Jennifer Jason Leigh is an American actress known for playing Hedra 'Hedy' Carlson/Ellen Besch in Single White Female, which earned her the 1993 MTV Movie Award for Best Villain.

For Disney, she did the voice of Tempest in 4 episodes of Hercules: The Animated Series. She also played Catherine Sloper in Washington Square, Kara Clarke-Murphy in Revenge, Heather in The Young Runaways, and Caroline Cook in the 1997 Touchstone Pictures film A Thousand Acres.