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Joan Cusack

Birth name Joan Mary Cusack
Born October 11, 1962 (1962-10-11) (age 45)
Flag of the United States New York City, New York, United States
Spouse(s) Richard Burke (1993-)

Joan Mary Cusack (born October 11, 1962) is an Academy Award-nominated American actress and comedian. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article is about the state. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Working Girl is an Academy Award nominee for Best Picture and an Academy Award winner for Best Song (Let the River Run by Carly Simon), which tells the story of a Staten Island-raised secretary, Tess McGill, working in the mergers and acquisitions department of a Wall Street investment bank. ... Film poster for In & Out. ... is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... For the documentary about Jerry Seinfeld, see Comedian (film). ...

Contents

Biography

Personal life

Cusack was born in New York City to an Irish American Catholic family.[1][2] Her mother, Nancy, is a former mathematics teacher and political activist. Her father, Dick Cusack (1925-2003), as well as her siblings Ann, Bill, Susie and John Cusack, have also been actors; her father was also a documentary filmmaker,[3] owned a film production company[4] and was a friend of activist Philip Berrigan.[5] New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Irish population density in the United States, 1872. ... For other meanings of mathematics or uses of math and maths, see Mathematics (disambiguation) and Math (disambiguation). ... Richard John Dick Cusack (b. ... Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ann Cusack (born on May 22, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, USA) is an American actress. ... William Bill Cusack (1964, Evanston, Illinois) is an American actor and is the son of Dick Cusack. ... Susie Cusack (1971, Evanston, Illinois) is an American actress. ... This article is about the actor. ... Documentary film is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to document reality. ... Philip Berrigan Philip Berrigan (October 5, 1923 – December 6, 2002) was an internationally renowned American peace activist, Christian anarchist and former Roman Catholic priest. ...


She is married to attorney Dick Burke, with whom she has two sons.


Career

Cusack was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Working Girl and In & Out. She starred with her brother John in the movies Sixteen Candles, The Martian Child, Class, High Fidelity, Grosse Pointe Blank, Cradle Will Rock and Say Anything.... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Working Girl is an Academy Award nominee for Best Picture and an Academy Award winner for Best Song (Let the River Run by Carly Simon), which tells the story of a Staten Island-raised secretary, Tess McGill, working in the mergers and acquisitions department of a Wall Street investment bank. ... Film poster for In & Out. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... The Martian Child is a novelette by David Gerrold. ... Look up class in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... High Fidelity is also the title of a book by Nick Hornby and a film directed by Stephen Frears, based upon Hornbys book. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... For the original 1937 musical, see The Cradle Will Rock. ... Say Anything. ...


Her recurring characters on Saturday Night Live include Salena, a socially inept girl who tries to ask out her boyfriend, Biff (played by Jon Lovitz), who is also socially inept. This article is about the American television series. ... Jonathan Lovitz (born July 21, 1957 in Tarzana, California) is an American actor and comedian perhaps best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and for his show The Critic. ...


Celebrity impersonations

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Filmography

Upcoming: The year 1980 in film involved some significant events. ... My Bodyguard is a 1980 movie released by 20th Century Fox studios, directed by Tony Bill, and written by Alan Ormsby. ... The year 1980 in film involved some significant events. ... Class is a 1983 American movie that was directed by Lewis Carlino. ... // February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York North Americas Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy WarGames, starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy Superman III Flashdance Staying Alive Octopussy Mr. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... Grandview, U.S.A. is a 1984 comedy/drama film directed by Randal Kleiser. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... The Allnighter is a 1987 comedy film. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... Broadcast News is a 1987 romantic comedy about a brilliant yet prickly reporter (Albert Brooks), his charming but admittedly far less seasoned rival (William Hurt), and their virtuoso producer (Holly Hunter), who has daily emotional breakdowns. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... Married to the Mob is a 1988 comedy film. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... Working Girl is an Academy Award nominee for Best Picture and an Academy Award winner for Best Song (Let the River Run by Carly Simon), which tells the story of a Staten Island-raised secretary, Tess McGill, working in the mergers and acquisitions department of a Wall Street investment bank. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... Say Anything. ... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... The year 1990 in film involved some significant events. ... My Blue Heaven is a 1990 film starring Steve Martin, Rick Moranis, and Joan Cusack. ... The year 1990 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1991 in film involved many significant films. ... Hero (also known as Accidental Hero) is a comedy and drama movie starring Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Andy Garcia, Chevy Chase, and Joan Cusack and directed by Stephen Frears. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ... Toys is a 1992 surreal black comedy film directed by Barry Levinson. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ... Addams Family Values (1993) is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominated sequel to the 1991 comedy The Addams Family. ... The year 1993 in film involved many significant films. ... Corrina, Corrina is a 1994 feature film set in the early 1960s about a widower Ray Liotta who hires a housekeeper-nanny Whoopi Goldberg to care for his daughter Tina Majorino. ... The year 1994 in film involved some significant events. ... The 1995 romantic comedy film Nine Months stars Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack, Jeff Goldblum, and Robin Williams. ... The year 1995 in film involved some significant events. ... Two Much is a 1995 comedy/romance film directed by Fernando Trueba and starring Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith, Daryl Hannah and Danny Aiello. ... The year 1995 in film involved some significant events. ... Mr. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... The year 1997 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1997 in film involved some significant events. ... Film poster for In & Out. ... The year 1997 in film involved some significant events. ... Arlington Road is a 1999 film which tells the story of a widowed college professor who suspects his new neighbors are involved in terrorism and becomes obsessed with foiling their terrorist plot. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... For the original 1937 musical, see The Cradle Will Rock. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... Runaway Bride is a 1999 romantic comedy starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts and directed by Garry Marshall. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... Toy Story 2 is a CGI animation film and the sequel to Toy Story, and the third Disney / Pixar feature film, which featured the adventures of a group of toys that come to life when humans are not around to see them. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... High Fidelity is a 2000 film directed by Stephen Frears, starring John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Jack Black, Todd Louiso, Tim Robbins, Lisa Bonet, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joan Cusack, Joelle Carter, and Lili Taylor. ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... Where the Heart Is is a 2000 drama/romance film directed by Matt Williams and produced by Susan Cartsonis, David McFadzean, Patricia Whitcher and Matt Williams. ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... Its a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie is an NBC television film released by Jim Henson Television and Metro Goldwyn Mayer in 2002, starring Jim Hensons Muppets. ... The year 2002 in film involved some significant events. ... For other uses, see School of Rock (disambiguation). ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... Looney Tunes: Back in Action was a 2003 Warner Bros. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... Raising Helen is a 2004 American comedy/drama film directed by Garry Marshall and written by Jack Amiel and Michael Begler. ... The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. ... The Last Shot is a 2004 action comedy film starring Matthew Broderick, Alec Baldwin, Toni Collette, Tim Blake Nelson, an uncredited Joan Cusack, Tony Shaloub, and Calista Flockhart. ... The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. ... Ice Princess is a 2005 Disney live action film, directed by Tim Fywell. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... Chicken Little (2005) is a computer-generated imagery (CGI) animated film and the forty-fifth animated feature made and produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution on November 4, 2005. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... Friends with Money is a 2006 film, starring Jennifer Aniston, Frances McDormand, Catherine Keener and Joan Cusack. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... The Martian Child is a novelette by David Gerrold. ... Amputee boxer Baxter Humby, as Spider-Man, throws a computer-generated punch through the chest of Sandman, portrayed by Thomas Haden Church 2007 has been referred to, by film and media critics, as the year of the threequels, a nickname referring to both the 2004 summer movie season and several... This article is about an upcoming film. ... 2008 in film is expected to feature another battle of the sequels, as many properties release new installments, including: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Incredible Hulk, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, The Dark Knight, Jurassic Park 4...

  • Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Mystery (2008)

2008 in film is expected to feature another battle of the sequels, as many properties release new installments, including: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Incredible Hulk, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, The Dark Knight, Jurassic Park 4...

References

  1. ^ http://www.iofilm.co.uk/feats/interviews/j/john_cusack.shtml
  2. ^ http://movies.about.com/library/weekly/aamaxinta.htm
  3. ^ http://www.guardian.co.uk/weekend/story/0,3605,338266,00.html
  4. ^ http://www.filmreference.com/film/27/Joan-Cusack.html
  5. ^ http://www.beliefnet.com/story/120/story_12015_1.html

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