaker Dorothea Marie (Wirth) and gas station owner James Jefferson Allen. Her mother's family was German, and her father had English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry. She attended Rochelle Township High School where she was voted most likely to succeed. Joining Chicago's famed Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble in 1977, she was one of the group's original members and starred in a number of its original productions. Her first major film credits included two critically-lauded supporting performances that showcased her versatility: a comedic turn in the suburban murder mystery Compromising Positions (1985) and a dramatic role as a blind woman befriended by a serial killer in Az embervadász (1986). Around the same time, Allen was making a name for herself on the New York stage; she would eventually become one of the New York theater world's most honored actresses and a winner of every major prize for her work on Broadway and off. She received a Best Actress Tony Award in 1988 for her performance, opposite John Malkovich, in Lanford Wilson's Burn This and was Tony-nominated in the same category in 1989 for the title role in The Heidi Chronicles.Continuing her work in film as well, Allen received her first Academy Award nomination for her role as Pat Nixon in Oliver Stone's Nixon (1995), for which she also won awards from seven critics' associations, including the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the National Society of Film Critics. Allen received her second consecutive Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her role in Arthur Miller's A salemi boszorkányok (1996). Subsequently, her work in Jégvihar (1997), opposite Kevin Kline and Sigourney Weaver, and in Pleasantville (1998), opposite William H. Macy and Jeff Daniels, earned her high praise and several critics' awards; she also co-starred in the action blockbuster Ál/Arc (1997) opposite John Travolta and Nicolas Cage. For her starring role in A manipulátor (2000), Allen received Best Actress nominations at the Golden Globes, the Academy Awards, the SAG Awards, and the Independent Spirit Awards.Throughout the early 2000s Allen worked in both film and television, with roles in three of the Bourne films - A Bourne-csapda (2004), A Bourne-ultimátum (2007), and A Bourne-hagyaték (2012) - as well as Szerelmünk lapjai (2004), Apátlan anyátlanok (2005), and Halálfutam (2008). Allen also received Emmy nominations for Artúr király és a nők (2001) and for the title role in the biopic Georgia O'Keeffe (2009), for which she was also executive producer. She was also recently seen in HBO's drama series Befutó (2011).Allen married actor Peter Friedman in 1990, and the two divorced in 2002; Allen's daughter Sadie was born in 1994. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Jonda R. Boomgarden <>

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Streaming Availability

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Releases by Year

Joan Allen on average has worked on 2 movies per year from 1983 to 2021. See the full graphs of the number of Joan Allen movies released per year from 2004 till 2021.

Top Genres

Joan Allen works mostly in Drama Genre followed by Biography Genre flixes. 39% of Joan Allen movies are Drama Genre movies. See Top Genres that Joan Allen worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that Joan Allen has worked on is 6.6.

6.6 / 10

Joan Allen's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

A college professor bonds with an abandoned dog he takes into his home.

8.1/1093 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless C.I.A. official and his Agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.

8/10115 min

Available in 12 platform(s).

The Rape of Europa (2006)

The story of Nazi Germany's plundering of Europe's great works of art during World War II and Allied efforts to minimize the damage.

7.7/10117 min

Available in 12 platform(s).

The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive.

7.7/10108 min

Available in 13 platform(s).

Pleasantville (1998)

Two 1990s teenage siblings find themselves in a 1950s sitcom, where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world.

7.5/10124 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

The Family (2016)

A community is rattled when a politician's son, who was presumed murdered years ago, returns home.

7.4/1060 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Trumbo (2007)

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ...

7.4/1096 min

Available in 12 platform(s).

In suburban New Canaan, Connecticut, 1973, middle class families experimenting with casual sex and substance abuse find their lives beyond their control.

7.4/10112 min

Available in 8 platform(s).