Jennifer Jason Leigh

Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    • February 5th, 1962
Jennifer Jason Leigh began acting on television during the 1970s, guest-starring on several television shows, and her film breakthrough came in 1982 for her performance as Stacy Hamilton in Fast Times at Ridgemont High. In 2015, she received widespread critical acclaim for performance as Daisy Domergue in Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight, for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe, Critics' Choice, BAFTA and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. 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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Acting (67 Credits)

2021The Woman in the Window as Jane Russell 2
2021Awake as Dr. Murphy
2021Lisey's Story as Darla Debusher
2020Possessor as Girder
2018Annihilation as Dr Ventress
2018White Boy Rick as Alex Snyder
2018Patrick Melrose as Eleanor Melrose
2017Amityville: The Awakening as Joan Walker
2017Good Time as Corey Ellman
2017Atypical as Elsa Gardner
2016LBJ as Lady Bird Johnson
2016Morgan as Dr. Kathy Grieff
2015The Hateful Eight as Daisy Domergue
2015Anomalisa as Lisa Hesselman (voice)
2014Me as KellyWatch Free
2014Welcome to Me as Deb Moseley
2014Alex of Venice as MaureenWatch Free
2013The Moment as LeeWatch Free
2013Hateship Loveship as Chloe
2013The Spectacular Now as Sara Keely
2013Kill Your Darlings as Naomi Ginsberg
2010Greenberg as Beth
2008Synecdoche, New York as Maria
2007Margot at the Wedding as Pauline
2005The Jacket as Dr. Beth Lorenson
2005Weeds as Jill Price-Grey
2004The Machinist as Stevie
2004Palindromes as 'Mark' Aviva
2004Childstar as Suzanne
2003In the Cut as Pauline
2002Road to Perdition as Annie Sullivan
2002Hey Arnold! the Movie as Bridget (voice)
2001The Quickie as Lisa
2001The Anniversary Party as Sally Nash Therrian
2001The Man Who Wasn't There as Female Inmate
2000Skipped Parts as Lydia Callahan
2000The King Is Alive as Gina
1999eXistenZ as Allegra Geller
1998The Love Letter as Elizabeth Whitcomb
1998Disney's Hercules as Tempest (voice)
1997Washington Square as Catherine Sloper
1997A Thousand Acres as Caroline Cook
1996Kansas City as Blondie O'Hara
1996Bastard Out of Carolina as Anney Boatwright
1995Georgia as Sadie Flood
1995Dolores Claiborne as Selena St. George
1994Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle as Dorothy Parker
1994The Hudsucker Proxy as Amy Archer
1993Short Cuts as Lois Kaiser
1992Single White Female as Hedra 'Hedy' Carlson
1991Rush as Kristen Cates
1991Backdraft as Jennifer Vaitkus
1991Crooked Hearts as Marriet Hoffman
1990Miami Blues as Susie Waggoner
1990Buried Alive as Joanna Goodman
1989Last Exit to Brooklyn as Tralala
1989The Big Picture as Lydia Johnson
1988Heart of Midnight as Carol
1987Sister, Sister as Lucy Bonnard
1986The Hitcher as Nash
1986The Men's Club as Teensy
1985Flesh+Blood as Agnes
1984Grandview, U.S.A. as Candy Webster
1983Easy Money as Allison Capuletti
1982Fast Times at Ridgemont High as Stacy Hamilton
1982Wrong Is Right as Young Girl
1981Eyes of a Stranger as Tracy Harris

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