FULL NAME:  Jennifer Lynn Connelly
DATE OF BIRTH : 12 December 1970
PLACE OF BIRTH : Catskill Mountains, New York, USA  
HEIGHT: 5' 8"
Jennifer Connelly
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2002 OSCAR WINNER for "A Beautiful Mind"
* 2003 - The Hulk
* 2001 -
A Beautiful Mind
* 2000 - The $treet (TV Series)
* 2000 - Pollock
* 2000 - Requiem for a Dream
* 2000 - Waking the Dead
* 1998 - Dark City
* 1997 - Inventing the Abbotts
* 1996 - Far Harbor
* 1996 - Mulholland Falls
* 1995 - Higher Learning
* 1994 - Of Love and Shadows
* Jennifer Connelly speaks 3 languages: English, Italian & French. Her favorite colors are cobalt blue & forest green.  

* Jennifer Connelly enjoys physical activities such as swimming, gymnastics, bike riding, hiking, camping & walking.

* Jennifer likes the groups: Pearl Jam, Sound Garden & Jesus Jones.

* Jennifer grew up in Brooklyn Heights, just across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan. She attended Saint Ann school.

* Jennifer's father, Gerard Connelly, is a clothing manufacturer & her mother, Eileen Connelly, is an antique dealer.

* When Jennifer Connelly was 10, a friend of the family suggested that her parents should take her to a modelling audition. Soon after she began appearing in newspaper and magazine advertisements. From there she soon moved on to TV commercials, even doing some in Japan.

* She was spotted by Sergio Leone's casting director, who was looking for a young girl to dance in his gangster epic "Once Upon a Time in America." Jennifer got the part, this was her movie debut.

* In Jennifer's next film, Dario Argento's "Phenomena", she proved that she was capable of handling demanding roles.

* Jennifer was quickly coming into high demand due to her striking beauty. Her next role was in Jim Henson's fantasy adventure "Labyrinth" (1986).

* She was once described by her "Labyrinth" co-star David Bowie as resembling a "teenage Elizabeth Taylor".

* Jennifer was once a member of Gold's Gym in Venice Beach California.

* Jennifer appeared in the Roy Orbison rock video: "I Drove All Night" co-starring "Beverly Hills 90210" star Jason Priestly.  

* In 1990 she starred with Don Johnson in "The Hot Spot". Report has it that the two dated at the time.

* 1991 was a big year for Jennifer, she appeared in the John Hughes teen comedy "Career Opportunities" & the Disney comic-book adventure "The Rocketeer".

* She was once engaged to her "Rocketeer" co-star Bill Cambell. They were together on and off for about 5 years (1991-1996).

* In 1992 Jennifer transferred from Yale to Stanford University. She trained in classical theatre & improvisation, studying with the late drama coach Roy London.

* In July 1997 her Son Kai was born. The father is photographer David Dugan.

* In 2000, Jennifer was nominated for an Independent Spirit award for her portrayal of a burned out junkie in the emotional drama "Requiem for a Dream".

* Also in 2000 Connelly began working in the television series, "The $treet".

* In 2001 Jennifer has been dating actor Josh Charles.

* 2002 has been a big year for Jennifer Connelly. The talented young actress has finally received well- deserved recognition and praises for her outstanding performance opposite Russell Crowe in the touching romantic drama "A Beautiful Mind". She has won the "Best Supporting Actress Award" at the Academy Awards, AFI Film Awards, BAFTA Film Awards, BFCA Awards, Golden Satellite Awards, KCFCC Awards, OFCS Awards, SEFCA Awards and The Golden Globe Awards.
Hollywood Teen Movies
Teen Queens Of The 1970's & 1980's
The Girl who spent "Seven Minutes In Heaven"
* 1992 - The Heart of Justice
* 1991 - Rocketeer: Excitement in the Air (TV Special)
* 1991 - The Rocketeer
* 1991 -
Career Opportunities
* 1990 - The Hot Spot
* 1989 - Some Girls
* 1988 - Étoile (1988)
* 1986 - Inside the Labyrinth (1986)  (TV Special)
* 1986 - Labyrinth
* 1985 - Dario Argento's World of Horror
* 1985 - Seven Minutes in Heaven
* 1985 - Phenomena (aka Creepers)
* 1984 - Once Upon a Time in America

Hollywood Teen Movies Main Menu Bars:
Dark City (Letterboxed Version) VHS
Also available in a theatrical, widescreen format.

Requiem For A Dream (R-Rated Version) VHS
Creepers (Phenomena)(1984) VHS
Once Upon A Time In America(1984) VHS
Sprawling gangster opus from Sergio Leone follows the rise to power of New York hoods Robert De Niro and James Woods, showing them at various times of their lives from the '20s to the '60s. Violent, controversial and engrossing; with Treat Williams, Elizabeth McGovern, Burt Young, Tuesday Weld, Joe Pesci and Jennifer Connelly (her film debut). Director's cut; 226 min.

Phenomena (Creepers)(1985) VHS
A deformed maniac is preying on the students of an isolated school. But he's met his match in one girl who can control insects with her, mind, and soon he's the prey in a bizarre, bloody bug battle. Jennifer Connelly, Donald Pleasence star; Dario Argento directs. Special uncut edition includes the theatrical trailer, behind-the-scenes segments, music videos and an interview with Argento by Joe Franklin. 110 min.

Labyrinth(1986) VHS
Labyrinth [DVD](1986) DVD
Spectacular family fantasy from producer George Lucas about a lonely, daydreaming teenage girl (Jennifer Connelly) who journeys to a mystical realm to save her brother from the clutches of terrible Goblin King David Bowie. Muppet maestro Jim Henson directs; script by Monty Python's Terry Jones. 102 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Surround; Subtitles: English; "making of" documentary; scene access.

Seven Minutes In Heaven(1986) VHS
Follow the trials and triumphs of adolescence in this delightful ``coming of age'' comedy about three high school students searching for acceptance and love. Jennifer Connelly, Byron Thames, Maddie Corman star. 88 min.

Some Girls(1988) VHS
Cockeyed and very charming comedy starring Patrick Dempsey as a college kid who's invited to spend a family Christmas with the girl of his dreams...but her bizarre, spookily sensual relatives make his visit a sexual nightmare! Also stars Jennifer Connelly, Lila Kedrova, Andre Gregory. 85 min.

The Hot Spot(1990) VHS
Kinky, contemporary film noir, directed by Dennis Hopper, featuring Don Johnson as a drifter who exercises his questionable morals when he takes a job as a used car dealer in a small Texas town. Soon, he's hopping in bed with the boss's hot-blooded wife, romancing a 19-year-old girl with a dark secret and planning a bank robbery. Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly, Charles Martin Smith co-star. 130 min.

Career Opportunities(1991) VHS
Career Opportunities [DVD](1991) DVD
John Hughes wrote and produced this comedy about a young man who takes a job as a department store custodian and gets locked in his first night on the job. He soon discovers that the town beauty has been locked in, too, and the two go on a storewide romp before two crooks arrive on the scene. Frank Whaley, Jennifer Connelly and William Forsythe star. 83 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English 2.0; Subtitles: French, Spanish; production notes; web links; scene access.

The Rocketeer(1991) VHS
The Rocketeer [DVD](1991) DVD
Thrilling comic-book fantasy, set in '30s Los Angeles, about a young stunt pilot who finds a rocket pack that enables him to soar through the skies. However, his discovery also puts him in the middle of a deadly search involving the government, Howard Hughes, gangsters, Nazis and a swashbuckling matinee idol. Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin and Timothy Dalton star. 109 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Surround, French; theatrical trailer; scene access.

Higher Learning(1995) VHS
Controversial, explosive social drama from John Singleton set at a fictitious California college where a group of freshmen face such dilemmas as racism, sexism, date rape and campus unrest. Kristy Swanson, Omar Epps, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Rapaport, Ice Cube and Laurence Fishburne star. 126 min.

Far Harbor(1996) VHS
A young couple, struggling with the sudden death of their newborn daughter, finds the strength to cope during an emotional weekend retreat with friends on a Long Island shore town. Moving drama stars Jennifer Connelly, Dan Futterman, Marcia Gay Harden, George Newbern and Jim True. AKA: "Mr. Spielberg's Boat." 99 min.

Mulholland Falls(1996) VHS
Set in Los Angeles in the early 1950s, this stylish crime thriller stars Nick Nolte, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Madsen and Chris Penn as members of "The Hat Squad," an elite police squad investigating the death of a pretty party girl--and Nolte's ex-lover. Their search leads them to an important scientist and a government conspiracy. With Melanie Griffith, John Malkovich, Jennifer Connelly. 108 min.

Of Love And Shadows(1996) VHS
Set against the political turmoil of Chile in the late 1970s, this romantic drama stars Antonio Banderas as a daring photographer hired by magazine writer Jennifer Connelly to work on an important story. When they stumble on a dangerous secret, they have to elude government forces. At the same time, they fall in love. 110 min.

Inventing The Abbotts(1997) VHS
Set in a small mid-'50s Illinois town, this moving coming-of-age drama follows two working-class brothers (Billy Crudup, Joaquin Phoenix) who, for love and other reasons, become involved with the well-to-do and beautiful Abbott sisters (Jennifer Connelly, Joanna Going, Liv Tyler). Kathy Baker also stars. 116 min.

Dark City(1998) VHS
Dark City (Spanish Subtitled Version)(1998) VHS
In English with Spanish subtitles.

Dark City [DVD](1998) DVD
A Kafkaesque slice of sci-fi noir from director/co-writer Alex Proyas ("The Crow"), this haunting thriller stars Rufus Sewell as a man who awakens to find himself wanted for murder and his memory gone. As Sewell tries to find the keys to his past, he's pursued through the dreamlike city by a group of mysterious black-clad beings called "Strangers" who can twist reality to suit their whims. Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt, Kiefer Sutherland and Richard O'Brien also star. 100 min. Widescreen and Standard; Soundtracks: English 5.1 and Dolby Surround, French; Subtitles: English, French; audio commentaries by Proyas and film critic Roger Ebert; theatrical trailer; scene access.

Pollock(2000) VHS
Pollock [DVD](2000) DVD
Ed Harris makes an impressive directing debut in this enthralling, no-holds-barred look at Jackson Pollock, the abstract expressionist painter who turned the art world on its head with his distinctive creations in the late 1940s. Harris also stars as the genius whose talent was matched and eventually overwhelmed by his self-destructive ways. Best Supporting Actress Oscar-winner Marcia Gay Harden plays Pollock's wife, painter Lee Krasner; Amy Madigan, Val Kilmer, Jennifer Connelly and Jeffrey Tambor co-star. 122 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby 5.1, Dolby stereo, French Dolby stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; audio commentary by Harris; "making of" featurette.

Requiem For A Dream(2000) VHS
Requiem For A Dream (Movie-Only/R-Rated Version) [DVD](2000) DVD
Requiem For A Dream [DVD](2000) DVD
As powerful an anti-drug jeremiad as it is a drama, director Darren Aronofsky's ("Pi") visually hypnotic film graphically tracks the downward spiral of four Brooklyn residents: heroin addicts and would-be dealers Jared Leto and Marlon Wayans; Leto's girlfriend, fellow junkie and aspiring fashion designer Jennifer Connelly; and Ellen Burstyn, Leto's TV-obsessed mother who turns to diet pills when she thinks she's been picked to appear on her favorite show. Based on the novel by Hubert Selby, Jr. ("Last Exit to Brooklyn"). Unrated version; 102 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English 5.1 and Dolby Surround; Subtitles: English; audio commentary by Aronofsky; "making of" featurette; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer; interview; scene access.

Waking The Dead(2000) VHS
A haunting and romantic drama, with Billy Crudup as a Coast Guard officer and rising lawyer in the early 1970s whose relationship with social activist Jennifer Connelly is strained over their political differences. Ten years later, after Connelly is killed in a car bombing, congressional candidate Crudup begins having visions of her and starts to question her death and his sanity. Molly Parker, Janet McTeer and Hal Holbrook also star in this time-hopping tale from Keith Gordon ("A Midnight Clear"). 106 min.

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