Jennifer Jason Leigh (born Jennifer Leigh Morrow) is the daughter
of actor Vic Morrow and screenwriter Barbara Turner. Her father
died in 1982 when a stunt helicopter crashed on him during the
filming of Twilight Zone: The Movie. Leigh changed her surname
early in her acting career, taking the meddle name of “Jason” in
honor of a family friend, actor Jason Robards. Jennifer is best
known for her role in Fast Times at Ridgemont High ( 1982).