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Jennifer Beals

Jennifer Beals
Beals at a fan convention for The L Word in November, 2008.
Personal information
Birth dateDecember 19, 1963(age 52)
Place of birthChicago, Illinois, United States
OccupationActress
Model (former)
Years active1980 present
SpouseAlexandre Rockwell
(m. 1986 1996; divorced)
Ken Dixon
(m. 1998 present; 1 child)

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Jennifer Beals (born December 19, 1963) is an American actress and a former teen model. She is known for her roles as Alexandra "Alex" Owens in the 1983 film Flashdance, and as Bette Porter on the Showtime drama series The L Word. She earned an NAACP Image Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination for the former. She has appeared in more than 50 films.


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