Jennifer Connelly Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

14th January 2016

Quote: "It’s very sad, his passing, for so many reasons. To me, not only was he a genius, he was a genius who had the time to be kind. (That) was my experience of him... I met David Bowie when I was 14, and he became a hero to me… I’d never met such an extraordinary artist before, and I haven’t since. The world will be a greyer place without him." Actress Jennifer Connelly pays tribute to her Labyrinth co-star David Bowie, who died on Sunday (10Jan16). Now 45, she played a teenager tasked with rescuing her baby brother from Bowie's Goblin King in the 1986 fantasy classic.

10th September 2012

Fact: Actors Will Ferrell, Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany, Lmao's Redfoo, supermodel Tyra Banks and actress Minka Kelly were all in the audience at the U.S. Open Women's Final between Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams. Williams won the title 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.

16th May 2012

Quote: "I thought it was remarkable. Somehow I thought it really suited her. I've never seen her as a blonde." Paul Bettany enjoyed seeing his brunette wife Jennifer Connelly with lighter locks for her role in new movie Virginia.

14th May 2012

Quote: "I think we should call it quits. It's like trying to move an army getting out of the house and we go everywhere together, so it's a lot of bodies to move." Mum-of-three Jennifer Connelly is not planning to have any more kids with husband Paul Bettany.

16th November 2011

Quote: "(Parenthood) needs to be the biggest focus of your life. And it absolutely is the most important, biggest focus of my wife's life. She is amazing at it. It's not fake. Everyone says that, but it's actually really true. It's the most important thing in her life." Actor Paul Bettany heaps praise on his wife Jennifer Connelly after she gave birth to their third child, daughter Agnes, in May (11).

18th April 2010

Quote: "I have one rule. There's nothing more important than my wife's world." The Da Vinci Code star Paul Bettany reveals the secret to the success of his seven-year marriage to Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly.

29th September 2009

Quote: "We hired a beautiful house in Edinburgh and had 10 or 11 people as guests. It was a rainy winter's day, but it was one of the best days of my life. At the end we were all in our pyjamas playing Twister on the floor." Paul Bettany on his 2003 marriage to Jennifer Connelly.

10th September 2009

Quote: "I'm very against rudeness, I believe in manners, I believe in discipline, but other things that people are very uptight about, I'm not... I'm not uptight about cursing. I won't let my kids say, 'You're a f**king a**hole' - because that's rude... (I say) 'Don't go to school and say, Teacher, pass me a f**king pencil.'" Actress Jennifer Connelly has no problems with her kids swearing at home.

9th September 2009

Quote: "They filmed us while we were recording so there were things the animators obviously picked up on. It was actually rather shocking to see myself as a rag doll. It's funny to see all those little mannerisms you never know you had, played out by a toy." Actress Jennifer Connelly on lending her voice to new animated movie 9.

8th September 2009

Quote: "We said, 'Where is the sun?' And evidently, the sun is in Tahiti. So we went to the lovely, swanky Four Seasons (hotel) in Bora Bora and we all got a tan." Actress Jennifer Connelly is cooling down following a last minute trip to Tahiti with her British actor husband Paul Bettany, after enduring a rainy New York summer.

18th May 2009

Fact: Oscar-winning MILK screenwriter DUSTIN LANCE BLACK has signed Liam Neeson and Jennifer Connelly to his directorial debut, What's Wrong With Virginia? Neeson will play a local sheriff running for the state senate and Connelly the mother of a boy his daughter starts dating.

7th February 2009

Quote: "I think the longest we have ever been apart is two weeks... so it's a lot of aeroplanes. It's very bad for the environment, I know, but it's been really good for our family." Jennifer Connelly has become a jetsetter since her marriage to Paul Bettany.

9th January 2009

Quote: "If someone forgot their socks, we'd be flipping a coin to see who'd go upstairs to get them." Actress Jennifer Connelly on the challenges she and husband Paul Bettany faced in their previous home - a four-storey townhouse in Brooklyn, New York.

9th January 2009

Quote: "I once fell down an entire flight of stairs on a first date. I was 18, and I was wearing really high heels, and I just tripped and went boom, right down the staircase." Actress Jennifer Connelly remembers a date that left her with more than a bruised ego.

15th January 2008

Fact: Will Smith's nine-year-old son JADEN has landed a role in the remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still. The young star is the latest addition to a cast which already includes Jennifer Connelly, Keanu Reeves and KATHY BATES.

20th October 2007

Quote: "I'm kind of like the eye candy. As we walk down the red carpet, I know everybody's kind of looking at us thinking, 'How did she snag him?' So it boosts my confidence." British actor Paul Bettany believes longtime girlfriend Jennifer Connolly is the luckiest girl in Hollywood.

17th October 2007

Quote: "She's incredibly gifted at sleeping; if it were an Olympic event, she could represent her country." Paul Bettany on his actress wife Jennifer Connelly's bedroom talents.

10th October 2007

Fact: Kate Bosworth, Jennifer Connelly, Diane Lane, Amy Adams and Lauren Bacall have been named among the recipients of this year's (07) Elle Magazine Women In Hollywood awards.

7th November 2006

Fact: Oscar winners Rachel Weisz, Hilary Swank and Mira Sorvino all auditioned for the part of ALICIA NASH in A Beautiful Mind, but the part eventually went to Jennifer Connelly, who won an Academy Award for her performance.

10th July 2006

Quote: "Don't even go there! We've had to move to Brooklyn, just to fit the bloody handbags in the house." British actor Paul Bettany bemoans wife Jennifer Connelly's ever-growing collection of handbags and shoes.

7th February 2006

Quote: <p>"Close up JENNIFER's a complete dog. In real life, without the make-up - hideous... (She's) irritating and lovely and surprising." Paul Bettany jokes about his wife Jennifer Connelly's famous good looks. </p>

11th September 2005

Quote: <p>"She's beautiful, she has an amazing body, she's an incredible actress." LORD OF THE RINGS star Elijah Wood admits to a crush on actress Jennifer Connelly. </p>

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