Catherine Ann Keener (born March 23, 1959) is an American actress. She has been twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles as Maxine Lund in Being John Malkovich (1999) and Harper Lee in Capote (2005). Keener also appeared in the critically acclaimed films Into the Wild (2007) and Synecdoche, New York (2008). Keener is also the noted muse of director Nicole Holofcener having appeared in every work of hers to date.
|Full name at birth||
Catherine Ann Keener
|Claim to fame||
her Oscar-nominated roles as Maxine Lund in the 1999 fantasy comedy film Being John Malkovich and Harper Lee in the 2005 biographical drama film Capote
|Date of birth||
23 March 1959
|Place of birth||
Little Havana, Miami, Florida, USA
Actress, Producer, Casting Director
5' 9" (175 cm)
130 lbs (59 kg)
Monsignor Pace High School, Miami, Florida, USA (1976)
Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, USA (1983)
The Gersh Agency, Inc. (LA)
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