Johansson's performance as Grace in The Horse Whisperer (1998) earned her a Hollywood Reporter Young Star award. And previously her Manny & Lo (1996) role received a nod by the Independent Spirit Awards. Scarlett has an older brother and sister and a twin brother. She divides her time between New York with her dad, and Los Angeles with her mother. Her acting career was launched in the off-Broadway production of 'Sophistry' with Ethan Hawke.
Received an "introducing" credit for The Horse Whisperer (1998) although it was her seventh feature film.
Has a twin brother, Hunter Johansson.
Attended and graduated in 2002 from Professional Children's School in Manhattan, New York City.
Grandchild of writer Ejner Johansson.
Is of Polish/Danish descent
Was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in June 2004.
Applied to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts for the fall 2003 semester, but was not accepted. The rejection allowed her to focus on her career, which blossomed soon after.
Shortly after Lost in Translation (2003) was released, she said she had a connection to much older men and couldn't see herself dating anyone under 30. True to her word, she had a relationship with actor 'Benicio del Toro' , who is 17 years her senior.
Was cast as Rebecca in Thumbsucker (2005), but dropped out before filming commenced and was replaced by Kelli Garner.
Her father Karsten Johansson, a NY architect, and mother Melanie Johansson, her manager, now divorced, separated when she was 13.
Campaigned for John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential Election.
Celebrated her 20th birthday at Disneyland.
Auditioned for a role in The Parent Trap (1998), which finally went to Lindsay Lohan.
Has an older half-brother (Christian), an older sister (Vanessa), an older brother (Adrian) & a twin brother (Hunter)
Planned to attend Purchase University to study film
Her older sister, Vanessa Johansson, is also an actress.
Prepared for her role in Lost in Translation (2003) by living on Hokkaido with then boyfriend Faiz Ahmad.
She is three minutes older than twin brother Hunter Johansson. She says these three minutes are the most important in her life.
First role (uncredited) was in a skit during the first year of "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1993) at age 8. She relived this moment during an interview with Conan on July 12, 2005, twelve years later.
Father Karsten Johansson was born in Denmark, while her mother, Melanie Johansson, comes from a Bronx-bred family of Polish descent.
Ranked #9 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in the World (2005). And was also the highest ranking new entry to the list.
Named #24 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
Director Sofia Coppola directed both Scarlett and her boyfriend Josh Hartnett, but not in the same movie. Scarlett was in Coppola's Lost in Translation (2003) and Hartnett starred in The Virgin Suicides (1999)
She donated many items to Rocky Stone to be given to less fortunate kids as part of the Toy Mountain Campaign.
Was featured as #63 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002)