Jennifer Anne Ehle is an American actress and a famous TV actress. She is the daughter of English actress, Rosemary Harris, and American author, John Ehle. NaijaOnPoint details Jennifer Ehle’s net worth, biography, and career.
|Name||Jennifer Anne Ehle|
|Date of Birth||December 29, 1969|
|Jennifer Ehle’s Net Worth||$4 Million|
Jennifer Ehle was born on the 29th of December 1969 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In a 1973 Broadway revival of A Streetcar Named Desire, Jennifer Ehle’s mother played Blanche DuBois and Jennifer Ehle appeared as a toddler. She grew up in both UK and US and attended several schools including Interlochen Arts Academy. However, she spent most of her childhood in Asheville, North Carolina. She also had her drama training at the North Carolina School of the Arts, and the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
Jennifer Ehle made her West End debut as Elmire in the 1991 film, Tartuffe, and her role earned her second prize at the Ian Charleson Awards. Afterwards, she was cast as Calypso in Calypso which was a tv adaptation of Mary Wesley’s book of the same title. She played the same character as her mother; her mother played the older version of her character. One of her first notable roles was in Pride and Prejudice where she played Elizabeth Bennet in the BBC 1995 television adaptation. Her role earned her the British Academy Television Award for Best Actress. In the same year, she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and got her first major feature film role in Paradise Road (1997).
In 2000, Jennifer Ehle made her Broadway debut as Annie in The Real Thing and she won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play. The following year, she appeared again on Broadway in the revival of Design for Living.
In 2005, Jennifer Ehle returned to the London stage participating in The Philadelphia Story at the Old Vic opposite Kevin Spacey. The following year, she played Lady Macbeth as part of the Shakespeare in the Park.
In August 2009, Jennifer Ehle was announced as the character of Catelyn Stark in Game of Thrones. She filmed the pilot episode but quit because she decided it was too early to return to work after the birth of her daughter. She was then replaced by Michelle Fairley.
In 2010, she starred in the production of Mr. & Mrs Fitch presented by Second Stage Theatre in New York City. Since then, she has appeared in The King’s Speech, Contagion, The Ideas of March, Zero Dark Thirty, A Little Chaos, A Quiet Passion, and Little Men. In 2015, she starred in The Fifty Shades series as Carla Wilks Adams (Anastasia Steels’s mother).
In 2017, Jennifer Ehle appeared on stage in Oslo, which later won the Tony Award for Best Play. And she was also nominated for Best Actress in a Play for her role in the play.
In 2020, Jennifer Ehle reunited with Jeff Daniels in the limited series, The Comey Rule which premiered on Showtime.
Jennifer Ehle’s Net Worth
Jennifer Ehle’s career earnings have accumulated over the years and she is just not successful but also rich. As of 2022, Jennifer Ehle’s net worth is $4 million.
On the 29th of November 2001, Jennifer Ehle got married to Micheal Ryan. And together, they have two children; Talulah Ryan and George Ryan.
- 2000 & 2007: Tony Awards,
- 1996: BAFTA Awards,
- 2010: Screen Actors Guild Award,
- 1991: Ian Charleson Award,
- 1992: Radio Times Award,
- 2000: Variety Club Award.