|Birthdate:||March 23, 1959|
|Birthplace:||Miami, Florida, U.S.|
Catherine Ann Keener (born March 23, 1959) is an American actress. She has been twice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her roles as Maxine Lund in Being John Malkovich (1999) and Harper Lee in Capote (2005). Keener also appeared in the films Into the Wild (2007) and Synecdoche, New York (2008), which were well received by critics. Keener is also the noted muse of director Nicole Holofcener, having appeared in every work of hers to date.