Catherine Keener Biography

Birthday: 1959-03-23
Place of Birth: Miami, Florida USA
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Wiki Biography: Catherine Keener is an Oscar nominated actress for her roles in the independent films Being John Malkovich (1999) and Capote (2005). Acclaimed in her community for her quirky roles in independent film and mainstream such as The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005), Keener got her start as a casting director in New York City. Originating from Hialeah, Florida, Keener attended Wheaton College in New Hampshire. She began taking acting classes when she was unable to sign up for a photography class. After graduating, Keener managed a McDonalds in New York City before becoming an assistant casting director and soon relocating to Los Angeles. Not long after, Keener told her superior of her aspirations for acting and she landed a one-worded role as a waitress in About Last Night... (1986). Two years later, she landed a role in a film called Survival Quest (1988), where she met her future husband, Dermot Mulroney. After struggling for years in the industry, Keener landed a role in an independent film, opposite the unknown Brad Pitt, in Johnny Suede (1991). Her ascent in independent film began as she starred in Living in Oblivion (1995) and Walking and Talking (1996) before her mainstream break with Being John Malkovich (1999) in 1999, which earned Keener her first Oscar nomination. Since then, Catherine Keener has starred in several critically acclaimed films.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Ohara Lt. Cricket Sideris 1987 - 1988
Walking And Talking Amelia 1996 Drama
Out of Sight Adele 1998 Action
Trust Lynn 2003 Drama
An American Crime Gertrude Baniszewski 2007 Crime
The Wild Things Mom 2013
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Education of Allison Tate Linda Kellogg 1987
Survival Quest 1989 Adventure, Thriller
Switch Steve's Secretary 1991 Comedy, Fantasy
Living in Oblivion Nicole Springer 1995 0
The Destiny of Marty Fine Lena 1996 Drama
Boys 1996 Mystery, Drama, Romance
Walking and Talking 1996 Drama, Comedy, Romance
If These Walls Could Talk 1996 Drama
Box of Moon Light 1997 Comedy, Drama
Out of Sight Adele 1998 Biography, 0
The Real Blonde 1998 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Your Friends & Neighbors Terri 1998
8MM 1999 Game Show
Being John Malkovich Maxine Lund 1999 Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Simpatico Cecilia 2000 Drama, Comedy, Crime
Lovely & Amazing Michelle Marks 2001
Death to Smoochy Nora Wells 2002 Game Show, 0, Comedy
S1m0ne Elaine Christian 2002 0, 0, Sport
Full Frontal Lee 2002
Capote Nelle Harper Lee 2005 0
The Interpreter Dot Woods 2005 Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The Ballad of Jack and Rose Kathleen 2005 Drama
40 Year Old Virgin Trish 2005 Comedy, Romance
Friends with Money Christine 2006 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Into the Wild Jan Burres 2007 Adventure, Drama
An American Crime Gertrude Baniszewski 2007 Crime, Drama
Genova Barbara 2008
What Just Happened? Lou Tarnow 2008
Synecdoche, New York Adele Lack 2008
What Just Happened Lou Tarnow 2008
Hamlet 2 Brie Marschz 2008 Comedy, Music
Where the Wild Things Are Mom 2009 0, 0
The Soloist Mary Weston 2009 0
Trust Lynn 2010 Comedy, 0
Please Give Kate 2010 0
Cyrus Jamie 2010
A Late Quartet Juliette Gelbart 2012 0
Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding Diane 2012 Comedy, Drama
The Oranges Paige 2012 Comedy, Romance, Drama
Captain Phillips Andrea Phillips 2013 0, Game Show
The Croods Ugga 2013 0, Drama, 0, 0
Maladies Catherine 2013
Enough Said Marianne 2013 Comedy
Nailed Rep. Pam Hendrickson 2014 Comedy, Romance
Elephant Song Nurse Susan Peterson 2014
War Story Lee 2014
The Greens Are Gone Nancy Green 2016 Drama