Jennifer Jason Leigh is an actress who started her career in the 1970s by guest starring in a number of television shows. She worked on her first film when she was nine years old. Jennifer was born on 5th February 1962 in Hollywood, California. Her father was an actor while her mother was a screenwriter. Her first credited role was in the film Eyes of a Stranger in 1981. In 1982, she became well known for acting in the movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High, as Stacy Hamilton. Some of the films she has starred in include Last Exit to Brooklyn, Single White Female, Miami Blues and Backdraft.