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Biography

An American actress, Scarlett Johansson was born in New York as the elder of twins. Initially a stage performer, she made her film debut at age 14 in the Elijah Wood movie North. She got a star on the Walk of Fame on May 2, 2012.

Comic Related Movie Roles

Rebecca Doppelmeyer

Ghost World

Scarlett Johansson's first role in a comic book film was in 2001, where she played Rebecca Doppelmeyer in the film adaptation of Daniel Clowes' Ghost World. The film was well received by critics, and nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 74th Academy Awards.

Silken Floss

The Spirit

In 2008, Johansson starred alongside Samuel L. Jackson in the Frank Miller-directed film, The Spirit-- based on the Will Eisner series of the same name. She played the villainous Silken Floss, an accomplice of the Octopus.

Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff

Black Widow in Iron Man 2

Johansson is likely best known for her role as Natasha Romanoff in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She first played Romanoff in Iron Man 2, which was also the character's first appearance on the big screen. She later reprised her role in both The Avengers and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

She is slated to return in the 2015 sequel to The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Awards

AwardCategoryYearFilmResult
Venice Film FestivalBest Actress2003Lost In TranslationWon
BAFTABest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role2004Lost In TranslationWon
BAFTABest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role2004Girl with a Pearl EaringNominated
Golden GlobesBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy2004Lost In TranslationNominated
Golden GlobesBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama2004Girl with a Pearl EaringNominated
Golden GlobesBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama2005A Love Song for Bobby LongNominated
Golden GlobesBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture2006Match PointNominated

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