Birth and Background

Born on August 20, 1974, in Italy. Grew up in Castle Rock, Colorado.

Early Jobs

Worked as a dancer in a dinner theater. Was a waitress at Hooters. Sang in a rock band.

Big Break

Became famous for her role in "Junebug" (2005). Got nominated for an Academy Award.

Lots of Award Nominations

Nominated for an Oscar six times. Acted in movies like "The Fighter," "American Hustle," and "Vice."

Acting Variety

Can act in different kinds of movies – serious, funny, musicals. Played a princess in "Enchanted" (2007) and a scientist in "Arrival" (2016).

TV Role

Starred in a TV show called "Sharp Objects." Did a great job as a journalist investigating a mystery.

Personal Life

Married to Darren Le Gallo. They have a daughter together.

Helping Others

Supports charities for kids and against human trafficking. Speaks up for fairness for women in movies.

Awards and Honors

Won Golden Globe Awards. Got awards from other big groups too.

Making Movies

Started a company with her husband to make movies and shows.