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Topsy Jane (1938–2014)

Topsy Jane was born on December 2, 1938 in Erdington, Birmingham, West Midlands, England as Topsy Jane Legge. She was an actress, known for The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962), A Chance of Thunder (1961) and The Wind of Change (1961). She was married to Tony Garnett. She died on January 4, 2014 in Edgbaston, Birmingham. See full bio »

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Known For

A Chance of Thunder
A Chance of Thunder Stella Fairly
(1961)
The Wind of Change
(1961)
Maigret
Maigret Céline
(1961)

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 1965 United! (TV Series)
Daphne Dawson
- Episode #1.25 (1965) ... Daphne Dawson
- Episode #1.24 (1965) ... Daphne Dawson
- Episode #1.23 (1965) ... Daphne Dawson
- On the Road (1965) ... Daphne Dawson
- A Matter of Status (1965) ... Daphne Dawson
 1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Jean Watts
- John Paddington (1965) ... Jean Watts
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
Shirley
- Trevor (1964) ... Shirley
 1962 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mavis Wayne
- Episode #1.534 (1962) ... Mavis Wayne
- Episode #1.532 (1962) ... Mavis Wayne
- Episode #1.531 (1962) ... Mavis Wayne
- Episode #1.529 (1962) ... Mavis Wayne
- Episode #1.528 (1962) ... Mavis Wayne
 1962 Mix Me a Person
Mona
 1962 Probation Officer (TV Series)
Ancilla Carol
- Episode #4.8 (1962) ... Ancilla Carol
 1962 Crying Down the Lane (TV Mini-Series)
Jane
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Jane
- Episode #1.6 (1962) ... Jane
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... Jane
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... Jane
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Jane
 1961 A Chance of Thunder (TV Series)
Stella Fairly
- Episode #1.5 (1961) ... Stella Fairly
 1961 Maigret (TV Series)
Céline
- Shadow Play (1961) ... Céline
 1961 Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring (TV Movie)
Con
 1961 The Alchemist (TV Movie)
Dame Pliant, Kastril's Sister, a Widow
 1961/II Time Remembered (TV Movie)
Amanda
 1961 The Little Key (TV Short)
Elizabeth
 1961 The Wind of Change
Peggy
 1961 The Train Set (TV Movie)
Linda
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Rosie
 1959 Rendezvous (TV Series)
Maureen
- The Red Shirt (1959) ... Maureen
 1958 Private Investigator (TV Series)
Espresso Waitress
- The Latin Triangle (1958) ... Espresso Waitress (as Topsy)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

[1961] Theatre: "Time Remembered" with Edith Evans

Alternate Names:

Topsy

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Trivia:

Always on the verge of major stardom she was supposed to star in A Kind of Loving (1962) but became pregnant. She then suffered a nervous breakdown in 1963, forcing her to pull out of her starring role as Liz in Billy Liar (1963), and has only acted occasionally since. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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