Jennifer Beals has appeared in more than 50 films over the years. She first danced into our hearts in the hit 1985 film Flashdance and made off the shoulder sweatshirts a fashion statement. Beals continued breaking boundaries as Bette Porter on the Showtime drama The L Word. She is beginning a new endeavor on Fox television where she returns to her roots in the Chicago Code.
Jerry Nunn: Hello, Jennifer. I didn’t realize you grew up on the south side of Chicago.
Jennifer Beals: I did. I also lived on the north side, everywhere but the west side.
JN: You don’t currently live in Illinois now do you?
JB: No I split my time between LA and Vancouver. My new show is a midseason replacement so we will see if it is picked up for another 22 episodes and I will be in Chicago more.
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