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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: Appeared in Claudio Simonetti video "Jennifer" with Elena Pompei. 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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[on growing up with a Catholic father and a Jewish mother] Ultimately I'm an Irish Catholic Jew. I'm riddled with guilt! See more »


She was nearly cast as Diane Court in Cameron Crowe's Say Anything... (1989). Ione Skye got the part instead. See more »


Dark hair and green eyes See more »


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