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Jennifer Connelly

Jennifer Connelly

Jennifer Connelly continues to prove her versatility as an actress with each new project she undertakes. Connelly stars in He's Just Not That Into You, based on the best selling novel of the same title, alongside Jennifer Aniston, Scarlett Johansson, Drew Barrymore, and Ben Affleck. She starred in Terry George's Reservation Road opposite Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo. Connelly received a Golden Globe, BAFTA, AFI, Broadcast Critics and Academy Award for her role in Ron Howard's A Beautiful Mind. Connelly's vocal talents can be heard in Shane Ackner's upcoming animated film 9, along with John C. Reilly, Elijah Wood, Christopher Plummer, and Martin Landau.

Other film credits include Edward Zwick's Blood Diamond, Todd Field's Little Children, Walter Salles' Dark Water, Vadim Perelman's House of Sand and Fog, Ang Lee's The Hulk, and Ed Harris' Pollock. Connelly was widely praised for her haunting portrayal of a drug addict in Darren Aronofsky's critically acclaimed Requiem For a Dream. The role earned her an Independent Spirit Award Nomination. Connelly is also well known for her roles in Keith Gordon's, Waking the Dead, Pat O'Connor's Inventing the Abbotts, Lee Tamahori's Mulholland Falls, John Singleton's Higher Learning, and Joe Johnston's The Rocketeer. Connelly's first film was Sergio Leone's Once Upon A Time in America.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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Jennifer Connelly Facts

Birth NameJennifer Ann Connelly
BirthdayDecember 12, 1970 (53)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Jennifer Connelly compared to you?
Awards2002 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress (for A Beautiful Mind)
2002 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture (for A Beautiful Mind)
2002 BAFTA Awards: Actress in a Supporting Role (for A Beautiful Mind)

Selected Filmography

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