Joan Cusack

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Joan Cusack Bio

Who is Joan Cusack

Joan Cusack is a well known, legendary, Academy Award nominated American actress best known for her acting roles in the romantic comedies Working Girl and In and Out.

Early Life (Childhood)

Born in New York City, New York, Cusack was raised in Evanston, Illinois in an Irish American Catholic family. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin- Madison.

Interesting Facts

Joan’s late father Dick Cusack was an actor himself. Her siblings Ann, Bill, John and Susie are or have been actors. Her mother was a mathematician named Nancy.

Personal Life

Joan is married to the CEO and President of VISANOW Global Immigration, attorney Richard Burke. They and their children Dylan John and Miles live in Chicago, Illinois.


Cusack has received Academy award nominations for Working Girl, In and Out and one Golden Globe nomination for the latter. She has also received four Emmy nominations for her role in Shameless.


On April 2015, rumors that this legendary actress had died spread like fire in the social news media. However, it has been confirmed now that she is alive and well.