Leigh's birth name was Jennifer Leigh Morrow. She changed her surname early in her acting career, taking the middle name "Jason" in honor of actor Jason Robards , a family friend. Leigh's parents were Jewish ; her father's family was from Russia and her mother's from Austria .
25 de feb. de 2023 · How Did Jennifer Jason Leigh's Career Change After Becoming A Mother? For actresses, having a child can impact their career, and this was something that happened to Jennifer Jason Leigh. In a 2018 interview with The Guardian, the publication noted, "She did some plays and had a baby, and the job offers slowed."
- Cailyn Cox
Mini Bio. Jennifer Jason Leigh was born Jennifer Lee Morrow in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of writer Barbara Turner and actor Vic Morrow. Her father was of Russian Jewish descent and her mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry. She is the sister of Carrie Ann Morrow and half-sister of actress Mina Badie.
- February 5, 1962
Primeros años Jennifer es hija del actor Vic Morrow, actor que es recordado por su trágico fallecimiento durante la filmación de la película The Twilight Zone, y Barbara Turner, guionista entre otros de obras como Pollock. Sus padres eran de creencia judía aunque pronto Jennifer se separaría de esta religión.
- Jennifer Lee Morrow