THE BOURNE LEGACY – Production Notes - I Watch Mike
Blethyn and Alfred Molina and was the recipient of the prestigious Princess Grace Award in 2004. Isaac also writes and performs music with his band, NightLab. He was raised in Miami and currently resides in New York. He is represented by United Talent Agency and managed by Inspire Entertainment, LLC. Three-time Oscar ®-nominated actress JOAN ALLEN (Pam Landy) recently starred in the Life time Television biopic Georgia O’Keeffe, opposite Jeremy Irons. As the title character and the film’s executive pro ducer, she received Emmy, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and Golden Globe nominations for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television and Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. She was also recently seen in HBO’s drama series Luck. Allen received her first Academy Award ® nomination for her role in Oliver Stone’s Nixon (1995), for which she also won awards from seven critics’ associations, including the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the National Society of Film Critics. Allen received her second consecutive Best Supporting Actress Oscar ® nomination for her role in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible (1996). Subsequently, her work in The Ice Storm, opposite Kevin Kline and Sigourney Weaver, and in Pleasantville, opposite William H. Macy and Jeff Daniels, earned her high praise and several critics’ awards. For her starring role in The Contender, Allen received Best Actress nominations at the Golden Globes and the 2000 Academy Awards ® and won a SAG Award and an Independent Spirit Award. Allen has appeared in numerous other feature films, including The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Supremacy, The Notebook, Compromising Positions, – 42 – Peggy Sue Got Married, Manhunter, Tucker: The Man and His Dream, Ethan Frome, Josh and S.A.M., In Country, Searching for Bobby Fischer, Mad Love, It’s the Rage and When the Sky Falls. Allen starred in Universal Pictures’ Death Race, playing the villain to Jason Statham’s hero in the film, and Bonneville, alongside Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates. Before that, she appeared in Yes, a modern-day cross-cultural love story for writer/director Sally Potter. In 2005, Allen starred opposite Kevin Costner in The Upside of Anger, for writer/director Mike Binder, and in Off the Map, directed by Campbell Scott. Her role opposite John Travolta and Nicolas Cage in the smashhit film Face/Off earned her critical kudos as well as Blockbuster and MTV Movie awards. Allen is also one of the New York theater world’s most honored actresses and a winner of every major prize for her work on Broadway and off. She received a Best Actress Tony Award for her performance, opposite John Malkovich, in Lanford Wilson’s Burn This and was Tony-nominated in the same category for the title role in The Heidi Chronicles. She starred off-Broadway in Delores and The Marriage of Bette & Boo (for which she won an Obie Award) and reprised her Steppenwolf Theatre role in And a Nightingale Sang, for which she received Joseph Jefferson, Clarence Derwent, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World awards. An original member of Chicago’s famed Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Allen starred in the company’s production of Earthly Possessions, Reckless, A Lesson From Aloes (for which she won a Joseph Jefferson Award), Balm in Gilead and Of Mice and Men. Allen recently starred opposite Jeremy Irons in the Jack O’Brien play Impressionism, which marked her first time back on Broadway in 19 years.
Early success on the British stage led ALBERT FINNEY (Dr. Albert Hirsch) to film stardom, after his leading roles in two very different films—Karel Reisz’s work ing-class drama Saturday Night and Sunday Morning and the period romp Tom Jones. For his work on Tom Jones, Finney received a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Academy Award ® and a BAFTA. Finney received three more Academy Award ® nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his work on Murder on the Orient Express, The Dresser and Under the Volcano. He also received a nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in Erin Brockovich. Finney won Golden Globe Awards for his leading role in Scrooge and for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in The Gathering Storm, for which he also won Emmy and BAFTA awards. He was nominated for Golden Globes for Big Fish, Erin Brockovich, Under the Volcano, The Dresser and Shoot the Moon. On television, Finney took the lead roles in dramatist Dennis Potter’s final two teleplays: Karaoke and Cold Lazarus. Some of Finney’s more recent credits include Ridley Scott’s A Good Year, starring Russell Crowe; Michael Apted’s Amazing Grace, starring Michael Gambon; Sidney Lumet’s Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, with Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke and Marisa Tomei; and The Bourne Ultimatum, in which Finney originated the role of Dr. Albert Hirsch. – 43 – DAVID STRATHAIRN (Noah Vosen) won the Volpi Cup at the Venice Film Festival and earned nominations from the Academy Awards ®, the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, BAFTA and the Film Independent Spirit Awards for his compelling portrait of legendary CBS news broadcaster Edward R. Murrow in George Clooney’s Oscar ®-nominated drama Good Night, and Good Luck. He also won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for the HBO project Temple Grandin. His 2006 Independent Spirit Award nomination was the fourth in a stellar career that dates back to his 1979 motion picture debut in John Sayles first film, Return of the Secaucus Seven. Strathairn subsequently collaborated with Sayles on seven titles, winning a Film Independent Spirit Award for his supporting performance in City of Hope, while collecting two additional nominations for Passion Fish and Limbo. His early screen efforts included supporting roles in Mike Nichols’ Silkwood, Fred Schepisi’s Iceman, James Foley’s At Close Range and Robert M. Young’s Dominick and Eugene, as well as Sayles’ acclaimed dramas Matewan and Eight Men Out, and his 1984 satire, The Brother From Another Planet. Strathairn continued a busy screen career with co-starring roles in several critically acclaimed films, including Tim Robbins’ directorial debut, Bob Roberts; Penny Marshall’s A League of Their Own; Losing Isaiah; Sydney Pollack’s The Firm; Sneakers; Taylor Hackford’s adaptation of the Stephen King novel “Dolores Claiborne”; Jodie Foster’s Home for the Holidays; and Curtis Hanson’s The River Wild and the Oscar ®-winning L.A. Confidential, in which Strathairn shared a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination with