Jayne Atkinson

Inside Biography

Jayne Atkinson is an actress of American nationality who is known best for the portrayal of Karen Hayes on 24 as well as her appearances in the CBS drama Criminal Minds. She was born on the 18th of February, 1959 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England and owing to her acting skills and credits, bio and career details about her have been widely searched by fans and critics around the world.

Atkinson was brought up in United States where she moved to with her family at the mere age of 9. She was enrolled in the Pine Crest School after which she studied from the Northwestern University with a BA Communications degree. She also attended the Yale Drama School and worked in regional theatres next. She appeared first in the off Broadway production of Bloody Poetry on 1987 and made her Broadway debut for All My Sons on the same year. She then appeared on productions of Henry VII, Tru, and The Skriker, the latter of which won her a Drama Desk Award. She also appeared on several other productions like The Rainmaker, Enchanted April, Blithe Spirit etc. The Rainmakers won her a Tony Award nomination while she earned her nominations for the Outer Critics Circle Award, Tony Award as well as the Drama Desk.

Apart from her stints of productions, she has also appeared on films like the 12 and Holding, Free Willy, Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, The Village, Syriana etc. She has also made appearances on several television series and shows like A Year in the Life of Parenthood, Law and Order, The Practice, The X-Files, House of Cards, Gossip Girl, Criminal Minds, 24 and her appearance of Pour Town, which earned her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress for the Satellite Awards.

Jane Atkinson is a married woman. She has been married since 1998 to actor Michel Gill. They had been boyfriend and girlfriend prior to their marriage from the year 1989 and decided to tie the knot on the 3rd of October, 1998. They have been together since. Neither of the couple has been rumored to have an affair with anybody else except their spouse. The couple seems to be completely devoted towards each other and is certainly doing pretty well together. They have a son together. They had met on the production of The Heiress which took place in New Haven, Connecticut. The married couple has no other children and is certainly doing well in their personal lives. It can be said that the knot is sure to last a lifetime as there is no question of divorce.

Atkinson has managed to win the hearts and souls of fans around the world. Her net worth and salary however, has not been disclosed to her fans. She has a moderate height suitable for acting.

by Bchrome, 24 Feb, 2016

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