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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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A Beautiful Mind
A Beautiful Mind Alicia Nash
Requiem for a Dream
Requiem for a Dream Marion Silver
The Rocketeer


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 2018 Snowpiercer (TV Series) (pre-production)
Melanie Cavill
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Melanie Cavill
 2017 Only the Brave
Amanda Marsh
 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming
Karen / Suit Lady (voice)
 2016 American Pastoral
Dawn Levov
 2014/I Shelter
 2014 Noah
 2014 Aloft
Nana Kunning
 2014 Winter's Tale
Virginia Gamely
 2012 Stuck in Love
 2011 Salvation Boulevard
Gwen Vandermeer
 2011 The Dilemma
 2010 Virginia
 2009/I Creation
Emma Darwin
 2009/I 9
#7 (voice)
 2009 The Day the Earth Was Green (Video short)
 2008 Inkheart
 2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still
Helen Benson
 2007 Reservation Road
Grace Learner
 2006 Blood Diamond
Maddy Bowen
 2006 Little Children
Kathy Adamson
 2005 Dark Water
 2003 House of Sand and Fog
 2003 Hulk
Betty Ross
 2001 A Beautiful Mind
Alicia Nash
 2000-2001 The $treet (TV Series)
Catherine Miller
- Turf Wars (2001) ... Catherine Miller
- Past Performance (2001) ... Catherine Miller
- Junk Bonds (2001) ... Catherine Miller
- Framed (2001) ... Catherine Miller
- Rebound (2000) ... Catherine Miller
 2000 Pollock
Ruth Kligman
 2000 Requiem for a Dream
Marion Silver
 2000 Waking the Dead
Sarah Williams
 1998 Dark City
Emma Murdoch
 1997 Inventing the Abbotts
Eleanor Abbott
 1996 Far Harbor
 1996 Mulholland Falls
Allison Pond
 1995 Out There (TV Movie)
Woman in grocery line (uncredited)
 1995 Higher Learning
 1994 Of Love and Shadows
 1992 The Heart of Justice (TV Movie)
Emma Burgess
 1992 Roy Orbison: I Drove All Night (Video short)
The Young Woman
 1991 The Rocketeer
 1991 Career Opportunities
Josie McClellan
 1990 The Hot Spot
Gloria Harper
 1989 Etoile
Claire Hamilton / Natalie Horvath
 1988 Some Girls
 1986 Labyrinth
 1985 Seven Minutes in Heaven
Natalie Becker
 1985 Phenomena
Jennifer Corvino
 1984 Once Upon a Time in America
Young Deborah
 1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
The Girl
- Stranger in Town (1982) ... The Girl
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Acting is great. When it works it is so fulfilling. You do the research and work with other talented people who are creative and compassionate and use all your faculties. The ability to express yourself completely is the most wonderful feeling in the world. Each film is a chapter in my life wherein I learn so much more about myself. See more »


Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#54). [2007]. See more »


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