Birth and Background
Born on August 20, 1974, in Italy. Grew up in Castle Rock, Colorado.
Worked as a dancer in a dinner theater. Was a waitress at Hooters. Sang in a rock band.
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."
Can act in different kinds of movies – serious, funny, musicals. Played a princess in "Enchanted" (2007) and a scientist in "Arrival" (2016).
Starred in a TV show called "Sharp Objects." Did a great job as a journalist investigating a mystery.
Married to Darren Le Gallo. They have a daughter together.
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.
Started a company with her husband to make movies and shows.