Jennifer Ehle had her career beginnings in 1992. She first appeared in the miniseries The Camomile Lawn. She next starred in another miniseries, Rik Mayall Presents: Micky Love. Later in 1994, she made her film debut portraying the role of Cynthia Powell in the independent drama film Backbeat. She then gained recognition for starring as Elizabeth Bennet in the TV drama Pride and Prejudice. In 1997, she played the title role in the miniseries Melissa, as well as starred in the films Paradise Road and Wilde.
She next starred in the movies Bedrooms and Hallways, Sunshine, and This Year’s Love. In the 2000s, Ehle had performances in several movies, including Possession, Alpha Male, The River King, Pride and Glory, Before the Rains, and The Greatest. In 2010, she reunited with her Pride and Prejudice co-star Colin Firth in the acclaimed historical drama film The King’s Speech. She went on to star in the movies The Ides of March, Contagion, Zero Dark Thirty, RoboCop, Black or White, The Forger, A Little Chaos, and Advantageous.
She next played Carla Wilks in Fifty Shades of Grey and its sequels. Also, she had performances in the movies Spooks: The Greater Good, The Fundamentals of Caring, and I Kill Giants. The actress also portrayed Vinnie Dickinson in the biographical film A Quiet Passion. Later in 2018, she starred in the Korean film Take Point. The folloiwng year, she starred in the films The Wolf Hour, Run This Town, The Professor and the Madman, Beneath the Blue Suburban Skies, and Saint Maud.
Jennifer Ehle takes care of her body by following an exercise routine and eating clean. Already in her 50s, she maintains her healthy weight because she’s mindful of what she eats. She’s already cut back on carbs, sugar, and anything processed. Her diet plan now consists of mostly a plant-based diet with the occasional lean meat. Moreover, eating in moderation is another important aspect to staying fit and healthy.