Jennifer Jason Leigh
February 5, 1962
61 years old
5 ft 3 in | 160 cm
34-23-34 in | 86.5-58-86.5 cm
58 kg | 128 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Jennifer Jason Leigh was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, on February 5, 1962, is an American actress.
Young Jennifer Jason Leigh made her first screen appearance in drama film Death of a Stranger (Tod eines Fremden) (1973), in uncredited role as Girl playing with a rubber ball, at the age of nine.
She landed her television debut in ABC detective series Baretta (1977) in episode "Open Season", in role as Marcie.
She got her professional big screen debut in slasher film Eyes of a Stranger (1981) in role as Tracy Harris.
Jennifer's breakthrough performance came as Stacy Hamilton in coming-of-age comedy drama film Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982).
She made her Broadway debut in musical "Cabaret" (1998) in role as Sally Bowles.
How tall is Jennifer Jason Leigh and what is her weight? Jennifer Jason Leigh's height is 5' 3" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 160 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 128 іn pоunds or 58 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Jennifer Jason Leigh is 61 years old.
Jennifer Jason Leigh net worth is around 5 million dollars.
Jennifer Jason Leigh body measurements are bust-waist-hip 34-23-34 in inches or 86.5-58-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34B with cup size B.
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Daisy Domergue in Western film The Hateful Eight (2015).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama for her role as Dorothy Parker in biographical drama movie Mrs Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994).
She was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her role as Sadie Flood in drama movie Georgia (1995).
She was nominated for the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actress for her role as Allegra Geller in science fiction horror movie eXistenZ (1999).
She won the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Tralala in drama film Last Exit To Brooklyn (1989).
She was nominated for the Alliance of Women Film Journalist EDA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Pauline in drama comedy film Margot at the Wedding (2007).
She won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Susie Waggoner in neo-noir black comedy crime movie Miami Blues (1990).
She was nominated for the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress for her role as Hedra 'Hedy' Carlson / Ellen Besch in psychological thriller movie Single White Female (1992).
She won the Golden Globe Special Ensemble Cast Award and was nominated for the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Lois Kaiser in comedy drama film Short Cuts (1993).
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Selena St. George in psychological thriller drama film Dolores Claiborne (1995).
She was nominated for the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Stevie in psychological thriller film The Machinist (2004).
She won the Robert Altman Award for her role as Maria in postmodern drama film Synecdoche New York (2008).
She was nominated for the Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production and the BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award for Best Female Vocal Performance in a Feature Film in a Supporting Role for her voice role as Lisa Hesselman in stop-motion animated comedy drama movie Anomalisa (2015).
She was nominated for the The BAM Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Dr. Ventress in science fiction horror movie Annihilation (2018).
She was nominated for the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Canadian Film for her role as Girder in sci-fi thriller film Possessor (2020).
White Boy Rick (2018) biographical crime drama as FBI Agent Alex Snyder
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) comedy drama as Amy Archer
Good Time (2017) crime drama as Corey
Amityville: The Awakening (2017) supernatural horror as Joan Walker
The Woman in the Window (2021) psychological thriller as Jane Russell
Awake (2021) science fiction thriller as Murphy
Sharp Stick (2022) comedy as Marilyn
She was nominated for a Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film for her role as Teri Small in miniseries Thanks of a Grateful Nation (1998).
She was nominated for the OFTA Television Award for Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Jill Price-Gray in Showtime dark comedy drama series Weeds (2009–2012).
Revenge (2012) ABC drama series as Kara Clarke-Murphy
She played Chantal Hutchens in Showtime mystery serial drama series Twin Peaks (2017).
She was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical for her role as Elsa Gardner in Netflix coming of age series Atypical (2017–2021).
She was nominated for the OFTA Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Limited Series for her role as Eleanor Melrose in drama miniseries Patrick Melrose (2018).
The Affair (2019) Showtime drama series as Adeline Taylor
Lisey's Story (2021) Apple TV+ psychological horror drama miniseries as Darla Debusher
Attended the Palisades Charter High School in Los Angeles, California.
Studied acting at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
Had older sister, Carrie Ann Morrow (died in 2017).
Has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.
She is known for intensive method inspired research into her roles.
Best friend with Phoebe Cates.
She co-wrote and co-directed comedy drama film The Anniversary Party (2001).
She was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play and the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her role as Beverly in a play "Abigail's Party" (2005), at Acorn Theater.
She portrayed Catherine in a play "Proof" (2001), at Walter Kerr Theatre.
She played Bunny Flingus in a play "The House of Blue Leaves" (2011), at Walter Kerr Theatre.
Featured in music video for Faith No More "Last Cup of Sorrow" (1997).
Lives in Los Angeles, California.
She dated Jason Patric (1992-1994), Eric Stoltz (1985-1987) and David Dukes (1982-1984).
She was married to director Noah Baumbach (2005-2010), they have one son, Rohmer Emmanuel.