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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), The Krankies Klub (1982) and The Krankies Elektronik Komik (1985). 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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