Jennifer Jason Leigh (born Jennifer Leigh Morrow; February 5, 1962) is an American actress. Leigh began her career as a teenager in the 1970s, guest-starring on several television shows. Her film breakthrough came in 1982 for her performance as Stacy Hamilton in Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Leigh continued performing past her teen years, receiving critical praise for her roles in the 1990 films Miami Blues and Last Exit to Brooklyn. In 1991, she appeared in Ron Howard's Backdraft, and in 1992 she acted in the drama-thriller Single White Female.
|Full name at birth||
Jennifer Leigh Morrow
|Claim to fame||
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
|Date of birth||
5 February 1962
|Place of birth||
Hollywood, California, USA
Actress, Writer, Producer, Voice Artist
5' 3" (160 cm)
110 lbs (49.9 kg)
Palisades High School, Pacific Palisades, California
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