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Jennifer Beals

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jennifer Beals (born December 19, 1963, height 5' 8½" (1,74 m)) is an American actress and a former teen model. She is known for her roles as Alexandra "Alex" Owens in the 1983 film Flashdance, and as Bette Porter on the Showtime drama series The L Word. She earned an NAACP Image Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination for the former. She has appeared in more than 50 films. Beals was born on the South Side of Chicago, the daughter of Jeanne (née Anderson), an elementary school teacher, and Alfred Beals, who owned grocery stores. She is multiracial; her father was African American, and her mother is Irish American. She has two brothers, Bobby and Gregory.Her father died when Beals was nine years old, and her mother married Edward Cohen in 1981. Beals has said her biracial heritage had some effect on her, as she "always lived sort of on the outside", with an idea "of being the other in society". She got her first job at age 13 at an ice cream store, using her height at the time (she is now nearly 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)), to convince her boss she was 16. Beals was inspired to become an actress by two events: doing a high school production of Fiddler on the Roof and seeing Balm in Gilead with Joan Allen while volunteer-ushering at the Steppenwolf Theatre. Beals graduated from the progressive Francis W. Parker School. She also was chosen to attend the elite Goodman Theatre Young People's Drama Workshop. Beals attended Yale University, receiving a B.A. in American literature in 1987; she deferred a term so she could film Flashdance. While at Yale, Beals was a resident of Morse College. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jennifer Beals, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​

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Dec 19, 1963 В Chicago - Illinois - USA
Впервые появился:
В series Faerie Tale Theatre 1982-09-11
Последний проект:
Series The L Word: Generation Q 2020
Известен по
Poster of Desolation Sound
Poster of Without Malice
Poster of Dear Diary
Poster of Law & Order
Series The L Word: Generation Q Bette Porter 2020
Series Swamp Thing Lucilia Cable 2019-05-31
Фильм After Karen Gibson 2019-04-11
Фильм White Orchid Vivian 2018-02-01
Фильм Before I Fall Mrs. Kingston 2017-03-03
Series Taken Christina Hart 2017-02-27
Фильм Manhattan Night Lisa Wren 2016-05-20
Фильм The Laws Of The Universe - Part 0 Inkar (voice) 2015-09-26
Фильм Full Out Valorie Kondos-Field 2015-09-11
Series Proof Dr. Carolyn Tyler 2015-06-16
Фильм A Wife's Nightmare Liz 2014-12-27
Фильм Cinemanovels Clementine 2013-09-06
Фильм A Fuller Life Herself - Reader (segment "Crime Reporter") 2013-08-28
Series Motive Sophia Balfour 2013-02-03
Series The Chicago Code Teresa Colvin 2011-02-07
Фильм A Night for Dying Tigers Melanie 2010-09-10
Фильм The Night Before the Night Before Christmas Angela Fox 2010-09-07
Фильм The Book of Eli Claudia 2010-01-11
Series Lie to Me Zoe Landau 2009-01-21
Series Castle Sophia Turner 2009-03-08
Фильм Queen to Play L’Américaine 2009-08-05
Фильм My Name Is Sarah Sarah Winston 2007-05-28
Фильм Troubled Waters FBI Agent Beck 2007-01-09
Фильм The Grudge 2 Trish 2006-10-13
Фильм Desolation Sound Elizabeth Storey 2005-06-27
Фильм Break a Leg Juliet 2005-04-21
Series The L Word Bette Porter 2004-01-18
Series Best Week Ever Unknown 2004-01-23
Фильм Catch That Kid Molly Phillips 2004-02-06
Фильм Runaway Jury Vanessa Lembeck 2003-10-09
Фильм They Shoot Divas, Don't They? Sloan McBride 2002-10-05
Фильм 13 Moons Suzi 2002-08-30
Фильм Roger Dodger Sophie 2002-05-09
Фильм Out of Line Jenny Capitanas 2001-11-20
Фильм Feast of All Saints Dolly Rose 2001-11-11
Фильм The Anniversary Party Gina Taylor 2001-06-09
Фильм Militia Julie Sanders 2000-01-01
Фильм Without Malice Samantha Wilkes 2000-01-01
Фильм A House Divided Amanda Dickson 2000-07-30
Фильм Body and Soul Gina 2000-09-01
Фильм Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying Jessica 1999-12-27
Series Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-06-07
Фильм The Last Days of Disco Nina 1998-05-29
Фильм The Spree Xinia Kelly 1998-04-18
Фильм The Prophecy II Valerie Rosales 1998-01-20
Series Nothing Sacred Justine Madsen Judd 1997-09-18
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Фильм The Twilight of the Golds Suzanne Stein 1996-03-22
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Фильм Wishful Thinking Elizabeth 1996-12-09
Фильм Four Rooms Angela 1995-12-09
Фильм Let It Be Me Emily Taylor 1995-11-17
Фильм Devil in a Blue Dress Daphne Monet 1995-09-15
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1995-03-26
Фильм Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Gertrude Benchley 1994-09-07
Фильм Dead on Sight 1994-09-02
Фильм Night Owl Julia 1993-08-19
Фильм The Thief and the Cobbler Princess YumYum 1993-09-23
Series Frasier Dr. Anne Ranberg 1993-09-16
Фильм Dear Diary se stessa 1993-10-12
Фильм Le grand pardon 2 Joyce Ferranti 1992-12-09
Фильм In the Soup Angelica Pena 1992-10-23
Фильм Indecency Ellie Shaw 1992-09-16
Series 2000 Malibu Road Perry Quinn 1992-08-23
Фильм Terror Stalks the Class Reunion Virginia 1992-06-12
Фильм Blood and Concrete Mona 1991-09-13
Фильм Sons Transvestite 1990-01-01
Фильм Tinikling, or The Madonna and the Dragon Patty Meredith 1990-09-01
Фильм Dr. M Sonja Vogler 1990-05-24
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Фильм The Gamble Lady Olivia Candioni 1988-10-28
Фильм Vampire's Kiss Rachel 1988-09-17
Фильм Split Decisions Barbara Uribe 1988-06-11
Фильм The Bride Eva 1985-08-16
Фильм Cinderella Cinderella 1985-08-14
Фильм Flashdance Alex Owens 1983-04-14
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1982-09-11