July 1, 1971
50 years old
5 ft 9 in | 175 cm tall
34-24-34 in | 86.5-61-91 cm
59 kg | 132 lbs
8.5 US | 39 EU
Jean Julianne Nicholson was born in Medford, Massachusetts, United States, on July 1, 1971, is an American actress.
Young Julianne Nicholson first started her career as a model in New York and Paris.
She made her big screen debut in drama film Harvest (1998) in role as Lou Yates.
She got her television debut in ABC drama series Nothing Sacred (1997) in episode "Parents and Children", in role as Cara.
Her breakthrough performance came as Jennifer McNeely in romantic comedy film The Love Letter (1999).
She was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for her role as Ella Smalley in drama film Tully (2000).
She won the US Comedy Arts Festival Award for Best Actress for her role as Alice in comedy movie Seeing Other People (2004).
She won the Hollywood Film Festival Award for Ensemble of the Year and was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for her performance as Ivy Weston in tragicomedy film August: Osage County (2013).
I'm with Lucy (2002) romantic comedy with Gael García Bernal, Monica Potter and Craig Bierko
Little Black Book (2004) comedy drama opposite Brittany Murphy, Kathy Bates and Ron Livingston
Puccini for Beginners (2006) romantic comedy with Tina Benko, Brian Letscher and Elizabeth Reaser
Two Weeks (2006) comedy drama opposite Sally Field and Ben Chaplin
Staten Island (2009) crime drama with Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio and Seymour Cassel
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009) comedy drama opposite Ben Shenkman, Timothy Hutton and Michael Cerveris
Black Mass (2015) biographical crime drama with Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton and Benedict Cumberbatch
Novitiate (2017) drama opposite Margaret Qualley, Melissa Leo and Lisa Stewart
I, Tonya (2017) biographical sports drama with Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan and Allison Janney
Togo (2019) drama adventure opposite Willem Dafoe, Christopher Heyerdahl and Richard Dormer
Blonde (2022) biographical drama in role as Gladys, opposite Ana de Armas, Adrien Brody and Bobby Cannavale
She was nominated for a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series for her role as Dr. Lillian DePaul in Showtime period drama television series Masters of S*x (2013-2014).
Storm of the Century (1999) horror miniseries in role as Kat Withers
The Others (2000) NBC science fiction series in role as Marian Kitt
Ally McBeal (2001-2002) Fox legal comedy drama series in role as Jenny Shaw
Presidio Med (2002) CBS medical drama series in role as Dr. Jules Keating
Conviction (2006) NBC legal drama series in role as Christina Finn
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2006-2009) police procedural drama series in role as Det. Megan Wheeler
Boardwalk Empire (2011-2013) HBO period crime drama series in role as Esther Randolph
The Red Road (2014-2015) SundanceTV drama series in role as Jean Jensen
Eyewitness (2016) USA Network drama series in role as Sheriff Helen Torrance
Law & Order True Crime (2017) NBC true crime anthology series in role as Jill Lansing
The Outsider (2020) HBO psychological thriller horror crime drama series in role as Glory Maitland
Mare of Easttown (2021) HBO crime drama limited series in role as Lori Ross
Graduated from Arlington Catholic High School.
Studied at the Hunter College in New York City.
She is eldest of four children.
Has Irish ancestry.
She married British actor Jonathan Cake in 2004, they have a son, Ignatius Cake and a daughter, Phoebe Margaret Cake.