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Born in Nottingham, England, UK

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Jayne Torvill was born on October 7, 1957 in Nottingham, England. She is an actress, known for Dancing on Ice (2006), Facing the Music: The Return of Torvill and Dean (1994) and Mid Life Christmas (2009). She has been married to Phil Christensen since September 1990. They have two children.

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Phil Christensen (September 1990 - present) (2 children)

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She and her skating partner, Christopher Dean, were both awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of British Empire) in the 2000 Queen's Millennium Honours List for their services to figure skating.
She and Christopher Dean won the 1984 Olympic gold medal for ice dancing. The received nine perfect marks of 6.0 for artistic impression for their free dance.
She and her skating partner, Christopher Dean, were both awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1981 Queen's Honours List for their services to figure skating.
She is married to Phil Christensen, a sound engineer, since 1990. They have 2 adopted children, a son Kieran & daughter Jessica.
Her phone's ring tone plays a snippet of Maurice Ravel's "Boléro", a classical composition that she and ice-skating partner Christopher Dean danced to on the occasion of their spectacular Winter Olympic victory in Sarajevo (1984).
Heathfield, West Sussex, England [January 2004]

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