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Jennifer Beals (born December 19, 1963) is an American film actress and former teen model. She is known for her roles as Alexandra "Alex" Owens in the 1983 film Flashdance, and as Bette Porter on the lesbian-themed Showtime drama series The L Word. She earned an NAACP Image Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination for the former. She has appeared in more than 50 movies.Jennifer Beals (born December 19, 1963) is an American film actress and former teen model. She is known for her roles as Alexandra "Alex" Owens in the 1983 film Flashdance, and as Bette Porter on the lesbian-themed Showtime drama series The L Word. She earned an NAACP Image Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination for the former. She has appeared in more than 50 movies.
Beals was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Jeanne, an elementary school teacher, and Alfred Beals, who owned a grocery store. Her father was African-American and her mother was Irish American. She has two brothers, Bobby and Gregory. Her father died when Beals was ten years old and her mother re-married to Edward Cohen. Beals stated that her biracial heritage had some impact on her, as she "always lived sort-of on the outside", with an idea "of being the other in society". She graduated from the Francis W. Parker School. During high school, she dated actor Adam Baldwin. Beals also was chosen to attend the elite Goodman Theatre Young People`s Drama Workshop. Beals attended Yale University, receiving a B.A. in American Literature, 1987. While at Yale, Beals was a resident of Morse College.
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Francis W. Parker School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (American Literature)
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Jennifer Beals (born December 19, 1963) is an American actress and a former teen model. She played the role of Alexandra "Alex" Owens in the 1983 film Flashdance, and starred as Bette Porter on the Showtime drama series The L Word. She earned an NAACP Image Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination for the former. She has appeared in more than 50 films.
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Jennifer S. Beals
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TV commercial: Winsor Pilates., (1980s) TV commercials (Japan): Shiseido cosmetics (these ads are in Japanese and can be viewed on YouTube)., (2013) Co-hostess, with Alexandra Cousteau, of an infomercial for "EverDeep" anti-aging skincare system.
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Married||Ken Dixon and Jennifer Beals
have been married since 1998. |||
Ken Dixon and Jennifer Beals have been married for 18 years.
Jennifer Beals was previously married to Alexandre Rockwell (1985 - 1996).
She has also been in relationships with Alexandra Hedison (2008 - 2010), Mia Kirshner (2004), Rupert Everett (1984) and Jodie Foster (1983 - 1986).
Jennifer Beals is rumoured to have hooked up with Lauren Lee Smith (2010).
Jennifer Beals has a daughter named Ella, age 10.
Jennifer Beals is a 52 year old American Actress. Born Jennifer S. Beals on 19th December, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and educated at Francis W. Parker School, Chicago, Illinois, USA, she is famous for Flashdance in a career that spans 1980–present. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Jennifer Beals has been in 5 on-screen matchups, notably with Sting in The Bride (1985), Laurel Holloman in The L Word (2004), Michael Nouri in Flashdance (1983), Nicolas Cage in Vampire's Kiss (1988) and Pam Grier in The L Word (2004).
Jennifer Beals is a member of the following lists:
African-American child actresses and
21st-century American actresses.
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