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Joan Mary Cusack

October 11, 1962 (1962-10-11) (age 59)
Occupation Actress, comedian
Years active 1979–present
Richard Burke (m. 1996)
Children 2
Parent(s) Dick Cusack
Nancy Cusack
Family Ann Cusack (sister)
John Cusack (brother)

Joan Mary Cusack ( born October 11, 1962) is an American actress and comedian. She received Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress for her roles in the romantic comedy-drama Working Girl (1988) and the romantic comedy In & Out (1997), as well as one Golden Globe nomination for her performance in the latter. She is also the voice of Jessie in the Toy Story franchise.

Cusack was a cast member on the comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live from 1985 to 1986. She starred on the Showtime hit drama/comedy Shameless as Sheila Jackson, a role for which she has received five consecutive Emmy Award nominations, winning for the first time in 2015.

Personal life

Cusack is the sister of John Cusack, Ann Cusack, Bill Cusack, and Susie Cusack. Cusack was born in New York, New York and was raised in Evanston, Illinois.

Cusack married Richard Burke in 1993. They have two children together. They currently live in Chicago, Illinois.

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