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Jennifer Jason Leigh

1962-02-05 Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Image of Jennifer Jason Leigh


Jennifer Jason Leigh (born Jennifer Leigh Morrow; February 5, 1962) is an American actress and producer. She began her career on television during the 1970s before making her film breakthrough as Stacy Hamilton in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982). She later received critical praise for her performances in Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989), Miami Blues (1990), Backdraft (1991), Single White Female (1992), and Short Cuts (1993). Leigh was nominated for a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Dorothy Parker in Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994). She starred in a 1995 film written by her mother, screenwriter Barbara Turner, titled Georgia. In 2001, she co-wrote and co-directed a film with Alan Cumming titled The Anniversary Party. In 2002, Leigh appeared in the neo-noir crime drama film Road to Perdition. In 2007, she starred in the family drama film Margot at the Wedding. She had a recurring role on the Showtime comedy-drama series Weeds as Jill Price-Gray. In 2015, she received critical acclaim for her voice work as Lisa in Charlie Kaufman's Anomalisa, and for her role as Daisy Domergue in Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight, for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. From 2017 to 2021, she starred in the Netflix comedy-drama series Atypical. Leigh starred in the science-fiction horror films, Annihilation (2018) and Possessor (2020). For her stage work, Leigh was nominated for a Drama Desk award for her off-Broadway performance as Beverly Moss in Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party. Her Broadway debut occurred in 1998, when she became the replacement for the role of Sally Bowles in the musical Cabaret. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jennifer Jason Leigh, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Sharp Stick Marilyn 2022-07-29
The Woman in the Window Jane Russell 2 2021-05-14
Awake Dr. Murphy 2021-06-09
Possessor Uncut Girder 2020-10-02
Sid & Judy Judy Garland (voice) 2019-06-26
QT8: The First Eight Self 2019-10-21
White Boy Rick Alex Snyder 2018-09-14
Annihilation Dr Ventress 2018-02-22
The Making of Annihilation Self 2018-05-29
LBJ Lady Bird Johnson 2017-11-03
Amityville: The Awakening Joan Walker 2017-07-20
Good Time Corey Ellman 2017-08-11
None of Them Are You: Crafting Anomalisa Self 2016-06-07
Morgan Dr. Kathy Grieff 2016-09-01
Alex of Venice Maureen 2015-04-17
Anomalisa Lisa Hesselman (voice) 2015-12-30
Welcome to Me Deb Moseley 2015-05-01
The Hateful Eight Daisy Domergue 2015-12-25
Open Holly 2014-01-01
Jake Squared Sheryl 2014-08-15
Hateship Loveship Chloe 2014-04-11
Me Kelly 2014-05-21
The Spectacular Now Sara Keely 2013-08-02
The Moment Lee 2013-04-21
Kill Your Darlings Naomi Ginsberg 2013-09-19
Greenberg Beth 2010-08-18
Synecdoche, New York Maria 2008-10-24
Margot at the Wedding Pauline 2007-11-16
The Making of 'Last Exit to Brooklyn' 2006-10-02
The Jacket Dr. Beth Lorenson 2005-03-04
Rag Tale Mary Josephine 'MJ' Morton 2005-10-07
Easter Sunday Mother 2005-04-02
Palindromes 'Mark' Aviva 2004-09-03
Childstar Suzanne 2004-09-10
The Machinist Stevie 2004-02-09
In the Cut Pauline 2003-10-22
Crossed Over Karla Faye Tucker 2002-03-03
Hey Arnold! The Movie Bridget (voice) 2002-06-28
Road to Perdition Annie Sullivan 2002-07-12
The Man Who Wasn't There Female Inmate (voice) (uncredited) 2001-10-26
The Anniversary Party Sally Nash Therrian 2001-06-09
The Quickie Lisa 2001-06-04
Frame by Frame: The Invisible Art of Production Designer Carol Spier 2000-05-08
The King Is Alive Gina 2000-05-11
Skipped Parts Lydia Callahan 2000-06-06
eXistenZ Allegra Geller 1999-04-14
Thanks of a Grateful Nation Teri Small 1998-05-31
The Love Letter Lizzie Whitcomb 1998-02-01
Washington Square Catherine Sloper 1997-10-10
Cinema Cinema Herself 1997-01-01
A Thousand Acres Caroline Cook 1997-09-19
Kansas City Blondie O'Hara 1996-08-16
Bastard Out of Carolina Anney Boatwright 1996-12-15
Dolores Claiborne Selena St. George 1995-03-24
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Self 1995-06-05
Georgia Sadie Flood 1995-05-19
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Dorothy Parker 1994-09-07
The Hudsucker Proxy Amy Archer 1994-03-11
Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker 1994-01-01
Short Cuts Lois Kaiser 1993-09-05
Luck, Trust & Ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver Country Self 1993-03-26
Single White Female Hedra 'Hedy' Carlson 1992-08-14
The Prom Lana 1992-01-01
Crooked Hearts Marriet Hoffman 1991-09-06
Backdraft Jennifer Vaitkus 1991-05-24
Rush Kristen Cates 1991-12-22
Partners in Life Blossom 1990-08-31
Miami Blues Susie Waggoner 1990-04-20
Buried Alive Joanna Goodman 1990-05-09
Last Exit to Brooklyn Tralala 1989-10-11
The Big Picture Lydia Johnson 1989-09-15
Heart of Midnight Carol 1988-11-10
Sister, Sister Lucy Bonnard 1987-09-13
Under Cover Tanille Laroux 1987-12-04
The Men's Club Teensy 1986-09-19
The Hitcher Nash 1986-01-17
Picnic Madge Owens 1986-11-10
Flesh + Blood Agnes 1985-08-30
Grandview, U.S.A. Candy Webster 1984-08-03
Easy Money Allison Capuletti 1983-08-19
Girls of the White Orchid Carol Heath 1983-11-28
The First Time Bonnie Dillon 1982-11-08
Wrong Is Right Young Girl 1982-04-16
Fast Times at Ridgemont High Stacy Hamilton 1982-08-13
I Think I'm Having A Baby Laurie Mcintyre 1981-03-03
Eyes of a Stranger Tracy Harris 1981-02-11
The Killing of Randy Webster Amy Wheeler 1981-03-11
The Best Little Girl in the World Casey Powell 1981-05-11
Angel City Kristy Teeter 1980-11-12
The Young Runaways Heather 1978-05-28
Tod eines Fremden Girl Playing with Ball (uncredited) 1976-06-01