Jennifer Beals was born on December 19, 1963.Her parents areJeanne and Alfred Beals. She started working at the age of thirteen at an ice cream shop. She completed her school education at Francis W. Parker School. She did her B. A in American literature at Yale University in the year 1987.Beals was married to Alexandre Rockwell from 1986 to 1996.She started her film career in 1980 by doing a small role in the movie "My Bodyguard".
Later she did her first film Flashdance. The story was about an 18-year old Alex whose dream was to get into dance school. She played the role of Alex. For that movie, she received the award for Best song. After that movie, she continued her studies. After completing her studies at Yale University, she came back to acting by the year 1987.By the year 1989, she starred in the movie Vampire's Kiss and by 1992, she received the call for playing a role in Batman Returns, but she declined to act in that film. In 1995, she appeared in Devil in a Blue Dress. In 2003, she played in Runaway Jury. In 2006, she starred in The Grudge 2. Apart from movies, Beals also played several roles in many television shows in 2000 Malabo road . In 2004, for the episode Frasier.
After that, she appeared on TV for several small shows. She is well known for her support for Women's Rights. She acted in many web series to show her support to women's rights. In January, she led a role in web series, Lauren, which was a 12 episode show. By the year 1980, she came to stage for her first move in My Bodyguard, her other movies are Flash Dance, The Bride, The Gamble, Split Decisions, Sons, Dr. M, etc.