Jessica Phyllis Lange (; born April 20, 1949) is an American actress. She is the thirteenth actress in history to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting, having won two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, one Tony Award, one Screen Actors Guild Award, and five Golden Globe Awards. Additionally, she is the second actress in history to win the Academy Award for Best Actress after winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the third actress and first performer since 1943 to receive two Oscar nominations within the same year, the fifth actress and ninth performer to win Oscars in both the lead and supporting acting categories, and is tied as the sixth most Oscar-nominated actress in history. Lange holds the record for the most Golden Globe nominations in the Best Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television category, and is the second actress with the most Golden Globe nominations in history. She is the only performer ever to win Primetime Emmy Awards in both the Outstanding Supporting Actress and Outstanding Lead Actress categories for the same miniseries. Lange has also garnered one Critics Choice Award and three Dorian Awards, making her the most honored actress by the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association. In 1998, Entertainment Weekly listed Lange among the 25 Greatest Actresses of the 1990s. In 2014, Lange was scheduled to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, though she has yet to claim it.
|Full name at birth||
Jessica Phyllis Lange
|Claim to fame||
|Date of birth||
20 April 1949
|Place of birth||
Cloquet, Minnesota, USA
Actress, photographer, producer, humanitarian
5' 7½" (171 cm)
120 lbs (54.4 kg)
Cloquet High School, Cloquet, Minnesota, USA
University of Minnesota (dropped out)
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