Jennifer Jason Leigh Biography

Birthday: 1962-02-05
Place of Birth: Hollywood, Los Angeles
Height: 5' 3" (1.60 m)
Wiki Biography: Born in Los Angeles, Jennifer Jason Leigh - the daughter of actor Vic Morrow - worked in her first film at the age of nine, in a nonspeaking role for the film Death of a Stranger (The Spy Who Never Was (1976)). At 14 she attended summer acting workshops given by Lee Strasberg and landed a role in the Disney TV movie "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: The Young Runaways (#24.17)" (1978), and received her Screen Actors Guild membership in an episode of the TV series "Baretta" (1975) when she was 16. Jennifer performed in several TV movies and dropped out of Pacific Palisades High School six weeks short of graduation for her major role in the film Eyes of a Stranger (1981). Her first major success came as the female lead in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982).

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Under Cover 1987 Action
Washington Square Catherine Sloper 1997 Drama
Rush 2008
The Moment Lee 2013
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Fast Times at Ridgemont High Stacy Hamilton 1982 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Grandview, U.S.A. 1984 Drama
Flesh+Blood Agnes 1985 Adventure, Drama
The Hitcher Nash 1986 Horror, Thriller
Under Cover Tanille Laroux 1987 Action, Crime, Drama
Sister, Sister Lucy Bonnard 1988 Drama, Horror, Mystery
The Big Picture Lydia Johnson 1989
Heart of Midnight Carol 1989 Drama, Horror, Thriller
Miami Blues 1990 0, Game Show, 0
Last Exit to Brooklyn Tralala 1990 Drama
Backdraft Jennifer Vaitkus 1991 0, Comedy, 0
Rush 1991 Comedy
Crooked Hearts Marriet Hoffman 1991 Drama, Romance
Single White Female Hedra 'Hedy' Carlson 1992 0
Short Cuts 1993 Comedy, Drama
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Dorothy Parker 1994
The Hudsucker Proxy Amy Archer 1994 0
Love Letter 1995
Dolores Claiborne Selena St. George 1995 0, Game Show
Georgia 1995 0
Kansas City Blondie O'Hara 1996 Crime, Drama, Music
Bastard Out of Carolina Anney Boatwright 1996 Drama
A Thousand Acres 1997 Drama
Washington Square Catherine Sloper 1997 Drama, Romance
eXistenZ Allegra Geller 1999 Sport, Reality Tv, 0, Game Show
The Anniversary Party 2001 0
The King is Alive 2001 Drama
Skipped Parts 2001 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Hey Arnold!: The Movie 2002 Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Road to Perdition Annie Sullivan 2002 Crime, Drama, Thriller
In the Cut Pauline 2003 0
The Machinist Stevie 2004 Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Rag Tale 2005 0, Biography
The Jacket Dr. Beth Lorenson 2005 Drama, Mystery, Sci Fi
Childstar 2005 Comedy, Drama
Margot at the Wedding Pauline 2007 0
Synecdoche, New York Maria 2008
Greenberg Beth 2010
The Moment Lee 2013
The Spectacular Now Sara 2013 0, 0
Kill Your Darlings Naomi Ginsberg 2013 Biography, Drama, Romance
Jake Squared Sheryl 2014 0
Me Kelly 2014 Comedy
Anomalisa Lisa 2016 0, 0, Biography