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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 14 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014/I Shelter
Hannah
 2014 Noah
Naameh
 2011 The Dilemma
Beth
 2009/I 9
#7 (voice)
 2009 The Day the Earth Was Green (Video short)
 2008 Inkheart
Roxanne
 2003 Hulk
Betty Ross
 1996 Far Harbor
Ellie
 1995 Out There (TV Movie)
Woman in grocery line (uncredited)
 1992 Roy Orbison: I Drove All Night (Video short)
The Young Woman
 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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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in the Joe Satriani video 'Always With Me, Always With You" (from the album "Surfing with the Alien"). See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Interviews | 9 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 34 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

[talking about the films she did in the beginning of her career]: You don't want to get rid of your experiences, because they're your experiences - good or bad - and you need them, but it would be great if they weren't on the video shelf! See more »

Trivia:

Is one of 13 actresses who won their Best Supporting Actress Oscars in a movie that also won the Best Picture Oscar (she won for A Beautiful Mind (2001)). The others are Hattie McDaniel for Gone with the Wind (1939), Teresa Wright for Mrs. Miniver (1942), Celeste Holm for Gentleman's Agreement (1947), Mercedes McCambridge for All the King's Men (1949), Donna Reed for From Here to Eternity (1953), ... See more »

Trademark:

Dark, thick eyebrows See more »

Nickname:

Jenny C

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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