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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 13 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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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 | 34 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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[about her son] I don't think I would be doing this quality of work if it hadn't been for my son. He's changed me. He's helped me to understand myself and find my place in the world. See more »


Ranked as #88 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005). See more »


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