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Jennifer Connelly


Jennifer Connelly was born in the Catskill Mountains, New York, to Ilene (Schuman), a dealer of antiques, and Gerard Connelly, a clothing manufacturer. Her father had Irish and Norwegian ancestry, and her mother was from a Jewish immigrant family. Jennifer grew up in Brooklyn Heights, just across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan, except for the ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014/I Shelter
Hannah
 2014 Noah
Naameh
 2011 The Dilemma
Beth
 2009/I 9
#7 (voice)
 2008 Inkheart
Roxanne
 2003 Hulk
Betty Ross
 1996 Far Harbor
Ellie
 1995 Out There (TV Movie)
Woman in grocery line (uncredited)
 1989 Étoile
Claire Hamilton / Natalie Horvath
 1986 Labyrinth
Sarah
 1985 Seven Minutes in Heaven
Natalie Becker
 1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
The Girl
- Stranger in Town (1982) ... The Girl
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Music video: She had a small part in a Simon Milne-directed music video for the Duran Duran song "Union of the Snake" (released in 1984, it was part of the "Dancing on the Valentine" video EP and later included on the "Decade" video anthology). Jennifer played a member of a subterranean child-cult; the scenes she was in were shot in England... See more »

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12 Interviews | 9 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 30 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Talking about her character in A Beautiful Mind (2001)]: Alicia is the person who's trying to ground John Nash in reality and bring him home, literally, and back to what he was. In "A Beautiful Mind", there are scenes that were painful and scary and sad. I didn't have to go through degradation as I did in Requiem for a Dream (2000), but there is a lot of emotional terrain in this movie. There's ... See more »

Trivia:

In three of her movies (Dark City (1998), Requiem for a Dream (2000), and House of Sand and Fog (2003)), she appears standing at the end of a pier in a striking image. All three directors created the shots for different reasons, and they are not an homage or reference to each other, just an unlikely coincidence. See more »

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Dark hair and green eyes See more »

Nickname:

Jenny C

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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