Jennifer Beals

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Date of Birth December 19, 1963
Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois
Age 56 years old
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Jennifer Beals

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.
Nationality: American
Education: Francis W. Parker School, Yale University
Occupation: Actress, model
Years active: 1980–present
Known for: Alexandra Owens: Flashdance, Bette Porter: The L Word
Children: 1
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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.

Before Fame

Her first job was at an ice cream store. She studied English Literature at Yale.

Achievement

She debuted in the 1980 film My Bodyguard. She also played Bette Porter in the series The L Word.

Family Life

She was married to Alexandre Rockwell from 1986 to 1996. She married Ken Dixon in 1998. They have one daughter.

Associations

She co-starred with Denzel Washington in Devil in a Blue Dress.

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Latest information about Jennifer Beals updated on September 17, 2020.

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