Joan Allen

Allen at the 2000 [[Toronto International Film Festival]] Joan Allen (born August 20, 1956) is an American actress. She began her career with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 1977, won the 1984 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for ''And a Nightingale Sang'', and won the 1988 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her Broadway debut in ''Burn This''. She is also a three-time Academy Award nominee; receiving Best Supporting Actress nominations for ''Nixon'' (1995) and ''The Crucible'' (1996), and a Best Actress nomination for ''The Contender'' (2000).

Allen's other film roles include ''Manhunter'' (1986), ''Peggy Sue Got Married'' (1986), ''Tucker: The Man and His Dream'' (1988), ''The Ice Storm'' (1997), ''Face/Off'' (1997), ''Pleasantville'' (1998), ''The Bourne Supremacy'' (2004), ''The Upside of Anger'' (2005), ''The Bourne Ultimatum'' (2007), ''Death Race'' (2008), and ''The Bourne Legacy'' (2012). She won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 2015 film ''Room''. She has also starred in the Broadway plays ''The Heidi Chronicles'' (1988), ''Impressionism'' (2009), and ''The Waverly Gallery'' (2018). Provided by Wikipedia
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National and international perspectives
Year: 2010
Publisher: Merlin (Pontypool)
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A study of the Chartist Press
Volume 7 from Chartist studies series
Involved: Allen, Joan
Year: 2005
Publisher: Merlin Press (London)
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