po_Beals-JenniferJennifer Beals (born December 19, 1963) is an American actress and a former teen model.

Jennifer played the role of Alexandra “Alex” Owens in the 1983 film Flashdance, and appeared as Bette Porter on the Showtime drama series The L Word. She earned an NAACP Image Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination for the former. She has appeared in more than 50 films.