An Emmy Award winner, Jessica Lange is known for portraying tense characters with difficult pasts. She plays one of these in Cape Fear, a psychological suspense. Lange, who tackles these difficult subjects on screen, has also struggled off-screen; she has previously disclosed that she suffers from depression.
The 73-year-old actress is well-known in her field for becoming the 13th person to win an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award during her career. Outside of acting, Lange opened up about her “evil side” in 2016, saying it “hugely influences” every role she plays.