Jennifer Jason Leigh Overview

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Born: February 05, 1962

Jennifer Jason Leigh was literally born into the film industry: the daughter of the late actor Vic Morrow and screenwriter Barbara Turner, she made her film debut in the extremely obscure Death of a Stranger when she was only fourteen. A few years later, Leigh dropped out of high school to study acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute. Her first important TV role was as the anorexic heroine of The Best Little Girl in the World (1981), for which she voluntarily went down to 86 pounds before the... See All

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