Scarlett Johansson is an American actress, model, and singer. She made her film debut in North. In 1996, she was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her performance in Manny & Lo, garnering further acclaim and prominence with roles in The Horse Whisperer and Ghost World. She shifted to adult roles with her performances in Girl with a Pearl Earring and Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation, for which she won a BAFTA award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Her subsequent films included A Love Song for Bobby Long, Woody Allen's Match Point, The Island, The Black Dahlia, The Prestige, The Other Boleyn Girl, Vicky Cristina Barcelona and He's Just Not That Into You. She has portrayed the Marvel Comics character Black Widow / Natasha Romanoff in the Marvel Cinematic Universe; appearing in Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Johansson's recent work includes roles in Don Jon, Her and Under the Skin. She won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in the 2010 Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge.