Jennifer Beals

1963 - Today

Photo of Jennifer Beals

Icon of person Jennifer Beals

Jennifer Beals (born December 19, 1963) is an American actress and former teen model. She made her film debut in My Bodyguard (1980), before receiving critical acclaim for her role in Flashdance (1983), for which she won NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. Beals has appeared in several notable films including Devil in a Blue Dress (1995), The Last Days of Disco (1998), Roger Dodger (2002), The Book of Eli (2010), and Before I Fall (2017). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jennifer Beals has received more than 8,310,441 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Jennifer Beals is the 1,301st most popular actor (up from 1,586th in 2019), the 2,365th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,864th in 2019) and the 645th most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 8.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jennifer Beals by language


Among actors, Jennifer Beals ranks 1,301 out of 10,030Before her are Guy Pearce, Beverly D'Angelo, Beba Lončar, David Garrick, Richard Anderson, and Conchata Ferrell. After her are Frances Fisher, Peg Entwistle, Ciarán Hinds, Emma Stone, Ida Kamińska, and Paul Sorvino.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1963, Jennifer Beals ranks 64Before her are Pierre Nkurunziza, Gaspar Noé, Joey Tempest, Giuseppe Bergomi, Eric McCormack, and Jason Newsted. After her are Letsie III of Lesotho, Empress Masako, Park Chan-wook, Seal, Jason Isaacs, and Anne-Sophie Mutter.

Others Born in 1963

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Jennifer Beals ranks 2,365 out of 15,968Before her are John Kennedy Toole (1937), Jermaine Jackson (1954), Richard Anderson (1926), Conchata Ferrell (1943), Christopher A. Sims (1942), and Robert W. Wood (1868). After her are Ward Cunningham (1949), Michael Phelps (1985), Charles Martin Hall (1863), Anna Moffo (1932), Carol Gilligan (1936), and Emma Stone (1988).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jennifer Beals ranks 645Before her are Anne Ramsey (1929), Jane Darwell (1879), Jessica Chastain (1977), Beverly D'Angelo (1951), Richard Anderson (1926), and Conchata Ferrell (1943). After her are Emma Stone (1988), Paul Sorvino (1939), Melissa McBride (1965), Lin Shaye (1943), Bill Paxton (1955), and Melvyn Douglas (1901).

Twitter Activity

Television and Movie Roles