Scarlett Johansson: biography and latest news!

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    Scarlett Johansson © Backgrid USA

  • Occupation : actress
  • Real name: Scarlett Ingrid Johansson
  • Sign : Sagittarius
  • Date of birth: Thursday, November 22, 1984 (age: 36 years old)
  • Country: United States

Scarlett Johansson was born on November 22, 1984 in New York City, the daughter of a Danish architect and a Polish-born producer. The little girl was raised with her twin brother Hunter and her two other siblings, Vanessa and Adrian, in a modest home, where culture nevertheless plays an important role.

Scarlett Johansson has had a passion for the theater since she was a child, and at the age of 8, she debuted on the stage with Ethan Hawke, her partner in the Broadway play Sophistry. Two years later, she landed her first film role in The Irresistible North (1994). At the age of 14, she landed the role of Grace in The Man Who Whispered in Horses’ Ear. Her talent did not go unnoticed and her career took off.

This young prodigy, who is not only talented, but also has a sunny and mysterious beauty, has been snapped up by some of the greatest directors. In 2003, she played the role of Bill Murray in Lost in translation, directed by Sofia Coppola. The film was a success and the actress won several awards (Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival, Bafta Award 2004 for Best Actress). In the same year she was alongside Colin Firth in Peter Webber’s The Girl with the Pearl. She became one of Woody Allen’s favourite actresses who directed her in several films (Match Point, Scoop, Vicky Cristina Barcelona). Curious to play various characters, the actress also shoots a few action films (Iron Man 2, Avengers, Captain America). In February 2014, she receives a César of honor for her entire career. She plays in Lucy, a new production by Luc Besson, in August 2014.

At the same time, Scarlett Johansson makes a foray into the musical universe. She collaborates with Tom Waits and records covers of the singer. The album entitled Anywhere I lay my head is released in October 2007. She does it again in 2009, and releases the album Break up with Pete Yorn.

On the private side, the press lends her relationships with famous actors such as Jared Leto, Josh Harnett or Benicio del Toro. In 2007, the actress met Ryan Reynolds. The couple got married in 2008, but their divorce is pronounced in July 2011. She then establishes a tumultuous and furtive romance with the actor Sean Penn. Scarlett Johansson has been engaged to Frenchman Romain Dauriac since August 2013. On September 4, 2014, the spokesperson for the actress announces the birth of the couple’s first child, a little girl named Rose. A few weeks after this happy event, on October 1, 2014, the actress married Romain Dauriac in Montana. In January 2017, their breakup is announced by People magazine, which reveals that the couple would be separated since the summer of 2016. In March 2017, the actress confirms the end of her marriage in a press release. In September 2017, the divorce decree is pronounced. On November 30, 2017, Scarlett Johansson saffiches on Colin Jost’s arm at the gala of the American Museum of Natural History in New York. In April 2018, the couple officially announced the red carpet premiere of the film Avengers, Infinity war on the red carpet. In May 2019, an official press release announces the couple’s engagement. The couple get married in the strictest privacy on October 24, 2020.

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Scarlett Johansson: actress sues Disney

Scarlett Johansson aka Black Widow in the MCU universe has sued movie industry giant Disney. The actress’ attorney, John Berlinski of Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP