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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

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

Filmography

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 2018 Snowpiercer (TV Series) (pre-production)
Melanie Cavill
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Melanie Cavill
 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming
Karen / Suit Lady (voice)
 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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Other Works:

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 »

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:

I so much enjoy being able to completely allow myself to be consumed by a role, and really grow in the process,once you've done that, it's hard to go back working on things you don't care about. See more »

Trivia:

Was the 120th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for A Beautiful Mind (2001) at The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) on March 24, 2002. See more »

Trademark:

Dark hair and green eyes See more »

Nickname:

Jenny C

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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