STAGE TUBE: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF's Scarlett Johansson Visits TODAY
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by TV News Desk
On this morning's TODAY show, actress Scarlett Johansson stepped in for weatherman Al Roker who was suffering from a case of laryngitis. Host Matt Lauer questioned her expertise in the field to which she responded, "I have a lot of experience with weather. Yes," adding that it was actually a "dream come true." Check out Johansson's weather debut below!
Johansson began her career in The Horse Whisperer (1998) and Ghost World (2001). Her film credits include Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), and Lost in Translation (2003), for which she won a BAFTA award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Both films earned her Golden Globe Award nominations.
A role in A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004) earned Johansson a third Golden Globe for Best Actress nomination. Johansson garnered another Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress with her role in Woody Allen's Match Point (2005). She went on to star in two further Allen movies: Scoop (2006) and Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008). Johansson has appeared in other successful films, such as Christopher Nolan's The Prestige (2006). Johansson played popular Marvel comic book character Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff in the films Iron Man 2 (2010) and The Avengers (2012).
The 2010 Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge gave Johansson some of her best reviews for her acting, and she received a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play.