• Catherine  Keener

    Catherine Keener

    Born on March 23rd, 1959

    From Miami, Florida

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An American Crime Poster

An American Crime

Gertrude Baniszewski (Catherine Keener), a divorced mother of several children, agrees to take care of two girls, Sylvia (Ellen Page) and Jennie (Hayley McFarland), while their parents travel with a carnival. Though her eldest daughter is the real troublemaker, Gertrude vents all her bitterness and frustration on innocent Sylvia. Gertrude imprisons the girl in the basement and tortures her, eventually encouraging her children to follow suit.

Golden Globe (2009)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Capote Poster

Capote

Reading of the murder of a Kansas family, New York City novelist Truman Capote (Philip Seymour Hoffman) decides to cover the story himself, and travels to the small town with his childhood friend, aspiring novelist Harper Lee (Catherine Keener). When Perry Smith (Clifton Collins Jr.) and Dick Hickock (Mark Pellegrino) are arrested and charged, Capote forms an emotional bond with Smith during his jailhouse interviews despite the young criminal's apparent guilt.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role
Being John Malkovich Poster

Being John Malkovich

In this quirky cult-favorite comedy, unemployed New York City puppeteer Craig Schwartz (John Cusack) reluctantly takes a temp job as a filing clerk for the eccentric Dr. Lester (Orson Bean). While at work, Craig discovers a portal that leads into the mind of renowned actor John Malkovich. When he lets his attractive co-worker Maxine (Catherine Keener) in on the secret, they begin both an unusual business scheme and an odd relationship that involves Craig's restless wife, Lotte (Cameron Diaz).

Golden Globe (2000)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role