Jennifer Ehle

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Date of Birth December 29, 1969
Place of Birth Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Age 50 years old
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Jennifer Ehle

Jennifer Anne Ehle is a British-American actress. She won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in the 1995 BBC miniseries Pride and Prejudice. For her work on Broadway, she won the 2000 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for The Real Thing, and the 2007 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for The Coast of Utopia. She is the daughter of English actress Rosemary Harris and American author John Ehle. Ehle made her West End debut in Peter Hall's 1991 production of Tartuffe, and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1995. Television credits include The Camomile Lawn, A Gifted Man and The Looming Tower. She has also appeared in supporting roles in such films as Brian Gilbert's Wilde, István Szabó's Sunshine, Tom Hooper's The King's Speech, Steven Soderbergh's Contagion, Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty, Alan Rickman's A Little Chaos, Terence Davies' A Quiet Passion, and Ira Sachs' Little Men.

Born: Jennifer Anne Ehle, December 29, 1969, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1991–present
Known for: Pride and Prejudice
Children: 2
Parent(s): John Ehle, Rosemary Harris
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About Jennifer Ehle

Stage and screen actress who became known for her roles in the films Pride & Prejudice and Fifty Shades of Grey.

Before Fame

She made her stage debut as a toddler in the 1973 Broadway revival performance of A Streetcar Named Desire alongside her mother.

Achievement

She was briefly cast in the hit HBO show Game of Thrones as Catelyn Stark, but was eventually replaced by Michelle Fairley.

Family Life

She married writer Michael Ryan in December 2001 and the couple had two children together.

Associations

She co-starred with Colin Firth in the highly acclaimed productions of Pride & Prejudice and The King's Speech.

Information related to Jennifer Ehle

  • Alumni of the British American Drama Academy
  • American Shakespearean actresses
  • Actresses from North Carolina
  • Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Screen Actors Guild Award winners
  • Theatre World Award winners
  • Royal Shakespeare Company members
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Latest information about Jennifer Ehle updated on September 20, 2020.

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