Jennifer Jason Leigh

Jennifer Jason Leigh (born February 5, 1962) is an American film and stage actress, best known for her roles in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, The Hudsucker Proxy, Single White Female, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Georgia and Short Cuts. She is also the co-writer and co-director of the film The Anniversary Party, made with fellow actor Alan Cumming.

Leigh is known for her emotionally raw and often sexually explicit portrayals of vulnerable and damaged women, and for her intensive method inspired research into her roles.

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... Sub-Genre/Notes 1990 After Dark, My Sweet James Foley Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern Psychological thriller The Ambulance Larry Cohen Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Red ... Backdraft Ron Howard Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rebecca De Mornay, Donald Sutherland, Robert De Niro Cape Fear Martin Scorsese Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte ... Matt McCoy, Ernie Hudson, Julianne Moore Jennifer Eight Bruce Robinson Andy García, Uma Thurman, John Malkovich, Lance Henriksen Love Crimes Lizzie Borden Sean Young, Patrick ...
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... called the film "bracing and perfectly cast" and Jennifer Jason Leigh "unstintingly gutsy" ... Maggie Smith steals many a scene." Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times observed, "Jennifer Jason Leigh often plays women of brassy boldness ... Edward Guthmann of the San Francisco Chronicle described the film as "meticulous," Jennifer Jason Leigh as "very good," and Albert Finney as "specific ...
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... and nominees Result Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actress Jennifer Jason Leigh Nominated Satellite Award Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical ...
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... Larry Flynt Joel Coen - Fargo Scott Hicks - Shine Mike Leigh - Secrets and Lies Anthony Minghella - The English Patient -- Jane Campion - The Portrait of A Lady Barbra Streisand - The Mirror has ... Russell - Three Kings Mike Leigh - Topsy Turvy Spike Jonze - Being John Malkovich Paul Thomas Anderson - Magnolia Neil Jordan - The End of The Affair Frank Darabont - The ... Nominee not mentioned - Ethan Hawke - Training Day Supporting Actress Jennifer Connelly - A Beautiful Mind Helen Mirren - Gosford Park Maggie Smith - Gosford Park Marisa Tomei - In The Bedroom Kate ...
Jennifer Jason Leigh - Further Reading
... Dunn, Jancee (1995-11-30) ... "Jennifer Jason Leigh — She's the Queen of the Ravaged, Boozed Up, and Strung Out" ...

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