2022-11-11

Jennifer Jason Leigh
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  • Faith: Judaism
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  February 05, 1962
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Leigh comes from a cinematic Jewish family.

Jennifer Jason Leigh, born Jennifer Leigh Morrow, is an actress, producer, and writer. She started her career in the 1970s on television before her breakout role in 1982’s “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” She also received critical acclaim for her roles in “Miami Blues,” “Last Exit to Brooklyn,” “Short Cuts,” and “Single White Female.” Leigh also had a recurring role as Jill Price-Gray on the television series “Weeds.” Early in her acting career, Leigh changed her name, taking Jason as her middle name in honor of a family friend, Jason Robards.

Is Jennifer Jason Leigh religious?

Leigh was born to a Jewish family in California. She comes from a cinematic Jewish family; her father, Vic Morrow, was an actor and her mother, Barbara Turner, was a screenwriter.


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