Jennifer Connelly

Born Dec 12, 1970

Jennifer Lynn Connelly) is an American film actress, who began her career as a child model. She appeared in magazine, newspaper and television advertising, before making her motion picture debut in the 1984 crime film Once Upon a Time in America. Connelly continued modeling and acting, starring in films such as the 1986 Labyrinth and the 1991 Career Opportunities.… Read More

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1970 Birth Born on December 12, 1970.


1984 13 Years Old 1 More Event
She appeared in magazine, newspaper and television advertising, before she made her debut role in the 1984 crime film Once Upon a Time in America.
Connelly continued modeling and acting, starring in films such as the 1986 film Labyrinth and the 1991 films Career Opportunities and The Rocketeer. … Read More
1990 19 Years Old In 1990, Dennis Hopper directed The Hot Spot, in which Connelly played Gloria Harper, a woman being blackmailed. … Read More


1991 20 Years Old Connelly's next film was the 1991 romantic comedy Career Opportunities, starring alongside Frank Whaley. … Read More
1994 23 Years Old Connelly next appeared in Of Love and Shadows, a 1994 Argentine-American drama film written and directed by Betty Kaplan starring Antonio Banderas.
1995 24 Years Old In 1995, director John Singleton cast Connelly as a lesbian college student in Higher Learning.
1996 25 Years Old 1 More Event
She next appeared in the 1996 independent film Far Harbor as Elie, a prominent person in a Hollywood studio who writes a screenplay based on her traumas. … Read More
1997 26 Years Old She began to appear in small-budget films which did well with critics, such as 1997's drama Inventing the Abbotts, set in the late 1950s, in which she played the part of Eleanor, one of three daughters of the town millionaire, Lloyd Abbott. … Read More
1998 27 Years Old Her next appearance was in the critically acclaimed 1998 science fiction film Dark City, where she played alongside Rufus Sewell, William Hurt, Ian Richardson and Kiefer Sutherland. … Read More
In 2000 she appeared in what critics considered her breakthrough film, Requiem for a Dream, directed by Darren Aronofsky and based on the novel of the same name by Hubert Selby, Jr. Connelly played Marion Silver, the girlfriend of Harry, played by Jared Leto; the movie also starred Marlon Wayans and Ellen Burstyn. … Read More


2001 - 2005 3 More Events
2007 36 Years Old Her next appearance was as Grace in the drama Reservation Road with Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo, a film released in 2007. … Read More
2008 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Parisian fashion house Balenciaga and Revlon cosmetics signed Connelly as the face of their 2008 campaigns.
2009 38 Years Old In 2009, she appeared in the costume drama biopic Creation, in which she played Emma Darwin, wife of Charles Darwin, opposite her real-life husband Paul Bettany. … Read More


In 2011, Connelly starred in Ron Howard's comedy The Dilemma with Vince Vaughn. … Read More
2012 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2012, Connelly was announced as the first global brand ambassador for Shiseido, having previously worked with the company in the 1980s in a series of advertisements for the Japanese market.
2013 42 Years Old On August 2013, it was announced that Connelly was cast by her husband, Paul Bettany, for his directorial debut Shelter.
She re-teamed with her Requiem for a Dream director Darren Aronofsky and A Beautiful Mind co-star Russell Crowe for the 2014 biblical epic Noah. … Read More
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