Caption: Still of Jennifer Connelly and Harrison Gilbertson in Virginia (2010)
Born: December 12, 1970
Star sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Known for: Requiem for a Dream (2000), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Kruvinas deimantas (2006), Noah (2014)
Jennifer Connelly was born in the Catskill Mountains, New York, to Ilene (Schuman), a dealer of antiques, and Gerard Connelly, a clothing manufacturer. Her father had Irish and Norwegian ancestry, and her mother was from a Jewish immigrant family. Jennifer grew up in Brooklyn Heights, just across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan, except for the ...