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Biography #2 (for The Ballad of Jack and Rose)

Catherine Keener recently starred opposite Edward Norton in the Signature Theater Company's critically acclaimed off-Broadway revival of Langford Wilson's Burn This. Keener received a nomination for a 2003 Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress for her performance as a former homecoming queen stuck in a loveless marriage in Nicole Holofcener's Lovely & Amazing, also starring Brenda Blethyn, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emily Mortimer and Dermot Mulroney. In 2000, Keener received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Maxine, the manipulative co-worker who seduces the puppeteer, his wife and the title character in Spike Jonze's Being John Malkovich. Her film credits also include Jonze's Adaptation, Andrew Niccol's SIm0ne, Steven Soderbergh's Full Frontal and Out of Sight, Danny DeVito's Death to Smoochy, Neil LaBute's Your Friends and Neighbors, Holofcener's Walking and Talking and the screen adaptation of Sam Shepard's Simpatico. Keener also appeared in four films by Tom DiCillo: Johnny Suede, Living in Oblivion, Box of Moonlight, and The Real Blonde. For television, Keener co-starred in HBO's critically acclaimed anthology, 'If These Walls Could Talk," directed by Nancy Savoca, and made a notable guest appearance on the Seinfeld episode The Letter, as Nina, painter of The Kramer.

Bio courtesy IFC Films for "The Ballad of Jack and Rose" (07-May-2005)


Biography #3 (for Simone)

Aside from her role as studio chief, mother and ex-wife of neurotic disillusioned director Viktor Taransky in S1MONE, Catherine recently appeared as a vice president of development in Danny DeVito's Death to Smoochy, with Robin Williams and Edward Norton.

Keener can also be seen this summer in Nicole Holofcener's Lovely & Amazing, co-starring Dermot Mulroney, Brenda Blethyn, Emily Mortimer and Jake Gyllenhaal and Steven Soderbergh's Full Frontal, co-starring Julia Roberts, Blair Underwood, David Hyde Pierce and Mary McCormack.

Keener received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Maxine, the manipulative co-worker who seduces the puppeteer, his wife and the title character in Spike Jonze's Being John Malkovich. Later this year, she makes a cameo appearance in Jonze's Adaptation.

Keener's film credits also include Neil LaBute's Your Friends and Neighbors, Soderbergh's Out of Sight, Holofcener's Walking and Talking and the screen adaptation of Sam Shepard's Simpatico. She appeared in four films by Tom DiCillo: Box of Moonlight, Johnny Suede, Living in Oblivion and The Real Blonde.

On television, Keener appeared in HBO's critically acclaimed anthology, If These Walls Could Talk, directed by Nancy Savoca, and made a notable guest appearance on Seinfeld.

This fall, she co-stars with Edward Norton in the Signature Theater Company's off-Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson's Burn This.

Bio courtesy New Line Cinema for "Simone" (07-Aug-2002)


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