Jennifer Jason Leigh biography

Jennifer Jason Leigh

Actor, Film actor

1962 –

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Who is Jennifer Jason Leigh?

Jennifer Jason Leigh is an American actress. She has appeared in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, The Hudsucker Proxy, 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 has a reputation for playing characters on society's bottom rung, often prostitutes or junkies. She is also known for her intensive method-inspired research into her roles.

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Born
Feb 5, 1962
Hollywood
Also known as
  • Jennifer Lee Morrow
  • Jennifer Leigh
  • Jennifer Leigh Morrow
  • JJL
  • Lois Kaiser
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
  • Russian American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Palisades Charter High School
Lived in
  • Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013