Jennifer Beals Biography
Birthday: December 19, 1963 (Sagittarius)
Born In: South Side, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Jennifer Beals is a popular American actress as well as a former teen model. She achieved stardom with her role in the 1983 American romantic drama 'Flashdance'. After she earned both a NAACP Image Award as well as a Golden Globe Award nomination for her role, her amazing acting skills and gorgeous looks earned her roles in several other films such as 'The Gamble', 'Vampire's Kiss', 'Devil in a Blue Dress', and 'The Anniversary Party.' She later was cast in a lead role in the American Canadian television drama series 'The L Word', which earned her much popularity and appreciation. Other than acting, she is also known for her human rights works. She is a strong advocate for gay rights. She is also a skilled photographer, and has hosted several shows of her works as well. She wrote a book which focuses about her time on the show 'The L Word', where her photographs are featured. She has also served as the Grand Marshal of the McDonald's Thanksgiving parade in the year 2010. It is an annual parade produced and presented by the Chicago Holiday Association. Her latest significant role can be seen in the TV series 'Taken', which is based on the 'Taken’ film trilogy, a series of action thriller films. The series, where Beals plays the role of a character named Christina Hart, started airing from February 2017 on the NBC television network.