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Joan Allen

American actress
Allen in January 2005

Joan Allen (born August 20, 1956) is an American actress. She was born in Rochelle, Illinois. She won the 1988 Tony Award for her Broadway debut in Burn This.[1]

Allen is also a three-time Academy Award nominee; receiving Best Supporting Actress nominations for Nixon (1995) and The Crucible (1996), and a Best Actress nomination for The Contender (2000).[2] She also starred as Grandma in the 2015 movie Room.

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  1. "In Step With: Joan Allen". Parade Magazine. June 19, 2005.
  2. Hegberg, Carol (11 April 2005). "With three new movies Rochelle native Joan Allen is making her mark". The Daily Chronicle. Retrieved 10 August 2007.

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