Best Joan Allen Movies List
Actress Joan Allen is a founding member of Chicago's famed Steppenwolf Theatre Company. She has also made several critically acclaimed film appearances.
Joan Allen was born on August 20, 1956, in Rochelle, Illinois. She began her professional career at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. On Broadway, she received a Tony for her performance in Burn This (1987), and was nominated in the same category for The Heidi Chronicles (1989). Allen's first film was Compromising Positions (1985), followed by several other critically acclaimed film performances.