Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Jennifer Jason Leigh was born as Jennifer Lee Morrow on February05, 1962.She 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.



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Jennifer loves acting more than anything else. She started at the age of nine. At 14 she started attending summer acting workshops and landed a role in the Disney TV movie "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color. Because of her love in acting, she dropped out of Pacific Palisades High School six weeks short of graduation for her major role in the film Eyes of a Stranger(1981). Her first major success came as the female lead in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)that leads her to be one of the promising actress in her time.



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I like a movie that the audience actively
has to participate in and not just
casually observe.

- Jennifer Jason Leigh

I love being in therapy. It's just
constantly fulfilling for me.

- Jennifer Jason Leigh

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