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Jane Asher
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Name Jane Asher
Age 67
Home Town Willesden
Role Andrea Yates

Jane Asher (born 5 April 1946). She is an English actress, author and entrepreneur.

Biography

Jane has been acting since 1952, were she starred in her first movie appearance. The movie is called Mandy and she played the role of Nina.

After the film Mandy, she carried on making appearances in additional other movies. Her roles were uncredited and small. This was when she was a young child actress.

In 2007 she was casted as Andrea Yates in Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane?. Then she starred in yet another TV show, called The Old Guys from 2008 till 2010 were she played the role of Sally. In recent years she appeared in Waterloo Road as Margaret Hacker and Dancing on the Edge as Mrs Luscombe. 

In 2015, she is set to star in Pompidou as a Posh Lady.

Asher has appeared in over 80 films and TV shows.

Filmography

Year Title Role
1952 Mandy  Nina 
1954 Adventure in the Hopfields McBain Child (Uncredited)
1954 Dance Little Lady 1st Child (Uncredited)
1954 Third Party Risk Girl (Uncredited)
1955 The Quartermass Xperiment  Little Girl (Uncredited)
1956 Charley Moon  Benesta 
1956-1958 The Adventures of Robin Hood Alice/1st Small Girl/Susan
1957 Sword of Freedom Tristina
1957 The Buccaneers Girl/Jenny Purdy 
1958 Castle Dangerous  Jennie
1958 Queen's Champion  Mary Brandon
1960 The Four Just Men  Yvonne
1961 The Greengage Summer Hester
1961 Home Tonight Kathy
1961-1967 ITV Play of the Week Various
1962 Disneyland  Lady Jane Grey
1962 Out of This World Lee Cross
1962 Dixon of Dock Green Joan Lane 
1962 Romeo and Juliet Juliet
1962 Dr. Finlay's Casebook Mattie Lennox
1963 Jezebel ex UK Helen 
1963 24-Hour Call Caroline Bullivant 
1963 Girl in the Headlines Lindy Birkett
1963-1964 The Saint  Rose Yearley/Ellen Chase 
1964 Love Story Lucy
1964 The Masque of the Road Death Francessca 
1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling Cynthia
1964 The Brothers Karamazov  Lise Khokhlakov
1964 The Mill on the Floss Maggie Tulliver
1965 Knock on Any Door Lynda Lampard
1966 Alfie Annie
1967 Summer Playhouse Jennifer Simpson
1967 The Winter's Tale Perdita 
1968 Half Hour Story Elaine Porter
1968 Journey to the Unknown Marielle
1970 Wicked Women Anne Maria Woody 
1970 Deep End Susan
1970 The Buttercup Chain Margaret
1970-1972 ITV Saturday Night Theatre Various
1972 Henry V111 and His Six Wives Jane Seymour 
1972 The Stone Tape Jill Greeley
1972-1973 BBC Play of the Month  Various 
1973 The Adventurer Sarah Cookson
1973 Wessex Tales Lucy Saville
1974-1981 Jackanory Reader
1976 2nd House Bertha 
1977 The Goodies Caroline Kook
1978 Hazell Georgina Gunning
1978 Hawkmoor Lady Johane Williams
1978 Rumpole of the Bailey Kathy Trelawney 
1981 Brideshead Revisted Celia Ryder 
1982 Love is Old, Love is New  Katha 
1982 East Lynne Emma Vane 
1983 Runners Helen
1984 A Voyage Round My Father Elizabeth 
1984 Success is the Best Revenge  Bank Manager 
1984 Tales of the Unexpected Jane 
1985 The Mistress  Helen 
1985 Dreamchild  Mrs. Liddell
1985 Time for Murder Sonia 
1988 Paris by Night Pauline 
1988-1990 Wish Me Luck Faith Ashley
1991 Tonight at 8.30 Laura Jesson
1991 Murder Most Horrid Lydia Howling
1993 Closing Numbers Anna 
1995 The Choir Felicity Troy
2002 Doctors Charlotte Matlock
2003 Crossroads Angel Samson 
2004 Agatha Christies Marple Mrs. Lester
2005 New Tricks Lady Deeley
2006 A for Andromeda  Professor Madeleine Dawnay
2007 Death at a Funeral Sandra 
2007-2010 Holby City Lady Byrne 
2007 The Sarah Jane Adventures Andrea Yates
2008 The Palace Queen Charlotte 
2009-2010 The Old Guys  Sally
2010 Agatha Christie's Poirot Lady Mary
2011 Waterloo Road Margaret Harker
2012 Them from That Thing  Various 
2013 I Give It a Year Diana 
2013 Dancing on the Edge  Mrs. Luscombe 
2013 Drunk on Love Miss Sharp 
2014 The Gigolo: Origins Kirsty
2014 Dating Eliza Glanda 
2015 Pompidou Posh Lady 

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