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Joan Cusack

Joan Cusack, 2006
Born Joan Mary Cusack
October 11, 1962 (1962-10-11) (age 47)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress/Comedian
Years active 1980–present
Spouse(s) Richard Burke (1993–present)
.Joan Mary Cusack (born October 11, 1962) is an American actress and comedienne.^ Joan Cusack was born on October 11, 1962 Who did Joan Cusack portray in Ice Princess ?
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^ Born October 11, 1962 in New York City.
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^ Born: 11 October 1962 Credited as: Joan Cusack / Abby Mallard / Joan Cusak .

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Personal life

.Joan Cusack was born in New York City to an Irish American Catholic family.^ Joan Cusack - news / articles .
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^ She was born in New York City, New York, USA, under the name Joan Mary Cusack.
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^ Cusack was born in Evanston, Illinois to an Irish American Catholic family.

.She was raised in Evanston, Illinois.^ She was raised in Evanston, Illinois.
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^ Joan was born in New York on October 11th, 1962, but was raised in Evanston, Illinois.
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[1] .Her mother, Nancy, is a former mathematics teacher and political activist.^ Cusack's mother, Nancy, is a former mathematics teacher and political activist.

^ Her mother, Nancy, is a former mathematics teacher and political activist.
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^ His mother Nancy is a teacher.
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.Her father, Richard Cusack, as well as her siblings Ann, Bill, John and Susie, have also been actors.^ His father Dick Cusack, as well as his three sisters Ann, Susie, and Joan, and as his brother Bill, all of them have also been actors, some of the still are.
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^ Her father, Dick Cusack (1925-2003) was a well-known actor and all of her siblings (Ann, Bill, John and Susie) are also actors.
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^ His father Dick Cusack, as well as his siblings Ann, Bill, Joan, and Susie have also been actors.
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.Cusack is an alumna of the University of Wisconsin - Madison.^ Cusack is an alumna of the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
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^ After graduating from high school, she moved on to college and studied English at the University of Madison-Wisconsin, where she eventually realized that acting was more than just a passion.
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^ She graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a degree in English in 1985.
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.She is married to Chicago attorney Dick Burke, with whom she has two sons, Dylan John and Miles.^ She is married to Chicago attorney Dick Burke, with whom she has two sons, Dylan John and Miles.
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^ Cusack is married to attorney Richard Burke.
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^ Joan is married to Chicago attorney Dick Burke, they couple has two childr...
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She also owns a home in Three Oaks Township, MI.

Career

.Cusack has twice been nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, for her work in Working Girl and In & Out.^ Cusack was nominated for two Academy Awards for her performances in In and Out and Working Girl.
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^ Cusack was twice nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her roles in Working Girl and In & Out .
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^ Got nomination for Oscar category Best Actress in a Supporting Role for In & Out (1997) 1989 .
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She appeared with her brother John in the movies Sixteen Candles, Grandview, U.S.A., Class, High Fidelity, Grosse Pointe Blank, Say Anything..., Cradle Will Rock, Martian Child, Broadcast News and most recently, War, Inc. She also starred in the short-lived ABC sitcom What About Joan? in 2001-02.
.For many years, Cusack was also the commercial spokeswoman for U.S. Cellular.^ And Cusack was clearly enjoying herself, displaying the spirit that attracted network executives and producers to her in the first place oh so many years ago.
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^ She has been the speaker for many of the U.S. Cellular commercials.
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.Cusack was a cast member on the NBC sketch show, Saturday Night Live, from 1985 to 1986. Her recurring characters on Saturday Night Live included, "Salena," a socially inept girl who tries to ask out her boyfriend, "Biff" (played by Jon Lovitz), who is also socially inept.^ Saturday Night Live (2009) .
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^ Cusack was a cast member of Saturday Night Live for one season in 1985.
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^ Her recurring characters on Saturday Night Live included, “Salena,” a socially inept girl who tries to ask out her boyfriend, “Biff” (played by Jon Lovitz), who is also socially inept.
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In addition, she did celebrity impersonations of Brooke Shields, Jane Fonda and Queen Elizabeth II.
.She currently narrates the public TV animated series Peep and the Big Wide World.^ She is the narrator of the kids' animated series Peep and the Big Wide World (2004– ).
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^ Peep and the Big Wide World (TV series) - Narrator (voice) .

^ The daily American run of Peep and the Big Wide World was launched on April 12, 2004; the series was seen on both TLC and the Discovery Kids cable network.

.In 2003, both Joan and her brother John signed the "Not in My Name" resolution (along with people such as Noam Chomsky and Susan Sarandon) opposing the invasion of Iraq.^ What movies have both John and Joan Cusack been in?
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^ John Cusack and Joan Cusack brother and sister?
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^ What movies have both John Cusack and Joan Cusack been in?
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Filmography

Year Film Role
1980 Cutting Loose Minor role
My Bodyguard Shelley
1983 Class Julia
1984 Sixteen Candles Geek Girl #1
Grandview, U.S.A. Mary Maine
1987 The Allnighter Gina
Broadcast News Blair Litton
1988 Stars and Bars Irene Stein
Married to the Mob Rose
Working Girl Cyn
1989 Say Anything... Constance Dobler
1990 Men Don't Leave Jody
My Blue Heaven Hannah Stubs
1991 The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez Cathy
1992 Hero Evelyn Laplante
Toys Alzatia Zevo
1993 Addams Family Values Debbie Jelinsky
1994 Corrina, Corrina Jonesy
1995 Nine Months Gail Dwyer
Two Much Gloria
1996 Mr. Wrong Inga Gunther
1997 Grosse Pointe Blank Marcella
A Smile Like Yours Nancy Tellen
In & Out Emily Montgomery
1999 Arlington Road Cheryl Lang
Cradle Will Rock Hazel Huffman
Runaway Bride Peggy Flemming
Toy Story 2 Jessie the Yodeling Cowgirl (voice)
2000 High Fidelity Liz
Where the Heart Is Ruth Meyers
2003 School of Rock Rosalie Mullins
Looney Tunes: Back in Action Mother
2004 Raising Helen Jenny Portman
The Last Shot Fanny Nash
2005 Ice Princess Joan Carlyle
Chicken Little Abby Mallard (voice)
2006 Friends with Money Franny
2007 Martian Child Liz
2008 War, Inc. Marsha Dillon
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Miss Lucinda Bond
2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic Jane Bloomwood
My Sister's Keeper Judge De Salvo
Acceptance Nina
2010 Hoodwinked 2: Hood vs. Evil Witch (voice)
Toy Story 3 Jessie the Yodeling Cowgirl (voice)

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