Jennifer Beals

Actress / Model (person) / Film Actress / Television Actress / Voice Actress | * 12/19/1963 (58) | Chicago, Illinois (United States of America (USA))
Jennifer Beals (born December 19, 1963) is an American actress and a former teen model. She made her film debut in My Bodyguard (1980), before receiving critical acclaim for her role in Flashdance (1983), for which she won NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. Beals has appeared in several notable films including Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), The Last Days of Disco (1998), Roger Dodger (2002), The Book of Eli (2010), and Before I Fall (2017). On television, she starred as Bette Porter on the Showtime drama series The L Word ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Jennifer Beals

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress

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Movies with Jennifer Beals as Actress(62)

as Karen Gibson2019 After
as Vivian2018 The White Orchid
as Mrs. Kingston2017 Before I Fall
as Lisa Wren2016 Manhattan Night
as Valorie Kondos-Field2015 Full Out
as Self - Reader (segment "Crime Reporter")2013 A Fuller Life
as Clementine2013 Cinemanovels
as Claudia2010 The Book of Eli
as L’Américaine2009 Queen to Play
as Sarah Winston2007 My Name Is Sarah
as FBI Agent Beck2007 Troubled Waters
as Trish Kimble2006 The Grudge 2
as Juliet2005 Break a Leg
as Elizabeth Storey2005 Desolation Sound
as Molly Phillips2004 Catch That Kid
as Vanessa Lembeck2003 Runaway Jury
as Sophie2002 Roger Dodger
as Suzi2002 13 Moons
as Sloan McBride2002 They Shoot Divas, Don't They?
as Jenny Capitanas2001 Out of Line
as Dolly Rose2001 Feast of All Saints
as Gina Taylor2001 The Anniversary Party
as Lisa2000 Something More
as Samantha Wilkes2000 Without Malice
as Gina2000 Body and Soul
as Julie Sanders2000 Militia
as Amanda Dickson2000 A House Divided
as Xinia Kelly1998 The Spree
as Valerie Rosales1998 The Prophecy II
as Suzanne Stein1997 The Twilight of the Golds
as Elizabeth1996 Wishful Thinking
as Angela1995 Four Rooms
as Emily Taylor1995 Let It Be Me
as Daphne Monet1995 Devil in a Blue Dress
as Gertrude Benchley1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
as herself1993 Caro diario
as Julia1993 Night Owl
as Princess YumYum (voice)1993 The Thief and the Cobbler
as Joyce Ferranti1992 Le Grand Pardon 2
as Angelica Pena1992 In the Soup
as Ellie Shaw1992 Indecency
as Mona1991 Blood and Concrete
as Transvestite1990 Sons
as Sonja Vogler1990 Dr. M
as Barbara Uribe1988 Split Decisions
as Lady Olivia Candioni1988 The Gamble
as Rachel1988 Vampire's Kiss
as Cinderella1985 Cinderella
as Eva1985 The Bride
as Alex Owens1983 Flashdance
as Clifford's Friend (uncredited)1980 My Bodyguard

TV Shows/Series with Jennifer Beals as Actress(22)

as Bette Porter2019 The L Word: Generation Q
as Lucilia Cable2019 Swamp Thing
as Christina Hart2017 Taken
as Dr. Carolyn Tyler2015 Proof
as Dr. Syd Jennings2014 The Night Shift
as Sophia Balfour2013 Motive
as Teresa Colvin2011 The Chicago Code
as Sophia Turner2009 Castle
as Zoe Landau2009 Lie to Me
as Bette Porter2004 The L Word
as herself1997 The View
as Justine Madsen Judd1997 Nothing Sacred
as Dr. Anne Ranberg1993 Frasier
as Perry Quinn1992 2000 Malibu Road
as herself1987 Seitenblicke
as Cinderella1982 Faerie Tale Theatre

Movies with Jennifer Beals as Crew(3)

Production/Producer2020 Sweet Thing
Production/Co-Producer2016 Manhattan Night
Crew/Thanks1994 Pulp Fiction

TV Shows/Series with Jennifer Beals as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2019 The L Word: Generation Q

Additional Information

Full Name: Jennifer Beals
Born: Thursday, 12/19 1963 (December) in Chicago, Illinois (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 58 years + 29 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Yale College, William Esper Studio
Spouses (current/former): Alexandre Rockwell
Jennifer Beals frequently works together with these people:
Alexandre Rockwell (13x, Crew)
Quentin Tarantino (8x, Actor)
Rob Hanning (8x, Crew)
Eric Idle (7x, Actor)
Shelley Duvall (7x, Actress)
Ilene Chaiken (7x, Crew)
Ron Howard (6x, Crew)
Drew Barrymore (6x, Actress)
Rosie Perez (6x, Actress)
Samuel Fuller (6x, Crew)
Christine Roum (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3891, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 12/25/2021