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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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Nascut:
Dec 19, 1963 in Chicago - Illinois - USA
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
70
Primul film:
In series Faerie Tale Theatre 1982-09-11
Ultimul film:
Serial Swamp Thing 2019-12-30
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of Castle
Poster of The Grudge 2
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Poster of Law & Order
Filme in care a jucat
Serial Swamp Thing 2019-12-30
Film After Karen Gibson 2019-04-11
Film Before I Fall Mrs. Kingston 2017-03-02
Serial Taken Christina Hart 2017-02-27
Film Manhattan Night Lisa Wren 2016-05-20
Film Full Out Valorie Kondos-Field 2015-09-11
Serial Proof Dr. Carolyn Tyler 2015-06-16
Film A Wife's Nightmare Liz 2014-12-27
Film Cinemanovels Clementine 2013-09-06
Film A Fuller Life Herself - Reader (segment "Crime Reporter") 2013-08-28
Serial Motive Sophia Balfour 2013-02-03
Serial The Chicago Code Teresa Colvin 2011-02-07
Film A Night for Dying Tigers Melanie 2010-09-10
Film The Night Before the Night Before Christmas Angela Fox 2010-09-07
Film The Book of Eli Claudia 2010-01-11
Serial Lie to Me Zoe Landau 2009-01-21
Serial Castle Sophia Turner 2009-03-08
Film Queen to Play L’Américaine 2009-08-05
Film My Name Is Sarah 2007-05-28
Film Troubled Waters FBI Agent Beck 2007-01-09
Film The Grudge 2 Trish 2006-10-13
Film Desolation Sound Elizabeth Storey 2005-06-27
Film Break a Leg Juliet 2005-04-21
Film Catch That Kid Molly Phillips 2004-02-06
Serial Best Week Ever Unknown 2004-01-23
Serial The L Word Bette Porter 2004-01-18
Film Runaway Jury Vanessa Lembeck 2003-10-09
Film They Shoot Divas, Don't They? Sloan McBride 2002-10-05
Film 13 Moons Suzi 2002-08-30
Film Roger Dodger Sophie 2002-05-09
Film Out of Line Jenny Capitanas 2001-11-20
Film Feast of All Saints Dolly Rose 2001-11-11
Film The Anniversary Party Gina Taylor 2001-05-15
Film Militia Julie Sanders 2000-01-01
Film A House Divided Amanda Dickson 2000-07-30
Film Body and Soul Gina 2000-09-01
Film Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying Jessica 1999-12-27
Film The Last Days of Disco Nina 1998-05-29
Film The Spree Xinia Kelly 1998-04-18
Film The Prophecy II Valerie Rosales 1998-01-20
Serial Nothing Sacred Justine Madsen Judd 1997-09-18
Serial The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Film The Twilight of the Golds Suzanne Stein 1996-03-22
Serial The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Film Wishful Thinking Elizabeth 1996-12-09
Film Four Rooms Angela 1995-12-09
Film Let It Be Me Emily Taylor 1995-11-17
Film Devil in a Blue Dress Daphne Monet 1995-09-15
Serial The Outer Limits Unknown 1995-03-26
Film Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Gertrude Benchley 1994-09-07
Film Dead on Sight 1994-09-02
Film Night Owl Julia 1993-08-19
Film The Thief and the Cobbler Princess YumYum 1993-09-23
Film Dear Diary se stessa 1993-10-12
Film Le grand pardon 2 Joyce Ferranti 1992-12-09
Film In the Soup Angelica Pena 1992-10-23
Film Indecency Ellie Shaw 1992-09-16
Serial 2000 Malibu Road Perry Quinn 1992-08-23
Film Terror Stalks the Class Reunion Virginia 1992-06-12
Film Blood and Concrete Mona 1991-09-13
Film Dr. M Sonja Vogler 1990-05-24
Film Tinikling, or The Madonna and the Dragon Patty Meredith 1990-09-01
Serial Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Film Vampire's Kiss Rachel 1988-09-17
Film Split Decisions Barbara Uribe 1988-06-11
Film The Gamble Olivia Candioni 1988-05-01
Film The Bride Eva 1985-08-16
Film Cinderella Cinderella 1985-08-14
Film Flashdance Alex Owens 1983-04-14
Serial Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1982-09-11
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