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Jane Addams

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Public worker and leader from the women’s suffrage motion who co-received from the Nobel Tranquility Prize in 1931 for the founding from the Hull Home settlement, to greatly help the indegent, in Chicago. We were young with an unformed desire to have reform, she got her motivation visiting a public settlement house within the East end of London. Where prior welfare agencies provided specific providers, her Hull Houser sponsored community facilities such as a vocational membership, a day treatment center, along with a gymnasium. She was created in Cedarville, Illinois. Through conversations with philosopher John Dewey, they developed a fresh model for democracy, devoted to personal civic responsibility rather than privileges.

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Full Name Jane Addams
Date Of Birth September 6, 1860
Died May 21, 1935, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Place Of Birth Cedarville, IL
Profession Civil Rights Leader
Education Rockford University
Nationality American
Parents John H. Addams, Sarah Weber
Siblings William Haldeman, Henry Winfield Haldeman, Alice Addams, John Weber Addams, Horace Addams, Georgiana Addams, Mary Addams, John Haldeman, Martha Addams, George Bowman Haldeman, George Weber Addams
Awards Nobel Peace Prize
Movies Shoes
TV Shows Hung, Citizen Baines, Relativity, Easy
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1Currently starring in Arthur Miller's "Resurrection Blues" at the Old Vic in London. [March 2006]
2On April 5, 2006, Adams quit the Old Vic production of Arthur Miller's play "Resurrection Blues" in London after playing the Wednesday matinée. She had been part of the cast featuring American movie actors assembled by director Robert Altman. She was replaced by her understudy for subsequent performances. No explanation was given for her departure from the production. The play, which had received bad reviews from the English press, had been scheduled to close a week early in mid-April due to poor ticket sales.
3Won Broadway's 1994 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for "An Inspector Calls."
4Earned a degree in drama from Juilliard in 1989.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Twin Peaks2017TV Series post-production
Brigsby Bear2017post-productionApril
Intervene2016Short completedGwendolyn
Atlanta2016TV SeriesJanice
Easy2016TV SeriesAnnabelle Jones
Always Shine2016Summer
Poltergeist2015Dr. Brooke Powell
Digging for Fire2015Actress
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2014TV SeriesBelinda Goff
Axe Cop2013TV SeriesRed Headed Woman
All the Light in the Sky2012Marie
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2012TV SeriesJoanne Parsons
Stray Bullets2012Video short
Hung2009-2011TV SeriesTanya Skagle
Restless2011/IMabel
Silver Bullets2011June
The Lie2011/IDr. Bentel
Calvin Marshall2009June Marshall
Alexander the Last2009Director
Lifelines2008Nancy Bernstein
In Plain Sight2008TV SeriesRuth Fraser Ruth Ferguson
The Wackness2008Eleanor
The Brave One2007Nicole
House M.D.2007TV SeriesBonnie
The Sensation of Sight2006Alice
Little Children2006Sheila
Last Holiday2006Rochelle
Jesse Stone: Stone Cold2005TV MovieBrianna Lincoln
A Series of Unfortunate Events2004White Faced Woman
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind2004Carrie
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2003TV SeriesSylvia Campbell
Carniv2003TV SeriesMother of Dead Baby
Orange County2002Mona
Night Visions2001TV SeriesAmanda
The Anniversary Party2001Clair Forsyth
Citizen Baines2000TV SeriesReeva Eidenberg
From Where I Sit2000TV MovieRuth
Frasier1999-2000TV SeriesDr. Mel Karnofsky
Wonder Boys2000Oola
Songcatcher2000Eleanor 'Elna' Penleric
Mumford1999Dr. Phyllis Sheeler
A Texas Funeral1999Mary Joan
The Outer Limits1999TV SeriesMona Bailey
A Fish in the Bathtub1999Ruthie
You've Got Mail1998Sydney Anne (uncredited)
Day at the Beach1998Marie
Happiness1998Joy Jordan
Music from Another Room1998Irene
Liberty! The American Revolution1997TV Mini-SeriesSara Scott
Relativity1996-1997TV SeriesKaren Lukens
Kansas City1996Nettie Bolt
Father of the Bride Part II1995Dr. Megan Eisenberg
ABC Afterschool Specials1989-1995TV SeriesMichelle / Elly Robinson
I Love Trouble1994Evans
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle1994Ruth Hale
Lifestories: Families in Crisis1993TV SeriesBeth
Light Sleeper1992Randi Jost
Rising Son1990TV MovieMeg Bradley
Vital Signs1990Suzanne Maloney
Family Ties1987-1989TV SeriesMarty Brodie / Andrea
Tales from the Darkside1986TV SeriesCharlotte Rose Cantrell
Bombs Away1985Greeting Girl

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
All the Light in the Sky2012

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Happiness1998performer: "Happiness"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
All I Want: A Portrait of Rufus Wainwright2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
A Terrible Tragedy: Alarming Evidence from the Making of the Film - Costumes and Other Suspicious Disguises2004Documentary shortHerself (uncredited)
Searching for Debra Winger2002DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The 48th Annual Tony Awards1994TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Featured Actress in a Play
The 45th Annual Tony Awards1991TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Best of Festival AwardNashville Film FestivalBest Actress in a Narrative FeatureAll the Light in the Sky (2012)
2000Special Jury PrizeSundance Film FestivalDramaticSongcatcher (2000)· Janet McTeer
· Aidan Quinn
· Pat Carroll
· Greg Huge
· Iris DeMent
1998NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest Acting by an EnsembleHappiness (1998)· Jon Lovitz
· Philip Seymour Hoffman
· Dylan Baker
· Lara Flynn Boyle
· Justin Elvin
· Cynthia Stevenson
· Lila Glantzman-Leib
· Gerry Becker
· Rufus Read
· Louise Lasser
· Ben Gazzara
· Camryn Manheim
· Arthur J. Nascarella
· Molly Shannon
· Ann Harada
· Douglas McGrath

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionHung (2009)
2010OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesHung (2009)
2010Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Series, Comedy or MusicalHung (2009)
2010WIN AwardWomen's Image Network AwardsActress Comedy SeriesHung (2009)
2005Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)· Jim Carrey
· David Cross
· Kirsten Dunst
· Mark Ruffalo
· Tom Wilkinson
· Kate Winslet
· Elijah Wood
2002Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest Supporting ActressThe Anniversary Party (2001)


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