Published On: Nov 21 2011 03:30:49 PM CSTUpdated On: May 05 2016 10:18:59 AM CDT
Johansson made her film debut at the age of 9 in 1994's "North," a movie about a boy who files a lawsuit against his parents because he thinks they don't care about him.
Two years later she appeared alongside Ben Stiller in the romantic-comedy "If Lucy Fell."
One of Johansson's first big roles was Molly Pruitt in "Home Alone 3" in 1997.
In 1998, Johansson took on the role of Kristin Scott Thomas' daughter in "The Horse Whisperer," which was directed by and co-starred Robert Redford.
Following that, she had a supporting role opposite Billy Bob Thornton in the Coen Brothers' 2001 movie "The Man Who Wasn't There."
Johansson starred alongside Thora Birch in the 2001 indie comedy "Ghost World."
Johansson played Charlotte, a neglected newlywed stuck in Tokyo, in "Lost in Translation" in 2003.
In 2004, Johansson was in "The Perfect Score," a movie about six high school seniors who decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.
In 2005's action/thriller "The Island," Johansson and Ewan McGregor played residents of a contained facility in the year 2019.
Johansson played the other woman to Jonathan Rhys Meyers' unfaithful husband in Woody Allen's "Match Point" in 2005.
In 2006, Johansson appeared in "The Black Dahlia," alongside Josh Hartnett, Hilary Swank and Aaron Eckhart.
In 2006, Johansson joined Hugh Jackman on screen in "The Prestige."
Johansson played a college graduate who works for a rich New York family in 2007's "The Nanny Diaries."
Johansson and Natalie Portman starred in "The Other Boleyn Girl" in 2008.
In 2008, Johansson joined up with Woody Allen for a third time, following "Match Point" and 2006's "Scoop," this time for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" opposite Javier Bardem.
In 2010's "Iron Man 2," Johansson played the Black Widow, a secret agent who becomes Tony Stark's assistant.
In 2011, Johansson appeared in Cameron Crowe's "We Bought a Zoo," playing a zoo worker who helps Matt Damon's character cope with his wife's death.
Johansson reprises her Black Widow character from "Iron Man 2" for the Marvel Comics all-star superhero movie "The Avengers."
Johansson plays Janet Leigh, the star of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho," in "Hitchcock," the 2012 biopic about the legendary film director.