was born December 12, 1970, in g.Ketskill Mauntens, New York, USA. She was born in one day with actress Mehdi Emiko. And together they joined the 3.63 billion people lived on the planet in the same 1970 year. Jennifer
issued the first cry, when the U.S. was still waging war in Vietnam, Richard Nixon was finishing a second term as president, and the Beatles were just beginning his musical career.
. The aspiring actress grew up in Brooklyn Heights (a neighborhood of New York), just south of the East River
. Together with his family spent several years in Woodstock, where her mother Elaine was holding its own antique shop, and in Bellporte, on Long Island. Her father, Gerard worked at the New York garment factory which specialized in children's clothing.
In show business, Jennifer
first came when she was only 10 years. As always at fault was the case: a friend of her parents, who works at an advertising agency, offered the girl to withdraw in advertising. Strikingly beautiful Jennifer
quickly received an invitation from the prestigious agency "Ford Agency" and soon became a model demand. The actress once said that in the model world, she was "really strange" and therefore was "really happy" when fate brought her to the cinema. Modeling career required constant trips to Europe and Jennifer
did not hesitate jumped at the chance to play in a movie. Her acting debut in an episode of the British television anthology horror "stories of an unknown" / Tales of the Unexpected /
Then she starred in the clip for the song Duran Duran Union of the Snake, which took director Simon Milne. Jennifer
played a member of the underground child of the commune, the scene with her participation were recorded in England and other parts of the clip in Australia. But the actress said that the shooting in this video are for her not the most enjoyable experiences in life.
In 1982, she played her first major role - the young Deborah, the heroine of the film "Once In America" / Once Upon a Time in America (1984) a famous Italian director Sergio Leone. Jennifer
talks about that role, as the easiest of his career: "It took three days, I came to the show, the next day I returned and met with the director, but on the third day, again met with the director and Robert De Niro". During the first meeting with Leone, the director asked Jennifer
to dance only. "Not being a dancer, . I have no idea, . what should I do: I could only guess, . both must be stupid I look, "But the main reason, . that Jennifer
still confirmed for the role was that, . that her nose was very similar to the nose, the role of adult performer Deborah, . Elizabeth McGovern,
. And the young actress was forced to hold its 12-Toe birthday on the set. It should be noted that this role (Deborah Young) was an early archetype of roles, which often will keep Jennifer
: women as the object of infatuation of men.
. Some experience in the film Leone gave impetus to the film career, Jennifer
. Part of "Once in America," filmed in Rome, where Jennifer
some time back for shooting in the cult horror director Dario Argento "Phenomenon" / Phenomena (aka. Creepers, 1984). Argento was a colleague of Sergio Leone, and no doubt was left impressed with the young girl - beautiful, calm and mature in its first Movie parts.
The next film, Jennifer
- low budget "Seven Minutes In Heaven" / Seven Minutes in Heaven, 1985 /. Unfortunately, the film was not supported by the studio and released only in a limited rental.
From "Labyrinth" / Labyrinth /, released in 1986, was related another story. Jennifer
selected the open talent contest organized by Jim Henson and George Lucas. Hanson stated that he found his heroine in a minute after she entered the door. Jennifer
became a performer of the role of Sarah (main role), is somewhat similar to Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. Her partner, David Bowie, who performed the role of the evil Goblin King said that Jennifer
reminded him of a young Elizabeth Teylor.So its part, Jennifer
says she was "impressed by Bowie's". After this film she has got a lot of fans.
In the late 80's, Jennifer
appeared in two inconspicuous tape. She played a ballerina in the "Etoile" (1988), and self-sufficient college student in "Some Girls" (1989). At age 18, the girl began to feel that it overestimates his acting career: ". A few years everything has changed. I said: Am I really what I want? Or am I doing this, simply because it appears in my life? So, I remembered everything that happened to me in a brief life of actor and said: Yes, I want to be an actress. "
. Among those who said Jennifer
at "Some Girls" was the actor / director Dennis Hopper, who took her to the role in the film "The Hot Spot" (1990), based on a criminal novel 50-s of Charles Williams' "Hell Hath No Fury".
is very warm recollections of working with Hopper
. However, with partner Jennifer
on the set - Don Johnson - in Hopper formed not very warm relations: after filming Dennis Johnson called "pimples on my ass all mankind". Jennifer
felt uncomfortable, torn between two fires (as rumored, she briefly met with Johnson). In their public statements she described Johnson as a generous actor with whom it was very interesting to work. The relatively high profile of her role in "The Hot Spot" was recorded and the press. Stephen Schaefer in an article in USA Today wrote: "Anyone looking for proof that the little girl in the film grow too fast to draw attention to Jennifer Connelly
in The Hot Spot. In the incomplete 20, Connelly
smoothly passed from child actress in the film ingenue. "Not that it was amazing, but it was persuaded Jennifer
Hopper for the first time to bare all for the camera:" It was hard to undress for me and sometimes I even felt sorry about this:
. Autumn 1990, Jennifer
was admitted to Yale in the Department of English Language
. She hoped to finish college anonymously, but in vain - the actress remembered more for the film "Labyrinth"
successful film career continued, without any problems combining classes at the university with the shooting, but she had two years to retire from the learning process ..
. When was released in rent "The Rocketeer" / The Rocketeer (1991) Disney has taken care of, . that the press learned, . that Jennifer Connelly
, . leading lady, . and her partner, Bill Campbell during the shooting started dating, . and planned to get married,
. The story was partly true, because they actually met, but before marriage, then it never came.
. In autumn 1992, Jennifer
moved from Yale to Stanford University (California), which was taught acting, Roy London, Howard Fine and Harold Guskina
In 1994, the film screens out "Of Love and Shadows" (1994), in which Jennifer
starred opposite Antonio Banderas, and performed one of his most interesting roles - a wealthy woman who lives during the Pinochet regime in 1970.
In 1995 she performed the role of lesbians in the John Singleton drama "Higher Learning".
While working on the film "Rock Mulholland" / MulHolland Falls (1996) / Jennifer
described her heroine as "the object of desire". Proof of this are the bed scenes with Nick Nolte and John Malkovich. She even had to ask his grandfather did not watch this movie, so as not to shock him. Over time, the actress was treated for sexual scenes philosophically. In the interview she says: "The love scenes are the same as all the other scenes, just beyond the physical effort must still ask what part of the body as a show."
. In the film "Inventing the Abbott" Inventing the Abbotts (1997), Jennifer
performed the role of hateful bad girls
. Co-Producer Ron Howard film about Jennifer
said: "Many actresses play the role of bad-girls sexy and funny, and ultimately we get some kind of standard. Jennifer
was able to overcome this. It really made to sympathize and empathize with her character " Jennifer
has made a lot of work to conceal his personal life, after the pressure that she felt during her relationship with Bill Campbell. But when the active advertising campaign "Abbott", she could not conceal the most important event in their lives: in April she was invited, along with Ron Howard in the Rosie O'Donnell show, where the actress announced her pregnancy. In June she gave birth to a son, Kai. His father became a photographer Dave Dugan, with whom she met while climbing in the provinces of New York.
In 1998 she starred in the sci-fi film "Dark City" / Dark City / directed by Alex Proyas. "City", rich visual effects, filmed during 4 months in Australia.
One of the most powerful work to date, the actress is undoubtedly a drug in the drama of Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream ", written by Hubert Selby's novel. Jennifer
has managed to embody on the screen tragic fate descended under the influence of drugs man, whose life was full of despair, turned into hell under the influence of nakrozavisimosti:
. But the main success, Jennifer
became the film "A Beautiful Mind", acknowledged the U.S. Film Academy best film in 2001
. In the picture above it took Ron Howard, . who considered, . what Jennifer
will be able to fulfill the role of student, Faculty of Mathematics at Stanford University (take into account, . that Jennifer
was studying at Stanford University and studied physics and mathematics), . became the wife of a schizophrenic math genius John Nash (Russell Crowe): Actress coped brilliantly with the role and was awarded the Oscar as Best Supporting Actress,
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