Joan Cusack is an American actress. Her Hollywood career started in the 1980s. Her first notable role was in the film Working Girl, where she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards. On television, she made her debut in Saturday Night Live. In the ’90s, she starred in the movies Addams Family Values, Nine Months, and Grosse Pointe Blank. She was then praised for her performance in the 1997 movie In & Out.
For this, she got Academy and Golden Globe nominations in the supporting actress category. She later starred in the romantic comedy Runaway Bride. In the 2000s, she played the lead in the ABC sitcom What About Joan?. She also had starring roles in the movies School of Rock, Raising Helen, Ice Princess, and Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. She’s also known for voicing Jesse in the Toy Story films. From 2011 to 2015, she played Sheila Gallagher in the Showtime series Shameless.