‘The L Word’ Star Jennifer Beals Talks About Her Early Career

Ten years after “The L Word’s” cancellation, Jennifer Beals is ready to make her return as the ever-so-professional Bette Porter.

She’ll not only star in the continued story, but she’ll also executive produce alongside original co-stars Leisha Hailey and Katherine Moennig, and creator Ilene Chaiken.Beals has been hard at work in front of and behind the camera.

In addition to the highly anticipated show’s premiere, Beals has made headlines recently for her work as an executive producer on “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” as well as her book “The Hive.”Her first mention in Variety was on Oct.

20, 1982, for her star-making role as Alex Owens in “Flashdance.”Have you seen your first mention in Variety?Can I be honest? I had never seen it before and it’s because I was at a point in my life where I didn’t even have a career.

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