Jessica Lange Overview

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Born: April 20, 1949

Born in Cloquet, Minnesota, Lange seemed doomed to be an acting footnote when her first film role was opposite a giant ape in the 1976 remake of King Kong. It seemed like no one would take the actress seriously in a remake of a cheesy movie, but the role won Lange her first of four Golden Globes (she would go on to be nominated a total of nine times) for Best Acting Debut in a Motion Picture - Female. Hollywood sat up and took notice of the emerging star. Going on to win the Best Supporting... See All

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