Jane (II) Carr

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Was born at 13 August 1950 (now is 67 years old) in Loughton, Essex, England, UK

Since the late 1980s, American audiences have embraced the "veddyBritish" talents of character actress Jane Carr -- she with theclose-set eyes, lilting voice, trowel jaw and bubbly disposition. Ithelps, of course, having natural comedic timing and the necessary vocalskills to be in constant demand. She was born Ellen Jane Carr on August 13, 1950, in Loughton, Essex. Thedaughter of Patrick Carr, a steel erector, and Gwendoline Rose (néeClark), a postal employee, an innate gift for performing was discoveredearly on by a teacher.

As a result, she took acting classes at the ArtsEducational School and Corona Stage School, both in London. Jane made her stage debut at age 14 in a production of "The Spider'sWeb", then went on to appear as the impressionable, ill-fated student"Mary McGregor" in "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie", starring'Vanessa Redgrave' at the Wyndham's Theatre in 1966. Earningsmashing reviews, Jane recreated her shy, stuttering misfit with adelicate mixture of pathos and poignancy in the film version of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) , this time withOscar-winning 'Maggie Smith (I)' at the helm as the dangerouslyinfluential schoolteacher. A year later, Jane displayed just howextensive her range is projecting devilish menace and merriment in thelittle known but excellent cult black comedy Something for Everyone (1970) , which became a cinematichighlight in the careers of both 'Michael York (I)' and'Angela Lansbury' , as well. In the early 70s, Jane made fine use of her prim, "plain Jane" looks forcomic effect on several British TV series and in guest appearances.

Loftier moments came with the superb series "Upstairs, Downstairs" (1971) and a production of Daphne Laureola (1978) (TV) , that starred esteemed acting couple'Laurence Olivier' and 'Joan Plowright' . Never far from the stage, Jane appeared in "Spring Awakening" in 1974and earned a 1977 'Laurence Olivier' nomination for her work in"Once a Catholic". In 1978, she became a member of the RoyalShakespeare Company (RSC) and added a solid body of classics to hertheatrical resumé, including "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (Oliviernomination), "The Tempest", "As You Like It", "Much Ado About Nothing","The Merchant of Venice" (with 'Alec Guinness' ) and "The MerryWives of Windsor". She also reconnected with her "Jean Brodie" co-star'Maggie Smith (I)' in a production of "The Way of the World" in1985. It was not until 1986 that Jane came to the States playing multiple keyroles in the epic RSC revival of "The Life and Adventures of NicholasNickleby" on Broadway.

When the touring company returned to England,Jane elected to stay in Los Angeles. The following year, she marriedChicago-born actor 'Mark Arnott (I)' . They have a son,'Dash Arnott' (aka Dashiel James Arnott). Jane proceeded to develop an American fanbase after being cast in therole of warm and fizzy Louise Mercer in the sitcom "Dear John" (1988) , which lasted four seasons. With her chirpyBritish tones, she also managed to carve a career for herself inanimated voicework.

While she continues to appear occasionally on TVand in films, she hasn't found quite the showcase she did with "Dear John" (1988) , but has enhanced a number of suchoff-kiltered shows as "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (2000) and "Monk" (2002) with her unique brand of comedy. Recent plays have included "The Cider House Rules", "Noises Off","Blithe Spirit" (as "Madame Arcati"), "Habeas Corpus" and'David Hare (I)' 's "Stuff Happens (as "First Lady Laura Bush"opposite 'Keith Carradine' 's bemused "President Bush"). Jane'slatest venture on Broadway has been as "Mrs. Brill" in the musical,"Mary Poppins". .

There is some small facts about Jane (II) Carr:
  • Of Irish extraction, she attended a Catholic convent school near London.
  • From 1979-1981, she served as president for the Interim Theatre for the Deaf.
  • In 2006, she served as both body double and voice actress of "Tabitha Lenox" on the daytime soap drama, "Passions" (1999) , when actress 'Juliet Mills' took a brief hiatus.
  • Mother, with 'Mark Arnott (I)' , of son 'Dash Arnott' .
  • (July 2009) Los Angeles, California
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1 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me movie Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 1999 as Woman - Pecker
2 Here Come the Munsters movie Here Come the Munsters 1995 as Cassie O'Leary
3 Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade movie Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade 1990 as Herself
4 Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing 1992 as Renee Nurian
5 X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse movie X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse 2005 as Moria McTaggert
6 Grim & Evil movie Grim & Evil 2001 as Pud'n/Bride of Frankenstein
7 How I Met Your Mother movie How I Met Your Mother 2005 as Mrs. Buckminster
8 Love Among the Artists movie Love Among the Artists 1979 as Madge Brailsford
9 Phineas and Ferb movie Phineas and Ferb 2007 as Grandma Winnie (2007)
10 The Tracey Ullman Show movie The Tracey Ullman Show 1987 as Helen Havershim
11 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place movie Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place 1998 as Lucy
12 31 movie 31 2016 as Sister Serpent
13 Air Buddies movie Air Buddies 2006 as Mrs. Niggles
14 An American Daughter movie An American Daughter 2000 as Patient (Mrs Kramer)
15 Baa Baa Black Sheep movie Baa Baa Black Sheep 1974 as Emily
16 Billy & Mandys Big Boogey Adventure movie Billy & Mandys Big Boogey Adventure 2007 as Bride of Frankenstein
17 Blood Omen II: Legacy of Kain movie Blood Omen II: Legacy of Kain 2002 as Additional Voices
18 Blue Streak movie Blue Streak 1999 as Museum Official
19 Book of Days movie Book of Days 2003 as Sister Marguerite
20 Crazy as Hell movie Crazy as Hell 2002 as Nurse Danza
21 Dad, the Angel & Me movie Dad, the Angel & Me 1995 as Julia
22 Danny Jones movie Danny Jones 1972 as Angie Dickson
23 Daphne Laureola movie Daphne Laureola 1978 as Maisie
24 Deal of a Lifetime movie Deal of a Lifetime 1999 as Nancy
25 Death of the Party movie Death of the Party 2006 as Pud'n
26 Evil Con Carne movie Evil Con Carne 2000 as Prime Minister
27 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties movie Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties 2006 as Mrs. Whitney
28 Hannah Montana: The Movie movie Hannah Montana: The Movie 2009 as Lucinda
29 How I Became the Devil movie How I Became the Devil 2013 as God
30 London Suite movie London Suite 1996 as Mrs. Sitgood
31 Medicine Men movie Medicine Men 2012 as Annie
32 Menu for Murder movie Menu for Murder 1990 as Charlene Voss
33 Postman Pat: The Movie movie Postman Pat: The Movie 2014 as Mrs. Goggins
34 Something for Everyone movie Something for Everyone 1970 as Lotte Von Ornstein
35 The Bunker movie The Bunker 1981 as Greta Hentschel
36 The Five-Year Engagement movie The Five-Year Engagement 2012 as Grandma Katherine
37 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie movie The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie 1969 as Mary McGregor
38 The Uninvited movie The Uninvited 2006 as Pud'n
39 To Sir, with Love movie To Sir, with Love 1974 as Ruby
40 Treasure Planet movie Treasure Planet 2002 as Additional Voice
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