Scarlett Johansson is an American actress as well as a singer; she was born on 22nd November, 1984 in New York. She started her acting career with movie “North”, back in 1994. In 1996, she won Independent Spirit Award in the category for Best Female Lead for her performance in “Manny & Lo”. She is one of the highest paid actresses since 2018.
Johansson appeared in “Fall” as well as “Home Alone 3” in 1997, although she had minor roles in both of the movies but she played them to perfection. In 1998, she was offered a role in movie “The Horse Whisperer” by Robert Redford, which earned her Chicago Film Critics Association Award nomination in the category for Most Promising Actress.
Having got the initial success in her career, Scarlett Johansson got some more roles in movies including “My Brother the Pig”, “The Man Who Wasn’t There”, and “Candy”, which got her positive publicity. Later in 2001 she won Toronto Film Critics Association Awards in the category for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “Ghost World”.
Her journey from teen roles to adult and serious ones met with success as she was highly praised for her performance in “Lost in Translation” and won BAFTA Award in the category for Best actress and some nominations as well. She also played important roles in movies “The Perfect Score”, “In Good Company” and “The Island”.
TV Drama directed by Woody Allen earned Scarlett Johansson another Golden Globe nomination along with Chicago Film Critics Association award in the category for Best Supporting Actress. She was cast against Hugh Jackman in “Scoop”, “The Black Dahlia”, “The Prestige” and later in “The Nanny Diaries”, all received mixed reviews.
Her other movies including “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”, “Iron Man 2” and “He’s Just Not That Into You” proved to be box office hits but gained little or no admiration from critics. Her role of black widow in the MCU has gained her much recognition.
Top Ten Movies of Scarlett Johansson:
- Manny & Lo
- The Horse Whisperer
- Ghost World
- An American Rhapsody
- Lost in Translation
- Girl with a Pearl Earring
- Avengers: Endgame
- Jojo Rabbit
- Iron Man 2