New York City, New York, USA
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Toy Story 2-3, Addams Family Values, In & Out and Grosse Pointe Blank
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Writer
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Joan Mary Cusack (born October 11, 1962) is an American film, stage and television actress.
Cusack has appeared in films, television and stage productions, receiving Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in the movies Working Girl and In & Out, as well as one Golden Globe nomination. She has appeared in other films such as Addams Family Values, Broadcast News, Stars and Bars, Married to the Mob, Say Anything..., Arlington Road, Runaway Bride, School of Rock, Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3. She was a cast member on the sketch comedy TV show Saturday Night Live in 1985–86.
Cusack currently stars on the Showtime hit drama/comedy Shameless, as Sheila Jackson for which she has received three Emmy Award nominations.
Cusack, the second of five children, was born in New York City, New York, and raised in Evanston, Illinois. Her mother, Ann Paula "Nancy" (née Carolan), is a former mathematics teacher and political activist. Her late father, Richard John "Dick" Cusack, as well as her siblings Ann, Bill, John, and Susie, have also been or are actors. Her family is Irish American and Catholic.
Cusack is an alumna of the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
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University of Wisconsin (1984)
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John Cusack, Bill Cusack
Susie Cusack, Ann Cusack
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Joan Mary Cusack
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Joan Cusack (born October 11, 1962) is an American actress. She received Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in the romantic comedy-drama Working Girl (1988) and the romantic comedy In & Out (1997) as well as one Golden Globe nomination for her performance in the latter. She has appeared in other films such as the romantic comedy-drama Broadcast News (1987), the comedies Stars and Bars and Married to the Mob (both 1988), the romantic comedy-drama Say Anything... (1989), the dark comedy Addams Family Values (1993), romantic comedy Nine Months (1995), the mystery thriller film Arlington Road (1999), the romantic comedy Runaway Bride (1999), the music-themed comedy School of Rock (2003), voicing in the computer-animated comedy adventure film Toy Story 2 (1999) and Toy Story 3 (2010). She is also the narrator of the children's television series Peep and the Big Wide World (2004–2011).
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Ann Paula Carolan