Leigh is an under-the-radar indie goddess best known for her parts in Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Single White Female.
Hollywood-born Jennifer Lee Morrow has been in the biz since she was nine. She managed to break out of the TV movie deathtrap with another knocked-up teen role in 1982's Fast Times at Ridgemont High. In the late '80s and early '90s, Leigh began to get kudos as a "serious actress" thanks to roles in Last Exit To Brooklyn, Single White Female, and Short Cuts. In 1996, she won plaudits for Georgia, a movie written by her mother. Following several unremarkable indies in the late '90s, she helmed one of her own in 2001, writing, directing, and starring in The Anniversary Party. A sometimes stage actress, around the same time she also gained attention for taking over the lead role in Proof from Mary-Louise Parker (whom she later co-stared with on Weeds). Nevertheless, she still finds work on the big screen, particularly thanks to hubby-at-the- time Noah Baumbach.
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