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Place of Birth Hollywood, California, USA
Birthday 1962-02-05

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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.

Acting

2018White Boy Rick
2018Annihilation as Dr. Ventress
2017LBJ as Lady Bird Johnson
2017Good Time as Corey Ellman
2017Amityville: The Awakening as Joan Walker
2016Morgan as Dr. Kathy Grieff
2016Journey to the Oscars as Herself
2015Anomalisa as Lisa Hesselman (voice)
2015The Hateful Eight as Daisy Domergue
2014Welcome to Me as Deb Moseley
2014Jake Squared as Sheryl
2014Me as Kelly
2013Kill Your Darlings as Naomi Ginsberg
2013Hateship Loveship as Chloe
2013The Spectacular Now as Sara Keely
2013The Moment as Lee
2010Greenberg as Beth
2008Synecdoche, New York as Maria
2007Margot at the Wedding as Pauline
2005Rag Tale as Mary Josephine 'MJ' Morton
2005The Jacket as Dr. Beth Lorenson
2004Childstar as Suzanne
2004Palindromes as 'Mark' Aviva
2004The Machinist as Stevie
2003In the Cut as Pauline
2002Road to Perdition as Annie Sullivan
2002Hey Arnold! The Movie as Bridget
2002Crossed Over as Karla Faye Tucker
2001The Quickie as Lisa
2001The Anniversary Party as Sally Therrian
2000Skipped Parts as Lydia Callahan
2000The King Is Alive as Gina
1999eXistenZ as Allegra Geller
1998Thanks of a Grateful Nation as Teri Small
1998The Love Letter as Elizabeth Whitcomb
1997Washington Square as Catherine Sloper
1997A Thousand Acres as Caroline Cook
1996Bastard Out of Carolina as Anney Boatwright
1996Kansas City as Blondie O'Hara
1995The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies
1995Georgia as Sadie Flood
1995Dolores Claiborne as Selena St. George
1994Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle as Dorothy Parker
1994The Hudsucker Proxy as Amy Archer
1994Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker
1993Short Cuts as Lois Kaiser
1992Single White Female as Hedra 'Hedy' Carlson
1992The Prom as Lana
1991Rush as Kristen Cates
1991Crooked Hearts as Marriet Hoffman
1991Backdraft as Jennifer Vaitkus
1990Partners in Life as Blossom
1990Buried Alive as joanna goodman
1990Miami Blues as Susie Waggoner
1989Last Exit to Brooklyn as Tralala
1989The Big Picture as Lydia Johnson
1988Heart of Midnight as Carol
1987Under Cover as Tanille Laroux
1987Sister, Sister as Lucy Bonnard
1986The Men's Club as Teensy
1986The Hitcher as Nash
1985Flesh + Blood as Agnes
1984Grandview, U.S.A. as Candy Webster
1983Girls Of The White Orchid as Carol Heath
1983Easy Money as Allison Capuletti
1982The First Time as Bonnie Dillon
1982Fast Times at Ridgemont High as Stacy Hamilton
1982Wrong Is Right as Young Girl
1981The Best Little Girl in the World as Casey Powell
1981The Killing of Randy Webster as Amy Wheeler
1981Eyes of a Stranger as Tracy Harris
1980Angel City as Kristy Teeter
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Other Roles

2010Greenberg - Producer
2010Greenberg - Story
2001The Anniversary Party - Director
2001The Anniversary Party - Producer
2001The Anniversary Party - Writer


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