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Also Known As: Ann Cusak Died:
Born: May 22, 1961 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: actor, singer, administrative assistant, dance company manager

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The eldest of five acting siblings, Ann Cusack began her career at the age of nine working with the famed Piven Theater & Workshop in Evanston, IL. The pretty brunette continued to develop her improvisational and other thespian skills at NYU and Circle in the Square. Following graduation, Cusack returned to her native Chicago and worked on the artistic staff at the Goodman Theater before managing The Dance Place in Washington, DC. Returning to the Midwest, she joined an a capella singing group which toured the USA. In 1992, Cusack landed her first screen role in "A League of Their Own" and subsequently played a string of small character roles in such films as "Malice" (1993) and "Multiplicity" (1996). She joined her acting siblings Joan, Bill and John in "Grosse Point Blank" (1997), co-written and co-produced by John Cusack. Cusack has fared better on the small screen, landing a recurring role on the ABC sitcom "The Jackie Thomas Show" during the 1992-93 season. After guest appearances on series like "Murder, She Wrote" and "Love and War," she was tapped to play comedian Jeff Foxworthy's wife on the revamped NBC sitcom "The Jeff Foxworthy Show" (1996-97). Cusack then headlined her own sitcom, playing...

The eldest of five acting siblings, Ann Cusack began her career at the age of nine working with the famed Piven Theater & Workshop in Evanston, IL. The pretty brunette continued to develop her improvisational and other thespian skills at NYU and Circle in the Square. Following graduation, Cusack returned to her native Chicago and worked on the artistic staff at the Goodman Theater before managing The Dance Place in Washington, DC. Returning to the Midwest, she joined an a capella singing group which toured the USA. In 1992, Cusack landed her first screen role in "A League of Their Own" and subsequently played a string of small character roles in such films as "Malice" (1993) and "Multiplicity" (1996). She joined her acting siblings Joan, Bill and John in "Grosse Point Blank" (1997), co-written and co-produced by John Cusack.

Cusack has fared better on the small screen, landing a recurring role on the ABC sitcom "The Jackie Thomas Show" during the 1992-93 season. After guest appearances on series like "Murder, She Wrote" and "Love and War," she was tapped to play comedian Jeff Foxworthy's wife on the revamped NBC sitcom "The Jeff Foxworthy Show" (1996-97). Cusack then headlined her own sitcom, playing a married woman on the verge of a mid-life crisis in the Lifetime original series "Maggie" (1998-99).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Sully (2016)
2.
4.
 Informant, The (2009)
5.
 Neighbor, The (2008)
6.
 Accepted (2006)
7.
 Arc (2006)
9.
 Peoria Babylon (2004)
10.
 My Sister's Keeper (2002) Grace
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Cast as Karen Foxworthy in the NBC sitcom "The Jeff Foxwrothy Show"
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Returned to Chicago
1998:
Returned to sitcoms in title role of "Maggie" (Lifetime)
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Worked as a singer with an a capella group in Chicago; toured with group, playing cabarets and comedy clubs throughout the USA
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Moved to NYC to study at NYU and Circle in the Square
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Moved to Washington, DC to manage The Dance Place
1998:
Portrayed Astronaut Neil Armstrong's wife in the HBO miniseries, "From the Earth to the Moon"
1992:
TV-movie debut, "Overexposed" (ABC); father also had small role
1983:
After college, worked as artistic staff assistant at the Goodman Theater in Chicago
1997:
Appeared with siblings John, Joan and Bill in the comedy "Grosse Point Blank"
1970:
At age nine, enrolled at the Piven Theater & Workshop (date approximate)
2006:
Cast in the teen comedy "Accepted"
2000:
Co-starred in the Mike Nichols comedy "What Planet Are You From?"
1992:
Had recurring role on the ABC sitcom "The Jackie Thomas Show", starring Tom Arnold
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Raised in the Chicago, IL, area
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Education

New York University: New York, New York -
Circle in the Square Professional Theater School: New York, New York -
Piven Theater & Workshop: Evanston, Illinois -

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father:
Richard Cusack. Actor.
mother:
Nancy Cusack. Former teacher.
sister:
Joan Cusack. Actor. Born on October 11, 1962.
brother:
Bill Cusack. Actor. Born c. 1964.
brother:
John Cusack. Actor. Born on June 28, 1966.
sister:
Susie Cusack. Actor. Born c. 1971.
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