Joan Cusack

Born Oct 11, 1959

Joan Mary Cusack is an American film, stage and television actress. Cusack has appeared in films, television and stage productions, receiving Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in the movies Working Girl and In & Out, as well as one Golden Globe and one Emmy Award nomination. One of her most notable television roles is as a cast member of the sketch comedy TV show Saturday Night Live in 1985–86.… Read More

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    Broadway's Sierra Boggess On Bringing The 'soundtrack Of Her Life' To The Stage
    Huffington Post - Oct 09, 2015
  • Elite Street: Cusack Family Home In Evanston Sold For $940,000
    Chicago Times - Dec 24, 2013
  • A Complete List Of Emmy Winners
    Business Insider - Sep 23, 2013
  • Emmy Awards 2013: List Of Nominees!
    US Magazine - Sep 20, 2013


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1962 Birth Born on October 11, 1962.


2001 38 Years Old She also starred in the short-lived ABC sitcom What About Joan? in 2001–02 and the hit film Arlington Road. … Read More


2003 40 Years Old In 2003, both Joan and her brother John signed the "Not in My Name" resolution (along with people such as Noam Chomsky and Susan Sarandon) opposing the invasion of Iraq. … Read More
2011 48 Years Old Cusack has received critical acclaim for her performance, receiving Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series nominations in 2011, 2012, and 2013 as well as a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014 and 2015, winning in the later year. … Read More


2015 52 Years Old …  She starred on the Showtime hit drama / comedy Shameless as Sheila Gallagher (née Jackson), a role for which she has received five consecutive Emmy Award nominations, winning for the first time in 2015. … Read More
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