Jennifer Jason Leigh is 51 today.
Dang! Didn’t realize she was already that old!
Happy Birthday Jennifer!!
These films are listed in chronological order by year of release:
1. Fast Times at Ridgemont High
1982 comedy directed by Amy Heckerling. This film was based on a 1981 novel written by Cameron Crowe. It was based on his experiences when he went undercover at a California high school when he wrote for Rolling Stone. Jennifer played freshman at Ridgemont Stacy. Also starring in this film were Sean Penn, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates, and Ray Walston.
2. Easy Money
1983 comedy vehicle for Rodney Dangerfield. It was directed by James Signorelli. Jennifer plays the daughter of Rodney’s character. Joe Pesci was also in this film.
3. Single White Female
1992 thriller directed by Barbet Schroeder. It was based on a novel by John Lutz called SWF Seeks Same. Jennifer plays the psycho chick Hedy. Bridget Fonda also starred in this film.
4. Road to Perdition
2002 depression-era crime film directed by Sam Mendes. It is based on a graphic novel of the same name by Max Allan Collin. Jennifer plays the wife of the main character, who is played by Tom Hanks. Also in the films were Paul Newman, Jude Law, Daniel Craig and Stanley Tucci.