Profile of the Day: Scarlett Johansson

Blissful birthday to Scarlett Johansson! In the present day the star turns 37.

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Johansson was born on November 22, 1984 in New York Metropolis, New York to Karsten Olaf Johansson and Melanie Sloan. She and her twin brother, Hunter, are the youngest of 4 siblings. Coming from a artistic household, it appeared pure for Johansson to observe in her household’s footsteps. Her father is an architect initially from Copenhagen, Denmark and her paternal grandfather, Ejner Johansson, was an artwork historian, screenwriter, and movie director. Her mom labored as a producer and got here from an Ashkenazi Jewish household. She started performing at an early age, making her movie debut on the age of 9 within the 1994 movie North.

In 2003, Johansson earned a lot important approval for her breakthrough efficiency within the Sophia Coppola movie, Misplaced in Translation, reverse Bill Murray. All through her profession, Johansson has tacked a wide range of roles on stage and movie. She earned a Tony award in 2010 and two Academy Award nominations in 2020 for her performances in Marriage Story and Jojo Rabbit, making her the twelfth actor to earn double nominations in the identical 12 months.

However maybe the most important function of her profession is that of superhero Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Since her character was first launched in 2010’s Iron Man 2, Johansson has appeared in 9 Marvel movies, and most just lately starred in her personal solo movie, Black Widow, earlier this 12 months. Just a few months after the discharge of the movie, Johansson and her husband, Saturday Evening Reside co-head author Colin Jost, welcomed their first little one, Cosmo.

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