AcademyAwardÂ®winner JENNIFER CONNELLY
(Beth) continues to prove her
versatility as an actress with
each new project she undertakes.
She will next be seen,
opposite Ed Harris, in What's
Wrong With Virginia. In this
film written and directed by
Dustin Lance Black and
produced by Gus Van Sant,
Connelly plays a charming but
psychologically disturbed mother, whose 20-year clandestine
love affair with a sheriff running for senate
(Harris) is tested when her son begins a relationship
with his daughter.
Connelly is currently shooting Salvation Boulevard,
opposite Greg Kinnear, Marisa Tomei, Pierce Brosnan,
Jim Gaffigan and Ed Harris, in the story of a former
Deadhead who turns born-again Christian.
Her other film credits include Creation, with Paul
Bettany; 9, with John C. Reilly, Elijah Wood, Christopher
Plummer and Martin Landau; He's Just Not That Into
You, with Jennifer Aniston, Scarlett Johansson, Drew
Barrymore and Ben Affleck; The Day the Earth Stood
Still, opposite Keanu Reeves; Terry George's
Reservation Road, opposite Joaquin Phoenix and Mark
Ruffalo; Edward Zwick's Blood Diamond; Todd Field's
Little Children; Walter Salles' Dark Water; Vadim
Perelman's House of Sand and Fog; Ang Lee's Hulk; and
Ed Harris' Pollock. Connelly received a Golden Globe
Award, a BAFTA, an AFI Award, a Critics' Choice
Award and an Academy AwardÂ® for her role in Ron
Howard's A Beautiful Mind. Connelly was widely
praised for her haunting portrayal of a drug addict in
Darren Aronofsky's critically acclaimed Requiem for a
Dream. The role earned her an Independent Spirit
Award nomination. Connelly also starred in Keith
Gordon's Waking the Dead, Pat O'Connor's Inventing
the Abbotts, Lee Tamahori's Mulholland Falls, John
Singleton's Higher Learning and Joe Johnston's The
Rocketeer. Connelly's first film was Sergio Leone's
Once Upon a Time in America.
Connelly is also an educational ambassador for
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