Knowledge Identifier: +Catherine_Keener
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1959.
Countries: United States (64%), Canada (11%), (9%)
Linked to: Monsignor Edward Pace High School, Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress, Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award
Keener met her future husband, actor Dermot Mulroney in 1987 while working on "Survival Quest" , after Mulroney became stuck while attempting to scale a cliff
Keener married actor Dermot Mulroney in 1990
Dermot Mulroney - Mulroney married actress Catherine Keener in 1990 after they met in 1987 when filming "Survival Quest"
In 2000, Keener earned her first Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "Being John Malkovich", directed by Spike Jonze
In 2001, she worked with director Nicole Holofcener in "Lovely and Amazing" garnering her a third Independent Spirit award nomination
In 2002, she co-starred with Edward Norton in the off-Broadway revival of "Burn This" and the film "Death to Smoochy"
Kat Dennings - In 2005, she landed supporting roles in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin", as Catherine Keener's daughter, and in "Down in the Valley"
In 2007, Keener played Jan Burres in Sean Penn's critically acclaimed film "Into the Wild", based on Jon Krakauer's best-selling book of the same name
Amanda Peet - In 2010's independent comedy-drama film "Please Give", Peet co-starred with Catherine Keener and Rebecca Hall; she played a self-centered cosmetologist named Mary
Jane Fonda - She will star alongside Catherine Keener in the upcoming indie film, "Peace, Love and Misunderstanding", to be released in 2012