Juliette Lewis as Iron Maven (L), nemesis to Ellen Page as Babe Ruthless.
Juliette Lewis as Iron Maven (L), nemesis to Ellen Page as Babe Ruthless. Darren Michaels
Early in her career, Juliette Lewis firmly established herself as one of Hollywood's most versatile actors.
Lewis first gained critical acclaim as a teenager, for her role as Danielle Bowden in Martin Scorsese's remake of Cape Fear. She earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress her work in that film.
Since then Lewis has continued to work in film, while also building a music career. She and her band, Juliette and the Licks, released their first EP and album in 2004, then broke up in 2009. She and her new band, The New Romantiques, have just released their first album, Terra Incognita.
In her latest role, Lewis plays Iron Maven, squad leader of one of the roller derby teams in the new movie Whip It.