Joan Cusack

Joan Mary Cusack ( born October 11, 1962 in New York City ) is an American actress and screenwriter.

Life and career

Joan Cusack's father, Richard Cusack, as well as her siblings Ann, Bill, John and Susie were or are also an actor.

Cusack's role repertoire includes sensitive, shrill up comic and malignant characters. She joined in 1985 in the television show Saturday Night Live on. After that, she starred in numerous comedies like Toys - Deadly Toys (1992, opposite Robin Williams and Michael Gambon ) and Nine Months (1995, with Hugh Grant and Julianne Moore) and was also known by their good dubbing voice in many films. For her role in the film of women ( 1988), in which she starred opposite Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver and Melanie Griffith The weapons, she won the American Comedy Award and was nominated for an Oscar. Another Oscar nomination she received for In & Out (1997), who also earned her a nomination for the Golden Globe and for which she won the American Comedy Award and the Golden Satellite Award.

Cusack is married to Richard Burke since 1993 and has two sons with him.

Filmography (selection)