Birth Name: Jessica Chastain
Birth Place: Sacramento, California, USA
Jessica M. Howard was born on March 29, 1977 in California, and spent her formative years in the San Francisco Bay area. She started dancing at age nine, and by 13, she was performing in Shakespearean productions using her mother's maiden name. Chastain majored in drama at the prestigious Juilliard School in New York City where, during her last year, she signed a contract with television producer John Wells to appear on some of his shows, including "ER" (NBC, 1994-2009). Chastain padded her resume with a guest role on the mystery series, "Veronica Mars" (UPN, 2005-07) featuring Kristen Bell as a college student who moonlights as a private detective, and a recurring role on the series, "Law &...
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