10 Things You Didn’t Know About Jessica Chastain

Jessica Goes Glam!
Check out some of your favorite stars at a movie premiere in London.
Jessica Chastain definitely holds her own as one of Hollywood’s leading ladies in film!

The redhead actress recently appeared alongside A-listers Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway for the Interstellar London premiere. This certainly isn’t her first run in the park.

Since some of you may not know much about this award-winning actress, we decided to dig up a few good-to-know facts about Jessica! The beautiful starlet graced the cover of Glamour magazine this year and promoted staying real in an industry that is known to have the opposite effect. Chastain even says, “I don’t need to sell myself to be an actor.” What’s not to love!?

This Sacramento native actress has proved herself as capable of leading roles in a variety of productions! Jessica’s performance in The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby gained her further nods from movie critics. James McAvoy played her romantic interest in a tale of lovers torn apart in the wake of tragedy.

Chastain’s star-studded past begins as early as the age 13 when she began acting in Shakespearean plays all throughout the Bay area. She also appeared in several television shows before her big screen debut in the 2008 film, Jolene!

There are plenty more interesting facts to learn about this college graduate/entertainer–all you have to do is check out the gallery and sound off in the comments!

Oh, and don’t forget to go see this leading lady in a theatre near you for her starring role as an astrophysicist in the action Sci-Fi flick Interstellar, set for release on November 5th!