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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 »

Known For

Requiem for a Dream
Requiem for a Dream Marion Silver
(2000)
A Beautiful Mind
A Beautiful Mind Alicia Nash
(2001)
Blood Diamond
Blood Diamond Maddy Bowen
(2006)
Hulk
Hulk Betty Ross
(2003)

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
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Show Show Self (94 credits)
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Other Works:

"The Sheltering Sky" by Paul Bowles for Audible - Narrator 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 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:

Ranked #14 in Celebrity Sleuth's "25 Sexiest Women of 1993". See more »

Trademark:

Deep sultry voice See more »

Nickname:

Jenny C

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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