Jessica Chastain is an actress from America.
She was born on March 24, 1977, in a place called Sacramento, California.
When she was young, she didn't start acting. She began acting when she was a teenager.
In 2011, she became really famous for being in movies like "The Help," "The Tree of Life," and "Take Shelter."
She got nominated for big awards like the Academy Awards, which are important movie awards.
She's good at playing lots of different kinds of roles in movies, like serious ones and scary ones.
Besides acting, she cares a lot about helping people and animals.
Jessica started a company that makes movies and shows called Freckle Films.
She even did acting on Broadway, a big stage for plays in New York.
Jessica can speak more than one language. She's good at English, Italian, and French a bit.
She has pretty red hair that makes her stand out.
Jessica likes doing other creative things, like painting pictures and playing the guitar.