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->''"I would never knowingly go into a film that I wouldn't pay to see, or something that didn't challenge me."''

Scarlett Ingrid Johansson (born November 22, 1984) is an American actress of Danish and Jewish descent. She started acting at a young age, debuting in ''Film/{{North}}'', then later got attention for roles in ''Film/TheHorseWhisperer'' and ''ComicBook/GhostWorld''. She then broke through in 2003 with both ''Film/LostInTranslation'' (which she won a BAFTA for) and the adaptation of ''Film/GirlWithAPearlEarring''. She has developed a close working relationship with Creator/WoodyAllen, appearing in major roles in three of his films. She also won a Tony Award for her performance in the 2010 revival of ''Theatre/AViewFromTheBridge''. She's also ComicBook/BlackWidow in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse.

Scarlett also has a music career goin' on. She first gained attention from indie kids for appearing onstage during the first concert of a reunited Music/TheJesusAndMaryChain to sing backing vocals on "Just Like Honey." She then proceeded to make an album full of DreamPop covers of Music/TomWaits songs, and managed to bring ''Music/DavidBowie'' to sing on one of the songs. She also appears on the compilation album ''[[http://www.amazon.com/Unexpected-Dreams-Songs-From-Stars/dp/B000EHQ8IC/ref=sr_1_8?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1339924784&sr=1-8&keywords=scarlett+johansson Unexpected Dreams: Songs From the Stars]]'' and on the song soundtrack for ''Film/HesJustNotThatIntoYou''; she's also performed the Oscar-nominated "Before My Time" for ''Chasing Ice'' (in which she doesn't appear) and "The Moon Song" with Creator/JoaquinPhoenix for ''Film/{{Her}}'' (in which she ''does'' appear...[[CelebrityVoiceActor sort of]]).

She has herself a VillainSong in ''Film/TheJungleBook2016'' when, as a GenderFlip version of "Kaa" she does "[[CoverVersion Trust In Me]]." Interestingly, although her singing is over the end credits, she had the second track on the soundtrack album.

Scarlett's directorial debut, unlike that of her [[Film/TheOtherBoleynGirl one-time]] co-star Creator/NataliePortman, was cut from the anthology film ''New York, I Love You''; but fans of Miss Johansson (and Creator/KevinBacon, who stars in the short) can see it on the DVD as an extra. She was set to make her feature directing bow in 2014 with an adaptation of Truman Capote's ''Summer Crossing'' (as with the aforementioned short, she also scripted), but production was delayed (see the next paragraph for the most likely reason). She's set to direct an Creator/EllieGoulding concert for American Express in November 2015.

She was married to Creator/RyanReynolds between 2008 and 2011, and in November 2012, began dating French advertising executive Romain Dauriac. In September 2014, Scarlett gave birth to a daughter, Rose Dorothy, and she and Dauriac married on October 1, 2014 in Philipsburg, Montana. In March of 2017, Johansson filed for divorce from Duriac in New York (where she primarily resides), as well as seeking custody of their daughter. A few weeks later, the live-action remake of the anime ''Film/GhostInTheShell2017'' starring Johansson was released, a project that had long been in DevelopmentHell and received harsh 'white-washing' criticism during its production for her casting.

She will appear once again as Black Widow in ''Film/AvengersInfinityWar'', due out in summer, 2018.

!!Her Films Include:

* ''Film/{{North}}'' (1994)
* ''[[Film/HomeAlone Home Alone 3]]'' (1997)
* ''Film/TheHorseWhisperer'' (1998)
* ''ComicBook/GhostWorld'' (2001)
* ''Film/TheManWhoWasntThere'' (2001)
* ''Film/EightLeggedFreaks'' (2002)
* ''Film/LostInTranslation'' (2003)
* ''Film/GirlWithAPearlEarring'' (2003)
* ''Film/ThePerfectScore'' (2004)
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSpongebobSquarepantsMovie'' (2004)
* ''Film/TheIsland'' (2005)
* ''Film/MatchPoint'' (2005)
* ''Film/{{Scoop}}'' (2006)
* ''Film/TheBlackDahlia'' (2006)
* ''Film/ThePrestige'' (2006)
* ''Film/TheNannyDiaries'' (2007)
* ''Film/TheOtherBoleynGirl'' (2008)
* ''Film/TheSpirit'' (2008)
* ''Film/VickyCristinaBarcelona'' (2008)
* ''Film/HesJustNotThatIntoYou'' (2009)
* Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse (2010 -- present) as [[ComicBook/BlackWidow Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow]]:
** ''Film/IronMan2'' (2010)
** ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' (2012)
** ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'' (2014)
** ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'' (2015)
** ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'' (2016)
** ''Film/AvengersInfinityWar'' (2018)
* ''Film/WeBoughtAZoo'' (2011)
* ''Film/{{Hitchcock}}'' (2012)
* ''Film/DonJon'' (2013)
* ''Film/{{Her}}'' (2013)
* ''Film/UnderTheSkin'' (2013)
* ''Film/{{Lucy}}'' (2014)
* ''Film/{{Chef}}'' (2014)
* ''Film/HailCaesar'' (2016)
* ''[[Film/TheJungleBook2016 The Jungle Book]]'' (2016)
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Sing}}'' (2016)
* ''Film/{{Ghost in the Shell|2017}}'' (2017)
* ''Film/RoughNight'' (2017)
* ''WesternAnimation/IsleOfDogs'' (2018)


* ''Anywhere I Lay My Head'' (2008)
* ''Break Up'' (with Pete Yorn) (2009)


* ''Theatre/AViewFromTheBridge'' (2010)
* ''Theatre/CatOnAHotTinRoof'' (2013)
!!Provides examples of:

* ActionGirl: As [[Film/MarvelCinematicUniverse Black Widow]], obviously, but see also ''Lucy''. She also was [[Film/GhostInTheShell2017 The Major.]]
* DeadpanSnarker: Several of her roles, and she's no slouch in real life.
* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: Music/KatyPerry and [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy Lois Griffin]] are among those who love her.
* GenderFlip: The character she voices in ''Film/TheJungleBook2016'' is Kaa, who was originally male in both the Rudyard Kipling book and the animated Disney movie (and was voiced by a man, Sterling Holloway, in the latter).
* GoingCommando: According to her, the SpyCatsuit for ''The Avengers'' was so tight, she ended up having to do this to be comfortable.
* MsFanservice: See ''Film/LostInTranslation'', ''Film/IronMan2'', ''Film/HesJustNotThatIntoYou'', ''Film/TheSpirit'' and ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}''. Not to mention the PantyShot in ''Film/ThePerfectScore''. And then there's ''Film/UnderTheSkin,'' which according to [[http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/race/telluride-under-skin-starring-scarlett-618843 at least one reviewer]] may wind up becoming BestKnownForTheFanservice.
* PintSizedPowerhouse: Given she's only 5' 3" (1,6 m), and since the Avengers are all OneHeadTaller (even the average-sized Creator/RobertDowneyJr. and Creator/JeremyRenner) that makes Black Widow's feats more impressive.
* PlatonicLifePartners: With Creator/ChrisEvans. She has stated in interviews that her close friendship with him contributed very much to their onscreen chemistry in ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier''.
* VocalDissonance: Has a surprisingly deep and husky voice.