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Jennifer Connelly is a Actor American born on 12 december 1970 at Cairo (USA)

Jennifer Connelly

Jennifer Connelly
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Birth name Jennifer Lynn Connelly
Nationality USA
Birth 12 december 1970 (48 years) at Cairo (USA)
Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Jennifer Lynn Connelly (born December 12, 1970) is an American film actress who began her career as a child model. She appeared in magazine, newspaper and television advertising, before she made her debut role in the 1984 crime film Once Upon a Time in America. Connelly continued modeling and acting, starring in films such as the 1986 Labyrinth and the 1991 films Career Opportunities and The Rocketeer. She gained critical acclaim for her work in the 1998 science fiction film Dark City and for her portrayal of Marion Silver in the 2000 drama Requiem for a Dream.

In 2002, Connelly won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for her supporting role as Alicia Nash in Ron Howard's 2001 biopic A Beautiful Mind. Her later credits include the 2003 Marvel superhero film Hulk where she played Bruce Banner's true love Betty Ross, the 2005 thriller Dark Water, the 2006 drama Blood Diamond, the 2008 science fiction remake The Day the Earth Stood Still, the 2009 romantic comedy He's Just Not That into You and the 2009 biographical drama Creation. She re-teamed with her Requiem for a Dream director Darren Aronofsky and A Beautiful Mind co-star Russell Crowe for the 2014 biblical epic Noah.

Connelly was named Amnesty International Ambassador for Human Rights Education in 2005. She has been the face of Balenciaga fashion advertisements, as well as for Revlon cosmetics. In 2012, she was named the first global face of the Shiseido Company. Magazines including Time, Vanity Fair and Esquire, as well as the Los Angeles Times newspaper have included her on their lists of the world's most beautiful women.

Biography

While filming The Rocketeer, she began a romance with co-star Billy Campbell. They were involved for five years before they broke up in 1996. Her first son, Kai, was born in 1997, from her relationship with photographer David Dugan.

On January 1, 2003, she married actor Paul Bettany, whom she had met while working on A Beautiful Mind, in a private family ceremony in Scotland. The couple's first child, Stellan, named after their friend, actor Stellan Skarsgård, was born the same year. She gave birth to her third child, Agnes Lark, on May 31, 2011, in New York City.

On November 14, 2005, Connelly was named Amnesty International Ambassador for Human Rights Education. She appeared in an advertisement highlighting the global need for clean water, and sought donations for African, Indian, and Central American drilling projects for the non-profit organization Charity: Water. On May 2, 2009, she participated in Revlon's annual 5k Run/Walk for Women. In May 2012, Connelly was named ambassador for Save the Children fund, to advocate for children's rights in the United States and worldwide.

Publications such as Vanity Fair, Esquire, and the Los Angeles Times have ranked her among the most beautiful women in the world.

Best films

Noah (2014)
(Actress)
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
(Actress)
Hulk (2003)
(Actress)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
(Actress)
He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
(Actress)
Blood Diamond (2006)
(Actress)

Usually with

Ed Harris
Ed Harris
(5 films)
Michele Soavi
Michele Soavi
(2 films)
Stan Lee
Stan Lee
(2 films)
Paul Bettany
Paul Bettany
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jennifer Connelly (44 films)

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Actress

Alita: Battle Angel
Directed by Robert Rodríguez
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Cyberpunk films
Actors Rosa Bianca Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Ed Skrein, Mahershala Ali, Jennifer Connelly, Jackie Earle Haley
Roles Chiren
Rating75% 3.7882553.7882553.7882553.7882553.788255
Au XXVI siècle, Alita, un cyborg ayant le corps d'une adolescente, doit lutter dans un monde post-apocalyptique ravagé par une guerre dévastatrice.
Granite Mountain, 2h13
Directed by Joseph Kosinski
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Historical
Themes Films about the labor movement, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Miles Teller, Josh Brolin, James Badge Dale, Jennifer Connelly, Jeff Bridges, Taylor Kitsch
Roles Amanda Marsh
Rating76% 3.8451253.8451253.8451253.8451253.845125
En juin 2013, les Granite Mountain Hotshots, une unité de pompiers d’élite, doivent combattre un important incendie qui menace les environs de la petite localité de Yarnell, en Arizona.
Spider-Man: Homecoming, 2h13
Directed by Jon Watts
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Zendaya Coleman, Bokeem Woodbine, Michael Keaton
Roles Karen (voice)
Rating74% 3.7486253.7486253.7486253.7486253.748625
À la suite de sa participation à l'affrontement entre Iron Man et Captain America, Peter Parker, un jeune lycéen fréquentant le lycée de Midtown continue à se servir de ses pouvoirs sous le masque de Spider-Man pour lutter contre la criminalité qui ronge la ville de New York, tout en essayant de trouver un équilibre entre sa vie de lycéen, son amour secret pour Liz Allen, son ami Ned Leeds et sa carrière de super-héros masqué. Mais avec la venue d'un nouveau super-vilain nommé le Vautour équipé d'un exosquelette créé à partir de technologie Chitauri (depuis la bataille de New York), Peter devra faire ses preuves en affrontant ce dernier pour prouver à Tony Stark qu'il peut être un membre des Avengers.
American Pastoral, 1h48
Directed by Fisher Stevens, Ewan McGregor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Mandy Patinkin, Dakota Fanning, Dan Hedaya, Jennifer Connelly, Ewan McGregor, Rupert Evans
Roles Dawn Levov
Rating60% 3.0488853.0488853.0488853.0488853.048885
Fin des années soixante, Seymour Levov (Ewan McGregor), un riche homme d'affaires, est marié à une très belle femme (Jennifer Connelly ) et mène une vie paisible... jusqu'au jour où sa fille (Dakota Fanning) devient une militante pacifiste contre la guerre du Vietnam et fait exploser un bureau de poste.
Reach Me
Reach Me (2014)
, 1h35
Directed by John Herzfeld
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Actors Lauren Cohan, Sylvester Stallone, Scarlett Johansson, Cary Elwes, Terry Crews, Tom Hanks
Roles Colette
Rating49% 2.45852.45852.45852.45852.4585
With an ensemble cast, this film tells interwoven stories from a diverse group of people who are united by one thing: a powerful book published by an unknown mysterious author. When the book's positive message goes viral, a journalist and his editor, a former inmate, a hip-hop mogul, an actor and an undercover cop are inspired to change their lives by facing their own fears.
Winter's Tale, 2h9
Directed by Akiva Goldsman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films based on science fiction novels, Films about horses, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Colin Farrell, Matt Bomer, Russell Crowe, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, Will Smith
Roles Virginia Gamely
Rating62% 3.1000053.1000053.1000053.1000053.100005
In 1895, a young immigrant couple is refused entry into Manhattan because they have consumption. When their infant son is not allowed entry to the country without them, the couple place him in a model sailboat named "City of Justice," in which the baby floats to the New York City shoreline. In 1916, the baby boy has grown up to become Peter Lake (Colin Farrell), a thief raised by a supernatural demon posing as the gangster Pearly Soames (Russell Crowe). Peter is marked for death when he decides to leave Pearly's gang. In a confrontation, he is rescued by a mysterious (winged at times) white horse, his guardian angel.
Noah
Noah (2014)
, 2h8
Directed by Darren Aronofsky
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Peplum
Themes Pregnancy films, Seafaring films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Films about angels, Films based on the Bible, Films about Jews and Judaism, Disaster films
Actors Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Douglas Booth, Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Anthony Hopkins
Roles Naameh
Rating57% 2.898352.898352.898352.898352.89835
As a young boy, Noah witnesses his father, Lamech, killed by a young Tubal-cain. Many years later an adult Noah is living with his wife Naameh and their sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth. After seeing a flower grow instantly from the ground and being haunted by dreams of a great flood, Noah takes them to visit his grandfather Methuselah.
Shelter
Shelter (2014)
, 1h45
Directed by Paul Bettany
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie, Amy Hargreaves, Bruce Altman
Roles Hannah
Rating64% 3.2465853.2465853.2465853.2465853.246585
Hannah et Tahir tombent amoureux l'un de l'autre pendant qu'ils sont sans abris dans les rues de New York. Shelter explore comment ils en sont arrivé là, et en apprenant leur passé on réalise qu'ils ont besoin l'un de l'autre pour construire un avenir.
Aloft
Aloft (2014)
, 1h33
Directed by Claudia Llosa
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Actors Jennifer Connelly, Mélanie Laurent, Cillian Murphy, Oona Chaplin, William Shimell, Ian Tracey
Roles Nana Kunning
Rating53% 2.654562.654562.654562.654562.65456
Nana Kunning (Jennifer Connelly), a struggling mother of two young sons, takes her children out into an isolated location. She, along with other parents and children, have come there in order to be seen by the Architect, a faith healer who heals by constructing small delicate structures out of branches and then bringing patients inside them. The Architect works by lottery and Nana's son Gully, who has an inoperable brain tumour, is not chosen to be saved. Nana and the rest of the crowd stay to watch the healing happen, however before the Architect can touch the patient, Nana's son Ivan's hawk crashes into the structure. Nana goes inside to try and lead the hawk outside but the Architect stops her and allows the hawk to break out on its own which destroys the structure. The crowd is furious at Nana and her sons for ruining the healing and refuse to give her a ride unless they abandon the animal. When Ivan finally releases the hawk one of the men shoots it down in front of him.
Stuck in Love, 1h37
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about writers, Films about families
Actors Jennifer Connelly, Greg Kinnear, Lily Collins, Logan Lerman, Kristen Bell, Liana Liberato
Roles Erica
Rating72% 3.6498653.6498653.6498653.6498653.649865
Novelist and part-time teacher Bill Borgens (Greg Kinnear) has been floundering since his ex-wife Erica (Jennifer Connelly) left him for a younger man two years ago. Instead of working on a new book, he spies on Erica and her new husband Martin while pretending to be jogging. Bill's son Rusty (Nat Wolff) is a high school student in love with a classmate named Kate (Liana Liberato), but lacks the courage to talk to her. Bill's daughter Sam (Lily Collins) is a cynical college student who prefers one-night stands and hook-ups with people she knows are less intelligent than she to serious relationships, in order to shield herself from love.
The Dilemma, 1h51
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality
Actors Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Kevin James, Channing Tatum, Queen Latifah
Roles Beth
Rating53% 2.650192.650192.650192.650192.65019
Ronny (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Kevin James) are best friends and partners in a small auto design firm. Ronny is in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend Beth (Jennifer Connelly) while Nick is married to Geneva (Winona Ryder). The two have recently been given an opportunity to pitch an eco friendly car to Dodge.
Salvation Boulevard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action
Themes Films about religion
Actors Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris, Greg Kinnear, Marisa Tomei, Isabelle Fuhrman
Roles Gwen Vanderveer
Rating53% 2.6526252.6526252.6526252.6526252.652625
While discussing a new book idea, a modern-day evangelical Pastor, Dan Day (Brosnan), accidentally shoots atheist Dr. Paul Blaylock (Harris) in the head. Pastor Day tries to make it look like a suicide, fearing the damage to his reputation if word were to get out. However, reborn church-goer and ex-deadhead Carl (Kinnear) witnesses the act. Carl has to endure attacks by fellow church-goers at Day's request (although under false pretense), his own family's skepticism about his story, and a Mexican crime lord who kidnaps him looking to blackmail both Carl and Pastor Day with footage of the accident.
Virginia
Virginia (2010)
, 1h56
Directed by Dustin Lance Black
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris, Emma Roberts, Carrie Preston, Toby Jones, Harrison Gilbertson
Roles Virginia
Rating55% 2.754722.754722.754722.754722.75472
In a small town, mentally unstable Virginia has a two-decade affair with a local married sheriff, Dick Tipton. Her son Emmett (Harrison Gilbertson) acts as her protector. During Emmett's quest for the truth of his father's identity, he begins a relationship with Tipton's daughter Jessie.
9
9 (2009)
, 1h21
Directed by Shane Acker
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer, Crispin Glover, Martin Landau
Roles 7 (voice)
Rating70% 3.546933.546933.546933.546933.54693
Prior to the events of the film, a scientist is ordered by his dictator to create a machine in the apparent name of progress. The Scientist uses his own intellect to create the B.R.A.I.N., a thinking robot. However, the dictator quickly seizes it and integrates it into the Fabrication Machine, an armature that can construct an army of war machines to destroy the dictator's enemies. Lacking a soul, the Fabrication Machine becomes corrupted and decides to exterminate almost all life on Earth. The Fabrication Machine reprograms the other war machines to turn against humans by using toxic gas and chemical weapons. On the verge of destruction, the Scientist uses alchemy to create nine homunculus-like rag dolls known as "Stitchpunks" using portions of his own soul via a talisman and dies upon finishing the last one.
He's Just Not That Into You, 2h10
Directed by Ken Kwapis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Connelly, Kevin Connolly, Bradley Cooper
Roles Janine Gunders
Rating63% 3.199993.199993.199993.199993.19999
Nine people in Baltimore deal with their respective romantic problems, usually thwarted by the differing ideals and desires of their chosen partner. At the center of this is Gigi Phillips (Ginnifer Goodwin), a young woman who repeatedly misinterprets the behavior of her romantic partners.