Full name: Jennifer Leigh Morrow (changed name to Jennifer Jason Leigh)
Date of birth: Feb. 5, 1962
Hometown: Hollywood, California
Bet you didn’t know … She was born into a Hollywood family! Her father was actor Vic Morrow and her mother is screenwriter Barbara Turner.
Jennifer Jason Leigh has been acting since she was 9 years old, but her breakout role was in classic ‘80s film, Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Through the years, she has played many notable characters, including the psychotic title character in Single White Female, and delivered a Golden Globe-nominated performance in Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle. Most recently, she wowed Weeds fans as Jill and played Christian Bale’s prostitute girlfriend in The Machinist.