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Jenny Eclair

Jenny Eclair was born on March 16, 1960 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as Jenny Clare Hargreaves. She is an actress and writer, known for Loose Women (1999), I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2002) and I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! NOW! (2002). See full bio »

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Loose Women
Loose Women Herself - Presenter / Herself
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Hide Hide Show Show Actress (14 credits)
 2010 Skins (TV Series)
- Katie (2010) ... Vivienne
 2008 Holby City (TV Series)
Jacqui Draper
- On a Mission (2008) ... Jacqui Draper
 2007 The Bill (TV Series)
Maggie Carpenter
- To Honour and Obey (2007) ... Maggie Carpenter (as Jenny Éclair)
 2006 The Mark Steel Lectures (TV Series documentary)
The Wife of Bath
 2005 The Girl in the Red Dress (Short)
The Girl in the Red Dress
 2000-2002 Time Gentlemen Please (TV Series)
Guv's Mum
- The Slopranos (2002) ... Guv's Mum
- Bar Humbug (2000) ... Guv's Mum
 1992 Sid the Sexist (Video)
Cilla Black (voice)
 1992 Packing Them In (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1992) ... Jenny
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Jenny
 1991 Packet of Three (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Jenny
 1983 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (TV Series)
Room Service Waitress
- Private Lives (1983) ... Room Service Waitress (as Jenny-Clare Hargreaves)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (92 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial for National Year of Reading website "Consequences"

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Alternate Names:

Jenny-Clare Hargreaves | Jenny Hargreaves | Grumpy Old Women | Jenny Éclair

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Won the Edinburgh Festival's coveted Perrier Award for comedy. She has one daughter, Phoebe born in 1989, with long-term partner Geof Powell. Her dad was an army major. She has one brother and one sister who are both barristers. She studied drama at the old Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre. She became a "punk poet" in the early 1980s and adopted the name Eclair when pretending to be ... See more »


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