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Born December 29, 1969, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA is a British-American film and theater actress.

Already at the age of three, she made her stage debut with her mother, who played the role of Blanche Dubois in the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire.

Jennifer's childhood was spent in the UK and the USA. She changed 18 schools, among which was the Academy of Arts in Interloshen (Michigan). Jennifer studied drama at the North Carolina School of the Arts and London Central School of Speech and Drama.

In 1992, director Peter Hall recruited Jennifer Ehle in a television adaptation of Mary Wesley's novel The Camomile Lawn. In the series, Jennifer and her mother played the same role, but at a different age of the character. This series, released by the British television channel Channel 4, tells the story of the fate of a family of cousins ??from 1939 to the modern period.

In 1995, Jennifer's performance as Elizabeth Bennett in the BBC television series based on Jane Austen's classic novel Pride and Prejudice won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Then she achieved her first character role in the film "Road to Heaven".

Jennifer continued her career, combining roles in the cinema and on the stage. Her performances earned critical acclaim, and in 2000 the actress won the Tony Award for Best Lead in a Theater, which was her Broadway debut in Reflections or True, by Tom Stoppard. Jennifer's mother Rosemary Harris was nominated for this award that same year for her performance in Waiting in the Wings.

After a hiatus, Jennifer Ehl returned to the theater scene in 2005 with Kevin Spacey's The Philadelphia Story at London's Old Vic. In the following year, she played the role of Lady Macbeth in the play Macbeth after Shakespeare. Jennifer won her second Tony Award for her performance as three characters in Tom Stoppard's triptych “Utopia Shore,” which ran from October 2006 to May 2007.

Later, Jennifer Ehl starred in such films as the Indian-British co-operation "Before the Rain," directed by Santos Sivan, "Pride and Glory" with Edward Norton and Colin Farrell, and in the 2008 CBS television movie The Russell Daughter. She also starred in Istvan Szabo's Taste of Sunshine, and again shared the early and late years of the same character with her mother.

In August 2009, it was announced that Jennifer Ehl would star in the HBO series Game of Thrones, based on George Martin's fantasy novel A Song of Ice and Fire, but later, in March 2010, Jennifer was replaced by Irish entertainer Michelle Fairley.

In 2010, Jennifer Ehl co-starred (alongside John Lithgow) in Mr. and Mrs. Fitch, presented by New York's Second Stage Theater.

Jennifer Ehl also played a minor role in The King's Speech, which was released in late 2010. Her character is Myrtle Log (wife of Lionel Log). In 2015, the movie Fifty Shades of Gray, based on the novel of the same name, was released, in which Jennifer tried on the image of Carla Mae Wilkes, the mother of the protagonist. In 2015 she starred in the film "Ghosts: A Better Fate".

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