Jennifer Beals

Jennifer Beals

Leeftijd57geboren op19 december 1963 in Chicago - Illinois - USA
Jennifer Beals (born December 19, 1963, height 5' 8½" (1,74 m)) is an American actress and a former teen model. She is known for her roles as Alexandra "Alex" Owens in the 1983 film Flashdance, and as Bette Porter on the Showtime drama series The L Word. She earned an NAACP Image Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination for the former. She has appeared in more than 50 films. Beals was born on the South Side of Chicago, the daughter of Jeanne (née Anderson), an elementary school teacher, and Alfred Beals, who owned grocery stores. She is multiracial; her father was African American, and her mother is Irish American. She has two brothers, Bobby and Gregory.Her father died when Beals was nine years old, and her mother married Edward Cohen in 1981. Beals has said her biracial heritage had some effect on her, as she "always lived sort of on the outside", with an idea "of being the other in society". She got her first job at age 13 at an ice cream store, using her height at the time (she is now nearly 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)), to convince her boss she was 16. Beals was inspired to become an actress by two events: doing a high school production of Fiddler on the Roof and seeing Balm in Gilead with Joan Allen while volunteer-ushering at the Steppenwolf Theatre. Beals graduated from the progressive Francis W. Parker School. She also was chosen to attend the elite Goodman Theatre Young People's Drama Workshop. Beals attended Yale University, receiving a B.A. in American literature in 1987; she deferred a term so she could film Flashdance. While at Yale, Beals was a resident of Morse College. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jennifer Beals, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​
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Hoofdrollen

The L Word: Generation Q
Bette Porter
5 stemmen
Taken (2017)
Christina Hart
22 stemmen
Proof (2015)
Dr. Carolyn Tyler
16 stemmen
The Chicago Code
Teresa Colvin
3 stemmen
The L Word
Bette Porter
9 stemmen

Uitvoerend producent

The L Word: Generation Q
The L Word: Generation Q

Gastrollen

Swamp Thing (2019)
Aflevering 01x10
2019
Swamp Thing (2019)
Aflevering 01x08
2019
Swamp Thing (2019)
Aflevering 01x07
2019
Swamp Thing (2019)
Aflevering 01x06
2019
Swamp Thing (2019)
Aflevering 01x05
2019
Swamp Thing (2019)
Aflevering 01x04
2019
Swamp Thing (2019)
Aflevering 01x03
2019
Swamp Thing (2019)
Aflevering 01x02
2019
Swamp Thing (2019)
Aflevering 01x01
2019
The Night Shift
Aflevering 04x02
2017
The Night Shift
Aflevering 03x13
2016
The Night Shift
Aflevering 03x12
2016
The Night Shift
Aflevering 03x11
2016
The Night Shift
Aflevering 03x07
2016
The Night Shift
Aflevering 03x02
2016
The Night Shift
Aflevering 03x01
2016
Off Camera with Sam Jones
Aflevering 03x05
2015
Motive
Aflevering 02x02
2014
Castle
Aflevering 04x16
2012
Castle
Aflevering 04x15
2012
Lie to Me
Aflevering 02x02
2009
Lie to Me
Aflevering 02x01
2009
Lie to Me
Aflevering 01x13
2009
Lie to Me
Aflevering 01x10
2009
Law & Order
Aflevering 17x12
2007
Frasier
Aflevering 11x23
2004
Frasier
Aflevering 11x24
2004
The Daily Show
Aflevering 09x44
2004
E! True Hollywood Story
Aflevering 04x14
2000
The Outer Limits (1995)
Aflevering 03x16
1997
Faerie Tale Theatre
Aflevering 04x05
1985