Green got along well with Trier, but admits that the nudity, sex, and violence just went a little too far. As for her personal life, Green dated her "Kingdom of Heaven" co-star Marton Csokas, though they split in 2009 after four years together. Prior to his involvement with Carla Bruni, French President Nicolas Sarkozy invited Green to join him on his campaign trail. She owns a massive bull's head, which she admits "is quite shocking." 26.The actress filmed "300: Rise of an Empire" (2014) and "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" (2014) back to back.Then, in the space of just a few months, everything changed.Chastain herself, now 37, can pinpoint precisely the moment she felt the shift: the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, when two films she had starred in – Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life and the thriller Take Shelter – both won prizes.Both films are sequels and based on comic books by Frank Miller. (Bonus fact) Surprisingly, the actress is a natural dark blonde and started dying her hair black when she was a teenager.A little over three years ago Jessica Chastain was a relative unknown, a hard-working actress with a solid CV of theatre roles, independent films and over a decade of experience, but very far from being a household name.“There I was at The Tree of Life première, holding hands with Sean Penn and Brad Pitt,” she recalls.
She earned a degree in performance studies from George Washington University.
After making her film debut in 2000's Our Song, Washington starred in such films as Save the Last Dance and Bad Company.
She earned wide acclaim for her work in Ray (2004) and The Last King of Scotland.
The following year, Washington once again showed off her skills as a dramatic actress in The Last King of Scotland.
She won raves for her nuanced turn as the wife of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin—played by Forrest Whitaker—in the film.
Soon after the release of this popular teen drama, Washington moved on to comedy.