Scarlett Johansson: 15 Facts You Didn’t Know (Part 1)

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Scarlett Johansson is an American actress who started at a young age and went on to gain much fame in later years. Not only does she act, but she’s also a talented singer and has released two albums. Here is our list of 15 things you didn’t know about the star. Check back soon for part two.

Number Fifteen: She Is a Twin

Johansson and her brother Hunter were born on November 22nd, 1984. Although they are twins, she is the older sister since she was born three minutes before he was.

Number Fourteen: Scarlett Johansson Has an Actress Sister

Scarlett is not the only one in the family who acts. She has an older sister, Vanessa Johansson, who shares the same profession.

Number Thirteen: Starred in Her First Film at Age Nine

Her first movie was North, directed by Rob Reiner. Later on, she scored roles in movies such as The Horse Whisperer, Girl with a Pearl Earring, and Lost in Translation.

Number Twelve: She Appeared on Conan O’Brien When She Was Eight

Her first television appearance was at the tender age of eight, in 1993. She was lucky enough to appear in a skit on Late Night With Conan O’Brien, which likely helped to jump start her career.

Number Eleven: The Death of Cassius

Scarlett once had a Japanese fighting fish named Cassius as a pet. She entrusted a close friend of hers to look after him while she was shooting a movie, and the fish died while she was away. She had him buried in Los Angeles, where she lived during that time.

Number Ten: The Face of Tarot

Italian artist Francesco Clemente was inspired by her very famous face. For this reason, he chose to portray her as the Queen of Sword in a deck of hand-painted tarot cards.

Number Nine: She Hates Her Nickname

You may have heard her called “ScarJo” in magazines or on television. If you ever meet the star, however, don’t call her this to her face. She thinks it’s completely awful. We hope you enjoyed part one of this list. Be sure to come back later for the second part, coming soon.

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