Jessica Phyllis Lange is an American actress who has earned worldwide acclaim for her work in theater, cinema, and television. She began her career as a model and was discovered by film producer Dino De Laurentiis while modeling for Wilhelmina modeling agency. Lange made her film debut in the 1976 flick ‘King Kong,’ for which she won her first Golden Globe Award. She went on to act in many other movies including ‘Tootsie’, ‘Country’, ‘Music Box’, ‘Sweet Dreams’, ‘Frances’, ‘Grey Gardens’, and ‘Blue Sky’, to name a few. Over the course of her extensive career, she has won several prestigious awards including the Academy Award. In fact, she is one of the 26 actresses to earn an Academy Award for a comedic role. In addition to being an actress, Lange is also a professional photographer who has her artwork displayed in numerous galleries like Howard Greenberg Gallery, Butler Institute of American Art, Rosegallery, Polk Museum of Art, Centro Cultural de Cascais and A Gallery for Fine Photography. Currently, she is a UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador who specializes in HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Russia. A less known fact about the American artiste is that she has also contributed to a number of songs as a singer.