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Jennifer Jason Leigh

 
Date of Birth: February 05, 1962 (60)

Birth Place: Hollywood, CA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Bunny Flingus
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Beverly
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Catherine [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Sally Bowles [Replacement]
Sally Bowles [Replacement]
Sally Bowles [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Sunshine

Photos

Allison Williams, Benedict Cumberbatch and Jennifer Jason Leigh Photo

Allison Williams, Benedict Cumberbatch and Jennifer Jason Leigh

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04/26/2018
David Nichols, Allison Williams, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Micha Photo

David Nichols, Allison Williams, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Michael Jackson

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04/26/2018
David Nichols, Allison Williams, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael  Photo

David Nichols, Allison Williams, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Jackson and Gary Levine

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04/26/2018
JENNIFER JASON LEIGH Photo

JENNIFER JASON LEIGH

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02/28/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Bunny Flingus

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Beverly

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Catherine [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Sally Bowles [Replacement]

Sally Bowles [Replacement]

Sally Bowles [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Sunshine


Jennifer Jason Leigh Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2006 - Outstanding Lead Actress
Jennifer Jason LeighAbigail's Party

Jennifer Jason Leigh News

JES TOM: LESS LONELY Presented By Elliot Page & More At Summer Of Comedy At The Cherr Photo JES TOM: LESS LONELY Presented By Elliot Page & More At Summer Of Comedy At The Cherry Lane Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

Mike & Carlee Productions, the team behind Oh Hello, Jacqueline Novak's Get On Your Knees, Chris Gethard's Career Suicide, and most recently, Alison Leiby's Oh God, A Show About Abortion, have announced their Summer of Comedy at Cherry Lane!

Ariana DeBose Joins Chris Pine's POOLMAN Film Photo Ariana DeBose Joins Chris Pine's POOLMAN Film
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022

Ariana DeBose will join Jennifer Jason Leigh, Annette Benning, and Danny DeVito in Chris Pine's directorial debut. While plot details on the new film are mostly currently under wraps, it has been described as a 'moving tribute to Los Angeles,' inspired by films like La La Land, The Long Goodbye, and The Big Lebowski.

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by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2021

BWW Feature: From Screen and Page To Stage Photo BWW Feature: From Screen and Page To Stage
by Jonathan Marshall - Mar 26, 2020

Reading play texts is an enjoyable way of attaining the theatre fix we're all feeling deprived of during these unprecedented times. It got us thinking about some screenplays and novels that could make for interesting stage adaptations.

INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO's James Lipton Has Died at 93 Photo INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO's James Lipton Has Died at 93
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that James Lipton, executive producer, writer, and host of the Bravo cable television series Inside the Actors Studio, has died at age 93.

TEAM MARCO, QT8: THE FIRST EIGHT and More to Play at Garden State Film Festival Photo TEAM MARCO, QT8: THE FIRST EIGHT and More to Play at Garden State Film Festival
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 12, 2020

Celebrating its 18th Anniversary, the artistic philosophy of the Garden State Film Festival is rooted in the celebration of the independent film genre and celebrates this spirit through dramatic screenings and unparalleled film collaborations attracting a diverse audience from around the world. From Wednesday, 25 - Sunday, 29 March 2020 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, GSFF unveils world premieres, Hollywood stars, industry panels, and as a nonprofit enterprise, serves as an added economic engine for Asbury Park's vitality through art, commerce and culture. Make your plans to be a part of intriguing panel discussions and can't miss parties, all held in numerous locations all over the city by the sea. 

Films from SLAVE PLAY's Jeremy O. Harris, Julie Taymor & More Join Line-Up at Sundanc Photo Films from SLAVE PLAY's Jeremy O. Harris, Julie Taymor & More Join Line-Up at Sundance Film Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 4, 2019

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 23a?"February 2, 2020. The Sundance Film Festival is Sundance Institute's flagship public program, widely regarded as the largest American independent film festival and attended by more than 120,000 people and 1,300 accredited press, and powered by more than 2,000 volunteers last year.

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for Season Three of ATYPICAL Photo VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for Season Three of ATYPICAL
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2019

Netflix has released the trailer for season three of Atypical, a coming of age story that follows Sam (played by Keir Gilchrist), a 19-year-old on the autism spectrum as he searches for love and independence. While Sam is on his funny and emotional journey of self-discovery, the rest of his family must grapple with change in their own lives as they all struggle with the ongoing central theme of the series: what does it really mean to be normal?

Photo Flash: Netflix Releases First Look at ATYPICAL Season 3 Photo Photo Flash: Netflix Releases First Look at ATYPICAL Season 3
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 1, 2019

Netflix has released the first look images for the third season of its original series, Atypical.

DTLA Film Festival Announces 2019 Slate, Featuring Quentin Tarantino Documentary Photo DTLA Film Festival Announces 2019 Slate, Featuring Quentin Tarantino Documentary
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 18, 2019

The 11th¬†annual DTLA Film Festival, which is set to run from October 23rd¬†-27th¬†at Regal L.A. LIVE, announced today its full feature film lineup and select award recipients. A total of 38 feature-length movies ‚Äď evenly divided between narrative and documentary - are slated to screen, with the majority making their World Premiere, West Coast Premiere, US Premiere, Los Angeles Premieres, and all eligible for awards.

Jennifer Jason Leigh Videos

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for Season Three of ATYPICAL VideoVIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for Season Three of ATYPICAL
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2019

Netflix has released the trailer for season three of Atypical, a coming of age story that follows Sam (played by Keir Gilchrist), a 19-year-old on the autism spectrum as he searches for love and independence. While Sam is on his funny and emotional journey of self-discovery, the rest of his family must grapple with change in their own lives as they all struggle with the ongoing central theme of the series: what does it really mean to be normal?

VIDEO: Showtime Releases Trailer for Final Season of THE AFFAIR VideoVIDEO: Showtime Releases Trailer for Final Season of THE AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2019

SHOWTIME has released the official¬†trailer¬†for the fifth and final season of the critically acclaimed, Golden Globe¬ģ-winning SHOWTIME drama series¬†THE AFFAIR.¬†Premiering on¬†Sunday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ETPT, the series stars Golden Globe nominee Dominic West, Golden Globe winner Maura Tierney and Sanaa Lathan. Created by WGA Award-winning playwright, writer, executive producer and showrunner Sarah Treem (House of Cards, In Treatment), the series explores the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the crime that brings these individuals back together. Oscar¬ģ¬†and¬†Golden Globe¬†winner Anna Paquin (True Blood) joined the final season as a series regular.¬†THE AFFAIR¬†is also executive produced by Jessica Rhoades (Sharp Objects), Hagai Levi (In Treatment) and Michele Giordono (Nurse Jackie).

VIDEO: Showtime Releases First-Look Teaser for Fifth and Final Season of THE AFFAIR VideoVIDEO: Showtime Releases First-Look Teaser for Fifth and Final Season of THE AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2019

SHOWTIME has released the first-look teaser for the highly anticipated fifth and final season of the critically acclaimed, Golden Globe-winning SHOWTIME drama series THE AFFAIR. Premiering on Sunday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ETPT, the series was created by WGA Award-winning playwright, writer, executive producer and showrunner Sarah Treem (House of Cards, In Treatment). THE AFFAIR is also executive produced by Jessica Rhoades (Sharp Objects), Hagai Levi (In Treatment) and Michele Giordono (Nurse Jackie). Starring Golden Globe nominee Dominic West, Golden Globe winner Maura Tierney and Sanaa Lathan, the series explores the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the crime that brings these individuals back together. Oscar(R) and Golden Globe Award winner Anna Paquin (True Blood) joined the final season as a series regular.

VIDEO: Showtime Shares First Look at Fifth and Final Season of THE AFFAIR VideoVIDEO: Showtime Shares First Look at Fifth and Final Season of THE AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2019

SHOWTIME has released the first-look teaser for the highly anticipated fifth and final season of the critically acclaimed, Golden Globe-winning SHOWTIME drama series¬†THE AFFAIR.¬†Premiering on¬†Sunday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ETPT, the series was created by WGA Award-winning playwright, writer, executive producer and showrunner Sarah Treem (House of Cards, In Treatment).¬†THE AFFAIR¬†is also executive produced by Jessica Rhoades (Sharp Objects), Hagai Levi (In Treatment) and Michele Giordono (Nurse Jackie). Starring Golden Globe nominee Dominic West, Golden Globe winner Maura Tierney and Sanaa Lathan, the series explores the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the crime that brings these individuals back together. Oscar¬ģ¬†and Golden Globe¬†Award winner Anna Paquin (True Blood) joined the final season as a series regular.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season 2 of ATYPICAL on Netflix VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season 2 of ATYPICAL on Netflix
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2018

Today Netflix released the first trailer and official key art for season 2 of critically acclaimed original series Atypical, returning September 7.

VIDEO: Check Out the New Teaser For Upcoming Showtime Series PATRICK MELROSE VideoVIDEO: Check Out the New Teaser For Upcoming Showtime Series PATRICK MELROSE
by Macon Prickett - Apr 6, 2018

SHOWTIME has unveiled a new teaser limited series PATRICK MELROSE starring Oscar nominee and Emmy¬ģ winner Benedict Cumberbatch. Based on the acclaimed Patrick Melrose series of semi-autobiographical novels written by Edward St. Aubyn, the series will premiere on Saturday, May 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. PATRICK MELROSE is an acerbic and fearless look at the protagonist's harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood to his remarkable survival as an adult. In scheduling PATRICK MELROSE for five consecutive Saturdays, SHOWTIME is expanding to a new night of original programming, joining the network's existing sports and movie offerings on Saturday nights.

VIDEO: Check Out This Sneak Peak of PATRICK MELROSE Starring Benedict Cumberbatch VideoVIDEO: Check Out This Sneak Peak of PATRICK MELROSE Starring Benedict Cumberbatch
by Macon Prickett - Mar 16, 2018

In a tour de force role, Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game, Sherlock),¬†who also¬†executive produces the new series, plays the titular character who struggles to overcome the damage inflicted by a horribly abusive father and the mother who tacitly condoned his behavior. Academy Award¬ģ¬†nominee Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight) and Screen Actors Guild¬ģ¬†winner Hugo Weaving (The Matrix¬†trilogy) also star as Patrick Melrose's parents. Rounding out this accomplished cast are Anna Madeley (The Crown), Blythe Danner (Meet the Fockers), Allison Williams (Get Out), Pip Torrens (The Crown), Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife), Prasanna Puwanarajah (Doctor Foster), Holliday Grainger (THE BORGIAS, Bonnie & Clyde), Indira Varma (Game of Thrones) and Celia Imrie (Bridget Jones's Baby). Each episode, devoted to one of the five novels, is written for television by BAFTA Award¬ģnominee David Nicholls (Far from the Madding Crowd, One Day) and directed by celebrated film director Edward Berger (Deutchland 83, Jack). A co-production between SHOWTIME and Sky Atlantic, this gripping and humorous saga encompasses the South of France in the 1960s, New York in the 1980s and Britain in the early 2000s.

VIDEO: First Look - Natalie Portman Stars in New Thriller ANNIHILATION VideoVIDEO: First Look - Natalie Portman Stars in New Thriller ANNIHILATION
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 27, 2017

Below, watch the teaser trailer for ANNIHILAITON, starring Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, and Oscar Isaac. The new thriller hits theaters on February 23, 2018.

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of New Netflix Comedy Series ATYPCIAL VideoVIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of New Netflix Comedy Series ATYPCIAL
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 31, 2017

In the behind-the-scenes featurette below, the cast and creative team of Netflix's series ATYPICAL share personal insight and discuss the universal themes of this new comedy series with heart. Atypical launches on Netflix Friday, August 11.

VIDEO: Netflix Debuts Trailer and Key Art For New Series ATYPICAL VideoVIDEO: Netflix Debuts Trailer and Key Art For New Series ATYPICAL
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 18, 2017

Sam -- an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum ‚Äď upends his family when he begins his journey of self-discovery for independence, love and acceptance in the new Netflix comedy series with heart,¬†ATYPICAL.


Jennifer Jason Leigh Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jennifer Jason Leigh been in?
Jennifer Jason Leigh has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Jennifer Jason Leigh been in?
Jennifer Jason Leigh has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jennifer Jason Leigh been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for Abigail's Party .