Jessica Michelle Chastain (born March 24, 1977)

Jessica Michelle Chastain is an American actress and film producer.

Known primarily for starring in films with feminist themes, she has received various accolades, including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award.

Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2012.

She received Academy Award nominations for playing an aspiring socialite in the period drama The Help (2011) and a CIA analyst in the thriller Zero Dark Thirty (2012).

Chastain is the founder of the production company Freckle Films, which was created to promote diversity in film, and is an investor in the soccer club Angel City FC.

She is married to fashion executive Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo, with whom she has two children.