1. Johansson subsequently starred in Manny & Lo in 1996, and garnered further acclaim and prominence with roles in The Horse Whisperer .
2. She shifted to adult roles with her performances in Girl with a Pearl Earring , for which she won a BAFTA award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
3. As a singer, Johansson has released two albums, Anywhere I Lay My Head and Break Up.
4. Johansson was born in New York City. and her paternal grandfather, Ejner Johansson, was a screenwriter and director.
5. Johansson began acting during childhood, after her mother started taking her to auditions.
6. She would audition for commercials but took rejection so hard her mother began limiting her to film tryouts. Following minor roles in the 1995 film Just Cause, as the daughter of Sean Connery and Kate Capshaw, and If Lucy Fell in 1996, she played the role of Amanda in Manny & Lo .
7. Her performance in Manny & Lo garnered a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Female, grows on you, largely because of the charm of …