Jane Asher Bio - Biography

Name Jane Asher
Height 5' 6
Naionality British
Date of Birth 5 April 1946,
Place of Birth Marylebone, London, England, UK
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Jane Asher was the second of three children to Dr. Richard and Margaret Asher, née Eliot in Marylebone, London. Her mother was a professor of oboe at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama; her older brother was Peter Asher, one half of the duo Peter & Gordon; her younger sister was the radio actress Clare Asher.

Asher's first appearance as a child actress was as Nina in the 1952 film Mandy. Other film appearances were the 1955 science fiction film The Quatermass Xperiment, and, co-starring with Kenneth More and Susannah York, in the 1961 UK film The Greengage Summer, which was subsequently released in the United States under the title "Loss of Innocence.". She also appeared as her distant relative Lady Jane Grey in the 1962 film and Disney TV programme, "The Prince and the Pauper". British TV appearances included 3 episodes (1956–1958) of the British TV series, The Adventures of Robin Hood (working alongside her brother Peter), and as a panelist on the BBC's Juke Box Jury.

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