Jennifer Jason Leigh - Details


Jennifer Jason LeighBorn in Los Angeles, California, USA, Jennifer worked in her first film at the age of 9, in a nonspeaking role for the film Death Of A Stranger. At 14, she attended summer acting workshops given by Lee Strasberg and landed a role in the Disney TV movie Young Runaways, The (1978) (TV), and received her Screen Actors Guild membership in a Baretta episode at 16. Jennifer performed in several TV-movies and 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).


  • 5th February 1962 - Birth