Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 19, 1963
Jennifer Beals is an American actress and model. She is known for her roles in the movies Flashdance and Devil in a Blue Dress. Her father, Alfred Leroy Beals, was African-American. Her mother, Jeanne Anderson, was white, and had Irish ancestry. Jennifer is married to Canadian entrepreneur Ken Dixon, with whom she has a daughter.
A picture of Jennifer’s parents can be seen here.
Jennifer’s paternal grandparents were Henry Beals and Susan “Susie” Ford (the daughter of Joseph “Joe” Ford and Francis/Frances Shipp). Francis was the daughter of Milam Shipp and Mary Brooks.
Source: Information on Jennifer’s father – http://www.findagrave.com
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