Juliette Lewis is an American actress and singer. At the age of 12, Lewis landed her first leading role in the Showtime miniseries Home Fires. After appearing in several TV sitcoms, she made her move to film, starring with Chevy Chase in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and with Jennifer Jason Leigh in the drama Crooked Hearts. She gained fame for her role in Martin Scorsese’s 1991 remake of the thriller Cape Fear, which she was nominated for both an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. Juliette Lewis was ranked #7 on Tropopkin’s Top 25 Most Intriguing People.