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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 16 May 1947Queenzieburn, Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK
Height 4' 5½" (1.36 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Janette Krankie was born on May 16, 1947 in Queenzieburn, Stirlingshire, Scotland. She is an actress, known for TV's Funniest Music Moments (2008), Glasgow: Big Night Out (2014) and The Krankies Klub (1982). She has been married to Ian Tough since 1969.

Spouse (1)

Ian Tough (1969 - present)

Trade Mark (1)

School cap and uniform of her Wee Jimmy Krankie character

Trivia (5)

Most well-known for portraying schoolboy Jimmy Krankie, a character she has frequently reprised in assorted TV shows.
Semi-retired in December 2004, she fractured her skull and collarbone falling from scenery during a pantomime at Glasgow's Pavilion Theatre. Co-star Gary Hollywood suffered concussion.
Semi retired but hospitalised after being injured in an on-stage accident at the Glasgow Pavilion Theatre. [December 2004]
Appeared with Ian Tough as The Krankies in the video for the Comic Relief charity single of "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)". [March 2007]
Embarking on the "Best of British Variety Tour 2008" with Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball, Paul Daniels, Frank Carson, Jimmy Cricket and Brotherhood of Man. [June 2008]

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