Tony and British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) winner and
four-time Golden Globe nominee SCARLETT JOHANSSON (Ash) was
most recently seen reprising her role as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow in Captain
America: Civil War. She was seen in Walt Disney Pictures' live-action and CGI
animation adaptation of The Jungle Book-directed by Jon Favreau-as the voice of
python Kaa; the latest Coen Brothers film Hail, Caesar!; and the global
blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron, which grossed over $1.4 billion worldwide.
As of July 2016, she is the highest-grossing actress of all time and the 10th
highest-grossing movie star in general, with her films making over $3.3 billion.
Johansson recently completed filming Ghost in the Shell, a live-action
adaptation of the original Japanese manga, where she plays the lead role of The
Major, set for a March 31, 2017, release. She will begin filming the R-rated
comedy Rock That Body, alongside Kate McKinnon and ZoĆ« Kravitz in fall 2016.
She starred in the title role of Luc Besson's globally successful
action-thriller Lucy and in Jonathan Glazer's sci-fi art film Under the Skin.
She also lent her voice to Spike Jonze's critically acclaimed sci-fi romance
Her, in which she was the voice of the operating system Samantha. The role
earned her a Best Actress award at the Rome Film Fest.
In 2003, Johansson received rave reviews and the Upstream Prize for Best Actress
at the Venice Film Festival for her starring role opposite Bill Murray in Lost
in Translation, the critically acclaimed second feature film by director Sofia
Coppola. She also won a Tony for her Broadway debut in the Arthur Miller play A
View From a Bridge, which also starred Liev Schreiber. In 2013, she wrapped her
second run on Broadway as Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
At the age of 12, Johansson attained worldwide recognition for her performance
as Grace MacLean, the teen traumatized by a riding accident in Robert Redford's
The Horse Whisperer. She went on to star in Terry Zwigoff's Ghost World,
garnering a Best Supporting Actress award from the Toronto Film Critics
Association. Johansson was also featured in the Coen Brothers' dark drama The
Man Who Wasn't There, which also starred Billy Bob Thornton and Frances
Her other film credits include Favreau's Chef; The Avengers; Don Jon, which also
starred Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Hitchcock opposite Anthony Hopkins; We Bought a
Zoo for Cameron Crowe; the box-office hit Iron Man 2; Paul and Chris Weitz's
film In Good Company; A Love Song for Bobby Long, which also starred John
Travolta and garnered her a Golden Globe nomination (her third in two years);
and Woody Allen's Match Point, which garnered her fourth consecutive Golden
Globe nomination in three years. Other film credits include He's Just Not That
Into You, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Other Boleyn Girl, The Spirit and The
Johansson's additional credits include Girl with a Pearl Earring, which also
starred Colin Firth; The Island, which starred Ewan McGregor; Brian De Palma's
The Black Dahlia; Christopher Nolan's The Prestige; Rob Reiner's comedy North;
the thriller Just Cause, which starred Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne; and
a breakthrough role at the age of 10 in the critically praised Manny & Lo, which
earned her an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead.
A New York native, Johansson made her professional acting debut at the age of
eight in the off-Broadway production of Sophistry, which also starred Ethan
Hawke, at New York's Playwrights Horizons.
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