Jennifer Connelly

Actor, Celebrity

1970 –

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Who is Jennifer Connelly?

Jennifer Lynn Connelly is an American film actress who began her career as a child model. She appeared in magazine, newspaper and television advertising, before she made her debut role in the 1984 crime film Once Upon a Time in America. Connelly continued modeling and acting, starring in films such as the 1986 Labyrinth and the 1991 films Career Opportunities and The Rocketeer. She gained critical acclaim for her work in the 1998 science fiction film Dark City and for her portrayal of Marion Silver in the 2000 drama Requiem for a Dream.

In 2002, Connelly won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for her supporting role as Alicia Nash in Ron Howard's 2001 biopic A Beautiful Mind. Her later credits include the 2003 Marvel superhero film Hulk where she played Hulk/Bruce Banner's true love Betty Ross, the 2005 thriller Dark Water, the 2006 drama Blood Diamond, the 2008 science fiction remake The Day the Earth Stood Still, the 2009 romantic comedy He's Just Not That into You and the 2009 biographical drama Creation. She re-teamed with her Requiem for a Dream director Darren Aronofsky and A Beautiful Mind co-star Russell Crowe for the 2014 biblical epic Noah.

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Born
Dec 12, 1970
Cairo
Also known as
  • Jennifer Lynn Connelly
  • Jenny Connelly
  • Jenny C
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
  • Irish American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale University
  • Stanford University
  • Saint Ann's School
Lived in
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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