Jennifer Jason Leigh

Biography

Jennifer Jason Leigh (born February 5, 1962) is an American film and stage actress, best known for her roles in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Single White Female, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Georgia and Short Cuts. She is also the co-writer and co-director of the film The Anniversary Party, made with fellow actor Alan Cumming.

Leigh is known for her emotionally raw and often sexually explicit portrayals of vulnerable and damaged women, and for her intensive method inspired research into her roles.

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Jennifer Jason Leigh (born February 5, 1962) is an American film and stage actress, best known for her roles in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Single White Female, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Georgia and Short Cuts. She is also the co-writer and co-director of the film The Anniversary Party, made with fellow actor Alan Cumming.

Leigh is known for her emotionally raw and often sexually explicit portrayals of vulnerable and damaged women, and for her intensive method inspired research into her roles.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Jennifer Jason Leigh, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 87

Birthday 1962-02-05

Place of Birth Hollywood, California, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • 제니퍼 제이슨 리
  • 珍妮花麗

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Amityville: The Awakening as Joan
2017 Annihilation as The Psychologist
2016 LBJ as Lady Bird Johnson
2016 Morgan
2015 Anomalisa as Lisa (voice)
2015 The Hateful Eight as Daisy Domergue
2014 Welcome to Me as Deb Moseley
2014 Jake Squared as Sheryl
2014 Me as Kelly
2013 Kill Your Darlings as Naomi Ginsberg
2013 Hateship Loveship as Chloe
2013 The Spectacular Now as Sara
2013 The Moment as Lee
2011 Revenge(7 episodes) as Kara Wallace Clarke
2010 Greenberg as Beth
2008 Synecdoche, New York as Maria
2007 Margot at the Wedding as Pauline
2005 Rag Tale as Mary Josephine 'MJ' Morton
2005 Weeds(29 episodes) as Jill Price-Grey
2005 The Jacket as Dr. Beth Lorenson
2004 Childstar as Suzanne
2004 Palindromes as 'Mark' Aviva
2004 The Machinist as Stevie
2003 In the Cut as Pauline
2002 Road to Perdition as Annie Sullivan
2002 Crossed Over as Karla Faye Tucker
2001 The Quickie as Lisa
2001 The Anniversary Party as Sally Therrian
2000 Skipped Parts as Lydia Callahan
2000 The King Is Alive as Gina
1999 Mission Hill(1 episode)
1999 Where Are They Now?(1 episode)
1999 eXistenZ as Allegra Geller
1998 Hercules(66 episodes) as Tempest
1998 Thanks of a Grateful Nation as Teri Small
1998 The Love Letter as Elizabeth Whitcomb
1998 Twitch City(13 episodes) as Faith
1997 Washington Square as Catherine Sloper
1997 A Thousand Acres as Caroline Cook
1997 Spawn(1 episode)
1997 King of the Hill(1 episode) as Amy (voice)
1996 Bastard Out of Carolina as Anney Boatwright
1996 Superman: The Animated Series(1 episode)
1996 Kansas City as Blondie O'Hara
1996 Tracey Takes On...(1 episode) as Paige Garland
1995 The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies
1995 Georgia as Sadie Flood
1995 Dolores Claiborne as Selena St. George
1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle as Dorothy Parker
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 The Hudsucker Proxy as Amy Archer
1994 Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker
1993 Frasier(1 episode) as Estelle (voice)
1993 Short Cuts as Lois Kaiser
1992 Single White Female as Hedra 'Hedy' Carlson
1992 The Prom as Lana
1991 Rush as Kristen Cates
1991 Crooked Hearts as Marriet Hoffman
1991 Backdraft as Jennifer Vaitkus
1990 Partners in Life as Blossom
1990 Buried Alive as joanna goodman
1990 Miami Blues as Susie Waggoner
1989 Last Exit to Brooklyn as Tralala
1989 The Big Picture as Lydia Johnson
1988 Heart of Midnight as Carol
1987 Under Cover as Tanille Laroux
1987 Sister, Sister as Lucy Bonnard
1986 The Men's Club as Teensy
1986 The Hitcher as Nash
1985 Flesh + Blood as Agnes
1984 Grandview, U.S.A. as Candy Webster
1983 Girls Of The White Orchid as Carol Heath
1983 Easy Money as Allison Capuletti
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1982 The First Time as Bonnie Dillon
1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High as Stacy Hamilton
1982 Wrong Is Right as Young Girl
1981 The Best Little Girl in the World as Casey Powell
1981 The Killing of Randy Webster as Amy Wheeler
1981 Eyes of a Stranger as Tracy Harris
1980 Angel City
1980 Angel City as Kristy Teeter
1979 Trapper John, M.D.(1 episode) as Karen McCall
1976 Family(1 episode) as Jenny Blair
1975 Baretta(1 episode) as Marcie (as Jennifer Leigh)
1972 The Waltons(1 episode) as Kathy Seals
1954 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color(1 episode) as Heather
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)

Writing

2010 Greenberg … Story
2001 The Anniversary Party … Writer

Directing

2001 The Anniversary Party … Director

Production

2010 Greenberg … Producer

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