Joan Cusack Height, Age, Bio, Filmography Net-Worth

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Joan Mary Cusack Burke (born October 11, 1962) is an American actress and comedian who has carved out a distinct space in Hollywood. Renowned for her sharp wit, impeccable comedic timing, and captivating performances in both comedic and dramatic roles, Cusack boasts a career spanning over four decades and a diverse filmography.


Name Joan Cusack
Born October 11, 1962 (age 58)
  New York City, U.S.
Occupation Actress, comedian
Years active 1979–present
Height 1.75 m
Age 58 (Years)
Children Dylan John Burke, Miles Burke
Husband Richard Burke
Parents Dick Cusack, Ann Paula Cusack


Joan Cusack Early Life and Career

Joan Cusack was born Joan Mary Cusack on the 11th of October 1962 at New York City. She has a mother named Ann (better named Nancy) has retired as a math professor as well as a political activist. Her dad, Dick, was an actor and documentary film maker. Joan was raised in an Catholic family located in Evanston, Illinois, with siblings John, Ann, Susie and Bill. Joan along with John have appeared in a number of films such as “Say Anything” …” (1989) as well as “High Fidelity” (2000) as well as Ann was a guest in “What About Joan?” in 2001. Cusack went to in 2001 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, earning an English degree in 1984.

After her debut on the big screen in the year 1980, Cusack appeared in the films “Class” (1983), “Sixteen Candles” (1984) as well as “Grandview, U.S.A.” (1984) and in the television film “All Together Now” (1984). The year 1985 saw her was part of the team on “Saturday Night Live” and played characters like Jane Fonda and Brooke Shields. Joan was in 17 episodes. Later, she was able to work steadily in movies again, playing part for the 1987 film “The Allnighter” and “Broadcast News,” 1988’s “Stars and Bars” and “Married to the Mob,” and 1989’s “Working Girl” and “Say Anything.”  “Working Girl” earned Cusack her first Academy Award nomination. In the 1990s she was in 18 films including “My Blue Heaven” (1990), “Toys” (1992), “Addams Family Values” (1993), “Nine Months” (1995), “Grosse Pointe Blank” (1997) as well as “Cradle Will Rock” (1999) She also earned another Academy Award nomination for 1997’s “In & Out.” She played Jessie for the 1998 Pixar movie “Toy Story 2,” which made $497.4 millions at the theater. She reprised her part in the film’s “Toy Story 3” and 2019’s “Toy Story 4,” both of which were bigger successes with $1.067 billion as well as $1.073 billion, respectively.

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Joan got married to attorney Richard Burke in 1993, and they welcomed their son Dylan on June 27, 1997. Dylan was then son Miles in July 2000. At one time, Burke was the President of Now, he is President and CEO of the Immigration technology and job platform Envoy Global. As of 2011, Cusack inaugurated a store located in Old Town, Chicago, named Judy Maxwell Home. The shop’s name came from Joan’s most-loved film, “What’s Up Doc?,” in which Barbra Streisand portrayed a Judy Maxwel-like character.

Joan Cusack Awards and Nominations

Cusack has received the distinction of two Academy Awards nominations for Best Actress in the Supporting Role in the film “Working Girl” in 1989 and “In & Out” in 1998. In addition, she earned an Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an actress in the Supporting Role in the Motion Picture for “In & Out.” She was awarded an Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in the category of Comedy Series for “Shameless” in 2015. She also got three Outstanding Guest Actress in the category of Drama Series nominations for the series. Joan was awarded American Comedy Awards for Funniest Supporting Actress in the Motion Picture for “Working Girl,” “In & Out,” and “Runaway Bride,” and she was awarded an Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress Comedy/Romance in “Runaway Bride.” Cusack was admitted into the Online Film & Television Association Hall of Fame in the year 2015 in addition to “Shameless” earned her a Best Supporting Actress in an Drama Series award in 2011 and the best guest Actress in the category of a Comedy Series award in 2014. Joan received an Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actress for “Grosse Pointe Blank” and “In & Out” in 1998 “In & Out” also brought her an award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award as well as the Satellite Award. In 2000, she won an Annie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Female Performer in an Animated Feature Production for “Toy Story 2.

Joan Cusack Net worth

Joan Cusack is an American actress with a net worth of $15 million. Cusack is the younger sister of actor John Cusack and Ann Cusack She began her acting career in the year 1980. She was in the movies “Cutting Loose” and “My Bodyguard.


Joan Cusack is a celebrated actress who has enriched the entertainment industry with her comedic brilliance and dramatic depth. Her ability to seamlessly transition between genres, coupled with her impeccable comedic timing and captivating presence, has cemented her place as a versatile and enduring force in Hollywood.

Additional Notes:

Throughout her career, Cusack has collaborated with her siblings on several occasions, showcasing their familial acting bond.
She is actively involved in various philanthropic endeavors, supporting causes close to her heart.
Her diverse filmography showcases her range, making her a cherished actress for audiences of all ages.

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