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Scarlett Johansson

Birth Name: 
Scarlett Ingrid Johansson
Birthday: 
Thursday, November 22, 1984
Birth Place: 
New York City, New York, USA
Height: 
5'4"

Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City to an Ashkenazi Jewish mother, Melanie Sloan and a Danish father, Karsten Johansson. Scarlett showed a passion for acting at a young age and starred in many plays. She has a sister named Vanessa Johansson, a brother named Adrian, and a twin brother named Hunter Johansson born three minutes after her.

She began her acting career in 1994 starring as "Laura Nelson" in North (1994). In 1998, the acclaimed film The Horse Whisperer (1998) brought Johansson critical praise and worldwide recognition. Following the film's success, she starred in many other films including the critically acclaimed cult film Ghost World (2001) and then the hit Lost in Translation (2003) with Bill Murray in which she again stunned critics. Later on, she appeared in Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003).

In 2003, she was nominated for two Golden Globes, one for drama (Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)) and one for comedy (Lost in Translation (2003)). She dropped out of Mission: Impossible III (2006) due to scheduling conflicts. Her next film role was in The Island (2005) alongside Ewan McGregor which earned weak reviews from U.S. critics.

After this, she appeared in Woody Allen's Match Point (2005) and was nominated again for a Golden Globe. (IMDb)

News

Marvels 'The Avengers' assembles on Twitter

Marvel Studios announced today that they will be sponsoring a Global Twitter Chat on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 11 a.m. (PST) with cast members and the director of their highly anticipated action-adventure “Marvel’s The Avengers,” opening in theaters on May 4, 2012.... Read more
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Scarlett Johansson to Play Alien Seductress in 'Under the Skin'

Scarlett Johansson as the perfect woman? A perfect alien  woman? That is what FilmNation is selling at AFM, launching Under the Skin, a sci-fi drama from Sexy Beast writer-director Jonathan Glazer.... Read more
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Johansson Fighting Zombies In A Frock

With Natalie Portman stepping away from the lead role as forthright maiden-turned-zombie slayer Elizabeth Bennett in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, it was only a matter of time before other names started cropping up.... Read more
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Gordon-Levitt & Johansson circle 'Breathers: A Zombie's Lament'

Way back in February 2009, it was announced that Fox Searchlight had snapped up the rights to SG Browne’s novel Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament for Diablo Cody to oversee as producer.... Read more
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Two New Iron Man 2 Posters Online

A couple of weeks after Paramount unveiled the final one sheet in the UK, the US poster has made it's debut alongside a character sheet for Scarlett Johansson's "Black Widow", an exclusive to this year's WonderCon.... Read more
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Reviews

Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock is one of the greatest auteurs in film history whose impact on the industry can still be seen in today’s modern suspense and thriller genres.... Read more
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The Avengers

Since the release of Iron Man in 2008, Marvel Studios has been teasing us with hints of the Avengers Initiative. With Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) silently pulling the strings in the background and Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) as his right hand man, S.H.I.E.L.D.... Read more
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The Island (BLU-RAY)

 The Island is a  from Michael Bay movie that begins as a sci-fi movie and then turns into a chase thriller. It centers on Lincoln Six Echo (Ewan McGregor), a survivor after the contamination of our world.... Read more
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Lost in Translation (BLU-RAY)

American movie star Bob Harris (played by Bill Murray) has went to Tokyo for a commercial shoot. On this shoot Bob, whose acting career has been aging along with him, will be paid 2 million dollars for the shoot.... Read more
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Iron Man 2

It has been six months since Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) revealed himself as Iron Man and things couldn’t be any better. The world is now in a state of peace thanks to him and he continues to live his luxurious and narcissistic lifestyle.... Read more
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Videos

Avengers: Age Of Ultron (Special Look)

Avengers: Age Of Ultron (Special Look)

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron (Teaser Trailer)

Avengers: Age Of Ultron (Teaser Trailer)

When Tony Stark jumpstarts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as they battle to save the planet from destruction at the hands of the vill... Read more
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Lucy (Scarlett Johansson Interview)

Lucy (Scarlett Johansson Interview)

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Lucy (Escapes From Captors)

Lucy (Escapes From Captors)

Lucy Escapes From Captors Clip ... Read more
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Lucy (Asks Doctor To Perform Surgery)

Lucy (Asks Doctor To Perform Surgery)

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