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Biography #2 (for The Ruins)

Jena Malone's debut as a sexually abused young girl in Bastard out of Carolina, directed by Anjelica Huston, earned her the first of three Young Artist Awards, along with nominations for Best Actress in a Miniseries by the Screen Actors Guild and Best Debut Performance at the Independent Spirit Awards. She was nominated twice in a row for Best Supporting Actress at the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards and, in 1998, earned her first Golden Globe nomination for her work in the television movie Hope directed by Goldie Hawn.

Malone's most recent credits include Into the Wild directed by Sean Penn, Four Last Songs, Lying, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, and The Go-Getter, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. She also starred with Jodie Foster in Contact and The Dangerous Lives of Alter Boys; with Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts in Stepmom; with Kevin Costner in For Love of the Game; with Kevin Kline in Life as a House; and with Mandy Moore in Saved. Other credits include the cult classic Donnie Darko; The United States of Leland; Anthony Minghella's Cold Mountain; Joe Wright's Pride & Prejudice; The Ballad of Jack and Rose; The Badge; Cheaters; Book Of Stars; Origins of Evil; The Ballad Of Lucy Whipple; and Hidden in America. She made her Broadway debut in the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play Doubt.

Bio courtesy DreamWorks for "The Ruins" (22-Jul-2008)


Biography #3 (for The Ballad of Jack and Rose)

At the age of nineteen, Jena Malone has already worked alongside such screen legends as Jodie Foster (Contact, Dangerous Lives of Alter Boys), Susan Sarandon (Stepmom), Julia Roberts (Stepmom), Kevin Costner (For Love of the Game) and Kevin Kline (Life As A House), opposite Kevin Spacey in The United States of Leland (at Sundance 2003) and as part of the all-star ensemble in Anthony Minghella's Cold Mountain.

Her debut in Anjelica Huston's Bastard Out of Carolina earned Jena her first of three Young Artist Awards, along with nominations for Best Actress in a Miniseries by the Screen Actor's Guild, and Best Debut Performance at the Independent Spirit Awards. Jena was nominated twice in a row for Best Supporting Actress at the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, and in 1998 Jena earned her first Golden Globe nomination for her work in the television movie Hope. Malone's other films include Donnie Darko, with Jake Gyllenhaal, the title role in The Ballad of Lucy Whipple, with Glenn Close, The Badge, with Billy Bob Thornton, Hitler: The Rise of Evil, and upcoming, Saved and Vinyl.

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


Biography #4 (for Cold Mountain)

Eighteen year-old Jena Malone has appeared opposite Jodie Foster in Contact and Dangerous Lives of Alter Boys, Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts in Stepmom, Kevin Costner in For the Love of the Game, and Kevin Kline in Life As a House. She was recently seen opposite Kevin Spacey in The United States of Leland and in the mini-series Hitler: the Rise of Evil with an all-star cast. Next up for Malone is Rebecca Miller's Rose and the Snake with Daniel Day Lewis and the comedy Saved with Mandy Moore and Macaulay Culkin.

Jena made her debut in Bastard Out of Carolina, earning her the first of three Young Artist Awards, along with nominations for Best Actress in a Miniseries by the Screen Actor's Guild, and Best Debut performance by the Independent Spirit Awards. She was nominated two years running for Best Supporting Actress at the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. In 1998, she earned a Golden Globe nomination for her work in the television movie Hope.

Bio courtesy Miramax for "Cold Mountain" (02-Jan-2004)


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