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Jennifer Jason Leigh

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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Feb 5, 1962 In Hollywood, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Vox Lux 2018-12-07
Known For
Poster of Rag Tale
Poster of Palindromes
Movie Vox Lux 2018-12-07
Movie White Boy Rick Alex Snyder 2018-09-14
Series Patrick Melrose Eleanor Melrose 2018-05-12
Movie Annihilation Dr. Ventress 2018-02-22
Movie LBJ Lady Bird Johnson 2017-11-03
Movie Good Time Corey Ellman 2017-08-11
Series Atypical Elsa Gardner 2017-08-11
Movie Amityville: The Awakening Joan Walker 2017-07-20
Movie Morgan Dr. Kathy Grieff 2016-09-01
Movie Journey to the Oscars Herself 2016-02-26
Movie Anomalisa Lisa Hesselman (voice) 2015-12-30
Movie The Hateful Eight Daisy Domergue 2015-12-25
Movie Welcome to Me Deb Moseley 2014-09-05
Movie Jake Squared Sheryl 2014-08-15
Movie Me Kelly 2014-05-21
Movie Kill Your Darlings Naomi Ginsberg 2013-09-19
Movie Hateship Loveship Chloe 2013-09-07
Movie The Spectacular Now Sara Keely 2013-08-02
Movie The Moment Lee 2013-04-21
Series Revenge Kara Wallace Clarke 2011-09-21
Movie Greenberg Beth 2010-03-26
Movie Synecdoche, New York Maria 2008-10-24
Movie Margot at the Wedding Pauline 2007-08-31
Movie Rag Tale Mary Josephine 'MJ' Morton 2005-10-07
Series Weeds Jill Price-Grey 2005-08-07
Movie The Jacket Dr. Beth Lorenson 2005-03-04
Movie Childstar Suzanne 2004-09-10
Movie Palindromes 'Mark' Aviva 2004-09-03
Movie The Machinist Stevie 2004-02-09
Movie In the Cut Pauline 2003-09-09
Movie Crossed Over Karla Faye Tucker 2002-03-03
Movie Hey Arnold! The Movie Bridget 2002-06-28
Movie Road to Perdition Annie Sullivan 2002-07-12
Movie The Anniversary Party Sally Therrian 2001-06-09
Movie The Quickie Lisa 2001-06-04
Movie Skipped Parts Lydia Callahan 2000-06-06
Movie The King Is Alive Gina 2000-05-11
Series Mission Hill Unknown 1999-09-24
Series Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-06-07
Movie eXistenZ Allegra Geller 1999-04-14
Series Twitch City Faith 1998-01-19
Movie The Love Letter Elizabeth Whitcomb 1998-02-01
Series Hercules Tempest 1998-08-31
Movie A Thousand Acres Caroline Cook 1997-09-17
Movie The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies 1995-06-05
Movie Georgia Sadie Flood 1995-05-19
Movie Dolores Claiborne Selena St. George 1995-03-24
Movie Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Dorothy Parker 1994-09-07
Movie The Hudsucker Proxy Amy Archer 1994-03-11
Movie Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker 1994-01-01
Movie Short Cuts Lois Kaiser 1993-10-01
Movie The Prom Lana 1992-01-01
Movie Backdraft Jennifer Vaitkus 1991-05-24
Movie Rush Kristen Cates 1991-12-22
Movie Crooked Hearts Marriet Hoffman 1991-09-06
Movie Partners in Life Blossom 1990-08-31
Movie Last Exit to Brooklyn Tralala 1990-05-04
Movie Miami Blues Susie Waggoner 1990-04-20
Movie The Big Picture Lydia Johnson 1989-09-15
Movie Heart of Midnight Carol 1988-11-10
Movie Under Cover Tanille Laroux 1987-12-04
Movie Sister, Sister Lucy Bonnard 1987-09-13
Movie The Men's Club Teensy 1986-09-19
Movie The Hitcher Nash 1986-02-21
Movie Flesh + Blood Agnes 1985-08-30
Movie Grandview, U.S.A. Candy Webster 1984-08-03
Movie Girls Of The White Orchid Carol Heath 1983-11-28
Movie Easy Money Allison Capuletti 1983-08-19
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie The First Time Bonnie Dillon 1982-11-08
Movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High Stacy Hamilton 1982-08-13
Movie Wrong Is Right Young Girl 1982-04-16
Movie Eyes of a Stranger Tracy Harris 1981-02-11
Movie The Best Little Girl in the World Casey Powell 1981-05-11
Movie The Killing of Randy Webster Amy Wheeler 1981-03-11
Movie Angel City Kristy Teeter 1980-11-12
Series Trapper John, M.D. Karen McCall 1979-09-23
Series Family Jenny Blair 1976-03-09
Series Baretta Marcie (as Jennifer Leigh) 1975-01-17
Series The Waltons Kathy Seals 1972-09-14
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Heather 1954-10-27
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24