Scarlett Ingrid Johansson, born on November 22, 1984, in New York City, is an American actress, considered the highest-grossing box office star of all time. Johansson began acting at the age of nine. Since then, she has been praised all over the world with accolades, including a Tony Award, a British Academy Film Award, and nominations for both Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards. In 2021, ”Time” magazine named her one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.
Johansson’s breakthrough role came in 2003’s Lost In Translation which earned her a Golden Globe nomination for best actress. Some of Johansson’s most popular films include The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), We Bought a Zoo (2011), Don Jon (2013), Lucy (2014) and Rough Night (2017). Additionally, she has voiced characters in the films Sing (2016), Sing 2 (2021), Her (2013) and The Spongebob Squarepants Movie (2004). Johansson also played Back Widow in Marvel Cinematic Universe films, like The Avengers (2012). In 2018 and 2019, Johansson was named the world’s highest-paid actress by Forbes. In 2020, she received two Oscar nominations for her performances in the 2019 films Marriage Story and Jojo Rabbit. Throughout her career, she has been nominated for five Golden Globes. She is also the recipient of three BAFTAs and a Tony Award for best featured actress in a play.