Jessica Lange is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress. In 1976, Dino De Laurentiis cast her in his motion picture remake of ?King Kong?, which was not well received by critics. However, she found acclaim with an impressive turn in Bob Rafelson’s remake of ?The Postman Always Rings Twice? (1981).
Her performance in her next film, ?Frances? (1982), in which she portrayed actress Frances Farmer, was highly lauded and earned her a Best Actress Academy Award nomination. She received two nominations that year, the other as Supporting Actress in the comedy ?Tootsie? (1982), for which she won. Lange claimed a Best Actress Academy Ward in 1994 for ?Blue Sky.?
In 1992, Lange made her Broadway debut opposite Alec Baldwin in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire. In 2000, she appeared on the London stage as Mary Tyrone in Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night. In 2005, she returned to Broadway in another Tennessee Williams’ play, The Glass Menagerie with actor Christian Slater.
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