Jane Merrow

Biography

Date of Birth 26 August 1941, London, England, UK Birth Name Jane Meirowsky Height 5' 5" (1.65 m) Mini Biography British actress Jane Merrow studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art at the onset of her career and became a classical heroine in the 1960s on both stage and TV. Portraying such soulful lasses as "Lorna Doone" and "Jane Eyre" on TV, she mixed in a few Shakespearean ingénues and brought forth a gift for bringing a noticeable fragility and honesty to her roles. A trendy presence on all the swinging spy shows of the time including "The Saint" (1962), "The Prisoner" (1967), "Danger Man" (1964) and "The Avengers" (1961), the last for which she was once entertained a leading role. Best known to film-goers for her Golden Globe-nominated role in the classic costume drama The Lion in Winter (1968) as "Alais", the young adoring mistress to "King Henry", Jane moved to America in 1971 and enjoyed a transcontinental career for nearly two decades. Here, she appeared on such stalwart series as "Mission: Impossible" (1966) and "Hart to Hart" (1979), among others. She also starred as Vivien Leigh in a one-woman stage tribute that opened in, of course, Atlanta. In the 1990s, Jane moved back to England to run a family business, an agency that specializes in people with linguistic skills. Trivia Strongly considered to replace Diana Rigg in "The Avengers" (1961) (1965-66 and 1966-67 seasons). The role went to Linda Thorson instead. Once engaged to actor David Hemmings.

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Night Of The Big Heat

Angela Roberts

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The System

Nicola

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The Appointment

Dianna

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The Haunting of Margam Castle

Edith Withers

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The Spiritualist

Woman in bereavement video (archive footage)

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Adam's Woman

Bess

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The Horror at 37,000 Feet

Sheila O'Neill

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Die vielen Gesichter des Peter O'Toole

Self

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Der See der verstümmelten Leichen

Mary Dawson

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Assignment K

Martine

Starring In
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Die vielen Gesichter des Peter O'Toole

Self

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The Haunting of Margam Castle

Edith Withers

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The Spiritualist

Woman in bereavement video (archive footage)

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Sharpe's Waterloo

Duchess of Richmond

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The Appointment

Dianna

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Der See der verstümmelten Leichen

Mary Dawson

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L'Homme qui valait 3 milliards : Saison 1 - L'intégrale - 6 DVD

Irina Leonova (2 episodes, 1974-1977)

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The Horror at 37,000 Feet

Sheila O'Neill

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Der Hund von Baskerville

Beryl Stapleton

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Hands of the Ripper

Laura

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Adam's Woman

Bess

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The Lion in Winter

Alais

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Assignment K

Martine

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Night Of The Big Heat

Angela Roberts

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The System

Nicola

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The Phantom of the Opera

Chorus Girl (uncredited)

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Don't Bother to Knock

American Girl

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