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Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson

Background information
Born November 22, 1984
Born place New York City, New York, United States
Genre(s) Folk
Years active 2005—present
Label(s) Atco Records
Rhino Records

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Scarlett Johansson (born November 22, 1984) is an American actress and singer. Johansson made her film debut in the 1994 film North and was later nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her performance in 1996's Manny & Lo. Johansson rose to fame with her roles in 1998's The Horse Whisperer and 2001's Ghost World. In mid-2007, Johansson spent about a month in Maurice, Louisiana recording an album at Dockside Studio. The album, consisting of one original song and ten cover versions of Tom Waits songs, was produced by Dave Sitek of TV on the Radio and features David Bowie, members from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Celebration. Released on May 20, 2008, it was entitled "Anywhere I Lay My Head". Released on September 8, 2009, she and singer/songwriter Pete Yorn recorded a collaborative album, "Break Up".

Break Up (2009) Anywhere I Lay My Head (2008)

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Scarlett Johansson: 'I'd Like To Play Courtney Love In Nirvana Film'

May 5, 2010
Scarlett Johansson says it would be “interesting and intriguing” to play Courtney Love in a film about her late husband, Kurt Cobain. The actress is one of a number of stars believed to have been targeted by Love, who is a co-executive producer on the project.  Read more 

Scarlett Johansson Attends Kings Of Leon Drummer's Wedding

November 16, 2009
Actress Scarlett Johansson was among guests at Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill's wedding on Saturday, it's been reported. Followill tied the knot with his singer girlfriend Jessie Baylin at a ceremony in Brentwood, Tennessee.  Read more 

Scarlett Johansson Records Cover Of Jeff Buckley Song

January 27, 2009
Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson has recorded a cover of the late Jeff Buckley's song, 'Last Goodbye'. The track will feature on the soundtrack to the actress's new movie, He's Just Not That Into You.  Read more 

Scarlett Johansson To Write Album Of Original Material

December 16, 2008
Scarlett Johansson has spoken about her desire to release a studio album of her own compositions. The Hollywood actress made her first venture into the music earlier this year with the Tom Waits cover album 'Anywhere I Lay My Head', which included one song she had written herself.  Read more 

Scarlett Johansson: 'I Feared Tom Waits Would Get My Ass Beat In A Bar'

May 21, 2008
Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson says that she feared Tom Waits would hate her debut album, ‘Anywhere I Lay My Head’. The record, which was released this week, features ten covers of Waits own songs and one originally composition.   Read more 

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