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Jane Wenham

Jane Wenham was born on November 26, 1927 in Southampton, England as Ann Jane Wenham Figgins. She is an actress, known for An Inspector Calls (1954), Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986) and They Hanged My Saintly Billy (1962). She was previously married to Albert Finney. See full bio »

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Known For

An Inspector Calls
An Inspector Calls Eva Smith
(1954)
They Hanged My Saintly Billy
(1962)
Who Dotes Yet Doubts
Who Dotes Yet Doubts Carol Airdley
(1953)

Filmography

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 2010 Downton Abbey (TV Series)
Mrs. Bates
- Episode #1.7 (2010) ... Mrs. Bates
 1992 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Judith Haines
- The Death of the Self (1992) ... Judith Haines
 1992 The Old Boy Network (TV Series)
Margery White
- Dances with Moles (1992) ... Margery White
 1991 A Perfect Hero (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Hobbs
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Mrs. Hobbs
 1991 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series)
Aunt Bridget
- When the Green Woods Laugh: Part 1 (1991) ... Aunt Bridget
 1986 Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (TV Movie)
Sophie
 1985 Black Silk (TV Series)
 1985 By the Sword Divided (TV Series)
Mrs. Lambe
- Fateful Days (1985) ... Mrs. Lambe
- Witch Hunt (1985) ... Mrs. Lambe
 1982-1983 Nanny (TV Series)
Dolly Partridge
- The Home Front (1983) ... Dolly Partridge
- A Twist of Fate (1982) ... Dolly Partridge
 1982 Something in Disguise (TV Series)
Myrtle Hanger-Davies
- An Old Devil (1982) ... Myrtle Hanger-Davies
- One Fine Day (1982) ... Myrtle Hanger-Davies
 1981 Bergerac (TV Series)
Edith Furneaux
- Campaign for Silence (1981) ... Edith Furneaux
 1980 Enemy at the Door (TV Series)
Louise Gardner
- War Game (1980) ... Louise Gardner
 1980 General Hospital (TV Series)
Ethel Marshall
- Episode dated 17 January 1980 (1980) ... Ethel Marshall
 1979 Testament of Youth (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Brittain
- 1918 (1979) ... Mrs. Brittain
- 1917 (1979) ... Mrs. Brittain
- 1915 (1979) ... Mrs. Brittain
- Buxton 1914 (1979) ... Mrs. Brittain
- Buxton 1913 (1979) ... Mrs. Brittain
 1970-1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Nelma / Judy Trotter
- The Winkler (1979) ... Nelma
- Arthur Wants You for a Sunbeam (1970) ... Judy Trotter
 1977-1978 The Sunday Drama (TV Series)
Nora / Mrs. Lomax
- Alphabetical Order (1978) ... Nora
- Why Here? (1977) ... Mrs. Lomax
 1977 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Lydia - Vicar's Wife
- Jubilee (1977) ... Lydia - Vicar's Wife
 1976 Porridge (TV Series)
Mrs. Jamieson
- The Desperate Hours (1976) ... Mrs. Jamieson
 1975 Shades of Greene (TV Series)
Frau Puckler
- The Root of All Evil (1975) ... Frau Puckler
 1975 Rooms (TV Series)
Liz
 1972 The Strauss Family (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Pruckmayr / Mrs Pruckmayr
- Josef (1972) ... Mrs. Pruckmayr
- Revolution (1972) ... Mrs. Pruckmayr
- Schanni (1972) ... Mrs Pruckmayr
 1972 Six Faces (TV Series)
Edna Chapple
- True Life (1972) ... Edna Chapple
 1968 The Sex Game (TV Series)
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Monica Bryant
- Dismissal Leading to Lustfulness (1967) ... Monica Bryant
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Mathilde
 1963 Teletale (TV Series)
Lou Parker
 1963 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Ivy Strong
- The Case of the Soldier's Rifle (1963) ... Ivy Strong
 1963 It Happened Like This (TV Series)
Erica
- Fer-de-Lance (1963) ... Erica
 1962 Saki (TV Mini-Series)
Louisa Mebbin
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... Louisa Mebbin
 1962 They Hanged My Saintly Billy (TV Movie)
Annie Brookes
 1961 Persuasion (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Smith
- Episode #1.4 (1961) ... Mrs. Smith
 1956-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Margaret Anderson
- Reputation for a Song (1960) ... Margaret Anderson
 1960 Suspense (TV Series)
Mattilda Loisel
- Payment in Full (1960) ... Mattilda Loisel
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Laura Simmons
- Twentieth Century Theatre: Young Woodley (1960) ... Mrs. Laura Simmons
 1959 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Beth
- It Isn't Enough (1959) ... Beth
 1958 One Man Absent (TV Movie)
Jane Peters
 1953-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Nerissa / Luciana / Nellie Moore / ...
- Henry Irving (1956) ... Nellie Moore
 1955 Make Me an Offer
Dobbie
 1953 Who Dotes Yet Doubts (TV Movie)
Carol Airdley
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Richard Johnson, Robert Harris, Joan Miller, Alec Clunes, Geoffrey Keen, Cyril Luckham, Mark Dignam, Patrick Wymark, and Clive Revill in the cast. Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, and Anthony ... See more »
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Trivia:

The surname Wenham was Jane's mother's maiden name. See more »

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Sagittarius

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