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Jayne Atkinson

Jayne Atkinson

The career of British-born, two-time Tony Award-nominee Jayne Atkinson has spanned two decades and has included roles in theater, television and film. A graduate of Northwestern University, Atkinson made her theater debut in a Broadway production of All My Sons and went on to star in many theater productions, including Henry VIII, Tru and The Art of Success. In 2000, her powerful performance in The Rainmaker garnered a Tony Award nomination, and her role in Enchanted April earned Atkinson an Outer Critics Circle Award as well as a Tony Award nomination.On the silver screen, Atkinson's feature film credits include Free Willy, Blank Check and The Village. Most recently, Atkinson starred alongside George Clooney in the Academy Award-winning drama Syriana.Atkinson, entering her second season on 24, has also appeared in television series, including A Year in the Life, Parenthood, The X-Files, Law & Order, The Practice and Joan of Arcadia.Atkinson is happily married and lives in Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Jayne Atkinson Facts

BirthdayFebruary 18, 1959 (63)
BirthplaceBournemouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

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Free Willy
Blank Check
Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home
Criminal Minds: Season 8
The Village
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