Jennifer Jason Leigh

Profession: Actress
Jennifer Jason Leigh
Real name: Jennifer Jason Leigh
Birthdate: February 05, 1962
Age: 58 years
Country: United States United States
Horoscope: Aquarius


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Jennifer Jason Leigh Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress - Drama NOMINATED


 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series NOMINATED


 - Best Voice Acting NOMINATED

Independent Spirit

 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress NOMINATED

Critics Choice Award

 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED

Montreal Film Festival

 - Best Leading Actress WINNER
Jennifer Jason Leigh is an American Actress. She has won an Montreal World Film Festival. She's known for Road to Perdition (2002), The Spectacular Now (2013) and The Hateful Eight (2015).

All Movies of Jennifer Jason Leigh

  • Possessor
    Possessor centers on Tasya Vos (Riseborough), an agent for a secretive organization who uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people’s bodies, driving them to commit assassinations for the benefit of high-paying clients...
    Canada  2020
  • White Boy Rick
    The story of teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.
    Character: FBI Agent Snyder
    United States  2018
  • Patrick Melrose (TV Miniseries)
    TV Miniseries (5 episodes). Patrick Melrose (Benedict Cumberbatch) struggles to overcome the damage inflicted by a horribly abusive father (Hugo Weaving) and the mother (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who tacitly condoned his behavior... E...
    Character:  Eleanor Melrose 5 episodes, 2018
    United Kingdom  2018
  • Annihilation
    A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don't apply.
    Character: Dr. Ventress
    United Kingdom  2018
  • Atypical (TV Series)
    Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, decides it's time to find a girlfriend, a journey that sets Sam's mom on her own life-changing path as her son seeks more independence.
    Character:  Elsa Gardner 29 episodes, 2017-2021
    United States  2017
  • Good Time
    After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine Nikas (Robert Pattinson) embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city's underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his br
    Character: Corey Ellman
    United States  2017
  • Twin Peaks: The Return (TV Series)
    Showtime’s “Twin Peaks: The Return” picks up the story of Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) and Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee) 25 years later.
    Character:  Chantal Hutchens 6 episodes, 2017
    United States  2017
  • Amityville: The Awakening
    A single mother moves her three children into a haunted house, unaware of its bloody history.
    Character: Joan
    United States  2017
  • Morgan
    A corporate troubleshooter (Kate Mara) is sent to a remote, top-secret location, where she is to investigate and evaluate a terrifying accident. She learns the event was triggered by a seemingly innocent "human," who pre...
    United States  2016
  • LBJ
    LBJ centers on the political upheaval that Vice President Johnson faced when he was thrust into the 36th presidency at the hands of an assassin's bullet in November 1963. With political battles on both sides of the aisle, Johnson ...
    Character: Lady Bird Johnson
    United States  2016
  • The Hateful Eight
    In THE HATEFUL EIGHT, set or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh), race tow...
    United States  2015
  • Welcome to Me
    A woman with borderline personality disorder wins the lottery and decides to spend the cash on her own cable access talk show, where her larger-than-life personality and obsession with being famous begins to alienate her friends a
    United States  2014
  • Kill Your Darlings
    An untold story of murder that brought together a young Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs at Columbia University in 1944, providing the spark that led to the birth of an entire generation – their Beat revolution
    Character: Naomi Ginsberg
    United States  2013
  • Hateship Loveship
    Johanna Parry, a quiet caregiver, starts a new job working for an elderly Mr. McCauley and his teenage granddaughter Sabitha. A cruel trick by Sabitha lands Johanna in an awkward one-way relationship with Ken, Sabitha's estranged ...
    Character: Chloe
    United States  2013
  • Jake Squared
    Jake Klein, 50, sets out to make a movie. He hires an actor to play himself and throws a big party. His idea is to shoot the heck out of it and see what he gets. But, everything spins out of control as different, unexpected people...
    United States  2013
  • The Spectacular Now
    Sutter is a high school senior who lives for the moment; Aimee is the introvert he attempts to "save." As their relationship deepens, the lines between right and wrong, friendship and love, and "saving" and cor...
    Character: Sara
    United States  2013
  • Greenberg
    A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.
    United States  2010
  • Synecdoche, New York
    Theater director Caden Cotard's life in Schenectady, New York is looking bleak. His wife Adele has left him to pursue her painting in Berlin, taking their young daughter Olive with her. A new relationship with the alluringly candi...
    Character: Maria
    United States  2008
  • Margot at the Wedding
    Academy Award nominated writer/director Noah Baumbach brings to life a sharply observed portrait of a family in distress. An unflinchingly honest story about coming to terms with one's family and oneself, a journey that is both fu...
    Character: Pauline
    United States  2007
  • The Jacket
    After recuperating from a gunshot wound to the head, Gulf War veteran Jack Starks returns to his native Vermont suffering from amnesia. When he is accused of murdering a police officer and committed to a mental institution, a phys...
    Character: Dr. Beth Lorenson
    United States  2005
  • Weeds (TV Series)
    TV Series (2005-2012). 8 Seasons. 102 Episodes. Agrestic, CA. Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker) is a newly widowed suburban mother, who ends up selling marijuana to her neighbors — all to maintain the upper-middle class lifestyle to wh...
    United States  2005
  • Palindromes
    12-year-old Aviva Victor wants to be a mom. She does all she can to make this happen, and comes very close to succeeding, but in the end is thwarted by her sensible parents. So she runs away, still determined to get pregnant one w...
    Character: 'Mark' Aviva
    United States  2004
  • The Machinist
    Trevor Reznik is a lathe-operator who suffers from insomnia and hasn't slept in a year. Slowly, he begins to doubt his sanity as increasingly bizarre things start happening at work and at home. Haunted by a deformed co-worker who ...
    Character: Stevie
    Spain  2004
  • In the Cut
    In the underbelly of lower Manhattan, Frannie Avery (Meg Ryan), a reserved English professor, becomes obsessed after seeing more than she should of an impassioned couple. After the young woman turns up dead, Frannie is questioned ...
    United States  2003
  • Road to Perdition
    The Depression-era crime epic ROAD TO PERDITION stars Tom Hanks as Michael Sullivan, a quiet hit man who is duty bound to Mafia boss John Rooney (Paul Newman). The mobsters close bond with Sullivan, however, leads Rooneys jealous ...
    Character: Annie Sullivan
    United States  2002
  • The Anniversary Party
    Taking place over the course of one night, The Anniversary Party is a serio-comic, sometimes scathing inspection of a group of friends. Joe and Sally Therrian have a party to celebrate several important junctures in their marriage...
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    United States  2001
  • Skipped Parts
    Skipped Parts is the story of Sam, a young would-be writer, and his free-spirited mother. Shipped off to the wilds of Wyoming by his embarrassed politician-grandfather, Sam (Bug Hall) and his mother Lydia (Jennifer Jason Leigh) ge...
    Character: Lydia Callahan
    United States  2000
  • eXistenZ
    Allegra Geller, the leading game designer in the world, is testing her new virtual reality game, eXistenZ with a focus group. As they begin, she is attacked by a fanatic assassin. She flees with a young marketing trainee, Ted Piku...
    Canada  1999
  • A Thousand Acres
    Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning best-selling novel, "A Thousand Acres" follows the saga of the Cook family, headed by the indomitable patriarch, Larry Cook (JASON ROBARDS). Cook's kingdom is a fertile farm that spans...
    Character: Caroline Cook
    United States  1997
  • Washington Square
    In NYC of 1850, 26-year-old Catherine has no social standing but is due a substantial inheritance. Impoverished Morris begins courting Catherine, but her wealthy father thinks that he may be after her for financial reasons. Cather...
    United States  1997
  • Bastard Out of Carolina (TV)
    Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride.
    Character: Anney
    United States  1996
  • Kansas City
    Robert Altman's jazz-scored film explores themes of love, crime, race, and politics in 1930's Kansas City. When Blondie O'Hara's husband, a petty thief, is captured by Seldom Seen and held at the Hey Hey Club, she lauches a desper...
    Character: Blondie O'Hara
    United States  1996
  • Georgia
    Sadie (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is desperately looking up to her older sister Georgia (Mare Winningham) who is a famous C&W artist. Sadie wants to be a famous artist like her sister, but is always doing everything wrong. Her desp...
    United States  1995
  • The Hudsucker Proxy
    When Waring Hudsucker, head of hugely successful Hudsucker Industries, commits suicide, his board of directors, led by Sidney Mussberger, comes up with a brilliant plan to make a lot of money: appoint a moron to run the company. W...
    United States  1994
  • Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
    Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.
    United States  1994
  • Short Cuts
    Robert Altman interweaves the different everyday stories of Los Angeles who are seemingly unconnected to each other. Based on stories by Raymond Carver, Short Cuts follows 22 Los Angeles residents whose lives intersect over the co...
    United States  1993
  • Rush
    Jim and Kristen are undercover narcotics officers, partners who become lovers - and addicts - as they infiltrate the local drug scene in order to bring down a suspected drug lord. But as their relationship intensifies and their dr...
    United States  1991
  • Backdraft
    Brian McCaffrey's father's a fireman and he was there, as a child, when his father died. When he grew he tried to be a fireman but quit and left town and for a few years tried other jobs. He would eventually return and try to be f...
    Character: Jennifer Vaitkus
    United States  1991
  • Last Exit to Brooklyn
    A gallery of characters in Brooklyn in the 1950s are crushed by their surroundings and selves: a union strike leader discovers he is gay; a prostitute falls in love with one of her clients; a family cannot cope with the fact that ...
    West Germany (BRD)  1989
  • Heart of Midnight
    Carol inherits a night club from her weird uncle. She moves into the place, only to find out just how weird her uncle really was. She begins to remember more about her very special relationship with her uncle as she battles her me...
    Character: Carol
    United States  1989
  • Flesh and Blood
    A rarely screened cult favorite from Paul Verhoeven, this story of medieval war and revenge should please action fans and admirers of the director and his semi-regular leading man, Rutger Hauer, but its graphic scenes of sexual vi...
    Character: Agnes
    United States  1985
  • Wrong is Right
    Patrick Hale was invented for television. He's a superstar TV reporter whose special news broadcasts reach a billion people every day. And in the past ten hours, he has uncovered the most incredible story of his career. The bad ne...
    Character: Young Girl
    United States  1982
  • Fast Times
    Follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by thei...
    Character: Stacy Hamilton
    United States  1982