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Janet Ellis was born on September 16, 1955 in Chatham, Kent, England. She is known for Doctor Who (1963), Hotel Babylon (2006) and Absolon (2003). She has been married to John Leach since August 1988. They have two children. She was previously married to Robin Bextor. See full bio »

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Known For

Doctor Who Teka
Hotel Babylon Gail Wallis Strong
Absolon Additional Crew
The Sweeney Susie, Marge's Friend


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 2018 Different for Girls (TV Series)
Fran's Mum
- The whole story (2018) ... Fran's Mum
 2009 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
Gail Wallis Strong
- Episode #4.5 (2009) ... Gail Wallis Strong
 2001-2003 El Nombre (TV Series short)
- Winter Wonderland (2003) ... (voice)
- Up, Up and Away (2003) ... (voice)
- A Very Important Visit (2003) ... (voice)
- Saved by the Whale (2003) ... (voice)
- The Last Dance (2003) ... (voice)
 1999-2001 Numbertime (TV Series)
Additional characters ('El Nombre')
- Plus and Minus (2001) ... Additional characters ('El Nombre') (voice)
- Two-Step Subtraction (2001) ... Additional characters ('El Nombre') (voice)
- Addition and Subtraction Difference (2001) ... Additional characters ('El Nombre') (voice)
- Patterns of Subtraction (2001) ... Additional characters ('El Nombre') (voice)
- Subtracting One from Another (2001) ... Additional characters ('El Nombre') (voice)
 2001 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
TV Reporter
- Every Breath You Take: Part 2 (2001) ... TV Reporter
- Every Breath You Take: Part 1 (2001) ... TV Reporter
 1984 Aladdin and the Forty Thieves (TV Movie)
 1981 The Deceivers (TV Series documentary)
- Cons and Swindlers (1981) ... Various
- The Hoaxers (1981) ... Various
 1979-1980 Doctor Who (TV Series)
- The Horns of Nimon: Part Four (1980) ... Teka
- The Horns of Nimon: Part Three (1980) ... Teka
- The Horns of Nimon: Part Two (1979) ... Teka
- The Horns of Nimon: Part One (1979) ... Teka
 1978 The Spencer Side (TV Movie)
 1978 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Susie, Marge's Friend
- Hard Men (1978) ... Susie, Marge's Friend
 1978 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Princess Griselda
- Princess Griselda's Birthday Gift (1978) ... Princess Griselda
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Daz (1990). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | See more »


5' 3" (1.6 m)


John Leach  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »


Jack Leach | See more »


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Personal Quote:

[during a newspaper review including the headline "Paedo Probe on the Rocks" in The Sun] I love The Sun, the way that they attack headlines. See more »


Is now an occasional panellist on Channel Five's topical discussion show The Wright Stuff See more »

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