"Joan Allen" is an American actress, who has worked in theatre, film and television. She is a Tony Award winner, and a three-time Academy Award nominee.
Allen began her acting career in 1977 with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. She made her Broadway theatre/Broadway debut in the 1987 original production of the play Burn This, winning the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. She also received a Tony Award nomination for her role in the 1988 original production of The Heidi Chronicles.
She has received three Academy Award nominations; she was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress/Best Supporting Actress for Nixon (film)/Nixon (1995) and The Crucible (1996 film)/The Crucible (1996), and for Academy Award for Best Actress/Best Actress for The Contender (2000 film)/The Contender (2000). Her other films include Manhunter (film)/Manhunter (1986), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988), In Country (1989), The Ice Storm (film)/The Ice Storm (1997), Face/Off (1997), Pleasantville (film)/Pleasantville (1998), The Notebook (2004 film)/The Notebook (2004), The Bourne Supremacy (film)/The Bourne Supremacy (2004) The Bourne Ultimatum (film)/The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Death Race (film)/Death Race (2008) and The Bourne Legacy (film)/The Bourne Legacy (2012).If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actresses! More Joan Allen on Wikipedia.