Joan Allen Biography

Updated On Nov 20, 2017 Published On Mar 06, 2016
Facts of Joan Allen
Date of Birth: 1956 , August-20
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Bethany Mota
Birth Name Bethany Noel Mota
Father Tony Mota
Mother Tammy Mota
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Merced County, California
Profession Vedeo Blogger
Net Worth 3 million US dollars
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 53 kg
Boyfriend Joshua David Evans
Married Yes
Education N/A
Awards Not Yet
Movies Miranda Sings: Selp Helf
TV Show Dancing with the Stars
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Body Measurements 34-25-34 inch
Married to Not Yet
Children N/A
Nick Name Anty Panties
Religion Christian
Working For Movies and TV shows
Famous for Singer, YouTube Star and Vocal Coach.
Affair with Joshua David Evans
Divorce N/A
Sisters Rachel Ballinger
Siblings Brittney Mota
Books Selp-Helf
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki,Twitter,Instagram
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On 1st of January 1990, Joan got married to Peter Friedman. Peter Friedman is an actor from the United States. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, Sadie in 1994. The parent of one got divorced in 2002. These days, she is living a single life and there is no information about her boyfriend and her affairs.

Joan received her formal education from Rochelle Township High School. With the completion of her high school education, she joined Eastern Illinois University. Later she got enrolled at Northern Illinois University and she graduated from there in 1978. Initially, she appeared in several stage shows.

After appearing on various TV and stage shows, she appeared in a TV movie "Say Goodnight, Gracie" in 1983. She made her feature film debut in 1985 by portraying the role of Mary Alice Mahoney in the movie "Compromising Positions". She rose to fame after she appeared in the Broadway, "Burn This". She is alow widely recognized as the Pat Nixon in the 1995 movie, "Nixon". To date, she has appeared in nearly 50 projects. 

The actual figure about her annual salary is unknown; however, her net worth is said to be around $8 million.

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Born in Rochelle, Illinois, United States

August 20 , 1956

Joan, who is known for her pretty face and blond hair, was born as Joan Allen in Rochelle, Illinois, United States of America to Dorothea Marie and James Jefferson Allen. She is an American and is of English, German, and Scots-Irish descent.

Attended Northern Illinois University

1976

Joan received her formal education from Rochelle Township High School. With the completion of her high school education, she joined Eastern Illinois University. Later she got enrolled at Northern Illinois University and she graduated from there. 

Began her acting career

1983

Initially she appeared in several stage shows. After appearing in various TV and stage shows, she appeared in the TV movie Say Goodnight, Gracie in 1983. She made her feature film debut in 1985 by starring the role of Mary Alice Mahoney in the movie Compromising Positions.

Appeared in the play, Burn This

1987

Joan Allen is an actress from United States. As an actress, she has appeared in all three formats of acting i.e. TV, film and theater. She got her rise in fame after she appeared in the Broadway, Burn This.

Appeared in the movie, Nixon

1995

She has been active in acting since 1983. Her breakthrough role came in 1995 after she began starring the role of Pat Nixon in the movie, Nixon. She is also famous for playing the role of Senator Laine Billings Hanson in the movie, The Contender.

Married to Peter Friedman

January 1 , 1990

On 1st of January 1990, Joan got married to Peter Friedman. Peter Friedman is an actor from Untied States. As a loving spouse, they have been parents once. They got divorced in 2002. These days, she is living a single life and there is no information about her boyfriend and her affairs. 

First child, Sadie Friedman

1994

She became mother for the first time in her life in 1994. She and her loving ex husband, Peter Friedman welcomed their first child together in March and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Sadie Friedman. 

Her father died

1995

She was born to Dorothea Marie and James Jefferson Allen. Her mother Dorothea Marie is a homemaker and house wife and her father James was a gas station owner. Her father died an unfortunate death in 1995. 

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

1999

She got her first nomination in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA in 1998 for Best Supporting Actress. She also got nominated in this award in 1999 from the same category and that time she was honored with this award.

Won Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1995

For starring the role of Pat Nixon in the movie, Nixon, she got her first nomination in Boston Society of Film Critics Awards in 1995. She was also honored with this award that year for Best Supporting Actress.

Won Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

1997

Till now she has been nominated in Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for four different times and out of these four nominations, she has been honored three times. She won this award for the first time in 1997 for Best Supporting Actress.

Won Chicago International Film Festival

2012

In 2006, she got her one and only nomination in Costume Designers Guild Awards. She was kind of lucky that year as she won this award that year. She has also been honored with Chicago International Film Festival once.