Jennifer Jason Leigh



Place of birth:

Hollywood, California, USA:


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, 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jennifer Jason Leigh, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Film Credits

White Boy Rick (2018)
Annihilation (2018)
as Dr. Ventress
LBJ (2017)
as Lady Bird Johnson
Good Time (2017)
as Corey Ellman
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
as Joan Walker
Morgan (2016)
as Dr. Kathy Grieff
Journey to the Oscars (2016)
as Herself
Anomalisa (2015)
as Lisa Hesselman (voice)
The Hateful Eight (2015)
as Daisy Domergue
Welcome to Me (2014)
as Deb Moseley
Jake Squared (2014)
as Sheryl
Me (2014)
as Kelly
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
as Naomi Ginsberg
Hateship Loveship (2013)
as Chloe
The Spectacular Now (2013)
as Sara Keely
The Moment (2013)
as Lee
Greenberg (2010)
as Beth
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
as Maria
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
as Pauline
Rag Tale (2005)
as Mary Josephine 'MJ' Morton
The Jacket (2005)
as Dr. Beth Lorenson
Childstar (2004)
as Suzanne
Palindromes (2004)
as 'Mark' Aviva
The Machinist (2004)
as Stevie
In the Cut (2003)
as Pauline
Road to Perdition (2002)
as Annie Sullivan
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
as Bridget
Crossed Over (2002)
as Karla Faye Tucker
The Quickie (2001)
as Lisa
The Anniversary Party (2001)
as Sally Therrian
Skipped Parts (2000)
as Lydia Callahan
The King Is Alive (2000)
as Gina
eXistenZ (1999)
as Allegra Geller
Thanks of a Grateful Nation (1998)
as Teri Small
The Love Letter (1998)
as Elizabeth Whitcomb
Washington Square (1997)
as Catherine Sloper
A Thousand Acres (1997)
as Caroline Cook
Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
as Anney Boatwright
Kansas City (1996)
as Blondie O'Hara
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies (1995)
Georgia (1995)
as Sadie Flood
Dolores Claiborne (1995)
as Selena St. George
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
as Dorothy Parker
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
as Amy Archer
Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker (1994)
Short Cuts (1993)
as Lois Kaiser
Single White Female (1992)
as Hedra 'Hedy' Carlson
The Prom (1992)
as Lana
Rush (1991)
as Kristen Cates
Crooked Hearts (1991)
as Marriet Hoffman
Backdraft (1991)
as Jennifer Vaitkus
Partners in Life (1990)
as Blossom
Buried Alive (1990)
as joanna goodman
Miami Blues (1990)
as Susie Waggoner
Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
as Tralala
The Big Picture (1989)
as Lydia Johnson
Heart of Midnight (1988)
as Carol
Under Cover (1987)
as Tanille Laroux
Sister, Sister (1987)
as Lucy Bonnard
The Men's Club (1986)
as Teensy
The Hitcher (1986)
as Nash
Flesh + Blood (1985)
as Agnes
Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)
as Candy Webster
Girls Of The White Orchid (1983)
as Carol Heath
Easy Money (1983)
as Allison Capuletti
The First Time (1982)
as Bonnie Dillon
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
as Stacy Hamilton
Wrong Is Right (1982)
as Young Girl
The Best Little Girl in the World (1981)
as Casey Powell
The Killing of Randy Webster (1981)
as Amy Wheeler
Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
as Tracy Harris
Angel City (1980)
as Kristy Teeter
Vox Lux ()

Production Credits

Greenberg (2010)
Greenberg (2010)
The Anniversary Party (2001)
The Anniversary Party (2001)
The Anniversary Party (2001)