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Once described as resembling a teenage Elizabeth Taylor, one gets the feeling that Jennifer Connelly may, with her winning of the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in A Beautiful Mind , have finally found what she once referred to as, "the film I'm really proud of and really love. Born in the Catskill Mountains of mid-state New York in December of , and raised in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of New York City, Connelly got her start in show business as a model at the age of ten. Quickly coming into high demand due to her striking beauty, Connelly often traveled abroad, where she eventually made her acting debut. The burgeoning actress landed her first role in an episode of the British horror anthology Tales of the Unexpected, and soon found work in small roles such as the Duran Duran music video for "Union of the Snake" before making her feature debut in Sergio Leone's sprawling gangster epic Once Upon a Time in America. Connelly's next film role, as a gifted schoolgirl who teams with an entomologist to solve a string of murders in Dario Argento's Phenomena, proved that the young actress was well capable of handling leading roles. After a memorable Dorothy-esque turn in Jim Henson's fantasy adventure Labyrinth , in which she must rescue her brother from Goblin King David Bowie, Connelly seemed to almost disappear for a short while.
J ennifer Connelly's tears are reputedly the finest in all cinema. They flowed at the Toronto film festival last week when she choked out an explanation for cutting short her appearance at the gala screening of her new film, Creation — a departure that caused one corporate sponsor to publicly rip up a photo of her. An hour later, when we meet, I ask why she felt the need to apologise.
Jennifer Lynn Connelly  born December 12,  is an American actress who began her career as a child model. She appeared in magazine, newspaper and television advertising, before she made her film acting debut in the crime film Once Upon a Time in America Connelly continued modeling and acting, starring in a number of films, including the horror film Phenomena , the musical fantasy film Labyrinth , the romantic comedy Career Opportunities , and the period superhero film The Rocketeer She gained critical acclaim for her work in the science fiction film Dark City and for playing a drug addict in Darren Aronofsky 's drama Requiem for a Dream In the s, she took on supporting roles in Aronofsky's epic film Noah and in the action film Alita: Battle Angel