Jessica Phyllis Lange (; born April 20, 1949) is an American actress. She is the 13th actress to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting, having won two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award, along with a Screen Actors Guild Award and five Golden Globe Awards. Additionally, she is the second actress 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 in the same year, the fifth actress and ninth performer to win Oscars in both the lead and supporting acting categories, and tied for the sixth most Oscar-nominated actress. Lange holds the record for most nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film. 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 a 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, she was scheduled to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but she has yet to claim it.
|Full name at birth||
Jessica Phyllis Lange
|Claim to fame||
her award-winning performance as Julie Nichols/Nurse Charles in the 1982 film Tootsie
|Date of birth||
20 April 1949
|Place of birth||
Cloquet, Minnesota, USA
Actress, Model, Singer, Photographer, Producer, Humanitarian
5' 8" (173 cm)
139 lbs (63 kg)
Cloquet, Minnesota, USA
Cloquet High School, Cloquet, Minnesota, USA
University of Minnesota (dropped out)
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