Jennifer Connelly Bio, Age, A Beautiful Mind, Top Gun 2, John Nash

Jennifer Connelly Biography

Jennifer Connelly (Jennifer Lynn Connelly) is an American actress who began her career as a child model appearing in magazine, newspaper and television advertising.

Jennifer made her movie acting debut in the 1984 crime film Once Upon a Time in America. She continued modeling and acting, starring in films such as the 1985 horror film Phenomena which was her first leading role, the 1986 musical fantasy film Labyrinth and the 1991 films Career Opportunities and The Rocketeer.

For her work in the 1998 science fiction film Dark City and for her portrayal of Marion Silver in the 2000 drama Requiem for a Dream, Jennifer gained critical acclaim

In the year 2002, Jennifer won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for her supporting role as Alicia Nash in Ron Howard’s 2001 biopic drama A Beautiful Mind. She is credited for her role in the 2003 Marvel superhero film Hulk where she played Bruce Banner’s love interest Betty Ross, her role in the 2005 horror film remake Dark Water, the 2006 drama Blood Diamond, and many others.

Jennifer Connelly Age

Jennifer is 48 years old as of 2018. She was born on December 12, 1970.

Jennifer Connelly Photo
Jennifer Connelly Photo

Jennifer Connelly Husband

Jennifer is married to actor Paul Bettany, whom she had met while working on A Beautiful Mind. The couple got married on January 1, 2003, in a private family ceremony in Scotland. Jennifer and Paul Bettany, have two children together; a boy and a girl. Jennifer also had another son from her relationship with photographer David Dugan.

Jennifer Connelly A Beautiful Mind | Jennifer Connelly John Nash

A beautiful mind is an American biographical drama film based on the life of John Nash, an American mathematician who made fundamental contributions to game theory, differential geometry, and the study of partial differential equations.

In the film, Jennifer plays Alicia Esther Nash, a Salvadoran-American physicist, and wife of mathematician John Forbes Nash, Jr. Alicia was a mental-health care advocate, who gave up her professional aspirations to support her husband and son who were both diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Although signs of Nash’s mental illness which had emerged in the early 1950s, Alicia and Nash got married in 1957. She gave birth to their son John Charles Martin Nash in 1959. Nash was later admitted into McLean Hospital in order to receive psychiatric treatment for his illness. After 50 days in the hospital, he was released but was readmitted three times over the next few years against his will by his sister.

Alicia and Nash divorced in 1963 but when his mother died in 1968, he pressed her to allow him to return to live with her and in 1970, he moved in and she continued to help take care of her then ex-husband. They later remarried in 2001.

Alicia and Nash died in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike on May 23, 2015, near Monroe Township, New Jersey. The couple was on their way home after a visit to Norway, where Nash had been awarded the Abel Prize.

Jennifer Connelly Top Gun 2

Jennifer will be in Top Gun 2. Set images show Jeniffer and Tom Cruise recreating the famous motorcycle scene from the first movie.
Jennifer was first announced as the female lead in Top Gun 2 back in July 2018 and at that time Tom Cruise said that we’ll have to wait and see the sequel to understand why Jeniffer was the perfect actress for the job, noting that she’s “talented” and “vibrant.”
In the film, Jennifer is playing a single mother who runs a local bar near the Navy base where Maverick works.

The film will be released in Irish cinemas from Wednesday 6 February 2019. In the video below Jennifer talks about the film.

 

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