top rated: 96% top gun: maverick (2022)
lowest rating: 11% virginia (2010)
birthday: December 12, 1970
place of birth: cairo, new york, united states
Jennifer Connelly was an American actress born in Cairo, New York on December 12, 1970. The daughter of an antiques dealer and a clothing manufacturer, Connelly grew up primarily in Brooklyn Heights and attended St. . Ella de Ana Ella started modeling for the Ford Modeling Agency when she was about 10 years old, appearing on magazine covers and even recording two pop songs for Japan in 1986. She had to sing the Japanese lyrics phonetically since she didn’t speak Japanese. language. Before that, however, she made her acting and television debut in an episode of the British anthology series “Tales of the Unexpected” (ITV, 1979-1988) in 1982. The featured role of Connelly was also her feature film debut and only his second acting job. . Director Sergio Leone decided to include her in his epic film “Once Upon a Time in America” (1984) because of her resemblance to the adult version of her character, Deborah Gelly, played by Elizabeth McGovern. The following year, she starred in a movie for the first time, in another Italian auteur film: “phenomena” (1985), directed by Dario Argento. But one of her most iconic roles was opposite David Bowie as Sarah Williams in “Labyrinth” (1986), a contemporary flop but a modern cult classic. In 1988 and 1989, Connelly attended Yale University, where she studied English. she but she transferred to stanford university to study acting in 1990; she ended up leaving at the end of the year to focus on her acting career. Her first major role after this period was as Jenny Blake in “The Rocketeer” (1991), another costly flop for a studio but ultimately a favorite of hers among her devoted fans. Connelly dated co-star Billy Campbell after working on the film until 1996. She then had a relationship with photographer David Dugan and gave birth to their son Kai in 1997. Connelly starred in Darren Aranofsky’s “Requiem for a Dream” (2000). But it was her role in Ron Howard’s “A Beautiful Mind” (2001) that gave Connelly arguably her greatest commercial success. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at the 2002 Oscars, and her role as Alicia Nash remains one of her most recognizable. Connelly next played Betty Ross, the love interest of hero Bruce Banner, in Ang Lee’s commercially successful but critically acclaimed Marvel Comics adaptation “Hulk” (2003). The same year, she married actor Paul Bettany and gave birth to her first child, a son named Stellan. During the 2000s, some of Connelly’s most notable roles were in “Blood Diamond” (2006) and as part of the cast of “He Doesn’t Like You That Much” (2009). gave birth to a daughter, agnes, in 2011. reteamed with aranofsky and russell crowe (her “beautiful mind” co-star) in “noah” (2014), and starred in her husband’s directorial debut, “shelter alongside anthony mackie. Connelly also starred with Ewan McGregor in his directorial debut “American Pastoral” (2016) before providing her voice as Karen in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017). The latter character is essentially a new version of Bettany’s previous AI assistant Jarvis (he now plays the vision), making both husband and wife a part of the Marvelous Cinematic Universe. From 2018 to 2020, Connelly landed roles in high-profile sci-fi films, franchises, and sequels, including the series “Snowpiercer” (TNT, 2019), “Alita: Battle Angel” (2019), and “Top Gun: Maverick.” (2020).