Ann Cusack

Ann Cusack

Date Of BirthMay 22, 1961
Age59 years 2 months 19 days
Day of BirthMonday
Place Of BirthManhattan, New York, United States
Zodiac SignGemini
Professions Singer , Actress
Other Name Ann Cusak

Personal Information
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Religion Christianity (Irish Catholic)
Language English
Star SignGemini
Nationality American
EthnicitiesIrish American , Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height174 CM
5 Feet 9 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Weight60 KG
132 lbs
Figure Type Hourglass
Body Type Slim
Bra Size 34B
Family Information
Father Richard John Cusack (Dick Cusack; Actor/ producer by profession; born August 29, 1925- died on June 2, 2003 of Pancreatic)
Mother Ann Paula Cusack (Nancy Carolan/ Ann Paula Carolan; mathematics teacher)
Brothers Bill Cusack (William)
John Paul Cusack (Actor, Producer, Writer;)
Sisters Joan Mary Cusack (Actress/ writer;)
Susie Cusack (Actress/ singer by profession)
Uncle Donald Cusack (Paternal)
Grandfathers William Bartholomew Carolan (Maternal)
Dennis Joseph Cusack (Paternal)
Nephews Dylan John Burke (Son of Joan Cusack & Richard Burke; born in 1997)
Miles Burke (Son of Joan Cusack & Richard Burke; born in 2000)
Grandmothers Mary Agatha McGillen (Maternal)
Margaret McFeeley (Paternal)
Sister In-Law LaFern Cusack (Actress; Wife of Bill Cusack)
Education Qualifications
Education Piven Theater & Workshop (acting, enrolled at age 9) , Circle in the Square Professional Theater School
Alma MaterNew York University
Love, Romance, Marriage
Husbands Jim Piddock (British Actor/ writer;)
Richard Burke (husband of Joan Cusack)
Career Information
Debut (Movie) A League of Their Own(1992)
Years Active 1992-
Debut (TV) Overexposed(1992)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Brand Apple
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileAnn Cusack Twitter Profile
More Information
Net worth$900,000

Biography

Ann Cusack (pronunciation Q-zack) is an American TV & movie actress & singer. She is the sister of popular Cusacks Joan Cusack and John Cusack

Family

Parents

Ann Cusack was born in Manhattan, New York on 22nd May 1961 to Dick Cusack(Father) a Hollywood actor, humorist, writer, producer, and a ww2 veteran & Nancy Cusack(mother)- a mathematics teacher. She was raised in Evanston Illinois

Ann Cusack Family: Father(Richard), Mother(Nancy), sisters(Joan,Susie) & Brothers(bill, John)

[Ann Cusack Family: Father(Richard), Mother(Nancy), sisters(Joan,Susie) & Brothers(bill, John)]

Siblings

She is one of the 5 children of her parents. 

  1. Ann Cusack (born May 22, 1961)
  2. Joan Cusack (born October 11, 1962)
  3. William "Bill" Cusack (born 1964)
  4. John Cusack (born June 28, 1966)
  5. Susie Cusack (born May 22, 1971)

 

Interesting Facts

  • Ethnicity & Religion: Her family is Irish Catholic.
  • She is the eldest of her siblings.
  • Blues Adjacent: She is part of the blues band named- Blues Adjacent along with Thomas Silcott, Andy Comeau, Bob Tomer, Steve Dubin, Otis Roper, Richard Faungo, Paul Costa. She is the lead singer of the band.
  • She has appeared in many of her brother John's movies.
  • Political inclination: She is critical of the US president of Donald Trump & supported his impeachment. She supported Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential elections.
  • Versatile actress: Ann has worked in cable, drama, independent films, network, sitcom, web episodes among other formats.
  • Jennifer Anniston and Ann Cusack: Ann and Friends actress Jennifer Anniston have been compared for their looks by the fans for there is slight facial resemblance.
  • She does not drink or smoke.

 

Philanthropy- Activism

  • Charity & Non-profit work: Ann supports organizations including- 'Working Classroom', 'Piven Theatre workshop', North Suburban peace initiative', 'One Voice', 'The creative coalition', 'sunshine kids' (Helps kids with cancer), 'The off the street club', 'Amnesty International'.
  • Save 'Sesame Street': She signed the petition to save 'Sesame Street' from the budget kills which would end federal funding of arts & public broadcasting.
  • Opposed Muslim immigration ban: She opposed ban attempts by the Donald Trump Govt. on immigrants from Muslim countries.
  • Dodd-Frank Act: She defended the Dodd-Frank Act and opposed repealing attempts by the Govt.
  • Women's March: She supported Women's march which was held in opposition to Donald Trump Govt.
  • LGBT supporter: She supports LBT cause and advocates Gun control in the United States
  • Global warming awareness movement: She supports raising awareness about global warming. Has been involved with the movement for a long time.
  • Animal Rights advocate: She is an animal rights advocate, she supports animal rescuing.
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Career

Ann's acting career started with the movie A League of Their Own(1992). 

She was suggested for the role of Sub Girl in Tank Girl (1995) by Lori Petty, who had previously worked with Ann in A League of Their Own(1992) and appreciated her role.

 

Filmography

Movies

Movie(year) Character

The Hammer(2017)

Nurse Claire
Sully(2016) Donna Dent
Nightcrawler(2014) Linda
Crooked Lane(2010) Ava
Love at First Hiccup(2009) Beatrice
The Informant! (2009) Robin Mann
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr.(2009) Melissa Ventura
The Neighbor(2007) Jenny
Cake: A Wedding Story(2007) Celeste
Arc(2006) Angela Blake
The Sensation of Sight(2006) Deanna
Accepted(2006) Diane Gaines

Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America (2006)

(TV Movie)

Denise Connelly

My Sister's Keeper(2002)

(TV Movie)

Grace 
America's Sweethearts(2001) Lee Phillips's Assistant 

Black River(2001)

(TV Movie)

Mandy Pruell
What Planet Are You From? (2000) Liz
Stigmata(1999) Dr. Reston
Peoria Babylon(1997) Candy Dineen
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil(1997) Delivery Woman
Cannes Man(1997) Kitty Monaco
Grosse Pointe Blank(1997) Amy
My Fellow Americans(1996) White House Tour Guide
Multiplicity(1996) Noreen
The Birdcage(1996) TV Woman in Van
The Point of Betrayal(1995)  
Tank Girl(1995) Sub Girl
Renaissance Man(1994) Bill's Secretary

Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story(1993)

(TV Movie)

 
Malice(1993) Waitress

Overexposed (1992)

(TV Movie)

Marcy Levin
A League of Their Own(1992) LF Shirley Baker

 

TV Series

TV series (year) Character

Station 19 (2020)

Episode: Episode: I Know This Bar

Joan

The Boys(2019)

3 episodes

Donna January

Castle Rock (2018)

5 Episodes

Warden Porter

Better Call Saul(2016-2018)

5 Episodes

Rebecca Bois

Mr. Mercedes(2017)

3 episodes

Olivia Trelawney

Tycoon (2017)

6 episodes

Catherine Blake

Grimm (2016)

Episode: Lycanthropia

Mrs. Baske

Castle (2015-2016)

Episodes: "Dead Red", "XX"

Rita

Fargo(2015)

Episode: "Waiting for Dutch"

Judge Mundt

Backstrom (2015)

Episode: Love Is a Rose and You Better Not Pick It

Sandy Hale-Cooper

Sullivan & Son (2014)

episodes: Everybody Loved Frank

Ellen

Masters of Sex(2013)

Episode: Brave New World

Harriet

Scandal (2012)

Episode: Hunting Season

Corinne Stark

Hart of Dixie (2012)

2 episodes

Annie Hattenbarger

Body of Proof(2012)

episode: Identity

Gail Whirley

Harry's Law(2011)

Episode: The Fragile Beast

Lynette Zales

Private Practice(2009-2011)

5 episodes

Susan Grant

The Genesis Files (2010)

3 episodes

Jane

In Plain Sight (2010)

episode: Whistle Stop

Melissa Donaldson

Trauma (2010)

Episode: Scope of Practice

 

Criminal Minds (2010)

Episode: Mosley Lane

Sarah Hillridge

The Unit (2008-2009)

4 episodes

Susan Gillum

Little Britain USA(2008)

Season 1 Episode 1

 

Greek(2008)

Episode: 47 Hours and 11 Minutes

Karen Cartwright

Brothers & Sisters(2008)

Episode: Double Negative

Jamie

Army Wives(2007)

Episode: Dirty Laundry

Hannah White

Boston Legal(2007)

Episode: Angel of Death

Dr. Donna Follette

The Lost Room(2006)

Episodes: "The Comb and the Box", "The Key and the Clock"

Helen Ruber

Close to Home(2006)

Episode: "There's Something About Martha"

Martha Harris

Bones(2006)

Episode: The Titan on the Track

Brianna's Lawyer

Grey's Anatomy (2006)

Episode: What Have I Done to Deserve This?

Susan Grant

Ghost Whisperer(2006)

Episode: Melinda's First Ghost

Grace Dowling

Six Feet Under(2005)

Episode: Dancing for Me

Linda Hoviak

Charmed(2004-2005)

2 episodes: "Carpe Demon", "Charmed Noir"

Miss Donovan

One Tree Hill(2004)

2 episodes: "Hanging by a Moment", "The Living Years"

Dr. Nora Thorpe

The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire(2003)

7 episodes

Julie Shaw

Frasier(2003)

Episode: Daphne Does Dinner

Antonia

Miracles(2003)

Episode: The Friendly Skies

Karen Longview

Star Trek: Enterprise(2002)

Episode: Carbon Creek

Maggie

Family Law(2002)

Episode: Alienation of Affection

Nancy Emenson

What About Joan(2001)

Episode: Joan's Sister Visits

Ann Gallagher

Ally McBeal(2001)

Episode: The Obstacle Course

Rebecca Moore

The Huntress(2000)

Episode: Kidnapped

Melissa Schiffer

Ladies Man(1999)

Episodes: Thanks for Nothing

Delilah

Maggie(1998-1999)

22 episodes

Maggie Day

From the Earth to the Moon(1998)

2 episodes: "The Original Wives Club", "Apollo One"

Jan Armstrong

The Jeff Foxworthy Show(1996-1997)

23 episodes

Karen Foxworthy

Murder, She Wrote(1995)

Episode: The Scent of Murder

Margaret Barkley

Love & War(1993)

Episodes: "Croton on Hudson", "Valentine's Day"

Katherine
The Jackie Thomas Show(1992) Stephanie

 

Short movies

Short Movie(year) Character
Stand/ Still(2018) Woman

 

 

Awards

Year: Award: Won? Category

2000: Chicago Film Critics Association Awards: Winner

Shared with other Cusack siblings (Dick Cusack, Bill Cusack, Joan Cusack, John Cusack, Susie Cusack)

Commitment to Chicago Award

 

Quotes

  • Why is Terrible Trump still in office?
  • Great journalism doesn't get air time. They have to have great ratings and make money for the network.
  • How can anyone say there isn't global warming? Step outside.
  • Why are Saudi Arabian men so afraid of their women having basic human rights?
  • Negativity is spiritual suicide.
  • Tell the world what you intend to do, but first, show it.
  • Knowledge is not just information but also the organizing and intelligence of how it is directed through practical plans of action.

 

News and Updates

  • First Annual Cherry Blossom Festival: She attended the Cherry Blossom Festival held in Pasadena, California. Anthony Begonia, Dom Magwili, Rob Fukuzaki, and Rodney Kageyama shared the screen with Ann.

 

 

References

  1. Ann Cusack wiki
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