Since her debut, Scarlett Johansson has been one of the most successful and acclaimed actresses of her generation. She also ended the decade the highest-paid actress in Hollywood. Scarlett Ingrid Johansson was born on November 22, in New York City, half of a pair of fraternal twins her twin brother is named Hunter, and she has two other full siblings and one half-sibling. Johansson grew up in Greenwich Village, and was reportedly a theatrical child from a very young age. She auditioned, honed her craft at a young age, and appeared off-Broadway with one line in a play called Sophistry with Ethan Hawke before she was even a teenager. She had regular role as a child actress, getting more and more attention with each part. She really never looked back from there. She received nothing but praise and even took home her first critics prize from Toronto for Best Supporting Actress.
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The world's highest-paid actress since , she has made multiple appearances in the Forbes Celebrity Born and raised in Manhattan , New York City, Johansson aspired to be an actress from a young age and first appeared on stage in an Off-Broadway play as a child. She was nominated for Golden Globe Awards for these films, and for playing an estranged teenager in the drama A Love Song for Bobby Long , and a seductress in the psychological thriller Match Point Johansson went on to star in the science fiction films Her , Under the Skin , Lucy , and Ghost in the Shell She received critical acclaim and two Academy Award nominations for playing an actress going through a divorce in the drama Marriage Story and a single mother in Nazi Germany in the satire Jojo Rabbit both As a public figure, Johansson is a prominent brand endorser and supports various charities. She has been cited as a Hollywood sex symbol by various media outlets. She was married to Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds from to , and to French businessman Romain Dauriac, with whom she has a child, from to She comes from an Ashkenazi Jewish family from Poland and Russia, originally surnamed Schlamberg,  and Scarlett has described herself as Jewish. She holds both American and Danish citizenship.
Who Is Scarlett Johansson?
She began acting as a child, and her role in the movie The Horse Whisperer brought her critical acclaim at age Exploring other artistic avenues, Johansson released her first album in and the next year she made her Broadway debut. The couple purchased a home together in Los Angeles, but filed for divorce two years later, in December
Universally known as one of the sexiest women in Hollywood, Scarlett Johansson has actually been acting professionally since the age of eight. A native of New York City, where she was born on November 22, , Johansson was raised -- along with her twin brother -- as the youngest of four children, and she developed an interest in acting at the age of three. Her film debut followed in , when she had a supporting role in North, and she subsequently appeared in the little-seen Just Cause and If Lucy Fell Although the film met with a very mixed reception, Johansson was widely praised for her portrayal of a girl who loses her leg and her best friend in a horrific accident. In , the actress signed on to play one of the heroines alongside Thora Birch of Terry Zwigoff's screen adaptation of Ghost World, Daniel Clowes' celebrated comic about the adventures of two teen girls grappling with post-high school life. That same year, she starred in American Rhapsody, in which she portrayed a young girl who escapes communist Hungary in the s and travels to the U. Though she would take a brief detour into camp with the giant spider fiasco Eight Legged Freaks, the respect Johansson had gained in the film industry as a result of her previous dramatic roles found the young actress in high demand among indie directors while quickly catching the eye of the Hollywood elite. With Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation, Johansson's touching performance as a young girl who strikes a tentative friendship with a washed-up American actor memorably portrayed by Bill Murray left no doubts regarding her dramatic skills, and although a Best Actress Oscar nomination eluded her, she received a boatload of nods from critics' groups and the Golden Globes.