Charlotte Lucy Gainsbourg is a British-French actress and singer. She is the daughter of English actress Jane Birkin and French singer and songwriter Serge Gainsbourg. After making her musical debut with her father on the song "Lemon Incest" at the age of 12, she released an album with her father at the age of 15. More than 20 years passed before she released the first of four albums as an adult to commercial and critical success. Gainsbourg has appeared in many films, including several directed by Lars von Trier, has received both a César Award and the Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Award. Gainsbourg was born on 21 July 1971 in London, to English actress and singer Jane Birkin and French actor and singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg. Gainsbourg was born at the height of her parents' fame; as a result, her birth and childhood were well publicised. Her maternal grandmother was actress Judy Campbell, her uncle is screenwriter Andrew Birkin, who directed her in The Cement Garden, she is a cousin of opera director Sophie Hunter.
Gainsbourg's father was Jewish. Gainsbourg attended École Active Bilingue Jeannine Manuel in Paris and Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil in Switzerland. French is Gainsbourg's first language, but she is fluent in English. Gainsbourg was raised in Paris alongside her half-sister from her mother's marriage to composer John Barry, Kate Barry, who died in 2013 after falling out of a window. According to Birkin, both parents were somewhat neglectful spending their nights going out to parties and drinking, she has a young brother, Lucien "Lulu" Gainsbourg, born in 1986 from her father's relationship with Bambou. On her father's side she had two older siblings born from his second marriage to Françoise-Antoinette "Béatrice" Pancrazzi. By 1980, her parents' relationship had dissolved and her mother left her father for the director Jacques Doillon, her half sister Lou Doillon was born in 1982 as a result of the union. Gainsbourg would go on to work with her stepfather in the film The Temptation of Isabelle in 1985 and in Amoureuse in 1992, which starred her future partner Yvan Attal.
In 1987, she was the target of a bungled kidnapping. After her parents separated, Gainsbourg's father descended into alcoholism dying of a heart attack in 1991. Gainsbourg remained devoted to preserving his legacy and preserved his home, saying she hoped to turn it into a museum, she abandoned the project and decided to maintain the house as a private residence instead. On 5 September 2007, Gainsbourg was rushed to a Paris hospital where she underwent surgery for a cerebral hemorrhage, she had been experiencing headaches since a waterskiing accident in the United States several weeks earlier. Gainsbourg grew up on film sets, she stated that her mother had pushed her into acting, believing that she wanted to be an actress and encouraging her to make her motion picture debut playing Catherine Deneuve's daughter in the film Paroles et musique. In 1986, Gainsbourg won a César Award for "Most Promising Actress" for L'effrontée; that same year Gainsbourg appeared in the film Charlotte for Ever about a man who develops incestuous desires for his teenage daughter after his wife dies.
Written and directed by Gainsbourg's father Serge Gainsbourg, who took the role of Gainsbourg's father on screen, the film heightened the controversy that had resulted from Gainsbourg's debut single Lemon Incest, which had similar themes and was created and sung with her father Serge causing press speculation that the material was autobiographical. In 1988, she appeared together with her mother in a set of films, Kung Fu Master and the documentary drama Jane B. by Agnes V. both directed by Agnès Varda. In 1993, Gainsbourg made her English-speaking debut in The Cement Garden and directed by her uncle, Andrew Birkin, her stage debut was in David Mamet's Oleanna at the Théâtre de la Gaîté-Montparnasse. In 1996, Gainsbourg starred as the title character in Jane Eyre, a film adaption of Charlotte Brontë's 1847 novel. In 2000, she won the César Award for "Best Supporting Actress" for the film La Bûche. In 2003, Gainsbourg starred with Naomi Watts, Sean Penn and Benicio del Toro. In 2006, Gainsbourg appeared alongside Gael García Bernal in Michel Gondry's The Science of Sleep.
In 2007, she appeared as Claire in the Todd Haynes-directed Bob Dylan biographical film I'm Not There contributing a cover version of the Dylan song "Just Like a Woman" to the film soundtrack. In 2009, she won the award for Best Actress at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival for the film Antichrist. Gainsbourg starred in the French/Australian production, The Tree, released in 2010, in Lars von Trier's science fiction disaster film, Melancholia, she was on the jury for the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012. In May 2012 Confession of a Child of the Century premiered, where she starred alongside the British musician Pete Doherty. Gainsbourg collaborated with von Trier once again on his 2013 film Nymphomaniac, in which she played the title role; the 5½-hour film depicts the life of a sex addict from youth to middle age. When asked about the nature of the role, Gainsbourg responded, "The sex scenes weren't so hard. For me, it was all the masochistic scenes; those were embarrassing and, yes, a little humiliating."In 2014, she starred in Three Hearts and Olivier Nakache & Éric Toledano film Samba, for which she was nominated fo
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, collectively referred to as the Coen brothers, are American filmmakers. Their films span many genres and styles, which they subvert or parody, their most acclaimed works include Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink, The Big Lebowski, No Country for Old Men, True Grit, Inside Llewyn Davis. The brothers write and produce their films jointly, although until The Ladykillers Joel received sole credit for directing and Ethan for producing, they alternate top billing for their screenplays while sharing editing credits under the alias Roderick Jaynes. They have been nominated for 13 Academy Awards together, individually for one award each, winning Best Original Screenplay for Fargo and Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for No Country for Old Men; the duo won the Palme d'Or for Barton Fink. The Coens have written a number of films they did not direct, including the biographical war drama Unbroken, the historical legal thriller Bridge of Spies, lesser-known, commercially unsuccessful comedies such as Crimewave, The Naked Man and Gambit.
Ethan is a writer of short stories and poetry. Known for many distinctive stylistic trademarks including genre hybridity, the brothers' films No Country for Old Men, A Serious Man and Inside Llewyn Davis have been ranked in the BBC's 2016 poll of the greatest motion pictures since 2000. Joel and Ethan Coen were raised in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis, their mother, was an art historian at St. Cloud State University, their father, Edward Coen, was an economist at the University of Minnesota, their family is Jewish. When they were children, Joel saved money from mowing lawns to buy a Vivitar Super 8 camera. Together, the brothers remade movies they saw on television, with their neighborhood friend Mark Zimering as the star, their first attempt was a romp entitled Man on the Go. Cornel Wilde's The Naked Prey became their Zeimers in Zambia, which featured Ethan as a native with a spear. Joel Coen has said: "In regards to whether our background influences our film making... who knows?
We don't think about it... There's no doubt that our Jewish heritage affects how we see things." Joel and Ethan graduated from St. Louis Park High School in 1973 and 1976 and from Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Joel spent four years in the undergraduate film program at New York University, where he made a 30-minute thesis film called Soundings. Ethan went on to Princeton University and earned an undergraduate degree in philosophy in 1979, his senior thesis was a 41-page essay, "Two Views of Wittgenstein's Later Philosophy". Joel has been married to actress Frances McDormand since 1984, they adopted a son from Paraguay named Pedro McDormand Coen. McDormand has acted in several Coen Brothers films, including a minor appearance in Miller's Crossing, a supporting role in Raising Arizona, lead roles in Blood Simple and The Man Who Wasn't There, her Academy Award-winning role in Fargo, her starring role in Burn After Reading, she did a voice-over in Barton Fink. Ethan married film editor Tricia Cooke in 1990.
They have two children: son Buster Jacob, who goes to Vassar College. Both couples live in New York. After graduating from New York University, Joel worked as a production assistant on a variety of industrial films and music videos, he developed a talent for film editing and met Sam Raimi while assisting Edna Ruth Paul in editing Raimi's first feature film, The Evil Dead. In 1984 the brothers wrote and directed Blood Simple, their first commercial film together. Set in Texas, the film tells the tale of a shifty, sleazy bar owner who hires a private detective to kill his wife and her lover; the film contains elements that point to their future direction: distinctive homages to genre movies, plot twists layered over a simple story, dark humor, mise-en-scène. The film starred Frances McDormand. Upon release the film received much praise and won awards for Joel's direction at both the Sundance and Independent Spirit awards, their next project was Crimewave, written by the Coens and Raimi. Joel and Raimi made cameo appearances in Spies Like Us.
The brothers' next film was Raising Arizona, the story of an unlikely married couple: ex-convict H. I. and police officer Ed, who long for a baby but are unable to conceive. When a local furniture tycoon appears on television with his newly born quintuplets and jokes that they "are more than we can handle", H. I. steals one of the quintuplets to bring up as their own. The film featured Frances McDormand, John Goodman, William Forsythe, Sam McMurray, Randall "Tex" Cobb. Miller's Crossing, released in 1990, starred Albert Finney, Gabriel Byrne, John Turturro; the film is about feuding gangsters in the Prohibition era, inspired by Dashiell Hammett's novels Red Harvest and The Glass Key. The following year, they released Barton Fink, he settles down in his hotel room to commence writing but suffers writer's block until he is invaded by the man next door. Barton Fink was a critical success, earning Oscar nominations and winning three major awards at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival, including the Palme d'Or.
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The 25th Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best in independent filmmaking for 2009, were announced on March 5, 2010. It was hosted by Eddie Izzard. Humpday Big Fan The New Year Parade Treeless Mountain Zero Bridge 45365 Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo El General Karin Chien – Santa Mesa and The Exploding Girl Larry Fessenden – I Sell the Dead and The House of the Devil Dia Sokol Savage – Beeswax and Nights and Weekends Kyle Patrick Alvarez – Easier with Practice Asiel Norton – Redland Tariq Tapa – Zero Bridge A Serious Man "'Precious' and'The Last Station' lead Independent Spirit Award nominations"; the Envelope. 2009-12-01. Retrieved 2012-08-25. "Precious, Last Station Score Five Indie Spirit Noms". IndieWire. 2009-12-01. Retrieved 2012-08-25. ""Precious" Tops Spirit Awards". IndieWire. 2010-03-06. Retrieved 2012-08-25. "'Precious' wins big at Independent Spirit Awards". Los Angeles Times. 2010-03-06. Retrieved 2012-08-25. "'Precious' dominates Spirit Awards with 5 prizes". USA Today. 2010-03-06. Retrieved 2012-08-25.
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The 24th Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best in independent filmmaking for 2008, were announced on February 21, 2009. It was hosted by Steve Coogan. In Search of a Midnight Kiss Prince of Broadway The Signal Take Out Turn the River The Order of Myths Anvil! The Story of Anvil Loot Heather Rae – Frozen River and Ibid Lars Knudsen and Jay Van Hoy – Treeless Mountain and I'll Come Running Jason Orans – Goodbye Solo and Year of the Fish Lynn Shelton – My Effortless Brilliance Barry Jenkins – Medicine for Melancholy Nina Paley – Sita Sings the Blues Synecdoche, New York "Spirit Award nominees announced". Variety. 2008-12-02. Retrieved 2012-08-25. ""River," "Rachel," "Ballast" Lead Spirit Award Nominations". IndieWire. 2008-12-02. Retrieved 2012-08-25. "'The Wrestler' tops Spirit Awards". Variety. 2009-02-21. Retrieved 2012-08-25. ""The Wrestler" Leads 2009 Spirit Award Winners". IndieWire. 2009-02-21. Retrieved 2012-08-25. "'The Wrestler' wins at Film Independent's Spirit Awards". The Envelope. 2009-02-22.
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Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor and music video director. After performing roles in several Australian television and film productions during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to further develop his film career, his work comprised nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You, The Patriot, A Knight's Tale, Monster's Ball, Lords of Dogtown, Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, the latter two being posthumous releases. He produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director. For his portrayal of Ennis Del Mar in Brokeback Mountain, Ledger won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor and the Best International Actor Award from the Australian Film Institute, he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Academy Award for Best Actor. Posthumously, he shared the 2007 Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award with the rest of the ensemble cast, the director, the casting director for the film I'm Not There, inspired by the life and songs of American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.
In the film, Ledger portrayed a fictional actor named Robbie Clark, one of six characters embodying aspects of Dylan's life and persona. Ledger died on 22 January 2008 due to accidental intoxication from prescription drugs. A few months before his death, Ledger had finished filming his performance as the Joker in The Dark Knight, his death occurred during editing of The Dark Knight and in the midst of filming his last role as Tony in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. His untimely death cast a shadow over the subsequent promotion of The Dark Knight. Ledger received numerous posthumous accolades for his critically acclaimed performance in The Dark Knight, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, a Best Actor International Award at the 2008 Australian Film Institute Awards, the 2008 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, the 2009 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, the 2009 BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor. Ledger was born in Perth, Western Australia, the son of Sally Ledger, a French teacher, Kim Ledger, a racing car driver and mining engineer whose family established and owned the Ledger Engineering Foundry.
The Sir Frank Ledger Charitable Trust is named after his great-grandfather. He had English and Scottish ancestry. Ledger attended Mary's Mount Primary School in Gooseberry Hill, Guildford Grammar School, where he had his first acting experiences, starring in a school production as Peter Pan at the age of 13, his parents separated when he was 10 and divorced when he was 11. Ledger's older sister Kate, an actress and a publicist, to whom he was close, inspired his acting on stage, his love of Gene Kelly inspired his successful choreography, leading to Guildford Grammar's 60-member team's "first all-boy victory" at the Rock Eisteddfod Challenge. Ledger's two half-sisters are Ashleigh Bell, his mother's daughter with her second husband and his stepfather Roger Bell, Olivia Ledger, his father's daughter with second wife and his stepmother Emma Brown. After sitting for early graduation exams at age 17, Ledger left school to pursue an acting career. With Trevor DiCarlo, his best friend since he was three years old, Ledger drove across Australia from Perth to Sydney, returning to Perth to take a small role in Clowning Around, the first part of a two-part television series, to work on the TV series Sweat, in which he played a gay cyclist.
From 1993 to 1997, Ledger had parts in the Perth television series Ship to Shore. In 1999, he starred in the teen comedy 10 Things I Hate About You and in the acclaimed Australian crime film Two Hands, directed by Gregor Jordan. From 2000 to 2005, he starred in supporting roles as Gabriel Martin, the eldest son of Benjamin Martin, in The Patriot, as Sonny Grotowski, the son of Hank Grotowski, in Monster's Ball. In 2001, he won a ShoWest Award as "Male Star of Tomorrow". Ledger received "Best Actor of 2005" awards from both the New York Film Critics Circle and the San Francisco Film Critics Circle for his performance in Brokeback Mountain, in which he plays Wyoming ranch hand Ennis Del Mar, who has a love affair with aspiring rodeo rider Jack Twist, played by Jake Gyllenhaal, he received a nomination for Golden Globe Best Actor in a Drama and a nomination for Academy Award for Best Actor for this performance, making him, at age 26, the ninth-youngest nominee for a Best Actor Oscar. In The New York Times review of the film, critic Stephen Holden writes: "Both Mr. Ledger and Mr. Gyllenhaal make this anguished love story physically palpable.
Mr. Ledger magically and mysteriously disappears beneath the skin of his sinewy character, it is a great screen performance, as good as the best of Marlon Brando and Sean Penn." In a review in Rolling Stone, Peter Travers states: "Ledger's magnificent performance is an acting miracle. He seems to tear it from his insides. Ledger doesn't just know how Ennis moves and listens. To see him inhale the scent of a shirt hanging in Jack's closet is to take measure of the
Jeremy John Irons is an English actor. After receiving classical training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Irons began his acting career on stage in 1969 and has since appeared in many West End theatre productions, including The Winter's Tale, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, Richard II, Embers. In 1984, he made his Broadway debut in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing and received a Tony Award for Best Actor. Irons's first major film role came in the 1981 romantic drama The French Lieutenant's Woman, for which he received a BAFTA nomination for Best Actor. After starring in dramas, such as Moonlighting and The Mission, he was praised for portraying twin gynaecologists in David Cronenberg's psychological thriller Dead Ringers. In 1990, Irons portrayed accused attempted murderer Claus von Bülow in Reversal of Fortune, won multiple awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actor. Other notable films have included Steven Soderbergh's mystery thriller Kafka, the period drama The House of the Spirits, the romantic drama M. Butterfly, the voice of Scar in Disney's The Lion King, Simon Gruber in the action film Die Hard with a Vengeance, the drama Lolita, Musketeer Aramis in The Man in the Iron Mask, the action adventure Dungeons & Dragons, the drama The Merchant of Venice, the drama Being Julia, the epic historical drama Kingdom of Heaven, the fantasy-adventure Eragon, the Western Appaloosa, the indie drama Margin Call.
In 2016, he appeared in Assassin's Creed and, starting that year, has portrayed Alfred Pennyworth in the DC Extended Universe, beginning with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and reprising the role in Justice League. Irons has made several notable appearances on TV, he earned his first Golden Globe Award nomination for his break-out role in the ITV series Brideshead Revisited. In 2005, Irons appeared in the historical miniseries Elizabeth I, for which he received a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor. From 2011 to 2013, he starred as Pope Alexander VI in the Showtime historical series The Borgias, he is one of the few actors who have achieved the "Triple Crown of Acting", winning an Academy Award for film, an Emmy Award for television and a Tony Award for theatre. In October 2011, he was nominated the Goodwill Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Irons was born in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, the son of Paul Dugan Irons, an accountant, Barbara Anne Brereton Brymer.
He has a small amount of Irish ancestry, tracing the latter back to County Cork. Irons has a brother, a sister, Felicity Anne, he was educated at the independent Sherborne School in Dorset from 1962 to 1966. He was the harmonica player in a four-man school band called the Four Pillars of Wisdom. Irons trained as an actor at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and became president of its fundraising appeal, he performed a number of plays, busked on the streets of Bristol, before appearing on the London stage as John the Baptist and Judas opposite David Essex in Godspell, which opened at the Roundhouse on 17 November 1971 before transferring to Wyndham's Theatre playing a total of 1,128 performances. Irons's TV career began on British television in the early 1970s, including appearances on the children's series Play Away and as Franz Liszt in the 1974 BBC series Notorious Woman. More he starred in the 13-part adaptation of H. E. Bates' novel Love for Lydia for London Weekend Television, attracted attention for his key role as the pipe-smoking German student, a romantic pairing with Judi Dench, in Harold Pinter's screenplay adaptation of Aidan Higgins' novel Langrishe, Go Down for BBC Television.
The role which brought him fame was that of Charles Ryder in the television adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited. First broadcast on ITV, the show ranks among the greatest British television dramas, with Irons receiving a Golden Globe nomination for his performance. Brideshead reunited him with Anthony Andrews, with whom he had appeared in The Pallisers seven years earlier. In the same year he starred in the film The French Lieutenant's Woman opposite Meryl Streep. After these major successes, in 1982 he played the leading role of an exiled Polish building contractor, working in the Twickenham area of southwest London, in Jerzy Skolimowski's independent film Moonlighting; the film was seen on television and Irons's performance extended his acting range. On 23 March 1991, he hosted Saturday Night Live on NBC in the US, appeared as Sherlock Holmes in the Sherlock Holmes' Surprise Party sketch. In 2005, Irons won both an Emmy award and a Golden Globe award for his supporting role in the TV mini-series, Elizabeth I.
A year he was one of the participants in the third series of the BBC documentary series Who Do You Think You Are?. In 2008, he played Lord Vetinari in Terry Pratchett's The Colour of Magic, an adaptation for Sky One. On 6 November 2008, TV Guide reported Irons would star as photographer Alfred Stieglitz with Joan Allen as painter Georgia O'Keeffe, in a Lifetime Television biopic, Georgia O'Keeffe. Irons appeared in the documentary for Irish television channel TG4, Faoi Lan Cheoil, in which he learned to play the fiddle. On 12 January 2011, Irons was a guest-star in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit called "Mask", he played a sex therapist. He reprised the role on an episode titled "Totem" that ran on 30 March 2011. Irons stars in the 2011 US premium cable network Showtime's series The Borgias, a f
Dianne Evelyn Wiest is an American actress. She has twice won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, for the Woody Allen films Hannah and Her Sisters and Bullets over Broadway, appeared in three other films by Allen, she received an Academy Award nomination for Parenthood, won a Golden Globe Award for Bullets over Broadway. Wiest's other film appearances include Footloose, The Lost Boys, Bright Lights, Big City, Edward Scissorhands, Little Man Tate, The Birdcage, Practical Magic, Dan in Real Life, New York, Rabbit Hole, Sisters, she won the 1997 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for Road to Avonlea, the 2008 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for In Treatment. Her other television credits include Law & Order, the CBS comedy series Life in Pieces. Wiest was born in Missouri, her mother, Anne Stewart, was a nurse. Her father, Bernard John Wiest, was a college dean and former psychiatric social worker for the U. S. Army.
Her mother was Scottish, from Auchtermuchty, while her father was an American of Croatian and German descent. They met in Algiers. Wiest has two brothers named Don, her original ambition was to be a ballet dancer, but she switched her goal to theater in her senior year at Nurnberg American High School. Wiest graduated from the University of Maryland in 1969 with a degree in Sciences. Wiest studied theater at the University of Maryland, leaving after her third term to tour with a Shakespearean troupe, she had a supporting role in a New York Shakespeare Festival production of Ashes. She acted at the Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, CT, playing the title role in Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, she was an understudy both off-Broadway and on Broadway, in Kurt Vonnegut's Happy Birthday, Wanda June in 1970. She made her Broadway debut in Robert Anderson's Solitaire/Double Solitaire, taking over in the role of the daughter in 1971, she landed a four-year job as a member of the Arena Stage in Washington, D.
C. in such roles as Emily in Our Town, Honey in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, leading roles in S. Ansky's The Dybbuk, Maxim Gorky's The Lower Depths and George Bernard Shaw's Heartbreak House, she toured the USSR with the Arena Stage. In 1976, Wiest attended the Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference and starred in leading roles in Amlin Gray's Pirates and Christopher Durang's A History of the American Film. At Joe Papp's Public Theater she took over the lead in Ashes, played Cassandra in Agamemnon, directed by Andrei Şerban. In 1979, she originated the role of Agnes in Agnes of God in its first production in Waterford, Connecticut, she appeared in two plays by The Art of Dining. In the latter, Wiest's performance as the shy and awkward author Elizabeth Barrow Colt won three off-Broadway theater awards: an Obie Award, a Theatre World Award, the Clarence Derwent Award, given yearly for the most promising performance in New York theatre. On Broadway she appeared in Frankenstein, directed by Tom Moore, portrayed Desdemona in Othello opposite James Earl Jones and Christopher Plummer and co-starred with John Lithgow in Christopher Durang's romantic screwball comedy Beyond Therapy, directed by John Madden.
(She played opposite Lithgow again in the Herbert Ross film Footloose. During the 1980s, she performed in Hedda Gabler, directed by Lloyd Richards at Yale Repertory Theatre, in Harold Pinter's A Kind of Alaska, Lanford Wilson's Serenading Louie, Janusz Glowacki's Hunting Cockroaches; as Wiest became established as a film actress through her work in Woody Allen's films, she was less available for stage roles. However, she did appear onstage during the 1990s, in In the Summer House, Square One, Cynthia Ozick's The Shawl, Naomi Wallace's One Flea Spare. In 2003, she appeared with Marisa Tomei in Oscar Wilde's Salome. In 2005, she starred in Kathleen Tolan's Memory House, she starred in a production of Wendy Wasserstein's final play Third at Lincoln Center. Recent New York theater roles include performances as Arkadina in an off-Broadway revival of The Seagull and as Kate Keller in a Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, opposite John Lithgow, Patrick Wilson, Katie Holmes. In 2009, Wiest appeared in the National Memorial Day Concert on the Mall in Washington, D.
C. in a dialogue with Katie Holmes celebrating the life of an American veteran wounded in Iraq, José Pequeño. Wiest spent September 2010 as a visiting teacher at Columbia University's Graduate Acting Program, working with a group of 18 first-year MFA Acting students on selected plays by Anton Chekhov and Arthur Miller. In 2016 she took on the role of "Winnie" in The Yale Repertory Theatre's production of Samuel Beckett's, Happy Days, reprised the role for Theatre for a New Audience in downtown Brooklyn, NY, in the spring of 2017, her early screen roles include small roles in It's My Turn and I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can, both starring Jill Clayburgh in the lead roles. In 1984, she starred as the reverend's wife and Ariel's mother. Under Woody Allen's direction, Wiest won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Hannah and Her Sisters in 1987 and Bullets over Broadway in 1995, she appeared in three other Woody Allen films: The Purple Rose of Cairo, Radio Days and September. She followed her fi