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  • Joan Cusack

    Born on October 11, 1962 in New York, New York

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In & Out (1997)

Joan Cusack as "Emily Montgomery"

Upon winning an Academy Award, actor Cameron Drake (Matt Dillon) honors his high school teacher, Howard Brackett (Kevin Kline), who he announces, before millions of viewers, is gay. This comes as news to Brackett's parents (Wilford Brimley, Debbie Reynolds), his principal (Bob Newhart) and especially his fiancée (Joan Cusack). As a media blitz descends upon on his small Indiana town, Brackett attempts to convince everyone that he's your average straight American male.

Academy Award (1997) Nominated Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (1997) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Joan Cusack in the news

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'Say Anything' Cast: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Gary Susman on Apr 13th 2014, 7:00AM

Apr 13th 2014, 7:00AM

Here's Another Mind-Blowing Pixar Theory, This One From 'Toy Story 2'

Posted by
Tim Hayne on Feb 24th 2014, 4:00PM

Feb 24th 2014, 4:00PM

'Working Girl' Cast: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Gary Susman on Dec 20th 2013, 8:00AM

Dec 20th 2013, 8:00AM

Our Favorite Romantic-Comedy Scene Stealers

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Sep 3rd 2010, 1:00PM

Sep 3rd 2010, 1:00PM

The Remake Game: Toy Story

Posted by
William Goss on Jun 22nd 2010, 5:48PM

Jun 22nd 2010, 5:48PM

'Toy Story 3': Voices You Can't Place

Posted by
Peter Martin on Jun 16th 2010, 8:45AM

Jun 16th 2010, 8:45AM

Moviefone Minute: 'Toy Story 3' Cast Interviews

Posted by
Jenna Busch on Jun 16th 2010, 5:00AM

Jun 16th 2010, 5:00AM

'Toy Story 3' Cast Interviews-Part 2 (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenna Busch on Jun 16th 2010, 5:00AM

Jun 16th 2010, 5:00AM

New 'Toy Story 3' Trailer Has More Buzz, Woody ... And First Look at Ken!

Posted by
Mike Scalise on Feb 11th 2010, 6:00AM

Feb 11th 2010, 6:00AM

News Bites: How Gondry Got the 'Hornet,' 'Moms on Mars', 'Vampire Diaries' and More

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 2nd 2009, 8:03AM

Mar 2nd 2009, 8:03AM

Review: Confessions of a Shopaholic

Posted by
Jette Kernion on Feb 14th 2009, 11:02AM

Feb 14th 2009, 11:02AM

Tribeca Interview: War, Inc. Director Joshua Seftel

Posted by
Joel Keller on Apr 29th 2008, 1:02PM

Apr 29th 2008, 1:02PM

Tribeca Review: War, Inc.

Posted by
Joel Keller on Apr 28th 2008, 6:02PM

Apr 28th 2008, 6:02PM

Check Out the Full Kit Kittredge Trailer!

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 4th 2008, 7:32AM

Apr 4th 2008, 7:32AM

EXCLUSIVE: 'War, Inc.' Poster Premiere!

Posted by
Erik Davis on Mar 24th 2008, 12:32PM

Mar 24th 2008, 12:32PM

Joan Cusack & John Goodman Want to Be Shopaholics Too!

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 5th 2008, 12:02PM

Mar 5th 2008, 12:02PM

Kit Kittredge Hits the Net with American Girl Trailer

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Nov 24th 2007, 12:02PM

Nov 24th 2007, 12:02PM

Review: Martian Child

Posted by
Jette Kernion on Nov 2nd 2007, 7:02AM

Nov 2nd 2007, 7:02AM

EXCLUSIVE: 'Martian Child' Poster

Posted by
Erik Davis on Oct 3rd 2007, 9:02AM

Oct 3rd 2007, 9:02AM

Farrellys Baste a New Comedy

Posted by
Kevin Kelly on Oct 27th 2006, 12:31PM

Oct 27th 2006, 12:31PM

Vintage Image of the Day: My Bodyguard

Posted by
Jette Kernion on Apr 25th 2006, 6:01AM

Apr 25th 2006, 6:01AM

Review: Failure To Launch

Posted by
Robert Newton on Mar 10th 2006, 12:30PM

Mar 10th 2006, 12:30PM

Trailer Park: It's all about Sundance

Posted by
Erik Davis on Jan 20th 2006, 10:02AM

Jan 20th 2006, 10:02AM

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