Her ancestry includes Romanian from a maternal great-grandmother and, paternally, German and English. She was raised largely in Asheville, North Carolina. After a stint with the Royal Shakespeare Company ,  she gained her first major feature film role in Paradise Road. She continued her career on both stage and screen. Her mother, Rosemary Harris , was also nominated for the same award that year for Waiting in the Wings.
Her ancestry includes Romanian from a maternal great-grandmother , English, and German. She was raised largely in Asheville, North Carolina. She married writer Michael Ryan on November 29, , and they have two children: a son, George, born on February 6, , and a daughter, Talulah, born on March 4, In , Peter Hall cast her as Calypso in a television adaptation of Mary Wesley's novel The Camomile Lawn, in which she and her mother played the same character at different ages. This story, produced by UK's Channel 4, was a five part miniseries about the lives and loves of a family of cousins from to the present.
Twenty years ago Jennifer Ehle was very famous indeed. But, given the fervour around her in the mids, her professional and public profile has been surprisingly patchy. I arrive to meet Ehle as her shoot for Stella is finishing, in a sunny studio in a not-quite-gentrified part of Brooklyn, New York.
Birthday: Dec 29, Her first movie role came in the small part of Cynthia Powell John Lennon's first wife in "Backbeat" View All Photos View All.