Catherine Keener

Catherine Keener

actress, producer, casting department

Catherine Keener was born on Mar 26, 1959 in USA. Catherine Keener's big-screen debut came with About Last Night directed by Edward Zwick in 1986. Catherine Keener is known for Brand New Cherry Flavor directed by Gandja Monteiro, Rosa Salazar stars as Lisa Nova and Catherine Keener as Boro. Catherine Keener has got 17 awards and 59 nominations so far. The most recent award Catherine Keener achieved is New Mexico Film Critics. The upcoming new movie Catherine Keener plays is The Adam Project which will be released on Mar 11, 2022.

Catherine Keener is an American actress, Oscar-nominated for her roles in the independent films Dans la peau de John Malkovich (1999) and Truman Capote (2005). Acclaimed in her community for her quirky roles in independent film and mainstream such as 40 ans, toujours puceau (2005), Keener got her start as a casting director in New York City.Catherine Ann Keener was born in Miami, Florida, and was raised in Hialeah, FL. She is the daughter of Evelyn (Jamiel) and James Keener, who owned an auto shop. She is of Lebanese (mother) and English, Scottish, and German (father) descent. Keener attended Wheaton College in Massachusetts. She began taking acting classes when she was unable to sign up for a photography class. After graduating, Keener managed a McDonalds in New York City before becoming an assistant casting director and soon relocating to Los Angeles.Not long after, Keener told her superior of her aspirations for acting and she landed a one-worded role as a waitress in À propos d'hier soir... (1986). Two years later, she landed a role in a film called Survival Quest (1988), where she met her future husband, Dermot Mulroney. After struggling for years in the industry, Keener landed a role in an independent film, opposite the unknown Brad Pitt, in Johnny Suede (1991). Her ascent in independent film began as she starred in Ça tourne à Manhattan (1995) and Walking and Talking (1996) before her mainstream break with Dans la peau de John Malkovich (1999) in 1999, which earned Keener her first Oscar nomination. Since then, Catherine Keener has starred in several critically acclaimed films.

  • Birthday

    Mar 26, 1959
  • Place of Birth

    Miami, Florida, USA

Known For


17 wins & 59 nominations

New Mexico Film Critics
Best Supporting Actress
Winner - NMFC Award
Film Independent Spirit Awards
Please Give (2010)
Winner - Robert Altman Award
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Winner - Robert Altman Award
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