Jennifer Jason Leigh

Jennifer Jason Leigh Movies and TV Shows

Jennifer Jason Leigh (born Jennifer Leigh Morrow; February 5, 1962) is an American actress and producer. She began her career on television during the 1970s before making her film breakthrough as Stacy Hamilton in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982). She later received critical praise for her performances in Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989), Miami Blues (1990), Backdraft (1991), Single White Female (1992), and Short Cuts (1993). Leigh was nominated for a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Dorothy Parker in Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994). She starred in a 1995 film written by her mother, screenwriter Barbara Turner, titled Georgia. In 2001, she co-wrote and co-directed a film with Alan Cumming titled The Anniversary Party. In 2002, Leigh appeared in the neo-noir crime drama film Road to Perdition. In 2007, she starred in the family drama film Margot at the Wedding. She had a recurring role on the Showtime comedy-drama series Weeds as Jill Price-Gray. In 2015, she received critical acclaim for her voice work as Lisa in Charlie Kaufman's Anomalisa, and for her role as Daisy Domergue in Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight, for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. From 2017 to 2021, she starred in the Netflix comedy-drama series Atypical. Leigh starred in the science-fiction horror films, Annihilation (2018) and Possessor (2020). For her stage work, Leigh was nominated for a Drama Desk award for her off-Broadway performance as Beverly Moss in Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party. Her Broadway debut occurred in 1998, when she became the replacement for the role of Sally Bowles in the musical Cabaret. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jennifer Jason Leigh, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal info

  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: 05/02/1962 (62 years old)
  • Place of birth: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • nationality: American
  • height: 1.6 m
  • Net worth: $5,000,000
Year
Genre
IMDB
TMDB
Available on the following streaming services in the UK
Poolman
TMDB 60%
role:
Susan Kerkovish
Not available
2024

Comedy

Mystery

60%
Not available
Sharp Stick
IMDB 4.9
TMDB 57%
role:
Marilyn
2022

Comedy

4.9
57%
Awake
IMDB 4.9
TMDB 60%
role:
Dr. Murphy
2021

Action

Adventure

Drama

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

4.9
60%
Lisey's Story
IMDB 5.9
TMDB 62%
role:
Darla Debusher
Not available
2021

Drama

Mystery

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.9
62%
Not available
The Woman in the Window
IMDB 5.7
TMDB 61%
role:
Jane Russell 2
2021

Crime

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

5.7
61%
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2020

Horror

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.5
64%
2019

Documentary

7.3
73%
Sid & Judy
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 79%
role:
Judy Garland (voice)
2019

Documentary

7.4
79%
White Boy Rick
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 63%
role:
Alex Snyder
2018

Crime

Drama

6.5
63%
Patrick Melrose
IMDB 8.0
TMDB 77%
role:
Eleanor Melrose
Not available
2018

Comedy

Drama

8.0
77%
Not available
Annihilation
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 64%
role:
Dr. Ventress
2018

Horror

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.8
64%
LBJ
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 65%
role:
Lady Bird Johnson
2017

Drama

History

6.5
65%
Good Time
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 72%
role:
Corey Ellman
2017

Crime

Drama

Thriller

7.3
72%
Atypical
IMDB 8.2
TMDB 83%
role:
Producer & 1 more
Not available
2017

Comedy

Drama

8.2
83%
Not available
2017

Horror

Thriller

4.8
54%
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Morgan
IMDB 5.8
TMDB 58%
role:
Dr. Kathy Grieff
2016

Horror

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.8
58%
Anomalisa
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 71%
role:
Lisa Hesselman (voice)
2015

Animation

Comedy

Drama

Romance

7.2
71%
The Hateful Eight
IMDB 7.8
TMDB 78%
role:
Daisy Domergue
2015

Crime

Drama

Mystery

Western

7.8
78%
Alex of Venice
IMDB 5.8
TMDB 60%
role:
Maureen
2015

Drama

5.8
60%
Welcome to Me
IMDB 5.9
TMDB 59%
role:
Deb Moseley
2014

Comedy

Drama

5.9
59%
Fargo
IMDB 8.9
TMDB 83%
role:
Lorraine Lyon
Not available
2014

Crime

Drama

8.9
83%
Not available
Kill Your Darlings
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 71%
role:
Naomi Ginsberg
2013

Drama

Romance

Thriller

6.4
71%
Hateship Loveship
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 59%
role:
Chloe
Not available
2013

Drama

6.1
59%
Not available
The Spectacular Now
IMDB 7.0
TMDB 66%
role:
Sara Keely
2013

Comedy

Drama

Romance

7.0
66%
Greenberg
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 59%
role:
Story & 2 more
2010

Comedy

Drama

Romance

6.1
59%
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2008

Drama

7.5
77%
2007

Comedy

Drama

6.0
59%
Lucky Number Slevin
IMDB 7.7
TMDB 75%
role:
Jill Price-Grey
2006

Crime

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

7.7
75%
The Jacket
IMDB 7.1
TMDB 69%
role:
Dr. Beth Lorenson
2005

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

7.1
69%
Palindromes
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 63%
role:
'Mark' Aviva
Not available
2004

Comedy

Drama

6.7
63%
Not available
The Machinist
IMDB 7.6
TMDB 75%
role:
Stevie
2004

Drama

Thriller

7.6
75%
In the Cut
IMDB 5.4
TMDB 52%
role:
Pauline
Not available
2003

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

5.4
52%
Not available
Road to Perdition
IMDB 7.7
TMDB 74%
role:
Annie Sullivan
2002

Crime

Drama

Thriller

7.7
74%
Hey Arnold! The Movie
IMDB 5.9
TMDB 65%
role:
Bridget (voice) & 1 more
2002

Animation

Family

5.9
65%
The Man Who Wasn't There
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 76%
role:
Female Inmate (voice) (uncredited) & 1 more
2001

Crime

Thriller

7.5
76%
eXistenZ
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 68%
role:
Allegra Geller
1999

Action

Horror

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.8
68%
Dolores Claiborne
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 72%
role:
Selena St. George
1995

Crime

Drama

Mystery

7.4
72%
The Hudsucker Proxy
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 71%
role:
Amy Archer
Not available
1994

Comedy

Drama

7.2
71%
Not available
Short Cuts
IMDB 7.6
TMDB 72%
role:
Lois Kaiser
Not available
1993

Comedy

Drama

7.6
72%
Not available
Single White Female
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 63%
role:
Hedra 'Hedy' Carlson
1992

Thriller

6.4
63%
Rush
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 69%
role:
Kristen Cates
1991

Crime

Drama

6.7
69%
Backdraft
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 67%
role:
Jennifer Vaitkus
1991

Crime

Drama

Thriller

6.7
67%
Buried Alive
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 66%
role:
Joanna Goodman
Not available
1990

Horror

TV Movie

Thriller

6.4
66%
Not available
Miami Blues
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 60%
role:
Susie Waggoner
1990

Action

Crime

Drama

Thriller

6.4
60%
1989

Drama

6.8
67%
The Big Picture
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 60%
role:
Lydia Johnson
1989

Comedy

Romance

6.2
60%
The Hitcher
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 70%
role:
Nash
Not available
1986

Action

Horror

Thriller

7.2
70%
Not available
1985

Adventure

Drama

6.7
65%
Easy Money
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 62%
role:
Allison Capuletti
1983

Comedy

6.2
62%
1982

Comedy

Drama

7.1
68%

FAQs

Some movies or TV shows available in the UK starring or involving Jennifer Jason Leigh are, for example, Sharp Stick, Awake and The Woman in the Window.
The streaming services with the largest selection are Prime Video, iTunes and Amazon.
The best Anystream ratings are The Hateful Eight (7.8), Sid & Judy (7.7) and Road to Perdition (7.6).
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