Jennifer Beals is an American actress and a former teen model. She made her film debut in My Bodyguard, before receiving critical acclaim for her role in Flashdance, for which she won NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. Beals appeared in several notable films including Devil in a Blue Dress, The Last Days of Disco, Roger Dodger, The Book of Eli, and Before I Fall. On television, she starred as Bette Porter on the Showtime drama series The L Word and later went on to star in the series The Chicago Code, Proof, and Taken. She reprised her role as Bette Porter in The L Word: Generation Q in December 2019.
|Born:||December 19, 1963, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Education:||Francis W. Parker School, Yale University|
|Known for:||Alexandra Owens: Flashdance, Bette Porter: The L Word|
|Website:||Jennifer Beals's Official site|
|Twitter:||Jennifer Beals's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Jennifer Beals's Instagram profile|
|IMDb:||Jennifer Beals's IMDb|
About Jennifer Beals
Actress best known for her starring role in Flashdance. Her performance in the film earned her an NAACP Image Award and a Golden Globe Award. In 2015, she appeared as Coach Val in the film Full Out.
Her first job was at an ice cream store. She studied English Literature at Yale.
She debuted in the 1980 film My Bodyguard. She also played Bette Porter in the series The L Word.
She was married to Alexandre Rockwell from 1986 to 1996. She married Ken Dixon in 1998. They have one daughter.
She co-starred with Denzel Washington in Devil in a Blue Dress.
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