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Jennifer Beals


Jennifer Beals was born on December 19, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in the city. With a life-long desire for acting, Beals first appeared in small high school plays and even got an uncredited bit part in My Bodyguard (1980). After graduation, she enrolled in college at Yale University, studying American literature. She appeared in her ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Manhattan Nocturne (pre-production)
Lisa Wren
 2014 The White Orchid (post-production)
Vivian Hershey
 2013 Cinemanovels
Clementine
 2012 Cop-Puter (Short)
 2010 A Night for Dying Tigers
Melanie
 2005 Desolation Sound
Elizabeth Storey
 2005 Break a Leg
Juliet
 2004 Catch That Kid
Molly
 2003 Runaway Jury
Vanessa Lembeck
 2002 13 Moons
Suzi
 2001 Out of Line
Parole Officer Jenny Capitanas
 2000 Militia
Julie Sanders
 2000 Body and Soul
Gina
 1999 Something More
Lisa
 1996 Wishful Thinking
Elizabeth
 1996 The Twilight of the Golds
Suzanne Stein
 1995 Let It Be Me
Emily Taylor
 1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
Gertrude Benchley
 1994 Dead on Sight
Rebecca Darcy
 1992 Le Grand Pardon II
Joyce Ferranti
 1991 Blood and Concrete
Mona
 1990 Sons
Transvestite
 1990 Dr. M
Sonja Vogler
 1988 Split Decisions
Barbara Uribe
 1988 The Gamble
Lady Olivia Candioni
 1988 Vampire's Kiss
Rachel
 1985 The Bride
Eva
 1980 My Bodyguard
Clifford's Friend (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Co-hostess, with Alexandra Cousteau, of an infomercial for "EverDeep" anti-aging skincare system. See more »

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8 Interviews | 1 Article | 5 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on who inspires her] My role models are Bettie Page and Mia Kirshner (co-star on The L Word (2004)). Every day when Mia comes to work she raises the bar for us all. See more »

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While still a teenager, before she went into show business, she worked as a babysitter for one of her neighbors - Steve Edwards. See more »

Trademark:

Long black hair See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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