Jennifer Jason Leigh is a renowned Film and Stage Actress of United States of America. She was born in 5th February, 1962 in California, USA and started her acting career in 1973.
She is known for her exceptional performance in a range of successful movies including “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”, “Last Exit to Brooklyn” and “Short Cuts”.
Jennifer Jason started her acting career with a non-speaking role in the movie titled “The Death of the Stranger” (The Execution) back in 1973. In 1978, she landed a role in a movie titled “The Young Runaways”, which earned him a role in an episode of famous TV movie titled “The Waltons” as well as in the movie “The Best Little Girl in the World”.
In 1981, she appeared in her debut big screen role in the movie titled “Eyes of a Stranger”. In 1982, she had a major breakthrough in her acting career with her exceptional performance in “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”.
This role brought her critical praise and fame, which helped her get a role in many movies like “Easy Money”, “Flesh & Blood”, “The Hitcher”, “Last Exit to Brooklyn” and “Heart of Midnight”.
Jennifer Jason won Boston Society of Film Critics Award and New York Film Critics Circle Award in the category for the Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “Last Exit to Brooklyn” in 1990 and in “Miami Blues” in 1991.
In 1993, she won her first Golden Globe Award in the category for Best Ensemble Cast for her performance in “Short Cuts”. She has also won MTV Movie Award, Chicago Film Critics Association Award as well as a National Society of Film Critics Award for various categories, which hold testimony to her acting skills.
Top Ten Movies of Jennifer Jason:
⦁ Easy Money
⦁ Heart of Midnight
⦁ Last Exit to Brooklyn
⦁ Miami Blues
⦁ Single White Female
⦁ Short Cuts
⦁ Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
⦁ Dolores Claiborne
⦁ Margot at the Wedding