Today is Scarlett Johansson’s birthday and we would like to give you some information about one of the latest stars in the movie world.

  • Scarlett Ingrid Johansson was born in Manhattan. His father is originally from Copenhagen and her mother comes from a Polish and Belarusian family. The actress is American and Danish citizen.
  • She always wanted to become an actress and appeared on stage as a child. Scarlett made her film debut in the comedy North, in 1994. Do you recognize the kid on this video? Yeah, it is Elijah Wood.

  • Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Neill, Diane Wiest and, yes Scarlett Johansson star The Horse Whisperer.

  • She won several awards for Best Actress thanks to her work in Lost in Translation, directed by Sofia Coppola.
  • Woody Allen is one of her favourite directors. In Match Point she replaced Kate Winslet and Allen changed the character’s nationality from British to American.

  • She played Black Widow in Iron Man 2, Captain America and The Avengers. For that role, she learned how to speak some Russian from a teacher on the phone. She also undertook stunt and strength training to prepare the character.

  • Scarlett Johansson has been included among the world’s highest-paid actresses from 2014 to 2016.
  • Scarlett Johansson has hosted five times Saturday Night Live, the fourth woman to made it. Candice Bergen, Drew Barrymore and Tina Fey have also entered the Five-Timers Club.
  • Did you know she has also released two studio albums? “Anywhere I lay my head” and “Break Up” are the titles.

  • She has married twice. The name of her first husband probably rings a bell… Ryan Reynolds.

Happy birthday Scarlett!!