Catherine Keener

Catherine Keener


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 23-03-1959
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Catherine Ann Keener
    Кэтрин Кинер

  • Popularity: 6.49
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Catherine Ann Keener (born March 23, 1959) is an American actress. Considered one of the independent film industry's most reliable performers, Keener is known for portraying disgruntled and melancholic yet sympathetic women in independent films, as well as supporting roles in studio films. She has been twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Being John Malkovich (1999) and for her portrayal of author Harper Lee in Capote (2005). Keener also appeared in the films The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Into the Wild (2007), Synecdoche, New York (2008), and Get Out (2017), which were all well received by critics. Keener is the muse of director Nicole Holofcener, having appeared in each of Holofcener's first five films. She also appeared in each of director Tom DiCillo's first four films, and three films directed by Spike Jonze. From 2018 to 2020, she starred in the Showtime dramedy series Kidding. Description above from the Wikipedia article Catherine Keener, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.




Year Movie Character
2010 Please Give as Kate
1996 Walking and Talking as Amelia
2001 Lovely & Amazing as Michelle Marks
2014 War Story as Lee
2017 We Don't Belong Here as Nancy Green
2016 Unless as Reta
1970 How and Why as Alice
2005 Capote as Harper Lee
2005 The 40 Year Old Virgin as Trish Piedmont
1995 Living in Oblivion as Nicole Springer
2002 Death to Smoochy as Nora Wells
2008 Hamlet 2 as Brie Marschz
2007 An American Crime as Gertrude Baniszewski
1998 The Real Blonde as Mary
2010 Trust as Lynn Cameron
2009 Where the Wild Things Are as Connie
2013 The Croods as Ugga Crood (voice)
2011 Peace, Love & Misunderstanding as Diane Hudson
2013 Maladies as Catherine
2013 Enough Said as Marianne
2018 Nostalgia as Donna Beam
2018 Little Pink House as Susette Kelo
1996 Heroine of Hell as Magda
2020 No Future as Claire
2005 The Interpreter as Dot Woods
1999 Being John Malkovich as Maxine Lund
1996 Box of Moonlight as Floatie Dupre
2006 Friends with Money as Christine
2002 S1m0ne as Elaine Christian
1996 If These Walls Could Talk as Becky
2002 Full Frontal as Lee
1991 Johnny Suede as Yvonne
2005 The Ballad of Jack and Rose as Kathleen
2009 The Soloist as Mary Weston
2012 A Late Quartet as Juliette Gelbart
2013 Captain Phillips as Andrea Phillips
2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa as Ellie
2012 Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home as Narrator
2017 Get Out as Missy Armitage
2012 All Noncombatants Please Clear the Set
1999 8MM as Amy Welles
2008 Genova as Barbara
2010 Cyrus as Jamie
1999 Simpatico as Cecilia
2014 Elephant Song as Nurse Susan Peterson
2014 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5 as Ellie
2009 Collaborators as Herself
2017 November Criminals as Fiona
2008 Synecdoche, New York as Adele Lack
2011 The Oranges as Paige Walling
2013 Begin Again as Miriam Hart
2015 Accidental Love as Rep. Pam Hendrickson
1991 Switch as Steve's Secretary
2018 Sicario: Day of the Soldado as Cynthia Foards
2018 Incredibles 2 as Evelyn Deavor (voice)
1970 The Adam Project
1996 The Destiny of Marty Fine as Lena
2007 Into the Wild as Jan Burres
1998 Your Friends & Neighbors as Terri
1996 Boys as Jilly
2020 The Croods: A New Age as Ugga Crood (voice)
1998 Out of Sight as Adele
1992 The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag as Suzanne
2009 Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak as Herself
1988 Survival Quest as Cheryl
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief as Sally Jackson
2008 What Just Happened as Lou Tarnow
1986 The Abduction of Allison Tate as Linda Kellogg
1993 The Cemetery Club as Esther's Daughter
1990 Catchfire as Trucker's girl
1986 About Last Night... as Cocktail Waitress
2002 Adaptation. as Herself (uncredited)
2006 God Grew Tired of Us

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