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Jane Wenham (1927–2018)

Jane Wenham was born on November 26, 1927 in Southampton, England as Ann Jane Wenham Figgins. She was an actress, known for The Teckman Mystery (1954), An Inspector Calls (1954) and An Age of Kings (1960). She was married to Albert Finney. She died on November 15, 2018 in Denville Hall, Northwood, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

(1954)
An Inspector Calls Eva Smith
(1954)
An Age of Kings Queen Elizabeth / Elizabeth, Queen to King Edward / Lady Elizabeth Grey
(1960)
Persuasion Mrs. Smith
(1961)

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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 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)
Mrs. Drummond
- Without Prejudice (1985) ... Mrs. Drummond
 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
- Conquest: The Encounter (1966) ... Mathilde
 1963 Teletale (TV Series)
Lou Parker
- The Black Madonna (1963) ... Lou Parker
 1963 Sergeant Cork (TV Series)
Ivy Strong
- The Case of the Soldier's Rifle (1963) ... Ivy Strong
 1963 The Spread of the Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
Portia
 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
 1960 An Age of Kings (TV Series)
Queen Elizabeth / Elizabeth, Queen to King Edward / Lady Elizabeth Grey
- Richard III Part 2: The Boar Hunt (1960) ... Queen Elizabeth
- Richard III Part 1: The Dangerous Brother (1960) ... Queen Elizabeth
- Part Thirteen: The Sun in Splendour (1960) ... Elizabeth, Queen to King Edward
- Henry VI Part 4: The Morning's War (1960) ... Lady Elizabeth Grey
 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 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 / Donna Louisa / ...
- Henry Irving (1956) ... Nellie Moore
- The Merchant of Venice/II (1955) ... Nerissa
- The Merchant of Venice (1955) ... Nerissa
- The Comedy of Errors/II (1954) ... Luciana
- The Comedy of Errors (1954) ... Luciana
 1955 Make Me an Offer
Dobbie
 1954 The Teckman Mystery
Ruth Wade
 1954 An Inspector Calls
Eva Smith
 1953 Who Dotes Yet Doubts (TV Movie)
Carol Airdley
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Patrick Garland's stage adaptation of Edmond Rostand's play, "Cyrano," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Edward Woodward, Anna Carteret, Charles Kay, Anthony Nicholls, James Fagan, Malcolm Reid, Gabrielle Laye, Gerald James, and Kate Coleridge in the cast. Patrick ... See more »
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Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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