Scarlett Johansson

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Scarlett Johansson was crowned the ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ by ‘Esquire’ magazine and ranked 12 on ‘Men’s Health’ magazine’s list of the ‘100 Hottest Women of All-Time.’ This four-time Golden Globe nominee is regarded as one of Hollywood’s most gifted and varied actresses. She’s worked her way up the entertainment industry ladder, establishing herself as a formidable performer and earning a spot among the ‘A List’ actresses. ‘Lost in Translation,’ ‘Match Point,’ ‘The Nanny Diaries,’ ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona,’ ‘The Avengers,’ ‘Hitchcock,’ ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring,’ and ‘He’s Just Not That Into You,’ are just a few of her well-known flicks. She is widely considered as a ‘peerless sex icon,’ with a strong onscreen sexual presence and appeal. She’s been featured in a variety of high-profile publications all over the world. Scarlett Johansson is a smart young woman, confident to take her stride and create breath-taking performances, with a seductive voice, drop-dead gorgeous looks, and superb acting ability. She was born in New York and attended Manhattan’s Professional Children’s School.

Childhood and Adolescence

Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City, New York, on November 22, 1984, parents Karsten Johansson and Melanie Sloan. She was raised in a low-income family with inadequate resources.
She attended P.S. 41 in the affluent Greenwich Village neighborhood for her education. She made her Off-Broadway debut at the age of eight, after which she went on to audition for more roles.
When she was nine years old, she made her debut appearance in the film ‘North’ in 1994. She went on to star in films including ‘Just Cause,’ ‘If Lucy Fell,’ and ‘Manny & Lo.’
She began attending the Professional Children’s School in Manhattan in 2002. She received her acting training there.

Career of Scarlett Johansson

She made her first adult part as ‘Charlotte’ in the comedy drama film ‘Lost in Translation’ in 2003, shortly after graduating. She appeared in the film ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ the same year.
She voiced SpongeBob SquarePants in the film ‘The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie’ in 2004. ‘The Perfect Score,’ ‘A Love Song for Bobby Long,’ ‘A Good Woman,’ and ‘In Good Company’ were among her other features that year.
She made an appearance as herself in the ‘Entourage’ episode titled ‘New York’ in 2004. She went on to take voice roles in TV shows such as ‘Robot Chicken’ and ‘Saturday Night Live.’
She starred as ‘Nola Rice’ in the Academy Award-nominated thriller ‘Match Point,’ directed by Woody Allen, in 2005. In the same year, it was screened in the Cannes Film Festival.
In 2006, she starred in Brian De Palma’s neo-noir crime thriller film ‘The Black Dahlia,’ which was nominated for an Academy Award. She also appeared in the films ‘The Prestige’ and ‘Scoop’ in the same year.
In 2007, she starred as ‘Annie Braddock’ in Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini’s comic drama film ‘The Nanny Diaries.’ The movie was a middling hit.
She starred as ‘Cristina’ in the comedic drama film ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona,’ directed by Woody Allen, in 2008. The film had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in the same year. In the same year, she appeared in the films ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’ and ‘The Spirit.’
She starred as Anna Mark in the film ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’ in 2009.
She appeared in the film ‘Iron Man 2’ in 2010. She starred as ‘Kelly Foster’ in Cameron Crowe’s comedy-drama film ‘We Bought a Zoo’ the following year.

In 2012, she starred in ‘Hitchcock,’ a biographical comedy-drama film based on the life of the iconic English filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock. She also appeared in the film ‘The Avengers’ that same year.
She has a voice role in the film ‘Her’ in 2013. She also appeared in the films ‘Don Jon’ and ‘Under the Skin’ that year.
Along with co-star Chris Evans, she reprised her role in the 2014 sequel ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier.’ Film critics were enthusiastic about the film.
She starred alongside Jon Favreau, Robert Downey, Jr., and Sofa Vergara in the 2014 film ‘Chef,’ in which she played Molly. She also starred in Luc Besson’s science fiction action picture ‘Lucy,’ which was released in July 2014. The critics complimented her performance in the picture.
She starred in the American blockbuster picture ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ in 2015. Johansson portrayed Black Widow (Natasha Romanova), a fictitious superhero who first appeared in American comic books in the 1960s.
She starred in the action picture “Captain America: Civil War” and the comedy film “Hail, Caesar!” in 2016. She earned the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in ‘Captain America: Civil War.’
In 2017, Johansson starred in the cinematic adaption of the ‘Ghost in the Shell’ franchise as cyborg Motoko Kusanagi. In the same year, she appeared in the black comedy film ‘Rough Night.’
She also made headlines in 2017 when she became the fourth woman to join the NBC sketch comedy’s exclusive Five-Timers Club by hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’ for the fifth time.’Vicky Cristina Barcelona’ was a commercial success for Major Works, grossing $96 million worldwide. The New York Film Critics Circle and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts both gave the film awards.

Achievements & Awards

For the film ‘Lost in Translation,’ she won the BAFTA Award for ‘Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role’ in 2004.

Personal & Family Life

In the year 2001, For a year, she dated guitarist Jack Antonoff.
In the 2014 US presidential election, she campaigned for Democratic candidate John Kerry.
For two years, she was romantically connected with actor Josh Hartnett. In 2006, their relationship terminated.
After a one-year engagement, she married Ryan Reynolds in 2008. Unfortunately, their marriage was short-lived, and they divorced in 2011.
She married Romain Dauriac, the owner of an advertising agency, in September 2013.
Her agents stated on September 4, 2014, that she had given birth to a daughter named Rose Dorothy, but no date of birth was given. On October 1, 2014, she married Romain Dauriac in Philipsburg, Montana.
She is the Global Ambassador for Oxfam, an international relief organization.

Trivia

This stunning and well-known American actress has a childlike mentality, and she even celebrated her 20th birthday in Disneyland.