Birthday: 24-03-1977
Age: 42
Star sign: Aries

Jessica Chastain aka Jessica Michelle Chastain is an American actress. She was born in Sacramento, California. She was raised by her mother Jerri Renee and her stepfather Michael Leroy Hastey.

She did her schooling from El Camino High School, where is wasn’t good in academics. She then went to Sacramento City College. In Juilliard School, she was a member of the Drama group. In 2003, she graduated with a B.F.A. degree. When she was seven, her grandmother took for a play "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat", after which she developed the interest in acting.

In 1998, she was seen playing the cha Juliet in Romeo and Juliet by Theater Works and also did Much Ado About Nothing. She started her career by doing guest appearances in TV shows. One of which included Dark Shadows. Along with this, she continued doing plays. She was seen in a play "Salome", that turned out to be a success. She made her debut with Jolene in the year 2008 and played the title role of Jolene.

Her work was appreciated, and she received the Seattle International Film Festival Award for Best Actress. In 2009, she was seen in Stolen by Anders Anderson. She also made a guest appearance in Agatha Christie's Poirot. In 2011, Jessica experimented different role.

She acted in The Tree of Life and the crime thriller Texas Killing Fields. In 2011, she gave her biggest hit with The Help. She received appreciation from critics and audience. She also got nominated at different award functions. She also got awards for her performance in " Take Shelter" in her kitty. She is popular for her roles in Zero Dark Thirty, Interstellar, A Most Violent Year and Crimson Peak. She also gave her voice for Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, which was an animated comic film

Kate Mara English Actress

Kate Mara

Kate Rooney Mara is an American actress. She was born in a hot shot family where her father, Timothy Christopher Mara was the chief executive (vice president) of the NFL team New York Giants and her mother was Katherine McNulty. Kate’s grandfathers were Wellington Mara, co-owner of The Giants and Timothy Rooney, owner of Yonkers Raceway. Her grand-uncle is Dan Rooney, Steelers Chairman and also former Ambassador to Ireland. Also, she is the great-granddaughter of Art Rooney, founder of Pittsburgh Steelers. The above details clearly explain how opulent she was born. Mara began her acting at the age of 9 through school musicals and plays. In her first audition, she did not land up in the role and then she seriously decided to pursue a career in acting and thus joined the Tisch School of Arts at New York University. Mara’s first TV role came in 1997 drama Law & Order, and she played various guest roles in series namely Madigan Men, ‘Ed’. She took her cinematic bow after two years, acting in Random Hearts. In 2003, she landed two other roles- one being an 18-year old who is impregnated by her teacher in the film ‘Everwood’ and as a bisexual cheerleader in ‘Nip/Tuck’. In 2004, she was back in the small screen playing the lead role in WB’s ‘Prodigy’. The following year she was seen again in Jack & Bobby. In 2006, she starred in Fox TV series ‘24’. Her extraordinary contributions in Academy award winning film Brokeback Mountains, where she played the daughter of an actor only a few years older than herself, paved a gateway for her to several covetable assignments. She then signed with William Morris Agency and was included in the list of “10 young actors who have a shot at making it big”. Clearly she gave a good shot in the span of 3 years (2007-2009) by taking up all possible roles and opportunities that were in front of her, making several blockbuster hits importantly ‘Transsiberian’ (2007), Stone of Destiny (2008), Peep World (2009) before joining the cast of Marvel’s Iron Man 2 making a cameo appearance. She shot for ‘Happythankyoumoreplease’ (2009) which won the US Dramatic Audience Award. In 2010, she played hiker Kristi in the Oscar-nominated true story 127 Hours. She appeared in ‘Ironclad’ (2011), which is the first film in which she spoke in an English accent. In 2014, she was joined in the cast of ‘Transcendence’ by Wally Pfister. 2015 had been a great year for her which started with her playing the Invisible Woman in Fantastic Four after which she had the chance to play the role of an astronaut along with Matt Damon in Ridley Scott’s The Martian.

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