Jenny Agutter Biography

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Date of Birth:
Age: 64 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Sign: Sagittarius
Name Jenny Agutter
Birth Name Jennifer Ann Agutter
Nick Name Jenny
Father Derek Brodie Agutter
Mother Catherine Lynam Agutter
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Taunton
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Light brown
Shoe Size 9 US
Weight in KG 61 KG
Married Yes
Married to Johan Tham (m. 1990)
Children Jonathan Tham
Education Elmhurst School for Dance
Awards Primetime Emmy 1972
Movies The Avengers 2012
TV Show Call The Midwife Since 2012

Jennifer Ann "Jenny" Agutter, is an English actress of both TV and stage who was born on the 20th of December, 1952 and is currently 63 years of age. She was born in Taunton, Somerset, England as the child of Catherine Leyman and Derek Brodie Agutte. She was born as the only child to the couple, where her mother worked in a nursery while her father, who was an ex- British soldier, had retired and become an event manager. As a child, jenny had travelled much around parts of Asia. She has lived in places like Singapore, Cyprus and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). Locating back in England while she was 8, she attended the local Elmhurst Ballet School, and graduated in 1970. Born and raised in a Christianity following family, she is also a Christian by religion and belongs to white ethnicity. With both her parents having ancestral history within the U.K, she is a British by nationality.

Her first exposure to acting was in her schools last year, when she had to replace a girl for the role of Manna in a drama called Hanna and Manna. She was also reported to be casted in a film, which basically needed just an English speaking girl. That way, she was casted in her first ever TV role of Kristy in BBC’s TV series named The Newcomers. As she was still going to school at the time, so she could only come to the sets and act on her days off. Upon graduation, BBC again offered her the role of Roberta in their movie The Railway Children (1968). The movie was based in a book written by Lionel Jeffries and just a year later, she played in I Start Counting (1969), which was a thriller movie.

In order to know more about Jennifer’s work, life and career you can read her biography in sites like Wikipedia or IMDB. She also has got Twitter and Instagram accounts, where you can stay connected and get all her latest updates. Regarding her relationships, there aren;t much to talk about. She had been married once to Mr. Johan Tham in 1963 and the couple lived together for more than 25 years. With two child together, they got divorced in 1989 and since then she was single.

With busy schedule, she didn’t have time to continue her studied further, but was also enjoying what she was doing. In 1971, she was offered a role in a TV film named The Snow Goose, and the role of Fritha that she portrayed won her an EMMY award for the best supporting actress. She was then seen in some bold and hot roles in TV series Walkabout in 1971, playing as a teenager who was lost on her way back from school. Some of her other famous roles have come in: The Eagle Has Landed (1976), Logan's Run (1976), Equus (1977), The Man in Iron Mask (1977), Dominique (1979), BBC2 Playhouse: School Play (1979) and The Riddle of the Sands (1979).


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